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News

Women in Word II Hypatia Trust, Penzance and FINAL CALL for films


I am really thrilled to be back at the second Women in Word Literary Festival based out of Hypatia Trust, Penzance, Conrwall and this year running from 6th to the 8th of June. I will be part of the selection team for the poetry film section including Lally MacBeth and Linda Cleary from Hypatia. The […]


REELpoetry, Houston April 1–7 live and online – many voices


It really feels that REELpoetry has come of age this year, both online – over a week – and in-person on the weekend, you have a full house of varied poetry filmmaking nurtured by now well-established director Fran Sanders and her inclusive programming. All films are accessible to the deaf and hard-of-hearing, with a rich […]


The Poetics… &  Projections : The Journal for Movies and Mind; The Palgrave Handbook of Intermediality and the RSA.


I am delighted to say that The Poetics of Poetry Film is gaining a steady presence even three years after its initial publication. I can’t mention all the emails and endorsements of the book I have had, however here are a few  diverse examples. I am proud to say that some time ago it was […]


LYRICAL VISION VI – a jewel of a New Zealand summer screening


LYRICAL VISIONS VI (Friday, January 26th) promises to be one of those ‘jewel’ events that glint tantalizingly across the water:  both creatively excellent with a finely honed curation, but also a really memorable and enjoyable  evening out with a mixture of films and live events. One example is poet and musician Ron Riddell performing a […]


HAPPY HOLIDAYS AND NEW YEAR


  Happy Holidays and New Year to all poetry filmmakers, artists, poets etc. out there. I look forward to catching up with you in the New Year. In the meantime here is a card my daughter Georgie painted for me (she says she isn’t an artist …) to send you flights of imagination for 2024. […]


In MEXICO CITY for Winner of FRAME TO FRAMES : YOUR EYES FOLLOW II & publication


Exhausted and inspired, I have just flown back from vibrant, warm and friendly Mexico City and FOTOGENIA festival 5 – an extraordinary collection of films from across the world, at seven locations, so ably co-ordinated and directed by Chris Patch / Mtro. Christian O. Pacheco-Cámara. The sites were: Centro Cultural Bella Epoch – Cine Lido; […]