The above video explains the relationship between neurodivergence and cinematic methodology. This introductory analysis explores the relationship between neurodivergent conditions, such as dyslexia, and some of our most celebrated Auteurs within Cinema Industry. We have found this strong relationship links neurodivergent traits and cinematic methodology and has lead us to believe that neurodivergent cognitive functioning is a necessity in creating innovative cinema.

Dyslexic and Neurodivergent storymakers have a strong heritage in narrative and non-linear art history. This analysis of cinematic history features some work by the following neurodivergent filmmakers… Steven Spielberg, Alfred Hitchcock, George Lucas, Steve McQueen, Tim Burton, Stanley Kubrick, Quentin Tarantino, MartinScorsese, Orson Welles, Guy Ritchie, Ridley Scott, Michael Bay, Woody Allen, Spike Lee, David Lynch, Billy Wilder, Charlie Chaplin, David Lean, Francis Ford Coppola, Nicolas Winding Refn, Zack Snyder, Guy Ritchie, Sylvester Stallone, Joe Wright, Walt Disney, JF Lawton, Alejandro Iñárritu and Jim Jarmusch. This is just a small list of artists that share neurodivergence as their commonality, and as their genius.

The UK’s education system has belittled and undervalued the neurodivergent community for centuries. Cuts to education in the arts, craft and music, lead by the worship of academia and the mythical neurotypical are destroying our young storymakers.  See for details