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Red moon diaries conference presentation (2018)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2018, September). Red moon diaries conference presentation. Presented at Reinventing, rethinking and representing the Menopause: Beyond the Interdisciplinary Paradigm

A screening of the Red Moon Diaries Film and a presentation about the research and methodology of the film including the Red Moon exhibition and event.

Time of evolution in photographic dialogues (2017)
Book Chapter
Banks, L. (2017). Time of evolution in photographic dialogues. In K. Hursthouse, & S. Sobers (Eds.), Photographic Dialogues Journal, 47-47. Bristol: Community Media South West

Article written for the first issue of Photographic Dialogues, a journal produced by Bristol Photography Research Group. This special issue looks at photographers who shoot moving image, and the relationship between the creative approaches. The arti... Read More about Time of evolution in photographic dialogues.

Lawless | Story of a Legal Sex Worker by Ellen Pearson | FIRST ACTS (2017)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2017). Lawless | Story of a Legal Sex Worker by Ellen Pearson | FIRST ACTS

Lawless is a short film about the life and views of a sex worker in Australia where brothels are legal. The filmmaker collaborated with the sex worker through giving her a stills camera to show aspects of her world. Producer and mentor Liz Banks, you... Read More about Lawless | Story of a Legal Sex Worker by Ellen Pearson | FIRST ACTS.

Personal filmmaking and social change (2016)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2016, July). Personal filmmaking and social change. Presented at Expressions Film Festival

The speech introduces the importance of personal expression through film and how the individual viewpoint can influence how others see and think, sometimes leading to social change.

Red moon diaries (2016)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2016). Red moon diaries

Red Moon Diaries is a collaborative community art film project that explores the everyday lives of women experiencing the menopause through personal diary writing and performance. Made with financial assistance from the Centre for Moving Image Resear... Read More about Red moon diaries.

Fragile by Anna Hunter Funnell | FIRST ACTS (2016)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2016). Fragile by Anna Hunter Funnell | FIRST ACTS

A short film about teenage pregnancy. Fragile was commissioned by Calling the Shots for the Random Acts scheme funded by Arts Council England and Channel 4. Liz Banks worked as producer and mentor for new director and writer Anna Hunter Funnell.

Red Moon workshop (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2015, November). Red Moon workshop. Presented at Red Moon workshop around the menopause

A discussion and research workshop for women around issues concerning the menopause, used as preparation and research for the film Red Moon Diaries.

Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into space, time and grief through film (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2015, July). Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into space, time and grief through film. Paper presented at Material Environments: Sensing Time and Matter in Digital and Visual Culture

Exploring the spatial and temporal issues of grief, this presentation will consist of a screening of ‘Look Up’, my short film (2012, 5.04 min) and a paper that explores the processes of interdisciplinary research with a focus on the visualization of... Read More about Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into space, time and grief through film.

Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into the photographic approach to filmmaking (2015)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2015, June). Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into the photographic approach to filmmaking. Paper presented at Photography in the 21st Century: Philosophy, art and technique

In 2009 I began a practice research MA exploring the representation of landscape within artists moving image. This was a new direction for me since my background was in documentary and short film, with films being broadcast or screened in cinemas. H... Read More about Look Up - A screening and analysis of my practice research into the photographic approach to filmmaking.

The shooting party (2015)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2015). The shooting party

A half hour drama directed by Liz Banks in collaboration with acting students from the Bristol Old Vic. Made as part of their acting to camera course.

Look Up (2014)
Exhibition / Performance
Banks, L. (2012). Look Up. [DVD]. 3 November 2014 - 9 November 2014. (Unpublished)

Look Up was selected for the Foto39 photography exhibition in Bristol

Look Up (2014)
Exhibition / Performance
Banks, L. (2014). Look Up. [DVD]. 1 November 2014 - 1 November 2014. (Unpublished)

My film Look Up (2012) was selected for the Foto39 photography exhibition at the Christmas Steps Gallery in Bristol, UK.

Women into film - writing and directing for the screen (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2014, October). Women into film - writing and directing for the screen. Presented at Women into film - writing and directing for the screen

A day long workshop for women. I gave a talk about my own works and screened some of my films. The rest of the day was spent making two short films from script to screen.

Films and psychiatry (2014)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2014, July). Films and psychiatry. Presented at Films and Psychiatry

Guest speaker and workshop leader on understanding mental health through film. Showed a selection of films and some of my own work that deals with mental health issues.

Making films in Somerset (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2013, October). Making films in Somerset. Presented at Making films in Somerset

A talk to young filmmakers about my work as a filmmaker, growing up in Somerset and how to get films made. Tips and contacts given to encourage young filmmakers to apply for BFI funding schemes and film academies in Bristol and Somerset. Also screene... Read More about Making films in Somerset.

Look up - exploring grief, landscape and time through film (2013)
Presentation / Conference
Banks, L. (2013, September). Look up - exploring grief, landscape and time through film. Paper presented at 2nd global conference - Time, space and the body

Exploring the spatial and temporal issues of grief, this presentation will consist of a screening of ‘Look Up’ , my short film (2012, 5.04 min) and a paper exploring the processes of interdisciplinary research with a focus on the visualization, in fi... Read More about Look up - exploring grief, landscape and time through film.

LIGHTING UP (2013)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2013). LIGHTING UP

I worked with students from UWE and Bristol Old Vic to make an awareness video for the charity Lighting Up's website. Lighting Up is a group of artists working alongside people living with dementia in Bristol UK and surrounding areas. Their mission... Read More about LIGHTING UP.

Home (2010)
Exhibition / Performance
Banks, L. (2010). Home. [Video installation]. 1 January 2010 - 1 January 2010. (Unpublished)

An experiential video installation that came out of the filmmaker's relationship with her mother who had been suffering from dementia for 12 years. The room where her mother sits on a daily basis is re-created here as a set, with the video projected... Read More about Home.

Hedgewitch (2008)
Digital Artefact
Banks, L. (2008). Hedgewitch


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