Jeanie Finlay

Jeanie Finlay is a British artist and filmmaker who creates intimate, funny and personal documentary films and artworks. Her focus is on creating compelling portraits and is obsessed with telling other people’s stories. Her work is known for its innovative approach to engaging with audiences in meaningful ways. Her documentaries includes Orion: The Man Who Would Be King, The Great Hip Hop Hoax, Sound It Out, Goth Cruise and Teenland. (Photo by Jo Irvine.)

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The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Filmmakers | April 6, 2017

The Best Moments of Winter 2017 on the Talkhouse Film Podcast

For any and all coming out of hibernation, a bite-sized recap of the very best from the first three months of 2017's Talkhouse Film Podcast episodes.

Jeanie Finlay Talks with Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

By Jeanie Finlay | February 7, 2017

Jeanie Finlay Talks with Penelope Spheeris (Wayne’s World) for The Talkhouse Film Podcast

To mark the 25th anniversary re-release of Wayne's World, Finlay talks with the film's director about its legacy, music docs, Trump and more.

In Memoriam: Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin, Michael Cimino, David Bowie and More

By Filmmakers | December 21, 2016

In Memoriam: Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Anton Yelchin, Michael Cimino, David Bowie and More

Alex Cox, Joe Dante, James Marsh, Alex Winter and more remember some of the cinematic greats who passed away during 2016.

Is All Fair in Love, War and Tickling?

By Jeanie Finlay | June 28, 2016

Is All Fair in Love, War and Tickling?

Director Jeanie Finlay is unsettled by the onscreen "sports" and documentary ethics in David Farrier and Dylan Reeve's Tickled.

How Prince and Under the Cherry Moon Changed My Life

By Jeanie Finlay | April 25, 2016

How Prince and Under the Cherry Moon Changed My Life

Doc filmmaker Jeanie Finlay on how Prince's music – and his gloriously camp, indulgent directorial debut – brought glamour to her teenage existence.

“I Feel I Am Probably Still an Outcast, but I Ally Myself with the Rebels Who are Strong.”

By Jeanie Finlay | March 16, 2016

“I Feel I Am Probably Still an Outcast, but I Ally Myself with the Rebels Who are Strong.”

Kim Longinotto in conversation with friend and fellow British documentary filmmaker Jeanie Finlay.