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Jacqui Griffin


Faculty/Dept/School Faculty of Eng & Digital Technologies


Jacqui Griffin is a British-American filmmaker and researcher. They currently are a doctoral candidate under Dr. Keith Johnston at the University of East Anglia. Their academic work focuses on the filmmaker Stan Brakhage and notions around the "poetic" or "poetry" in film. In their practical work, Jacqui is interested in experimental film as well as film installation and would like to pursue research by practice using film. Jacqui is a long-time contributor to the international online film publication Film Inquiry ( mostly on feature articles and the occasional film review. Additionally, Jacqui founded the Drunken Film Fest or DFFB ( in Bradford which runs every August and has since branched out to include a yearly festival in Oakland, California (DFFO) as well. 


Stan Brakhage, Film Poetry/Poetry in Film, Games, Mental Health & Media
Date Role Title / Description Funder Award
- Principal InvestigatorYouth, Diversity, & the Creative Industries

Professional activities

  • 01-JAN-13: University of Bradford - Master's of the Arts
  • 01-JAN-23: The University of East Anglia - PhD
  • Royal Society of Arts, Fellow


TitleMetamorphosis (2022)
AuthorsJacqui Griffin
PublisherBrief Encounters
Title Abstraction, Narrative, and Time in the Poetic Documentaries of Stan Brakhage (2023)
AuthorsJacqui Griffin
JournalThe Place of Poetics within Documentary Filmmaking: The Art of Fact
PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
Other typeMedia
TitleWhy Don't We Do It In The Road (2018)
AuthorsJax Griffin