Producer and Programmer for Heavy Metal Film Festival
Feb 2021- Ongoing
Ally is producer and programmer for the upcoming Heavy Metal Film Festival in Greater Manchester in March 2022.
Chapter Author for a Bloomsbury Edited Film Analysis Collection TBA (soon)
July 2021- Ongoing
Ally is author of a chapter in an upcoming academic film analysis edited collection from Bloomsbury about a well loved and critically renowned film- to be announced soon. The chapter will focus on costume, production and character design, transcultural fandom and fashion trends of ’90s and ‘OOs gothic, punk and alternative subcultures .
Theatre Designer and Head of Design Team for Theatre Production The Possibility of Colour
August 2020- Ongoing
Ally is Theatre Designer and Head of the Design Team for an Arts Council and UCLan funded new dystopian science fiction theatre production entitled The Possibility of Colour, written and directed by Pete Carruthers. The play explores themes such as synaesthesia, voice hearing, forced treatment, artificial intelligence, difference, discrimination, mental health and questions what it is to be deemed ‘normal’. She is developing the concept design and overall audio-visual identity for the piece. More information coming soon.
Art Director for Short Film Wolf Ticket
Feb 2020- Ongoing
Ally is currently working as Head of the Art Department for a dark thriller short film entitled Wolf Ticket, written and directed by Adam Jowett. More information coming soon.
Producer and Programmer for Pilot Light TV Festival
Ally is producer and programmer for Pilot Light TV Festival, the UK’s non-profit festival dedicated to celebrating the past, present and future of TV engaging with both international and national industry professionals, artists experts and audiences.