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Meet the team

About Us

Mile Away Films is a film and TV production company based in Glasgow, Scotland. We are passionate about Scottish filmmaking and strive to develop, write, and produce diverse stories by original voices. Our team is made up of experienced professionals who share our vision and are dedicated to bringing our projects to life.

Etienne Kubwabo

CEO | Creative Director

Etienne is a filmmaker and comic book writer with a passion for showcasing his stories and culture through his art. To date, he has written, directed, and produced award-winning documentaries and shot over 120 music videos and commercials. His debut feature film, ‘The Difference Between Us’ was released worldwide in 2023 and is now available on streaming platforms STV Player (UK) and Mansa (US).

Etienne created Scotland’s first-ever black superhero in the critically acclaimed comic book series ‘Beats of War’ and discussed its inception on BBC’s The Social, BBC Radio Scotland and STV News. 

In 2017, Etienne was commissioned by BEMIS Scotland, in collaboration with the Scottish Government, to explore Scotland’s story through the eyes of ethnic and cultural minority communities. ‘Scotland’s Memoir’ presents these alongside the perspectives of civic representatives, artists, historians, and the First Minister herself, Nicola Sturgeon.

In 2018, BEMIS Scotland once again commissioned me to make a documentary on the stories of young and talented writers, artists and musicians. ‘We are Scotland’ was released to wide acclaim.


Etienne continues to work hard to grow Mile Away Films and is determined to put Scottish filmmaking on the map.

Craig Andrew Mooney

Development Producer

Craig Andrew Mooney is an actor, writer, and producer. He entered the Film and TV industry in 2016, starting out as an actor and building his list of credits. In 2019, his short film ‘Hideous’ gathered success around the world with multiple nominations and wins at film festivals. Other notable credits include ITV’s Belgravia and the feature film ‘Mortem’ which is due for release in 2023.  

In 2021, Craig was cast as Pete in Mile Away Film’s feature film ‘The Difference Between Us’. It was then he met Etienne and came on board as the film’s second writer and script editor. After completing principal photography on ‘The Difference Between Us’, Craig agreed to join the Mile Away Films team officially as their Development Producer and is very excited for the future.

Nick Ikunda


Nick Ikunda was born in the Democratic Republic of Congo. He developed an interest in acting from a young age through the local church. During the Civil War, Nick was forced away from his home country to seek refuge in the UK for a better, safer life.


His love of acting endured and he continued to develop his skills in drama class at high school. He continued into college and has now appeared in several projects from plays to commercials to films, winning the 2015 BAFTA New Talent Award for Best Actor for the short film ‘Happy Together’.


Nick has now found a passion for writing and producing, enjoying working behind the scenes on Mile Away Films’ feature film ‘The Difference Between Us’.

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