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John Maxwell

John Maxwell

Telephone: 0151 231 4850




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, Grabham C. 2019. Ace of Spies 1 Babyface Books. UK 9781793877079 >Link >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 >Public Url


Maxwell J, Young J. 2019. The Futurist Podcast Maxwell J. >Link >Public Url

Maxwell JP. The Be All & End All Film >Link


2018. Damascus

2016. Violet City >Public Url

2010. The Be All & End All >Public Url

2009. Northern Cowboys

2007. Don't Worry About Me >Public Url

Journal article

Maxwell JP. 2016. DIGITAL, The Quiet Revolution in Filmmaking from Script to Screen. A case study called VIOLET CITY Avanca Cinema 2015,

Internet publication

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

Conference publication

Maxwell JP. Edge Hill University Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange jukes A. Creative Animation Knowledge Exchange >Link

Maxwell JP. Violet City - Into Moving Pictures Forthcoming, C21 Brighton Writes >Link


Maxwell JP, morrissey D. Don't Worry About Me >Link

Maxwell JP. The Be All and End All >Link

Maxwell J, Grabham C. 23C >Link >Public Url


Engagement & Impact



Industrial connections:

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

Media Coverage:,,, International, national and local coverage of Violet City film, Variety magazine review of The Be All and End All, 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,, Red carpet Premiere - Don't Worry About Me, The Be All and End All review - Rotten Tomatoes, David Morrissey talks to Jason Solomons on Don't Worry About Me

Membership of professional bodies: