Previous work

Programming and curation

  • Programmer on the Screendance Competition at the Leeds International Film Festival 2015 – current, Leeds, UK
  • Curated screening for Screendance Scotland and Bodysurf Scotland Movers & Makers programme, Edinburgh and Glasgow, UK 2016
  • Programmer of the annual “Video Dance – Moving Virtual Bodies” tour for Anticorpi XL Network / OperaEstate CSC, Bassano, Italy, 2006 – 2014
  • Co-curator Moves International Dance Film Festival 2010, Liverpool and Manchester, UK
  • Curated two short film programmes for the 22nd BFI London Lesbian Gay Film Festival, London, UK, 2008
  • Curated One Minute Reels short film programme for Electrofringe, Australia, 2007
  • Assistant Programmer Dance Film Day 2005, London, UK 2005
  • Guest curator Sicily Video Danza Festival, Italy 2005

Jury member

  • Selection panel member for Big Dance Shorts short film commission, London, UK, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2017
  • Jury member and speaker at Screenmotion Festival, London, UK, 2015
  • Jury member for the COORPI-Cinedans Danza in 1 Minuto dance film competition, Turin, Italy, in the 2012 – 2017 editions
  • Jury member at LightMoves 2014 and 2016, Limerick, Ireland
  • Jury member at International Screendance Festival at ADF, USA, 2014
  • Prize jury member at Choreografo Elettronico festival, Naples, Italy, 2010
  • Jury member for Concorso Italia and Nuovi Talenti Italia Prizes, TTV Riccione Performing Arts on Screen, Italy, 2008

Lectures and workshop facilitation

  • Hosted International Dance Film Network meeting in London, UK, 2016
  • Co-taught two-day workshop with Katrina McPherson in Perth, UK, 2016
  • Q&A with Big Dance Shorts artists, Frame Festival, Kingston, UK, 2016
  • Dance Cinematic panel discussion at Flatpack Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2016
  • Discussion at Screenmotion Festival, London, UK, 2015
  • International Perspectives: Curating and Disseminating Screendance, talk at LightMoves festival 2014, Limerick, Ireland
  • Programming and co-teaching intensive workshops for choreographers and filmmakers across Italy, annually 2007 – 2014
  • Teaching one-day dance film workshop for British Council in Sofia, Bulgaria, 2012
  • Lecturer at SPAZIO 2012 residency project for choreographers and filmmakers, produced by ICK Choreographic Arts Centre, the Netherlands; CSC Dance House, Italy; Croatian Institute for Movement and Dance, Croatia; Art Stations Foundation, Poland, 2012
  • Invited speaker on fundraising for dance film at IMZ Dance Screen / Cinedans International Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2011
  • Invited speaker on dance film curating at the ADF Screendance Conference, Duke University, North Carolina, USA, 2008
  • Article and festival blog about Moves09 Film Festival for Film and Festivals Magazine, UK, 2009
  • Introduction essay to Lotte Reiniger’s 1926 film The Adventures of Prince Achmed for Moves09 Film Festival, UK, 2009
  • Facilitator, inaugural Moves Dance Film Night, leading feedback session for artists sharing finished an in-progress work, UK, 2009
  • Awarded Lisa Ullman Travel Scholarship to speak at Reeldance Dance Film Festival, Sydney, Australia, 2008
  • Delivered seminar for young choreographers on the use of video and projection in live performance, London, 2007