Lou is an independent documentary filmmaker with over 25 years experience.
After receiving a degree in photography he worked as a cameraman then director on a variety of television programmes, corporate videos and advertising before focusing on documentaries from the mid 90s.
Assignments have taken him around the world filming on a range of topics from social issues to science to wildlife. He is now based in Paris where he works as a cameraman/director and re-versions French documentaries for an English speaking market.
In 2003 he won a prestigious 'Banff Rockie Award' for his science film: Ted's Evolution and in 2009 he took part in 'Documentary Campus' with a project titled: Tiger People
2003 Ted’s Evolution Banff Rockie Award (Canada), Int. Scientific Film Festival (Hungary), Scinema Film Festival (Australia) - Producer/Director
1985 Gold ASC for News - Cameraman
1984 Highly commended ASC for Magazine -Cameraman
1984 Best one act play, theatre - Director