Kathryn Ferguson curates the Bird’s Eye View on Fashion’s love for Film


Still from BEV Fashion Loves Film showcase 2011 (c) the film-maker

Fashion Loves Film, Bird’s Eye View’s most-stylish showcase, curated by film-maker Kathryn Ferguson (who has also sat on the Fashion Popcorn panel), is back for a fourth season, and promises to be better than ever (natch.) Exploring where fashion film sits between art and commerce, and the creative synergies between art, film and brand/commercial interests, Fashion Loves Film: Art and Commerce is an essential diary date for any fashion aficionado keen to explore the future of fashion and the moving image. 

Taking place on Wednesday, March 9, and having moved to the larger NFT1 at the BFI to accommodate the growing interest in the fashion film genre i nthe past two years, the session kicks off with a fashion film showcase – and concludes with an in-depth panel discussion.

In keeping with the aims of Bird’s Eye View – to celebrate women film-makers – this session specifically looks at the work of women working in fashion film. Expect films from artists Linder Sterling, Julie Verhoeven and Katerina Jebb, alongside new work by filmmakers Ruth Hogben (whose large scale film for Gareth Pugh was a talking point of Pitti Uomo in January this year), Stephanie Di Giusto and emerging filmmakers (the UK premiere of Jebb’s film ‘Simulacrum and Hyperbole’, starring Tilda Swinton, Kristen Scott Thomas and Kylie, will take place at BEV.)

With a stellar panel, chaired by Kathryn Ferguson, including Vogue Art Director and Test Mag founder Jaime Perlman, art critic Francesca Gavin, artist/illustrator Julie Verhoeven, artist Katerina Jebb and film-maker Ruth Hogben, Fashion Loves Film: Art and Commerce promises an evening of fashion film delights and much-needed conversation. If it’s one you’d like to join, book now – tickets are going like hot cakes!

Fashion Loves Film: Art and Commerce takes place on Wednesday, March 9, 6pm at NFT1, BFI, London. Advance booking recommended. part of the annual Bird’s Eye View Film Festival, which celebrates. promotes and supports women film-makers.


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