For this episode, The Cinematologists were invited to cover the Arts Foundations Essay Film prize and an event they are hosting entitled Essay Film Now. Dario interviews the shortlisted filmmakers Charlie Lyne, Marianna Simnett, Samuel Stevens and Sarah Wood about their work and their thoughts on essay film as a cinematic and artistic practice. Dario also talks to the Art Foundation director Shelly Warren and with Sophie Mayer, a writer, poet and film critic about the history, political and philosophy underpinning the essay film as a form.
- For details of the Arts Foundation Prize visit their website
- 6:30 - Sophie Mayer - Click here for Sophie's presentation at Essay Film Now.
- 26:30 - Shelley Warren
- 33:40 - Charlie Lyne
- 56:01 - Marianna Simnett
- 01:15:29 - Samuel Stevens
- 01:36:16 - Sarah Wood