FESTIVALS, EVENTS & PRESS

Her work is humble and reassuring, gentle and generous ...
-Patrick Neate, Whitbread Award winning author of 12 Bar Blues

Heather Taylor maps an image-rich world with a voice that is fresh, tough & hard to ignore. This is strong, brazen writing that lives on & off the page.  
-Todd Swift

A glint-in-your eye-crack-me-up in the vein of Jan Arden meets Joni Mitchell.
-John Stiles, Writers on Writing

Stitched (SciFi Short)
Writer/ Director

  • Award: Best Director & Best Cinematographer, MAC Underground Festival
  • Award: Award of Excellence, Canada Shorts Festival
  • Screening: Alameda International Film Festival | Alameda, California, USA
  • Screening: MAC Underground Festival | Manaus, Brazil
  • Screening: HorrorQuest | Georgia, USA
  • Screening: Brooklyn Horror Film Festival | Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Screening: Upstate New York Horror Festival | Rochester, NY, USA
  • Screening: Florida Horror Film Festival | Tampa, Florida, USA
  • Screening: VideoDrunk | Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Screening: Indieworks | Queens, NY, USA
  • Screening: Shorts on Tap | London, England, UK
  • Press: 20 Cool Things seen at the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival | Bloody Disgusting

The Last Thakur (Narrative Feature)
Writer

  • Screening: London Film Festival Premiere | London, UK
  • Screening:  Dubai International Film Festival | Dubai, UAE
  • Screening: Solothurn Film Festival | Solothurn, Switzerland
  • Screening: Mumbai International Film Festival | Mumbai, India
  • Screening: Munich Film Festival | Munich, Germany
  • Screening: Granada Film Festival | Granada, Spain
  • Screening: Durban International Film Festival | Durban, South Africa
  • Screening: South Asian International Film Festival | New York, NY
  • Screening:  Films from the South | Oslo, Sweden
  • Screening: Edmonton International Film Festival | Edmonton, AB, Canada
  • Press: The Last Thakur, review | Review | Telegraph

When the Lights Went Out (Interactive Documentary)
Director

The Last Job (Narrative Short)
Writer

  • Screening: The Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival | France
  • Screening: Canada International Film Festival | Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Screening: The Streaming Festival | Online

Raptured (New Media Sci-Fi Series)
Writer/ Director

  • Screening: Big Screen, Little Screen | Hayden 5 Media | New York, NY
  • Screening: Launch Party | The Driver | London, UK
  • Screening: Braine Hownd Short Film Night | The Hideaway Bar | London, UK
  • Screening: Feast on Film | Moors Bar | London, UK
  • Screening:  MCM Comic Con | ExCel Center | London, UK
  • Festival: Social Media & New Media panel discussion | London Screenwriters Festival | London, UK
  • Event: Discussion on creating a Sci-fi Web series | Transmedia London 5 | BAFTA | London, UK
  • Press: New Web Series: Raptured | Listing | Slebisodes Web Series Guide
  • Press: Raptured \ Episode 1.1 | Review | Thoroughly Good blog
  • Press: Doomsday countdown, day three: The Amazing Criswell and the Denver goo | Preview | 
  • Press: TechfluffTV joins the launch of the online web series Raptured | Review | Techfluff.tv
  • Press: Raptured Captured: the making of a web series | Podcast | Off the Wall Post
  • Press: Best of YouTube Live | Video | Those Video Guys

Wild West Dream (Documentary Short)
Director

#TheDayItStarted (Narrative Short)
Writer/ Director

Home Baked Stories (New Media Doc Series)
Director

  • Screening: Big Screen, Little Screen | Hayden 5 Media | New York, NY

Sounds of Us (Narrative Short)
Director

The Turner Plays: Overthrow the Dead & The Dying (Short Play)
Writer

  • Review: The Turner Plays At Camden Fringe | Review | Londonist

Hostage/ Bleach/ Burn (Monologue Series)

  • London Theatre Guide Review of Hostage/ Bleach/ Burn | Review | London Theatre Guide
  • Metaroar review : Hostage/ Bleach/ Burn | Review | Metaroar
  • Londonist Review: Hostage/ Bleach / Burn | Review | Londonist

Publication Reviews

  • Accents on Words : Lewisham Library | Review | Edit Red
  • Taylor-Made: Horizon & Back | Review | Personal blog
  • Stand up for your Writes | Comment | Metro
  • Writers on Writing: Heather Taylor | Interview | 
  • Wolf Review: She Never Talks of Strangers | Review | The Wolf, Issue 6
  • Peak Review: Skidrow theatre | Review | The Peak
  • FFWD: Theatre | Interview | FFWD Weekly

Other Festivals & Events featuring Heather Taylor: 

  • Branding With Vine and Instagram | The 7th Chamber | New York, NY
  • The Magic of Multiple Mediums: Transmedia Storytelling Across Platforms | YouSayToo at Blog World | New York, NY
  • Interview skills for video making | Media Camp London 4 | London, UK

Articles & Press featuring Heather Taylor: 

  • SXSW Adventures | Blog | Imperica
  • Witnessing Creation | Review | Thoroughly Good Blog
  • How the riot recovery brought communities together | Article | Channel 4 news
  • The London riots clean-up | Blog | JustGiving
  • Online fundraising initiatives spring up in wake of riots | News | Civil Society
  • Battersea community rallies together after riots near Clapham Junction | News |Wandsworth Guardian
  • After Violence, Community Emerges… For Now | Blog | OneWorld
  • Heroes in the tweets | Blog | Plugged In
  • The revolution will be tweeted | Blog | Sam I Am
  • BBC volunteer leads Clapham clean up | Blog | Ariel (BBC)
  • Battersea businesses begin to assess riot damage | News | Wandsworth Guardian
  • England riots from the scene | News | BBC
  • Communities rally for riot clean-up | News | Channel 4
  • Riot clean-up brings 400 volunteers to Clapham Junction | News | BBC
  • London Riots: Social Media Mobilizes Riot Cleanup | Blog | Mashable
  • Q&A: RiotRemedy founder, Heather Taylor, talks community management | Interview | Immediate Future
  • Riots: The Big Cleanup | Interview | ITV’s Daybreak
  • Wandsworth Civic Awards | Blog | Wandsworth Council
  • London riots ‘unlikely’ heroes awarded | News | SW Londoner
  • Six of the best are honoured as riot champions | News | This is London