PR. Marketing.​​ Fundraising.

Film Writer & Lecturer.

Over 25 years in Arts and Media PR, marketing, fundraising and project management.


I have worked in both in-house and in freelance environments, on a range of projects covering Strategy and Business Planning, PR, Social Media, Web, Design (managing), Print (buying), Copywriting and Funding applications.


I am keen to hear about any projects that I may be able to help you with.​  



Recent Clients

Currently teaching full-time until May 2020, but do get in touch as after then I'll be looking to with arts/charity organisations in marketing, fundraising or project management capacity.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Aurora Metro Books

Deborah Goodman Publicity

I have written books on Bio-Pics, Jane Campion, Audrey Hepburn and The Coen Brothers, and contributed to books on Charlie Chaplin, James Bond, War Movies, Fantasy Films, UK Counter Culture and Silent Cinema. Full list of publications.

Out Now

Essay in BFI Blu-Ray Early Women Filmmakers 1911 - 1940

Essay in BFI 40th Anniversary Hair

Essay in BFI Cyrano de Bergerac

Recent Publications

In the Scene: Jane Campion
WJEC EDUQAS Film Studies Textbook for
A Level and AS

Coming Soon

Journal Article in Journal of Early Popular Visual Culture

I teach Film, Media and Cultural Studies at undergraduate and A Level. Currently teaching Film & Media at University of Sussex ISC.
I also offer a wide range of film topics for one-off talks for local groups and societies. Full list of topics.

Forthcoming talks ...

The Greatest Film (Course) Ever, Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden, POSTPONED new date TBC

Artists on Film, Munnings Art Museum, Dedham, Colchester, POSTPONED new date TBC


Further talks being scheduled, watch this space or follow me on twitter @cheshellen

Research Projects

May 9, 2020

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Get in touch.....

Call me on 07811 761588

Email me at cheshellen at