Fight Choreography Workshop at The Biz Theatre School – March 2014

Following on from previous workshops and building on earlier sessions, I taught a new screen fighting workshop at The Biz Theatre School in Surrey. The performing arts students recapped on different strikes, reactions and “selling” for camera. We wrapped up by putting together a short fight scene in groups and then discussing what we liked and what worked in the sequences. Thanks to everyone who attended. For enquiries please get in touch through the contact button above  

Trailer Released For I Am Soldier

I Am Soldier follows Mickey (Tom Hughes) as he takes on the most dangerous military training known to man: SAS selection. The Special Air Service (SAS) is the United Kingdom’s most renowned Special Forces regiment, tasked with missions in some of the most dangerous places on the planet. Mickey is smashed by the selection process, not only physically but mentally and emotionally, from torturous tabs over the steepest mountains, running for his life on ‘Escape and Evasion’ missions and enduring the …

Behind the Scenes on The Thompsons

This is taken from the special features on the DVD release of The Thompsons from Lionsgate. This is a featurette focusing purely on the fight choreography in the film, featuring interviews with Mark Strange and myself, as well as others from the cast and crew. I had a great time working on this one with a very talented team. Remember, you can buy the film from Amazon here.

Fight Choreography Workshop at The Biz Theatre School – November 2013

Following on from previous workshops and building on earlier sessions, I taught a new screen fighting workshop at The Biz Theatre School in Surrey. The performing arts students recapped on different strikes, reactions and “selling” for camera, as well as introducing weapons into the mix. The class was concluded with the students performing a short, pre-choreographed fight sequence in pairs with both knife and unarmed combat. Everyone worked hard, did a great job and had fun! Thanks to everyone who attended. For …

My New Book “Life of Action” Announced

I have just announced my new book is called “Life of Action” and will feature candid interviews with some of the very best men and women in the Action and Martial Arts movie world on their lives and careers. It will be released as a paperback and e-book in late 2014, with more info to follow soon. Here’s my full announcement which went live on the book’s new Facebook fan page: “Since I was a young kid I’ve been crazy …

Trailer Released for Green Street 3: Never Back Down

Danny Harvey (Scott Adkins), has spent all of his life fighting – in the playground, on the football pitch and then for the Green Street Elite. Danny turned his back on football violence and moved away from London. When Joey (Danny’s younger brother) is killed in an organised fight, Danny is forced to return for Joey’s funeral. Here, Danny meets up with his childhood best mate, Victor Davis, who’s the detective assigned to investigate Joey’s murder. Victor knows the only …

Filming Wrapped on Verona

I recently wrapped on Verona, a new short film based on the story of Romeo and Juliet. I was brought in to coordinate a fight scene for the production. According to the original pitch, “Mirror and Soliloquy Pictures combine forces to present an anthology of 10 short films based on the plays of William Shakespeare – the first of the decalogue being Verona. Each play will be interpreted for the contemporary London experience, and retold using modern English in circa 10 …

Fight Choreography Workshop at The Biz Theatre School – June 2013

Following on from previous screen fighting workshops at the school, this time we worked on re-creating a scene from the BBC series, M.I. High, in preparation for a performance. The students worked on their strikes, reactions and placing the fight for a live audience. Everyone had a good time and it allowed the students to combine script and drama with action, also adapting their own ideas for the fight.

Confine Gets Cinema and DVD Release

Confine is released in the UK by Koch Media and will be in cinemas and on DVD from Monday 1 July! I was stunt coordinator on the film and had a lot of fun working with a great team. In the film, Pippa (Daisy Lowe) is a physically and emotionally scarred former model living as a recluse in her meticulous Georgian flat. When a heist taking place in the same building goes wrong, Pippa’s home is broken into by the …

New Book Coming Soon

I have a new book on the way which I hope will be a real treat for action cinema lovers! As a huge fan myself, I’ve really tried to produce something I’d want to read. I can’t say too much right now but more news will be announced very soon and the book is due for release later this year. Remember in the meantime you can check out articles, interviews and other content in the archives via the top menu. …

Screen Fighting Workshop at The Biz Theatre School – March 2013

Following on from a successful screen fighting workshop last year, I taught a new screen fighting workshop at The Biz Theatre School in Surrey. The performing arts students learned about basic strikes and reactions for camera, as well as introducing weapons into the mix. Everyone had fun and the workshop concluded with a Q&A. For enquiries please get in touch through the contact button above

Filming Wrapped on I Am Soldier

I’ve just wrapped filming a supporting role in I Am Soldier. The film stars Tom Hughes (Cemetery Junction), Noel Clarke (Adulthood) and Alex Reid (The Descent) and is written and directed by Ronnie Thompson (Tower Block). A recent press release describes: “it details the story of a young man’s quest to join the ranks of the British special forces unit, the Special Air Service, despite a parachute accident jeopardizing his chances.” More information on the film will be available soon. A …

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