Films

Tweed

Writer/Series Director/Camera/VO

BBC4 Docs

Bellwether Media

3X59m x 3

Self-shot on the Z1

Summer 2009

Password: viewfinder

Three part series. Gritty tale of tortured power-battle within the Harris tweed industry. Crofters, weavers, mill-owners and  vicars. Islanders take veiled suggestion that they might be slightly behind-the-times very personally, with resultant battle fought out in Stornoway Gazette. Shooting London, Paris New York, Tokyo and Harris.

"Justifies the licence fee" (Tom Sutcliffe,Independent) No 4 in Independent's 2009 TV Top Ten. BBC sponsored submissions for BAFTA and Grierson Best factual Series Award.

See Episode 1 Trouble Looms here. Episode 2: Harassed Tweed. Episode 3: Hanging by a Thread on Vimeo.

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