Neil Fox

Neil Fox is a Senior Lecturer for BA (Hons) Film at Falmouth University’s School of Film & Television where he also convenes the Sound/Image Cinema Lab. His debut feature film as writer/producer, ‘Wilderness’ (2017) is due for release by Sparky Pictures on digital platforms in Autumn 2020. He is the co-founder and co-host of the BFI, MUBI & Curzon sponsored film podcast The Cinematologists. He writes about film for The QuietusBeneficial Shock, Little White Lies, The Big Picture and Directors Notes amongst other places. He is writing Music Films: Documentaries, Concert Films and Other Cinematic Representations of Popular Music (BFI/Bloomsbury, 2022and lives by the sea with his wife Beth, their daughter Tessa and dog Bailey.


Fox interviewed Shelton for MAI in 2019. Here, he reflects on both her tragic passing and the wonderful and lasting legacy she leaves behind.

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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