Fox Fisher

Fox Fisher is an artist, film-maker and campaigner. After taking part in Channel 4’s My Transsexual Summer, he set up My Genderation and has made 50+ short films on gender identity, with Lewis Hancox. Their film ‘Tayler’ won BBC Fresh and was broadcast in 2015. My Trans Story is 8 short films, created with All About Trans for Channel 4 in 2015.  Fox also co-created 8 short films on trans issues for the NHS, commissioned by GIRES, promoted by NHS Choices.  Fox promotes trans matters through appearances on television: ITV This Morning Breakfast TV (2011), BBC Inside Out (2012), Arte Europa (2013) BBC Victoria Derbyshire (2016). He is an advisor to All About Trans, co-created 25 short films for their Patchwork project and facilitated interactions with BBC, Daily Mail, The Sun & The Observer, to discuss representation in media.

As director of Lucky Tooth Films, Fox made Vicky Beeching’s ‘coming out’ video, comedy Heartichoke and recently worked with Will Young on music video Brave Man, casting a trans lead. Fox plays the role of Jake Greenleaf  (a gay transman) in Radio 4’s book adaptations of Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City (2016). Fox also co-created the Trans Acting course / Royal Central School of Speech & Drama, is one of the script consultants for BBC Eastenders’, trans character Kyle (2016). He is Patron for LGBT Switchboard, FTM Wales & ‘Ties To Love’, Co-creator of Children’s book: Are You A Boy Or Are You A Girl? with Sarah Savage, and Co-creator of Trans Pride Brighton (2013+). In 2014 he spoke at Tedx Brighton, the same year that University of Brighton made him a ‘Brighton Titan’.  Fox is acknowledged on The Independent’s Rainbow List for their work in film and in the community (2014 – 2016) and was recently listed on Huffington Post ‘9 Inspirational Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Men Who Are Redefining Masculinity’.

Fox is co-leading the Media Studies lesson with Film and Media Studies lecturer Jo Shah at 1.30 – 2.30pm.