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.​  



Current Clients

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

Recent Publications

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

Coming Soon
Essay in BFI 40th Anniversary Hair


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. Currently teaching Film 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 ...

European Cinema and its legacy - One day Study Day (SOLD OUT)

Saffron Screen, Saffron Walden, 23 November

Explore Film Study Day: Dziga Vertov's Man With a Movie Camera
The Depot, Lewes, 12 March 2020

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