Jill is an internationally renowned filmmaker and scholar. She teaches undergraduate and postgraduate film programmes and supervises PhD students in Film and Professional Doctorates in Fine Art. She has previously taught film at Royal Holloway University of London; London South Bank and Westminster University. Her published research spans memory, place and subjectivities in experimental fiction, documentary and cinematic essay films. Jill's films have been shown at many international film festivals including Creteil, France, Hot Springs, Athens, Ohio, Feminale, Germany, Astra, Romania, and on broadcast television. She co-founded the film company High Ground Films in 1985. Her recent film awards include best documentary for Breathing Still at the SmallAxe Film Festival in 2018; best experimental film at the Ann Arbor Experimental Film Festival for My Private Life II in 2017 and best documentary for My Private Life at the Athens International Film and Video Festival, USA in 2015; Her films are in numerous international collections and she has sat on many film juries. Her most recent film Resisters (2021), located in Berlin, is a feature essay film constructed through poetic fictionalised enactment and realism to explore contemporary and historical struggles against fascism and nationalism.