Staff Profiles: Media Production

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James Dalby

James Dalby

Academic Course Leader in Media Production

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Transmedia is my thing, I’m fascinated by storytelling across platforms and new ways to engage audiences. I’m currently excited by mobile production tech. and new ideas in cinematic VR, and I’m always trying to find new ways to push boundaries.

Jason Griffiths

Jason Griffiths

Academic Course Leader for Radio

Film, Radio, Television and Media

English and Creative Writing

I started out in community radio, working with a team to develop the station, its output and broadcasters. My teaching focuses on creative content and understanding listener communities.

Bryan Panks

Bryan Panks

Academic Course Leader for Animation

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Art and Design

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!

Jeremy Power

Jeremy Power

Academic Course Leader for Film and Television (Top up)

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Before joining this university I worked for BBC TV in London for over 20 years. For most of that time I was a post-production editor working on a very wide range of programmes from Blue Peter and Top of the Pops, to Match of the Day.

Dr. Justin Crouch

Dr. Justin Crouch

Senior Lecturer in Media Theory

Film, Radio, Television and Media

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.

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Dr. Robin Griffiths

Senior Lecturer in Film Studies

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Performing Arts and Play

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.

Julia Hayball

Julia Hayball

Senior Lecturer in Radio

Film, Radio, Television and Media

Radio is magic - it can bring me to tears, have me howling with laughter or dancing around my kitchen. I’m passionate about music, storytelling and creating pictures with sound and radio provides all of that.

Andrew Lansley

Andrew Lansley

Senior Lecturer in Music

Music

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I have always been fascinated by sound, recording and editing audio is an incredible way to work creatively.

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Dr. Gerry Moorey

Lecturer in Media

Film, Radio, Television and Media

I'm excited by ideas - new ways of understanding the world around us and our place in it as embodied beings.

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Dr. Steven Roberts

Senior Lecturer in Animation/VFX

Film, Radio, Television and Media

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

Film, Radio, Television 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, Radio, Television and Media

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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Simon Turner

Senior Lecturer in Music

Music

Performing Arts and Play

Music has always been a huge passion for me, which has led to a career spanning more than 24 years as a composer, writer, producer and educator.