John Maxwell

Liverpool Screen School


Spanish - Latin American


2003, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, Masters

Academic appointments

Visiting Lecturer, Edge Hill University, 2015 - present
Programme Leader, SAE, 2014 - present
Visiting Lecturer, Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts, 2013 - present
Senior Lecturer, Creative Writing, Liverpool John Moores University, 2006 - present

Highlighted publications


Maxwell J, Young J. 2019. The Futurist Podcast Maxwell J. Author Url Publisher Url

Maxwell JP. The Be All & End All Film Author Url

Books (authored)

Maxwell JP, Grabham C. 2019. Ace of Spies 1 Babyface Books 9781793877079 Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Grabham C, Maxwell JP. 2017. 23rd Century A Technoir Tale Createspace Independent Publishing Platform 9781979041454 Public Url

Maxwell JP. AVANCA | CINEMA 2015 Avanca Film Festival. Avanca, Portugal 978-989-96858-6-4 Publisher Url


2018. Damascus

Maxwell JP. 2016. Violet City Public Url

Maxwell JP. 2010. The Be All & End All Public Url

2009. Northern Cowboys

Maxwell JP. 2007. Don't Worry About Me Publisher Url Public Url

Internet publication

Maxwell JP, jackson DA. 2015. The official Website for the film VIOLET CITY, directed by JP Maxwell and Written by DA Jackson Author Url Publisher Url

Conference publication

Maxwell JP. Edge Hill University Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange jukes A. Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange Author Url Publisher Url

Maxwell JP. Violet City - Into Moving Pictures Forthcoming, C21 Brighton Writes Author Url

Maxwell JP. DIGITAL, The Quiet Revolution in Filmmaking from Script to Screen. A case study called VIOLET CITY Avanca Cinema 2015, AVANCA | CINEMA 2015 International Conference Cinema – Art, Technology, Communication :28-35 Public Url


Maxwell JP, Grabham C. 23C Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Maxwell JP. The Be All and End All Author Url

Media Coverage:

David Morrissey talks about Don't Worry About Me at the 2009 BFI Times London Film Festival

The BFI Time London Film Festival - Don't Worry About Me

Variety magazine review of The Be All and End All

The Be All and End All review - Rotten Tomatoes

David Morrissey talks to Jason Solomons on Don't Worry About Me

International, national and local coverage of Violet City film

Red carpet Premiere - Don't Worry About Me

Membership of professional bodies:




Industrial connections:

Tubedale Films, Don't Worry About Me, The Be All & End All,