filmmaker & writer

Lizzie Thynne is a film-maker and writer. She produces films for galleries, the web and television. Her work has been widely shown in in international festivals, major exhibitions, and on Channel Four.

She often explores inventive and challenging ways of representing the past that underline its importance and fascination for the present. Her methods include drama, dance and the creative use of archive. She works with many talented collaborators and also shoots and edits her own films.

Her feature documentaries Independent Miss Craigie, On the Border and Playing a Part: The Story of Claude Cahun explore the often neglected role of women in history and the history of the media. Her recent work has been supported by the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Leverhulme Trust and Brighton Festival.