Dr Roz Mortimer is an artist and filmmaker with a particular interest in hybrid documentary forms and the cinema of trauma. She has a PhD in Hybrid Documentary Film, an MA in Visual Sociology and has lectured at universities in the UK and USA.
Her award-winning moving image work has been supported by Arts Council England, Film London Artist’s Moving Image Network (FLAMIN), Wellcome Trust, Rockefeller Foundation, British Council, Animate Projects and Channel 4 Television. She regularly speaks about her work at national and international public forums and academic conferences.
Roz originally trained as a textile artist, exhibiting mixed media installations in the UK and Europe and working commercially as a production designer before expanding her practice to include film, photography, sound, performance and writing. She began working with moving image in 1995 and since then her interdisciplinary and award-winning films have been exhibited widely around the world in cinemas, galleries, film festivals, online and on television. Her films are distributed internationally by LUX, Filmotor, Magic Lantern Movies, 7th Art Releasing, EMAF and Cinenova. Roz’s screenwriting is represented by Valerie Hoskins Associates.