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The Museum of Modern Art in New York named a section of its Summer 2022 horror film screening series "Women Make Horror", after Alison's book, Women Make Horror: Filmmaking, Feminism, Genre

Keynote Speaker, Nasty Girl, The Norwegian Federation of Film Societies, The Norwegian Cinematheque, Norway 

Interviewed by the Wall Street Journal about the New Horror Boom

Interviewed by the Guardian about Halloween Kills 


Interviewed by the New York Times' Halloween, print-only special

Festival Curator, Female Terror strand of the Slash Film Festival, Vienna, Austria

Guest on Feminist Horror Cinema debate, BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour


Guest on Episode 16: The Lighthouse for the HornBloodFire podcast

Keynote speaker, Run Free: The Female Shapeshifter Film, for the Cine–Excess Festival and Film Conference, UK 

Guest on the Dearest Sister episode of Ride the Omnibus podcast


Keynote Speaker for the Boris Karloff: The Many Faces of a Film Icon Symposium, Plymouth College of Art

Guest on Episode 213: Women in Horror Month - Pale Blood and Mirror Mirror for The Film Buds podcast

Guest on the Teen Horror 18: Cherry Falls episode of The Final Girls podcast

Invited Speaker, Toward a Feminist Historiography of Horror Cinema, Edinburgh Film Seminar, University of Edinburgh

Guest on Episode 83: Back From the Dead of The Forgotten Horrors podcast

Guest on the Nasty Girls: Egomaniac & Censor episode of Not Your Final Girl podcast

Guest on Episode 88 - Blood Diner: They Call Me Sheetar! for the Good Mourning Nancy podcast


Guest on the Fear Street episode of the Netflix podcast 10 / 10 


Profiled in a long–form television interview on Short Circuit / Kurz Circuit, a film magazine programme for ARTE television, Germany

Guest on the 1920s and 1930s episode of A Year in Horror Podcast

Guest on The She Creature episode of the Mental Health Monsters podcast

To screen and discuss her essay film Three Ways to Dine Well with Dr Kate Robertson, and then participate in a live filmmaker discussion 'Women, Horror & Eating' for the Ax Wound Film Festival, USA

Interviewed about rubbish consensual sex in contemporary film and telly for the Independent 

Panelist, The Rise of the Final Girl, screening and on–stage Q&A at The Carriageworks, Leeds for the INDIS Film Festival, UK

Interviewed about teen slashers in Paste magazine

Panelist, Screening & Discussion, Women in Horror Film, KurzFilm Festival Hamburg, Germany 

Guest on the Fear Street 1978 and Fear Street 1666 episodes of The Final Girls podcast

Invited speaker, celebrating the life and work of the Godfather of British Horror Film Studies, Peter Hutchings, for BAFTSS

2021 Finalist Jury Member for Etheria Film Festival, Los Angeles, USA

Tutor, Writing Your First Horror Screenplay workshop, Kurja Polt Film Festival, Slovenia

Panelist, Women's History in Horror Film, for Women's History Month, on Vital Culture's Twitch livestream

Guest on the Vampires 11: The Lost Boys episode of The Final Girls podcast

Tutor, Writing Your First Horror Screenplay workshop, The Final Girls Berlin Film Festival, Germany

Guest on Episode 161: Women in Hororr and Pet Sematar for the Film Buds podcast

2020 Finalist Jury Member, Etheria Film Night, Los Angeles, USA


Guest on the Female Monsters 01: Island of Lost Souls and Cat People episode of The Final Girls podcast


Guest on Episode 16, Horror Films and Feminism for the Making It: Women in Film podcast


Public lecture, Women Make Horror: Filmmaking, Feminism, Genre, the Kurja Polt Film Festival, Slovenia


Panelist, Carrie Turns 40, screening and on–stage Q&A at the ICA, London with The Final Girls, UK


Introduction to a screening of Prevenge, followed by a post–film discussion, at the Star and Shadow Cinema in Newcastle, for their Revealing Women film season


Public lecture on Predator and 1980s Action Cinema at the Offscreen Film Festival, Brussels


Panelist, screening and on–stage discussion of Rita, Sue and Bob Too at HOME, Manchester for their Our North: A Season of Films Celebrating Northernness

Guest on the Anthill 6: Into the Darkness episode of The Conversation podcast

Guest on the live television show Osmi Dan, to discuss women in hororr film, on the RTV4 network, Slovenia 


Invited speaker for On TV: Children's Fantasy TV at the Showroom Workstation, Sheffield


Guest on Episode 23 The Beast Within: Dog Soldiers of I Spit on Your Podcast


Jury Member, the Méliès d'argent competition, Leeds International Film Festival

Interviewed for 100 Years of Terror, on women's horror cinema

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