May 1999 – present
Based at the Cambridge Arts Picture Trish is the Film Education Officer for the Cambridgeshire Film Consortium. She organises education events linked to film screenings, archive film and digital video production projects for people of all ages in both the formal and informal education sectors, to develop their cine-literacy and cine-cultural skills.
Before taking this position Trish taught English and Drama in schools and colleges in England and Wales. She then studied for an MA in Theatre and Film developing a strong interest in 19th Century Theatre. This led to research in the performance codes in melodramatic theatre and silent cinema. In her M.Phil she explored the theatrical heritage in Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s post-war melodramatic films Black Narcissus (1947), The Red Shoes (1948) and Gone to Earth (1950). She is currently guest lecturer in Film Studies at Anglia Ruskin University and contributed articles on The Red Shoes and Endaf Emlyn’s 1992 Gadael Lenin (Leaving Lenin) in Key Fifty British Films (Eds. Sarah Barrow and John White). She has also written on film for the Welsh Academy.
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