Paul Copperwaite is a writer and author of Pop Charts, the much-loved predecessor to Movie Charts. Also featuring contributions from people who couldn't help but doodle during Gone With the Wind.
Jason Ford's lifelong obsession with comic books and French 'Bande Dessinee' informs the line work within his images. His illustrations have been featured in Esquire, The Economist, The New York Times, Nickelodeon and The Guardian. He lives in London.
Reginald D. Hunter
Reginald D. Hunter travelled to the UK from his home in Albany, Georgia (USA), aged 27 to study at RADA. He switched to stand-up comedy after doing his first gig as a dare for £10, and is now a well-loved and established figure of British comedy. His 3-part documentary for BBC2, Songs of the South, about the music of the Southern States of America, aired to critical acclaim in Spring 2015.
Maria Qamar, otherwise known as Hatecopy (@hatecopy) is an artist living and working in Toronto. She was raised a first generation Canadian in a traditional South Asian home where a job in the arts was typically looked down upon as an "unstable career path." Soon after realizing there was no other option, she fought to pursue the arts anyway and started her Instagram account Hatecopy (63k followers) in February 2015, illustrating the hilarious insights of diaspora culture and the significance of Aunties in Indian culture.
Royston Weeks OBE, FRSA
Royston Weeks was born in Dagenham and ran away as quickly as possible. He attended the Slade School of Art and in 1966 became Director of the Pretentious Gallery, Soho. He has been a noted TV art critic since the early 1980s, presenting acclaimed series including Splat! How To Comprehend Incomprehensible Art (1986) and All Balls - A Critic's Guide to Contemporary Art Criticism (1993).