Neil Fox

Neil Fox is a Senior Lecturer and Course Coordinator for BA (Hons) Film at Falmouth University’s School of Film & Television. Neil’s debut feature film as writer/producer, Wilderness (2017) has played over 15 international festivals, winning 10 awards including two for Best Screenplay. He is also the co-founder and co-host of the MUBI & Curzon sponsored, Mark Kermode beloved film podcast The Cinematologists. He writes about film for The Quietus, The Big Picture and Directors Notes amongst other sites. He has published work on Manchester in the Movies in The Directory of World Cinema: Great Britain Vol. 2 and the Beastie Boys concert film Awesome! I Fuckin’ Shot That for the Bloomsbury published The Arena Spectacle. He is also currently preparing a book on rock documentaries & concert films whilst living by the sea with his wife Beth, their daughter Tessa and dog Bailey.


Join Neil Fox who meets American film & TV director, Lynn Shelton to talk for hours about her work. With much enthusiasm, Lynn shares with MAI not only her professional experiences and but also personal views on her successful career.

In November 2017, the Scottish BAFTA winner, Hope Dickson Leach and MAI contributing editor, Neil Fox talked about women, film industry, privilege, boring and interesting cinema and much more.


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