I am an internationally acclaimed film titles designer, producer and lecturer. I have created over 150 film title sequences and worked with the world's leading film directors and producers.
I began my career with Maurice Binder on the Bond series. Over the course of 30 years, I have become the most prolific British film titles’ designer.
My credits span Hollywood blockbusters such as Batman, Enemy at the Gates, A Fish called Wanda and A Passage to India to cult classics like Brazil, Sweeney Todd and Quadrophenia for directors as varied as Sir David Lean, Kenneth Branagh and Stephen Frears to Jean-Jacques Annaud, Ridley Scott and Tim Burton.
My most recent completed work includes 'Tamara Drewe' and Lay the Favorite for Stephen Frears, Day of the Flowers for John Roberts and The Cold Light of Day for Mabrouk El Mechri.
I am currently working on David Mamet's adaptation of the Phil Spector trial for HBO, Welcome to the Punch directed by Eran Creevy, Executive Producer Ridley Scott, Now is Good directed by Ol Parker and both Tim Burton's new films Frankenweenie and Dark Shadows.
I am also an author, graphic designer and teacher. In 2001, I published my first book CUT to critical acclaim. Since 2002, I have been chairman of Europe’s leading film and animation conference “Pencil to Pixel” and in 2009 I was appointed Honorary Professor of Digital Film School of Media Arts and Imaging at the University of Dundee, Scotland.
I am a partner with Alistair Mitchel, developing scripts for our own movie production company Shooting Movies. We are currently in post production for our new film Progression.