Phil Stubbs

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About Phil Stubbs

Phil Stubbs has written a large number of articles on film over the last twenty years. He has interviewed actors such as Andrew Garfield and Sanjeev Bhaskar; filmmakers such as Terry Gilliam and Richard Lester; and other award-winning individuals from the film industry such as composer George Fenton and editor Mick Audsley. He has reported on location for the last five feature films by Gilliam.

Phil interviews Terry Gilliam following a film screening at the Cornerhouse in Manchester


Online publications:
> Editor, Dreams: the Terry Gilliam fanzine (since 1997), which has been featured in a number of newspapers and magazines such as The Guardian, Radio Times, and Entertainment Weekly
> Writer and editor of the official website for the BAFTA-nominated documentary feature Lost in La Mancha

Books and Magazines:
> Gilliam on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas by Phil Stubbs. A chapter within Terry Gilliam Interviews edited by David Sterritt and Lucille Rhodes. Published by University Press of Mississippi, 2004.
> In Conversation with Lucy Darwin by Phil Stubbs. In New Producer magazine No. 75, August 2002
> Terry Gilliam Strikes Back!, an eight page interview and Tideland location report in Crossroads magazine, December 2004 (in French)

Phil’s work has been referenced in a number of books:
> Terry Gilliam: el Soñador Rebelde, by Jordi Costa and Sergi Sánchez. Published by Eusadiko Filmategia, 1998
> Terry Gilliam, by John Ashbrook. Published by Pocket Essentials, 2000
> Lowside of the Road: A Life of Tom Waits, by Barney Hoskyns. Published by Faber & Faber, 2010
> Terry Gilliam, by Peter Marks. Published by Manchester University Press, 2009
> Tom Waits on Tom Waits: Interviews and Encounters, edited by Paul Maher. Published by Aurum Press Ltd, 2011
> Masters of the Grotesque: The Cinema of Tim Burton, Terry Gilliam, the Coen Brothers and David Lynch, by Schuy R. Weishaar. Published by McFarland & Co Inc, 2012
> Everything I Ever Needed to Know About * I Learned from Monty Python, by Brian Cogan and Jeff Massey. Published by St Martin’s Press in 2014
> Brazil by Paul McAuley. Published by BFI Publishing, 2014
> The Holy Grail on Film: Essays on the Cinematic Quest By Kevin J. Harty. Published by McFarland & Co Inc, 2015

Phil wrote extensive production notes for the 2013 feature film The Zero Theorem. This document was translated into several languages and use to promote the picture around the world. Phil also conducted video interviews for The Zero Theorem, which were included as extras on the DVD/Blu-Ray release.

Phil studied Film Journalism with the British Film Institute, and was awarded a Postgraduate Certificate with Distinction.