Strange Boat have been at the forefront of cineliteracy in Scotland for the last ten years. David is an Apple Distinguished Educator, is involved in Creative Scotland's Screen Gurus initiative and was one of Scottish Screen's Lead Practitioners in Moving Image Education. From one hour workshops with young people and adults to full blown film projects, Strange Boat work with groups and individuals to help them make their own movies.
'And it's Goodbye to Care' shown here, was made by a group of young people in Islay and was nominated for Best Documentary at the First Light Awards in 2008. In 2009, No Place Like Home was named Best Drama at the Kids for Kids Awards beating another Strange Boat film, Gangster's Paradise into 2nd place.