PR. Marketing.​​ Fundraising.

Film Writer & Lecturer.

Over 30 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

Do get in touch if you are looking for any freelance support in a marketing, fundraising or project management capacity. Specialists areas: Arts, Heritage, Tourism, Charity.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Aurora Metro Books

Deborah Goodman Publicity

I have written books on Ang Lee, 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.

Coming Soon
In the Scene: Ang Lee

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

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

Essay in BFI 40th Anniversary Hair

Essay in BFI Cyrano de Bergerac


Research Projects

Get in touch.....

Call me on 07811 761588

Email me at cheshellen at

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

Forthcoming talks ...

From Page to Screen: Dracula and Jekyll and Hyde, Online course via CityLit, 10 & 17 October

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

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