Michelle Heighway / International Freelance Filmmaker

Self-Shooting Producer/Director 

Based in West Yorkshire


In October 2022, we announced ENERGY: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT DAMO SUZUKI with a premiere in London and nine screenings across the UK.

Due to a great response, ENERGY is now available to watch exclusively on Vimeo in the UK and Europe!

Link to stream online below:

Following many requests, USA Festivals + Online VOD in the USA will be announced later in 2023!

Thanks for the support everyone.

ENERGY is also available to watch on 21st January in Belfast with *OUT TO LUNCH FESTIVAL 2023*

More details here:

Thanks for your patience as we progress with this journey. ENERGY will be made available to a broader audience as soon as we can.

More info :


Interests :

Documentary/Human condition/Music/Eccentricity/Outsider Artists/Deviation.

Previous Screenings/Films: 

Mr. Somebody? Feature length documentary , premiered at world leading Festival  Sheffield Doc Fest  June 2014.

 Mr. Somebody?  : A i4visuals Production -  In association  with NFTS Film Clinic


Mr. Somebody? also screened at Leeds International Film Festival 2014.


5 Year indie Passion project - Mr. Somebody? has been independently released by Michelle Heighway / i4visuals Productions.


Mr. Somebody? can be purchased on this site or via Vinyl Tap Records.


Currently looking for a world wide distributor/ online platform. Currently considered creating indie online platform.


 Freelance Photography....

 I have had my images published via Redwood Publishing, MixMag, Look,Orion Books, DIY Magazine ,  The, , Glamour, MyDaily and ,  etc.

Freelance Filmmaker......

I have had work broadcast via Channel 4 , 40D via, Choon TV and world wide via 


Film Festival Screenings


Sheffield Doc Fest

Leeds International Film Festival

Mr. Somebody?

"Mr Somebody? is a very humorous yet occasionally deeply moving home-grown tale". Bring the Noise



Energy : A Documentary about Damo Suzuki

Doc' n Roll Film Festival 2022 - 9 Cities /

Sound Watch 2022



Melbourne Documentary Film Festival July 2023

Musikfilm Festivalen @ DFI Copenhagen - 19th Sept 8:45pm 2023

July 10th / OXFORD - ENERGY: A Documentary about Damo Suzuki - The Ultimate Picture Palace

The Carlton Club Manchester /6 June / Energy: A Documentary about Damo Suzuki + Live Online Q&A (Zoom Chat) with Damo Suzuki



Experimental film screenings.....

2008 BBC Bigger Picture , Manchester Exchange, Portobello Film Festival, Filmonik


I syndicate my images via a photo agency also. For more info please e-mail me @!/JManglewurzel 

(Independent Documentary Directed by Michelle Heighway)