Michael Achtman’s work spans photography, film & video, and live art. His most recent short film, Awake, won several awards at international film festivals including the Jury Choice Award at Superfest (San Francisco) and Special Mention and Festival Director's Awards at Look & Roll (Basel).
He frequently collaborates with Deaf and disabled artists, and his work explores accessible practice and distribution. He recently designed and delivered a workshop on Accessible Filmmaking at FilmFest Dresden.
He is an associate director at filmpro, a digital arts organisation supporting the work of excluded and underrepresented communities.
FilmFest Dresden - April 2017
London Art Fair - (with Bow Arts and Nunnery Gallery) - January 2017
Breaking Down Barriers, Moscow - November 2016
Superfest International Disability Film Festival, San Francisco - Oct 2016
Bow Open - Nunnery Gallery - June - August 2016
The Artists Return - filmpro - April 2015
Michael's Shorts - filmpro - Nov 2014