2 AWARD WINS FOR 61 HUGS:
Thank you to Documentary Weekly for this beautiful double win - BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY 2019 & BEST FREE DOCUMENTARY 2019. And of course, thank you to everyone who voted
US PREMIERE | SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA:
Festival Director Susy Botello's in-depth post screening Q&A with me. PLUS audience Q&A
THE FILM SHOW: SHEFFIELD LIVE 93.2FM:
Martin Carter & Shelley O'Brien
make a surprise confession about '61 HUGS'
BBC RADIO SHEFFIELD INTERVIEW:
Toby Foster asks me about the future of self-filming as a legitimate mode of storytelling
CLOSE-UP CULTURE EXCLUSIVE ANNOUNCEMENT:
Revealed that '61 HUGS' will feature at the UK's biggest documentary festival, PLUS James Prestridge and I explore the dark reality of being an independent artist
In my first interview since screening '61 HUGS' at one of the world's biggest film/doc festivals - I reveal the remarkable things that happened there
SMARTPHONE FILMMAKING PODCAST
Susy Botello invites me me share the 3 simple things I did to make '61 HUGS' go viral
THE HALL H PODCAST
Aaron Nabus invites me to reveal, for the first time ever, the writing technique that make '61 HUGS' a breakthrough hit
SHEFFIELD STAR NEWSPAPER:
Journalist Sam Jackson details the accidental nature of '61 HUGS'.
METRO NEWSPAPER FEATURE:
What would you do if one of the UK's TOP 3 newspapers invited you to discuss a subject you rarely discuss?
YORKSHIRE POST NEWSPAPER
Screening at the largest documentary festival in the UK, Laura Drysdale reports the escalating success of '61 HUGS'
Q&A WITH THE NEW CURRENT:
I discuss the emotional, psychological & professional impact of '61 HUGS' has had on me, and others
Q&A WITH FILMERA:
Trudie Graham of FILMERA spoke to me about the production mash-up of '61 HUGS'
'LUCY GOES TO HOLLYWOOD' REVIEW:
Is it reasonable to dismiss '61 HUGS' for its non-traditional style? Film blogger 'Lucy Goes To Hollywood' discusses
UK FILM REVIEW [REVIEW]:
Bruna Foletto Lucas explores how the film's hand-held approach affects its overall tone
INTERNATIONAL MOBILE FILM FESTIVAL: SAN DIEGO:
Festival Director, Susy Botello, announces that I'm heading to San Diego, as 61 HUGS is to feature in the April 2019 ceremony
EXPOSED MAGAZINE FEATURE:
Nick Burke invites me to reflect on the 2015 project that, without which, '61 hugs' would never exist
Q&A WITH FORGE PRESS
Gethin Morgan asks me about the social/cultural insights '61 HUGS' offers.
Q&A WITH WHAT THE FLICK:
Mark Carnochan uncovers the personal difficulties I experienced around the release of '61 HUGS'
NAZNEEN RAHMAN REVIEW:
Scientist & Doctor Nazneen Rahman offers her surprisingly personal review of '61 HUGS'
ARREST ALL MIMICS: CREATIVE PODCAST:
Ben Tallon & I explore the self-doubt, overthinking & procrastination that almost prevented me from making '61 HUGS'
RGM MAGAZINE PODCAST Q&A:
Gethin Morgan and I discuss the creative implications of producing unscripted stories
'IN OTHER NEWS' PODCAST Q&A:
Candace Oxley shocks me with her deep psychological observations, forcing me to reveal some of my own - which, until this Q&A, I hadn't publicly discussed
BBC RADIO SHEFFIELD INTERVIEW:
Kat Cowan weekend breakfast show Q&A
THE ARTS SHELF:
HANNAH DALY INTERVIEW:
Is the human fascination with vulnerability at the core of '61 HUGS' appeal?
ETHICAL MUCH! REVIEW:
Bird Lovegod decides to focus his review on the '61 HUGS' finale