• EMERGE at East End Film Festival

    EMERGE East Film Festival

    In June this year, East End Film Festival hosted it’s second edition of EMERGE, a day of talks and discussion around the convergence of film and digital, at... Read more

    Posted on 01 July 2014 CULTURE
  • Death, Madness and Amorphous Blobs at the Congress for Curious People

    Death, Madness Amorphous Blobs Congress Curious People

    With promises of dancing fleas, ectoplasm, exorcism and Jesus’ foreskin, the 2013 Congress for Curious People’s closing event – a two day symposium on the... Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2013 CULTURE
  • Mysteries, Conspiracies and New World Orders at Nine Worlds Geekfest

    Mysteries, Conspiracies World Orders Nine Worlds Geekfest

    Last weekend I journeyed up to Geekfest Nine Worlds Conference to present the short film Devil In The Room as part of The Skeptic Magazine’s strand at the... Read more

    Posted on 16 August 2013 CULTURE
  • Making Tracks

    Making Tracks

    is a new talent showcase which screens original short film with new, live scores, created and performed by the Cabinet of Living Cinema. In July, Making Tracks... Read more

    Posted on 12 August 2013 CULTURE


    Not content with crossing the borders of human understanding of the fabric of the space and time by smashing subatomic particles together in order to reconstruc... Read more

    Posted on 14 May 2013 CULTURE, SCIENCE
  • The Sleep Paralysis Project

    “I looked at my right arm and willed it to move. I commanded it to move. It stayed put. When I tried to sit up or rollover nothing happened. I panicked. Read more

    Posted on 13 January 2013 CULTURE
  • The Art of Science


    In November, Rich Pickings teamed up with Underwire Festival to present an evening of science shorts and discussion. Underwire festival is dedicated to... Read more

    Posted on 17 December 2012 CULTURE
  • Cinema as an Extreme Sport

    Cinema Extreme Sport

    The excellent Scala Beyond season continued on Friday with Cinema as a Subversive Art, an all-night tribute to the recently deceased Amos Vogel, founder of the... Read more

    Posted on 24 September 2012 CULTURE
  • We Are Legion: The Story of the Hactivists

    Legion: Story Hactivists

    I didn’t have high hopes when I went down to Frontline Club to see Brian Knappenberger’s We Are Legion, a documentary that promises to take the audience... Read more

    Posted on 16 September 2012 CULTURE
  • So You Wanna Be a Deep Topographer? 6 Tips from Nick Papadimitriou

    Wanna Deep Topographer? Tips from Nick Papadimitriou

    “At moments like this the County sits in the palm of my hand, or it hangs suspended in the cortex. At other times it is a wild vicious thing: squashed insects o... Read more

    Posted on 24 August 2012 CULTURE
  • Scala Beyond

    Scala Beyond

    The cult cinema obsessives from Scala Forever are back with Scala Beyond, a six week long season of one-off cinema events bringing together some of the UK’s... Read more

    Posted on 19 August 2012 CULTURE
  • Kinemastik


    “Well, at least if the films are bad we can look at the view” mutters a middle-aged Maltese woman as she takes her seat at the 8th Kinemastik International Shor... Read more

    Posted on 10 August 2012 CULTURE
  • Plural Muses

    Plural Muses

    The nice thing about London is that at any moment you could be within 10 feet of anything at all. Standing outside the mighty 12th Century exterior of St... Read more

    Posted on 09 August 2012 CULTURE