23 Jun Holly Aylett
Holly Aylett is an award-winning British filmmaker, and director of cultural sector organizations. She lectures in Film and Creative Industries at London Metropolitan University and is a member of the Cultural Committee of UNESCO‟S UK National Commission. She studied at Cambridge University (BA Hons & MA) and has worked extensively abroad.
She is a founding director of the UK Coalition for Cultural Diversity, the UK branch of an international federation of creators‟ organizations working to implement UNESCO‟S Convention on the Diversity of Cultural Expression, (2005). She is a founding director and managing editor of Vertigo, the UK‟s leading independent quarterly on the moving image. In 2003 she set up the Independent Film Parliament, a forum for the UK‟s independent film sector to feedback on government policy.
As Senior Research Fellow at the Global Policy Institute, her current research focus is on the role of audiovisual policy in development agendas. Recent consultancy includes work for The Commonwealth Foundation, The Council of Europe and The Traveling Caribbean Showcase (Muestra Caribe).