2013 : Selected for feature film screenwriters programme at Edinburgh International Film Festival and Marrakech Film Festival. Programme organised by Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) with the National Film & Television School (NFTS) L’Ecole Supérieure des Arts Visuels in Marrakech (ESAV) & the British Council.
2013 : Selected for The Triangle Scheme, a development opportunity for writers, directors & producers.
2013 : Long listed for Little Brother’s Big Opportunity , a TV initiative for drama writers.
2012 : Selected for Edinburgh International Film Festival Talent Lab
2012 : Selected for initial stages of The Triangle Scheme and received one to one feedback on feature film proposal from producer Ivana Mackinnon.
2010 : Writers’ workshop for BBC Scotland TV drama “River City” and selected for further funded training.
2010 : Selected for “Scotland Writes” master class (BBC Scotland new writers initiative)
2008 : MA in Screenwriting from Screen Academy Scotland
2007 : Training and Performance Showcase (TAPS) Nations Continuing Drama TV Writing Course- TV drama script “ A Score” short listed to second phase.
2007: Animation Finishing School course “Creating and defining memorable characters” co-tutored by Yvette Kaplan (Ice Age, Beavis and Butthead.)
2004 : Writer’s Factory 22 week course- Scriptwriting for short films.