Curly Tail Productions conceptualizes and produces literature-related documentaries, events and museum installations. Specializing in English country house experiences, recent projects include three short films and two museum period room installations highlighting Jane Austen and the 200th anniversary of Jane Austen’s novel, Emma.

  • The Jane Austen Society of North America held its Annual General Meeting in Louisville, Kentucky in October 2015.  With over eight hundred people in attendance, this conference hosted a variety of interesting lectures and social activities.  This film captures the essence of why so many attendees from around the globe...
  • In Hampshire County, England, two institutions work hard to keep Jane Austen and other early women writers’ work alive and relevant.  Chawton House Library, the former home of Jane Austen’s wealthy brother, Edward Austen Knight, today houses a rare book collection for scholarly research while a short walk down the...
  • When the Minneapolis Institute of Art (Mia) initiated changes to two of its period rooms, Curly Tail Productions was there to create the Jane Austen Reading Room and Emma room.  These rooms represent a new concept in museum period room display in which the museum visitor can sit, be comfortable...

Curly Tail Productions has over 16 years of experience producing corporate and private exhibits and events. Most recent projects include “A Country House Weekend” held in Hertfordshire England with experiences related to early 19th-century novelist, Lady Caroline Lamb. The weekend included traditional English country sport, fine dining and even a séance on a stormy night.

Other events include an elegant tea party in Minneapolis to announce the opening of the Jane Austen Reading Room and Emma Room at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. Designed to increase awareness and promote the period room project, guests enjoyed traditional English tea with lunch while listening to a presentation by renowned tea expert, Jane Pettigrew.


Review of the Jane Austen Reading Room and the Emma Room, along with MPR radio interview, Mia blogs, Regency World Magazine articles, a review by Minnesota Monthly and a mention in Vogue and more.


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