Interview with Dave McLean, writer and director of Schemers, a feature film about the very beginnings of his career whilst growing up in Dundee, Scotland before becoming a music promoter and manager to some of the world’s most famous bands including Nirvana, the Foo Fighters and Placebo. Available on DVD and digital downloads from 25th January 2021. TellContinue reading “Dave McLean – Schemers Writer / Director”
This is Scotland’s first ever Christmas movie coming to UK cinemas from 4th December and is available on digital platforms from 7th December. It’s a quirky romcom that looks to bring a bit of Christmas cheer to our screens whilst taking in some wonderful Scottish Highland scenery. Director Ryan Hendrick has made a feature lengthContinue reading “Lost at Christmas”
Schemers is an autobiographical account of UK music industry promoter Dave Mclean’s rise from the working class streets of Dundee promoting up and coming bands (including Scottish band Simple Minds) culminating in the Iron Maiden concert in 1980. These gigs were all organised by ‘Davie’ and his pals, as the young likely lads growing upContinue reading “Schemers (review)”
Released in UK Cinemas from 25th September, Schemers is based on the real life events surrounding heavy metal band, Iron Maiden’s concert in Dundee, Scotland in 1979/1980; telling the true story of a likely entrepreneurial youth and his pals who get caught up in the murky world of music promotion.