Sydney Filmmaker, Screenwriter and Photographer
As If Productions
Publications, Conferences, Talks
Catalogue Essay, Curation and Introduction: Cinema Reborn: The Waterside Workers Federation Film Unit 1953-1958
Book Chapter: Nash, M. Adaptation: Essence, Originality and Radical Transformation, Chapter 6 in Creative Writing Practice - Reflections on Form and Process, Debra Adelaide and Sarah Attfield (eds) Springer, UK, 2021
Journal Article: Corinne Cantrill's 'In This Life's Body - A personal experience, Australian AutoFiction Special Dossier, Senses of Cinema Issue 99
Speaker: Australian Autofiction: A Filmmaker Roundtable by Chris Luscri, Australian AutoFiction Special Dossier, Senses of Cinema Issue 99
Speaker: Cinema Reborn Film Festival: Margot Nash introduces The Juniper Tree (Nietzcha Keene 1990) and Shadow Panic (Margot Nash 1989) See: http://filmalert101.blogspot.com/2021/06/cinema-reborn-margot-nash-introduces.html
Speaker: All About Women Film Festival: Sydney Opera House: Brazen Hussies (Catherine Dwyer 2020)
Speaker: ACMI Melbourne Catherine Dwyer In Conversation with Margot Nash, Jeni Thornley, Megan McMurchy & Martha Ansara | Women Filmmakers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TlopoklWijw
Book Chapter: NORMA DISHER - Biography in Comrades! Lives of Australian Communists. Edited by Bob Boughton, Danny Blackman, Mike Donaldson, Carmel Shute and Bev Symons: SEARCH Foundation and the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History, Sydney.
Speaker: PROJECTIONS AGNSW in association with UTS, Introduction to In This Life’s Body (1984) by Corinne Cantrill
Speaker: Cinema Reborn Film Festival: Margot Nash introduces Un Flic (Jean Pierre Melville 1973) . See: http://filmalert101.blogspot.com/2020/11/cinema-reborn-margot-nash-introduces.html
Speaker: Speaker: Launch of Brazen Hussies (Catherine Dwyer 2020) feature documentary about the women’s liberation movement.
Book Chapter: PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICE: STRUCTURING THE PERSONAL ESSAY DOCUMENTARY, THE SILENCES in The Palgrave Handbook of Screen Production Editors: Batty, C., Berry, M., Dooley, K., Frankham, B., Kerrigan, S. (Eds.) Palgrave McMillan, London
Speaker: Cinema Reborn Film Festival: Margot Nash introduces Wanda (Barbara Loden 1970) . See: https://cinemareborn.wordpress.com/2019/05/16/the-presentations-3-margot-nash-introduces-wanda-barbara-loden-usa-1970/
Profile:Lottie Lyell Women Film Pioneers Project. Columbia University.
Speaker: Cinema Reborn Film Festival: Introduction to In This Life's Body by Corinne Cantrill (1986) See:https://filmalert101.blogspot.com/2018/04/cinema-reborn-excited-facebook.html?spref=fb
Speaker: WOMEN, FILM AND INDEPENDENCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY ACMI - Melbourne Women in Film Festival 22 Feb An edited transcript of a Public Forum, Melbourne Women in Film Festival, Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI), 22 February 2018. (Eds.) Jodi Brooks,1 Therese Davis2 and Claire Perkins3 Download pdf
Conference Paper SUBTEXT AND SHADOW NARRATIVE IN 'THE SILENCES (NASH 2015)' Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Conference, Dunedin New Zealand
Research Seminar Paper: CREATIVITY AND UNCERTAINTY Dunedin School of Art, New Zealand
Conference Paper CONFLICTING DESIRES: KELLY REICHARDT'S CERTAIN WOMEN. Camera Stylo: intersections of cinema and literature Conference, Sydney University
Seminar Paper: FEMINIST FILMMAKING AND ACTIVISM in the 1970s and 80s as part of It Was About Opening The Very Notion That There Was a Particular Persepctive - a three channell installation by Alex Martinus Roe The National - New Australian Art AGNSW Sydney.
Journal Article - The Silences: process structure and the development of a personal essay documentary Sydney Studies in English Camera Stylo Vol 42 2016
Conference Paper THE SILENCES (2015) – PROCESS, STRUCTURE AND THE PRODUCTION OF MEMORY IN A PERSONAL DOCUMENTARY ASPERA (Australian Screen Production & Education Research Association) University of Canberra.
Book Chapter - THE SILENT WORK OF AUSTRALIAN WOMEN SCENARIO WRITERS in 'Women Screenwriters – An International Guide'
Edited by: Jill Nelms and Jule Selbo, Palgrave Macmillan, London
Speaker: NOT SO SILENT SHEILAS - Extra Voices, Canberra Film Festival
Journal Article - LOTTIE LYELL – THE SILENT WORK OF AN EARLY AUSTRALIAN SCENARIO WRITER
Peer-reviewed journal article special issue: Screening the Past, Issue 40: Special Dossier: Women and Silent Screen.
Conference Paper BUILDING 'THE SILENCES' an autoenthnographic documentary. Camera Stylo – Sydney University
WOMEN’S GAZE AND THE FEMINIST FILM ARCHIVE
Co-curator: Exhibition at SCA Gallery, CAF (Contemporary Art and Feminism) Future Feminist Archive Project
Catalogue essay. Co author with Natalie Krikowa, Art Gallery of NSW and SCA Contemporary Art and Feminism (CAF)
Presentation: Symposium CAF (Contemporary Art and Feminism) Art Galley of New South Wales See video: https://vimeo.com/122498137
Book chapter: DEVELOPING THE SCREENPLAY – STEPPING INTO THE UNKNOWN in ‘Screenwriters and Screenwriting Ed: Craig Batty Palgrave Macmillan, London
Journal Article: UNSPOKEN DESIRES: ‘LORE’ AS CASE STUDY ON SHADOW NARRATIVE peer-reviewed article on Cate Shortland’s film ’Lore’ published in the international Screenwriting Research Network, Journal Of Screenwriting. Nash, M. (2014), ‘Unspoken Desires: Lore as case study on shadow narrative’, Journal of Screenwriting 5: 3, pp. 343–353, doi: 10.1386/josc.5.3.343_1
Book chapter - THE FIRST HOUSE AND THE HOP FARM – in ‘Locating Suburbia: memory, place, creativity ’ edited by Paula Hamilton and Paul Ashton UTS Press. See Chapter 3 pp 32-49 : http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/books/locating-suburbia
Conference Paper - LOTTIE LYELL: THE SILENT WORK OF AN EARLY AUSTRALIAN SCENARIO WRITER, Women and Silent Screen, Melbourne
Conference Paper – LORE’ AS CASE STUDY ON SHADOW NARRATIVE Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Conference, Wisconsin USA
Journal Article - UNKNOWN SPACES AND UNCERTAINTY IN FILM DEVELOPMENT – peer-reviewed article on creativity and film development published in the international Screenwriting Research Network, Journal Of Screenwriting. Nash, M. (2013), ‘Unknown spaces and uncertainty in film development’, Journal of Screenwriting 4: 2, pp. 149–162, doi: 10.1386/josc.4.2.149_1
2012 Conference Paper – THE SILENT WORK OF AN EARLY AUSTRALIAN SCENARIO WRITER, Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Sydney
2011 Conference Paper - UNKNOWN SPACES AND UNCERTAINTY IN FILM DEVELOPMENT - Screenwriting Research Network (SRN) Conference Brussels.
Conference Paper - UNKNOWN SPACES AND UNCERTAINTY IN FILM DEVELOPMENT - Australian Screen Production, Education and Research Association (ASPERA) Conference, University of Technology Sydney (UTS).
Conference Paper - UNKNOWN SPACES AND UNCERTAINTY IN FILM DEVELOPMENT - Open Fields post graduate University of Technology Sydney (UTS) conference.