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FESTIVAL SCREENINGS & ONLINE PUBLICATION OF FILMPOEMS & VIDEO PIECES

• July 2022.
Dublin World Film Festival. Les Coffrets / Premium (Semi-Finalist).
• July 2022.
Brighton Rocks International Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' and 'Apprenticeship' (Finalists).
• June 2022.
Haus-a-Rest (online magazine / Issue 26 - Dada to Surrealism). Les Coffrets / 'Boobs'.
• April 2022.
Hastings Rocks International Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Boobs' (WINNER, Micro Move Category) and 'Camp' (Official Selection).
• Winter 2022.
Rio de Janeiro World Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Quarter-Finalist).
• February 2022.
Palm Springs Movie Awards. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Semi-Finalist).
• February 2022.
Dublin World Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' (Semi-Finalist).
• January - April 2022.
The Living Record Festival 2022 (digital theatre). 'Songs of the Chambermaids'.
• December 2021.
London Super Shorts Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• November 2021.
Ó Bhéal International Poetry-Film Competition. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' (Shortlisted).
• October 2021.
Madrid International Short Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Nominee).
• July 2021.
Stockholm Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Semi-Finalist).
• July 2021.
Brighton Rocks International Film Festival. 'Les Coffrets / Premium' (Finalist).
• June 2021.
Paris International Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Limelight' (Finalist).
• June 2021.
Florida Shorts. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Semi-Finalist).
• June 2021.
Madrid Arthouse Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Semi-Finalist).
• May 2021.
Phoenix Shorts (Canada). Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Semi-Finalist).
• April 2021.
Toronto Independent Film Festival of Cift. Les Coffrets / 'Bamboo' (Finalist).
• April 2021.
Rotterdam Independent Film Festival. 'Premium' & 'Premium (sans musique accessoire)' from Les Coffrets (Finalists).
• April 2021.
Berlin Shorts Award. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Finalist).
• April 2021.
Paris International Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium (sans musique accessoire)' & 'Camp' (Finalists).
• April 2021.
Berlin Flash Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Apprenticeship' (Honorable Mention).
• April 2021.
Hong Kong Indie Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Bamboo' & 'Premium' (Official Selections).
• April 2021.
Sydney Indie Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses (alternative version)' & 'Boobs' (Official Selections).
• April 2021.
Tokyo International Short Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Finalist).
• April 2021.
Roma Short Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Apprenticeship' (Finalist).
• April 2021.
Vancouver Independent Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' (Finalist).
• March 2021.
New Wave Short Film Festival, Munich. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (WINNER, Best Microfilm) & 'Excuses' (Official Selection).
• March 2021.
New York City Independent Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• March 2021.
London Indie Film Festival of 24 Frames. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• March 2021.
Vienna Indie Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• March 2021.
New York Tri-State Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (WINNER, Micro Film category).
• March 2021.
Seoul International Short Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' (Finalist).
• March 2021.
San Francisco Indie Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• March 2021.
Toronto Independent Film Festival of CIft. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Finalist).
• February 2021.
Sweden Film Awards. Les Coffrets:'Premium' / 'Bamboo' (Finalists) / 'White' / 'Limelight' / 'Camp' / 'Boobs' / 'Excuses' / 'Apprenticeship' (Semi-Finalists).
• February 2021.
New York Flash Film Festival. From Les Coffrets: 'Boobs' (Finalist) / 'Premium' / 'Excuses' / 'Camp' (Official Selections).
• February 2021.
Paris International Short Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Official Selection).
• February 2021.
Roma Short Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Finalist) & 'Excuses' (Official Selection).
• February 2021.
Screener Short Films, London. Les Coffrets / 'Boobs' (Official Selection).
• January 2021.
Short Shot Fest, Moscow. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Finalist, for July 2021 screening).
• January 2021.
Berlin Flash Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Excuses' (Outstanding Achievement award) / 'Boobs' / 'Bamboo' / 'Limelight' (Honorable Mentions).
• December 2020.
Berlin Flash Film Festival. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (Outstanding Achievement award) / 'Camp' (Honorable Mention).
• December 2020.
Night of Comedy Shorts, Milan. Les Coffrets / 'Boobs' (Semi-Finalist).
• December 2020.
Cult Critic Movie Awards, Calcutta. Les Coffrets / 'Premium' (WINNER, One Minute Film category, October 2020).
• November 2020.
Under the Floorboards (London). Les Coffrets / 'Apprenticeship' (Official Selection).
• October 2020.
Personal Space. Online group exhibition of international performance art, curated by Surface Gallery, Nottingham. Contributed sequence of 9 impromptu videos from the poem sequence, Scrublands, filmed on a mobile phone while lying in bed during the early days of the first Covid-19 lockdown


LITERARY/ART MAGAZINES / ANTHOLOGIES

2022. Haus-a-Rest (Issue 26: Dada to Surrealism) (online art & writing magazine) - 'Boobs'
2012. Poems from the Old Hill (The Frogmore Press, anthology) - 'Old Man River'
2011. Pumpkin Grumpkin (Walker Books, nonsense anthology for children, edited by John Agard & Grace Nichols) - 'Spring Song'
2009. Vacuum (Brighton art mag, Issue 5) - 'Adobe'
1998. The Entertainers (LLL Publications, anthology) - 'Purgations' / 'Old Man River'
1990. IRON (Issue 62) - four aphorisms
1989. Margin (Issue no.10) - aphorism
1989. TAK TAK TAK - aphorism


PUBLISHED ARTICLES

2022. Interview with Hastings Rocks International Film Festival
2017.
"Should I stay or should I go?" - Arts Professional (online)
2014. “A Dream Fund” - Arts Professional (online)
2013. "Pointing the Right Way" - Arts Professional (online)
2008. ”Artists Don’t Bite” - A-N (Artists’ Newsletter) (2008)
2007. “Directing Live Literature” - National Association of Literature Development (website article)
2005. “Taking up Residence” - Arts Professional, issue 104 (2005)
2003. “Architexts” - Art & Architecture No.58 (2003)