Author: J. L. Pichelski

  • Nirvana Mall

    While in lockdown, I took part in a 24 hour playwriting challenge organised by Emberfly Theatre. The theme they gave us was ‘Utopia’. I had 12 hours to write a short monologue based around that theme before it was given to an actor to perform on camera. My monologue, Nirvana Mall, was performed by Hannah…

  • New Header Image

    Since I came out as transgender, I’ve felt that my old header image by Abbigayle Bircham no longer fit who I am as a person, so I’ve had a new banner which I commissioned from artist and video game developer Alayna Butterfly. (@fluttergirly on Twitter) I really liked the original consept and I’m glad that…

  • Sam: A Short Film by J. B. Pichelski & Abbigayle Bircham

    This short film has been in the works for a very long time, but I’m excited to finally release it online. It tells the story of Sam, an amateur photographer who discovers a world of new and magical subjects to photograph. I made it with artist and filmmaker Abbigayle Bircham between 2015 and 2017.

  • [SM] Space Age Love Songs @ The Two Brewers

    For the last few weeks, I’ve been working with this lovely and inclusive group of people on a unique little show, partly during the Camden Fringe Festival where it was nominated for an Offie award. Space Age Love Songs by TL Wiswell is a jukebox dance and theatre show with drag performances, LGBTQ+ romance and…

  • Scenic Reality Production Shots

    I’m really happy with how our 2019 Camden Fringe production of Scenic Reality has turned out. We’ve all been working so hard to bring this show to the stage and I’m really proud of our cast for putting so much work into realising their characters. This is definitely not the last we’ll be working on…

  • Scenic Reality is Coming to The Camden Fringe!

    Ever since Scenic Reality was performed as a very successful rehearsed reading at The Hope Theatre last year, Samantha and I have been really excited about giving the show a proper run. I can now announce that that time has arrived! Scenic Reality is coming to The Hen & Chickens Theatre this August as part…

  • A Brief Announcement Regarding My Gender

    I hate my assigned gender. I always have. I considered posting a video for this but in the end it seemed like emotional overkill considering I’m not a very well known person and I already made a video explaining this to the people I know personally. I’ve always hated being seen as male and have…

  • Old World

    Here’s a little game I made over a couple of days. I made it using the Môsi game engine. You can play it on itch.io or in the box below. Use the arrow keys to control the character.

  • Thousand Year Dawn (Marcel) by John Gerrard

    This is a single frame from a digital art piece called Thousand Year Dawn (Marcel), by digital artist John Gerrard. The video I took this image from is a short retrospective on Gerrard’s work by the Tate Modern. (Hence the watermark in the corner) I first found out about John Gerrard when I saw another…

  • [SM] Sholom Aleichem @ The Lion and Unicorn Theatre

    For the next 4 weeks, I will be working on a one-man show called Sholom Aleichem In The Old Country, starring Saul Reichlin at The Lion & Unicorn Theatre in Kentish Town.