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Derek has written two full length screenplays as well as several shorts, two of which have been semi-finalists in the BSSC competition - 2007 and 2009 - the largest and most prestigious short screenplay competition in the world.

Documentary and corporate

In the past four years he has directed and/or scripted: • Child-Safe scheme - a 15 minute video aimed at preventing child abuse in sports clubs and schools throughout Wales • Driving Standards Agency – a 20 minute video for introducing test applicants to the requirements of the new driving test • Driving Standards Agency – corporate video for 2003 main conference • Fire safety Induction video written for BBC Wales/Cymru • First Aid video featuring Kathy Taylor for Safety Media Limited • Food safety video featuring Brian Turner of Ready Steady Cook! for Safety Media Limited • National Assembly for Wales – a 15 minute recruitment video • Taxiways, the new language - changes to taxiway designation at Heathrow • The Changing Landscape of Terminal 5 - archaeological finds at T5 • The History of Duty Free - 40 minute documentary • University of Wales - a 30 minute video, featuring Kate Sanderson of BBC’s Newsround to promote the ‘Food Dudes’ to schools, encouraging children to eat more fruit and vegetables • Welsh Blood Service – a 10 minute video, aimed at sixth forms and colleges to promote the giving of blood. • Green Dragon community bus promotional video • Videos for the Waterfront Museum, Swansea on a sustainable community development inthe South Wales Valleys • A video for BECTA to introduce a digital video award scheme being launched in schools nationwide