Michael Achtman is a filmmaker, writer and digital artist whose work explores inclusive practice and distribution.
Since 2003, Michael has collaborated with numerous deaf and disabled artists in film, theatre, and live arts projects. His award-winning short film, Awake, starring two blind actors, screened at international film festivals and is available on BFI Player as part of Disabled Britain on Film. He is currently working on two new shorts and a feature film.
Michael has extensive experience designing access for artists and audiences, and has delivered workshops on accessible practice in the UK, Canada, Germany, Switzerland and Brazil. He is an associate artist at filmpro, a London-based digital arts collective.