Dalia Neis graduated from FAMU (Academy of Photography and Film) in Prague, Czech Republic in 2000. Since then she has been living and working in London and Berlin. Aside from making films, she writes and lectures on cinema history across a variety of colleges and universities in the UK. She co-founded ‘The Haunted Screen’, a moving image collective that functions as both a travelling cinema, and as a forum, which critically engages with the magical properties of film. She has also co-curated impromptu screenings and readings at the Calder Bookshop in London in collaboration with John Calder – first time British publisher of ‘Naked Lunch’, and ‘Tropic of Cancer’.