Film and arts festivals may have taken a different shape over the past year, with Zoom being the new venue of choice, but their impact on the communities they cater to remains undeniable. Festivals that showcase queer work can help their audiences find a sense of belonging and pride, by giving them the opportunity toContinue reading “Queer Film Exhibition CineQ On Prioritising QTIPOC Perspectives – And How On-Screen Stories Can Change Our Perceptions”
When was the last time you saw an LGBTQ+ character on the big screen? GLAAD’s Studio Responsibility Index, which looks at the number of LGBTQ+ characters in the movies released by the eight biggest film studios every year, paints a picture of where we’re at with queer representation. Take 2020, where 18.6% of films releasedContinue reading ““Your Queerness Is Your Superpower”: Polari Creative On Making Space To Tell Queer Stories In Film”
Lucy Rose is an award-winning writer and director, specialising in horror and fantasy. Lucy’s prose can be found in a range of publications, while her most recent film, “She Lives Alone,” is currently on a BAFTA and Oscar-qualifying festival run. We spoke to Lucy about the catharsis of horror, the importance of writing what youContinue reading “Interview: Writer and Filmmaker Lucy Rose On… Cathartic Horror, Problematic Directors, And Why You Should Write What You Know”
Calling all queer content creators! If you’re LGBTQ+ and create content for film, television or digital media, we would love to hear from you. We’re looking for LGBTQ+ people to interview about their creative work and processes ahead of our launch next month. Get in touch via our Contact Page, or email queercreativesuk.gmail.com.