Award winning Scottish film-maker, producer/director, entrepreneur, musician and "TV geek"

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Behind the Scenes - Filming in Prestwick

Posted on September 28, 2021 at 7:10 PM

We've had a blast on set of Bad Pony Media's new Anthology Shorts series. Check out our Facebook page for more info and a sneak peek of "Them" - coming soon!


Covid-19 Creative's In The Community News

Posted on May 18, 2020 at 6:25 AM

Covid 19 has been hard on us all, but none more than some of the elderly and vulnerable people in our community. Myself and my good friend M.J. Martin got together with our local Morrisons in Bishopbriggs to get food out to those who needed it most. Read the full story below.

https://www.einpresswire.com/article/517287914/creative-s-in-the-community-bafta-writer-filmmaker-duo-helping-to-deliver-during-lockdown

Frank Goes Back to School - Employability Event in Glasgow

Posted on February 19, 2019 at 3:05 PM

Award-winning GLASGOW film-maker FRANK McGOWAN is set to return to his old high-school for an event to help inspire future creatives.

Delivered in partnership with Founders 4 Schools, the employability and entrepreneurship event this week will see students aged 16 – 18 matched with local business owners for a series of motivational talks, mock interviews and mentoring.

McGowan, who found success in television since leaving St Roch's Secondary School in North Glasgow 1994 and founded his own award-winning film company Bad Pony Media, has joined the programme and is enthusiastic about its impact to the next generation of business leaders.

He said: "It’s important for us to help connect the dots for students interested in a creative career, or any career in fact – as we each have a responsibility as entrepreneurs to give back and help guide new talent to resources and information that could well help shape their future.”

McGowan added: “It was strange walking through the doors after some 20 something years. It felt like I'd never actually left!"

Gillian Ferguson, Employability Coordinator for St Roch’s Secondary School in Glasgow, said: “It’s amazing to have entrepreneurs like Frank come in and answer questions for students and help them on their road to employability and choosing their career.”

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Top Hats Short Film Enters Production

Posted on July 19, 2018 at 5:15 AM



I'm really excited to share with you all, news that my next project shall be TOP HATS - written by my good friend and fellow producer M.J. Martin. The short film project, based on an original idea of the same name from 2008, enters production this weekend in Glasgow - filming across three days in the North of the City, and will have an October 30th 2018 release at selected theaters.


Confirmed cast include the NINETY EIGHT PERCENT series NATHAN DELAMAR, REBECCA MCWILLIAMS, GILLIAN O'DONNELL and newcomer NORMA FALCONER.


Art direction will be by the phenomenal RON GREEN, and once again I am thrilled to be working with DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY JOHN MCEACHRAN and the talented CHERYL HOWARTH providing the score.

Look out for news and social media updates over the coming weeks.



Instagram - Thank You!

Posted on July 2, 2018 at 4:15 PM



Just wanted to say a MASSIVE thank you to fans and followers on Instagram who have connected with me over the last few months - your support truly means the world!


If you haven't already connected with me (it's really me, honest!) - please join me over at www.instagram.com/glasgowfranko81 for a look at, among other things; classic TV, music, movies, 80's nostalgia, and the behind the scenes of things at Bad Pony Media in Glasgow.


Don't forget to also check out www.instagram.com/bunniesontour for music news, and www.instagram.com/badponymediafilms for official updates, news and opportunities with Bad Pony Media.





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