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Jacqui is an American/British filmmaker/photographer who just thoroughly enjoys studying and writing about cinema. She's currently working on her PhD in film, focusing on American experimental filmmaker Stan Brakhage. In her "spare time" she runs CameraShy, CIC which, among other things, organises the Drunken Film Festival and Doccy McDocFest.

In this film theory piece, we discuss auteur theory, the film theory that states the director is the supreme reigning artist of their work.

Staff Inquiry: Our Favorite Years Of Cinema

Most films follow a straightforward style of editing, yet here are 10 that chose to break the mold, and were successful in doing so.

From Filmmaker To Film Festival Director: An Insider's Guide

As readers may or may not know, I took a break from writing these past few months as I was running my first ever

An Epileptic's Cinematic Journey: Films From My Perspective

As the title indicates, I have epilepsy. If you ran into me on the street, it's not something you'd be able to tell about

Deborah Kampmeier

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down (via Skype) with director Deborah Kampmeier after a special preview screening of her newest film, SPLit.


Some of you may have come across Helene "Leni" Riefenstahl, so I hope you'll forgive the introduction for those who haven't. Born in 1902 in Berlin,

The Dressmaker LGBT

Much attention has been drawn to Hollywood of late, and several condemnations of its practises issued. While the recent #OscarsSoWhite kerfuffle is certainly indicative

Woody Allen

After bugging my colleagues with discussion on Woody Allen films maybe one time too many, it was suggested that I write his Beginner's Guide. Surprisingly, the


Violence in cinema isn't a new concept. In fact, some of the earliest films ever made were surprisingly violent, even by todays standards. But

Graham Clarke

In 2007, I was a zombie and I was murdered by a man named Graham Clarke. Okay, I was actually a hungry film student