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Staff Profile: Mike Parker
Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Mike Parker

Mike Parker

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I began making films with political exiles in London before moving to Wales where I have been based since 1987. I have produced BAFTA award winning documentaries, comedy, drama and feature films.

Telephone: +44 (0)1242 714959 Email: mparker@glos.ac.uk

Biography

I am a multi-award winning producer and have been working in the industry for 35 years. I have produced the acclaimed documentaries Goddodin and Silent Village, the most popular programme ever in Wales, Satellite City, the international hit, A Mind to Kill and the feature films Rancid Aluminium, I Know You Know and 7Lives. I also produced award winning radio programming and the Royal Court production of Gas Station Angel.

Qualifications

Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Film, TV and Video London College of Printing 1987
PGCE Post Compulsary Education University of Wales, Newport 2010

Awards

BAFTA Cymru Best Film (I Know You Know, 2008), Best Short Film (Ediths Finger, 2000), TV Series (Satellite City, 1998)

Spirit of the fesival award Celtic film festival (Silent Village)

Sony award Radio series Runner up (Satellite City)

Teaching and research

Teaching

Development; Pre-/post-production; Financing; Distribution; Production Management and Acounting; Scheduling; Budgeting; Packaging; Documentary Production; Drama Production; Film Industry Structure; Contracts and Entertainment Law; Creative producing

Level

Undergraduate, Postgraduate

External responsibilities

Mike Parker has a slate of projects in development and production. He is currently financing his latest feature film Here be Monsters and is overseeing the Random Acts Projects with Calling the Shots

External examining

ALT Tutor Central Film School