Bad Pony Media are a collective of globally celebrated, multi-award-winning Scottish entrepreneurs, writers, producers, directors and behind the scenes talent. Having worked together since 2008 on a large number of creative projects and productions, we are a true “family” of creatives, with core values that match our mission – to increase the output of content from Scotland and to engage, entertain and inspire.
FRANK McGOWAN – PRODUCER/DIRECTOR AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCER:
Frank is a multi-award-winning producer/director/editor and entrepreneur. A lover of 80’s cinema and classic television, his favourite film is “Night of the Living Dead”. He spends his weekends watching reruns of “The Munsters” and episodes of Netflix original “The Good Place”, starring Ted Danson.
MICHELLE MARTIN – PRODUCER/EXECUTIVE IN CHARGE OF PRODUCTION:
Michelle is an award-winning writer/producer and author, recently publishing the sequel to her gothic family ‘EVIL IS’ to critical acclaim. A lover of psychological horror and criminology, her current projects include series drama NINETY EIGHT PERCENT and comedy IDIOTS GUIDE TO BECOMING A FILMMAKER.
MAUREEN SOMERVILLE – PRODUCER/ASST DIRECTOR:
Maureen has been with BAD PONY MEDIA since the very beginning, currently working on projects including new series drama NINETY EIGHT PERCENT, and feature film EVENING OF THE DEAD. Nominated for the inaugural Production Base “Freelancer of the Year” awards, her stamina and determination make every project she is part of a creative success. Her passions are baking for the production team, watching murder mysteries and whodunnits, scriptwriting and taking care of her garden at home in Cumbernauld.
CHERYL HOWARTH – CAMERA/SOUND/MUSIC:
Cheryl is another longstanding award-winning member of the BAD PONY MEDIA production team, joining initially as a camera operator, and later expanding her skills to include music, sound and production. She enjoys playing board games, music and on weekends making parody YouTube videos with her identical twin sister Ashley.
GEO WRIGHT – PRODUCER:
During his former career as Picture Editor at News international, Geo worked with some of the biggest names in entertainment – bringing extensive amounts of experience to his role as an associate producer for BAD PONY MEDIA. With a passion for true crime – Geo’s specialism is in hard-hitting journalistic documentary, although he lends a hand now and then to many softer genre projects, including children’s entertainment and comedy.
JOHN MCEACHRAN – PHOTOGRAPHY / CAMERA:
John is the newest member of the team – and a powerhouse of energy and enthusiasm for all genre of creative projects. A skilled director of photography, photographer and concept artist, he brings over eight years of experience to the team.
MORE TEAM MEMBERS WILL BE ADDED SOON!