Experience

Teaching

 

I have delivered teaching on five undergraduate modules in the department of film

studies at King's College London: Introduction to Film Studies: Contexts, Film History: 1895-1930, Film History: 1945-1980, Film Theory II, and Cinema and the Non-human.

I have also lectured on a Screen Industries module at the University of Brighton.

Conference Papers


"She Must Be Seeing Men: Bisexual Threat, Lesbian Paranoia, and the Troubling of Monosexual Signification in She Must Be Seeing Things." Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Conference. Online. March 2021.


"Rehistoricising Female Vampires of 1970s British Cinema: Bisexuality, Antisemitism, and Xenophobia." European Geographies of Sexualities Conference. Charles University: Prague, Czechia. September 2019.

"Critical Stakes: Bisexualising Cinema's Les(bi)an Vampires." Queer Conversations: Looking to Art History and Visual Culture. The Courtauld Institute of Art: London, UK. March 2019.


"Bisexuality and Polyamory in the Cinema of Gregg Araki." The European Bisexual Research Conference. Amsterdam, The Netherlands. July 2016.


Lectures and Panels

"Demystifying Bisexuality: Exploring New Research." February 2021. Goldsmiths Centre for Queer History and METRO Charity.

"Bisexuality and Film: Beyond the Postitive/Negative Dichotomy." June 2020. Bi Arts Festival Toronto.

"Doomed: Gregg Araki, Bisexual Cinema, and the Refusal of an Ending." July 2019. DEEPER INTO MOVIES (Moth Club, London).

"Local Film Marketing in the Cinema and Beyond." November 2018. University of Brighton.

"Looking Awry: Representing Bisexual* Desires on Screen." 2017. Queer Vision, Bristol; Gaze LGBT Film Festival, Dublin; Scottish Queer International Film Festival, Glasgow; Shropshire Rainbow Festival, Shrewsbury; Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff; Queer Media Festival, Manchester; and the Towner Gallery, Eastbourne.

Talks, Discussions, and Compèring 

 

I have conducted public discussions with a range of guests including Ira Sachs, Desiree Akhavan, Dennis Cooper, Zac Farley, Francis LeeSky Neal, Kate McLarnonNeil Mcenery-West, Maria Pramaggiore, Fox Fisher, Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir, Kuchenga Shengé, Juno Dawson, Kate O'Donnell, David McGillivray, Mikko Mäkelä, Boodi Kabbani, Eleanor Crewes, Jason Barker, and Ashley Joiner.

At the 2017 Scottish Queer International Film Festival, I introduced screenings of Uisenma Borchu's Don't Look At Me That Way, Sheila McLaughlin's She Must Be Seeing Things, and Gregg Araki's Nowhere

In 2016 I introduced a double-bill of Pier Paolo Pasolini's Teorema and Stephan Elliott's The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert at Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne. 

Film Programming

 

I was the head programmer of Eyes Wide Open Cinema from 2015-2018. In this position I  curated one-off screenings and seasons including Queer Dreams, Snap: Pioneers of American New Queer Cinema, and Nazra: Queer Arab Lives on Film. 

I curated the bisexual* strand of the 2017 Scottish Queer International Film Festival

I was on the programming team for the Women Over 50 Film Festival from 2016-2017.

Marketing

 

I was the Marketing Manager of the Duke of York's Picturehouse, Brighton from 2015 to 2018.

I was the Brighton Marketing Co-Ordinator for the Curzon Artificial Eye releases A Fantastic Woman and 120 BPM.

Closed Captioning

 

I am experienced in producing closed captions to increase accessibility for Deaf film viewers. I have captioned footage for Eyes Wide Open Cinema, The Other Screen, and The Women Over 50 Film Festival.

Additional Experience

 

I have been on the juries for the Festival du film canadien de Dieppe and the Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff.

 

I was the Production Manager for the 2017 CINECITY Film Festival, Brighton.  

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