Dan Guthrie

Freelance Creative


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LSFF Young Programmer

I joined the LSFF team ahead of the sixteenth edition of their brilliant short film festival, assisting the team with various programming tasks in the run up to the festival, and looking at how best to target young people interested in short form fiction and non-fiction content.

Explore the 2019 schedule here

[smiths] Food and Drink

I’m a part of the [smiths] editorial team and my remit is covering topics loosely related to food and/or drink for Goldsmiths’ student magazine. At the moment, we’re hard at work gathering content for our latest issue which is due for release in the new year. 

Read the latest article here

The Covers Show

Every Monday from noon (barring studio malfunctions) I present The Covers Show on Wired Radio, where I search the internet for the best and worst interpretations of popular songs.

Listen to the latest show here

Three Young Men on a Bench

An experimental microshort made on a shoestring budget that examines rural black masculinity through the abstract recreation of an old family photograph. Directed by me and featuring the narration of my uncle, who took the photograph that inspired by the film.

Watch it here


I wrote a personal essay for MANDEM about the making of, and the meanings, behind Three Young Men on a Bench. It communicates my thoughts that may not be easily interpreted due to the abstract nature of the film.

Read it here


An instagram page of scanned in 35mm photos that serves as a digital archive of my mothers’ family growing up as first generation immigrants in seventies Gloucestershire.

View it here

The Queer Bible

I wrote a personal essay for The Queer Bible about what Arca’s fearless self expression through their audio and visual outputs and what their music means to me.

Read it here


Occasionally I write articles for online youth moving-image magazine SYNC.SW on process of filmmaking told from a humorous perspective, on topics such as how to make and market shorts.

Read the latest article here

Seven Stages

Exploring the theatrics of modern masculinity through the synthesis of a drag king, a working men’s club and a Shakespearean monologue.

Made as a part of the Arts Council England funded First Acts scheme and premiered as a part of Playback Festival 2018 at the ICA.

Watch it here

Playback Festival 2018

Ahead of Playback Festival 2018, I produced and hosted a one-off radio show for Resonance FM, which was a series of conversations with young creatives from across England about their filmmaking experiences.

Listen to it here

Good on Paper

Occasionally I write features for Stroud arts listings magazine Good on Paper about local events and artists from across the five valleys.

Read the latest article here

INK Issue 5

The fifth issue of Marling School’s annual creative publication, which I edited and contributed several articles to.

Read it here


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