Faith Everard is a Melbourne-based writer, a student of film and a keen cinephile. She is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Arts at The University of Melbourne. She is also the Producer and Editor of the podcast for the film criticism show Plato’s Cave on 3RRR (102.7 FM) weekly. The programme is hosted by film critics Thomas CaldwellCerise HowardAlexandra Heller-Nicholas, and Emma Westwood.

Faith was a participant in the 2017 MIFF Critics Campus, where she enjoyed writing film criticism in a live festival setting and was mentored by The Monthly’s music and arts critic Anwen Crawford. As a film critic, Faith has written for 4:3, the MIFF Blog and the ABC Online. She has also interviewed filmmaker Gillian Armstrong, and has forthcoming writing appearing in Senses of Cinema and Cinemaniacs Presents.

Faith became a passionate film-goer and lover of horror at an early age, probably because she accidentally watched Watership Down aged four. She revels in meticulously analysing every detail of a scene. She is strongly committed to the idea of independent, unique film criticism, which she aims to present here on The Fourth Wall.