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About

Robert J.E. Simpson -
Professional Nostalgist.

Education
Robert was born and brought up in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Following secondary education at Campbell College, he gained a BA Hons degree with first class honours in Film Studies, and an MA in Film and Visual Studies from Queen's University Belfast. He is currently completing a PhD at Trinity College Dublin.

Robert has worked extensively in the arts, education, and archival environments.

Work
As an artist he favours ancient Irish landscapes and megaliths as subject material. A keen photographer, Robert works with 35mm and digital cameras and is developing a number of themed projects. He is an internationally recognised authority on Hammer Films and is currently writing and editing several books on British cinema, and is the Editor-in-Chief of the international magazine Horror Unlimited.

He is regularly engaged in his capacity as a film historian, archivist and critic on a consultation basis, and has been an advisor on brand identity and archival concerns. He has contributed to various documentaries, DVD sleeve notes, television and radio broadcasts.

Robert has worked extensively in adult education and open learning programmes, notably with Queen's University Belfast. He is regularly called upon to give talks and introduce film screenings around the UK and Ireland.

Booking
Robert is available for hire around the world.
To discuss your requirements, commission a piece from him, or to book him for an event you can get in contact here.