Staff Profiles: Film Production

Tom Bradshaw

Tom Bradshaw

Senior Lecturer and Academic Course Leader in Sports Journalism

Journalism

I love the excitement of covering live events and rubbing shoulders with some of the big names in the sporting world. I specialise in using digital media to cover live sporting events, and I'm also really interested in sports journalism ethics.

Bryan Panks

Bryan Panks

Academic Course Leader for Animation

Film and Television

Art

I have loved animation ever since I can remember, so a chance to work in the animation industry and to teach animation is just a joy!

Mike Parker

Mike Parker

Academic Course Leader for Film Production

Film and Television

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.

Paul Wiltshire

Paul Wiltshire

Academic Course Leader and Senior Lecturer in Journalism

Journalism

I’ve been a journalist for more than 30 years, working in the regional press across the west. I’ve built up a wealth of knowledge and experience in reporting, law and politics, mixing traditional skills with the latest digital techniques.

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Adam Batchelor

Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

I am a director and writer, with a particular passion for regional and character driven stories. As well as writing and directing my own film work, I have vast experience working as a First AD, running sets on other productions, as well as shooting music videos, commercials and promos. I am an active filmmaker and enjoy sharing and drawing upon my own experiences, in order to help the development of my students.

Dr. Jonathan Cable

Dr. Jonathan Cable

Lecturer in Sport Journalism

Journalism

Jonathan is a Lecturer in Sport Journalism at the University of Gloucestershire. He joined from Cardiff University where he was a lecturer and researcher. He Holds a PhD in Journalism Studies from Cardiff University. His research interests and publications lie in football culture, protest, sport media, and journalism.

Dr. Justin Crouch

Dr. Justin Crouch

Senior Lecturer in Media Theory

Film and Television

Like every dedicated nerd, I have been passionate about animation since childhood. It is everything one could want as an art and entertainment form, and it is only getting more so. Teaching its history, forms and genres is a pleasure.

Lindsey Dryden

Lindsey Dryden

Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

An award-winning film Director and Creative Producer. After starting out in television documentary, I began making independent films for cinema. Selected for 50+ festivals incl. Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and Sheffield Doc/Fest, her work has broadcast on Netflix, BBC, Channel 4, PBS, Tate Modern and Vogue.com.

Rob Griffiths - English Lecturer

Dr. Robin Griffiths

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies

Literary and Critical Studies

What I love most about teaching is the opportunity to introduce students to films that not only challenge them to rethink what cinema is now, but more importantly, what it could be in the future.

Ian Hepworth

Ian Hepworth

Academic Course Leader in Film Studies

Literary and Critical Studies

My love for film is rooted in the youthful years I spent watching 1980s action cinema, especially the Rocky series. This continues to this day with my love for a wide range of sports films and action cinema from around the world.

Dean Humphreys

Dean Humphreys

Senior Film Production Lecturer

Film and Television

Absurdly lucky to have worked in the Film and TV industry with some remarkable people who have made it challenging, interesting and great fun.

Nic Morris

Nic Morris

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

Nic Morris, BSC is a Senior Lecturer who brings to students his professional experience as Director of Photography on award winning films, such as Firelight, directed by William Nicholson, which won the San Sebastian Silver Seashell for Best Cinematography, and was nominated for the prestigious BSC Best Cinematography award.

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Rachel Plant

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

I am a lecturer and film-maker, with a love of film, its form and meaning.

Dr. Steven Roberts

Dr. Steven Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Animation/VFX

Film and Television

Having worked for a number of years in the animation and vfx industry, it is my pleasure to now pass on the knowledge gained from this experience to a new generation of animation and vfx professionals.

Jack Ruskin

Jack Ruskin

Lecturer in Interactive Media and Media Production

Music and Media

I lecture across design and interactive media with an interest in mediating technology and ubiquitous computing and the implications for media and arts practitioners.

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Tracy Symonds

Senior Lecturer in Media and School Senior Tutor

Film and Television

I am passionately interested in storytelling, and how screen stories are told and made. I have developed film scripts through to production and am very experienced in teaching screenwriting.

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Rachel Tillotson

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

I am a BAFTA winning filmmaker with extensive short film and TV directing experience. I trained as an actress, have directed Theatre and have an MA in Film Direction from the Royal College of Art.

Paul Zinder

Paul Zinder

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

Film and Television

I've taught, made films and have published various essays for many years. I really enjoy working with students to help them develop their own unique talents.