Comment on: Five face £125m film fraud charges
Well, Keith Hayley co-produced my feature film Preaching to the Perverted and all I can say is that he conducted himself with complete integrity and honesty.
Great to hear. I got my first paid job in the industry at the studios in 1977 and recently completed a feature which dubbed there just before the rescue so it's wonderful to see it grow.
Comment on: UK man jailed for four years for online piracy
When surveys show that half of the UK under 30 population regularly downloads films illegally, this conviction and sentence gives exactly the right message.
This new policy will inevitably mean that the BBC shows even less British indy films, and they were hardly buying any before that they did not produce.
Comment on: Ofcom issues UK anti-piracy measures
As a UK film-maker with the dubious distinction of making Pirate Bay's list of top 500 downloaded films, I welcome this. And as for that young Brit student who's threatened with deportation over his "encouragement to fileshare site", I support that too.