Ian began his Filmmaking journey in 2000 where he specialized in camera operation and video editing at Truro College. From there he went on to graduate with a BA (hons) in Film and Television Production at the Prestigious University of Westminster Film School, where he trained as a director under Malcolm Mowbray (A Private Function).

As a Freelance Filmmaker, Ian has lent his talents and unique visual style to create award winning short films, music promos and charity films. Joining forces with Dogbite Film Crew creative agency in 2011; he directed TV promos, Film spots and served as a editor and first assistant director on various TV shows and feature films. He has coordinated, produced and scheduled productions of various size and scale.

In early 2015 he joined Lucasfilm as a filmmaker in their video production department; creating, directing, shooting content for behind the scenes, promos and related Star Wars projects.

He lives and works in San Francisco and Cornwall.