Staff Profiles: Film Production

Fiona Curran

Fiona Curran

Academic Subject Leader in Film, TV and Animation

Film and Television

I am a film maker who works experimentally with sound, film and poetry.

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.

Adam Batchelor

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. 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 internationally award-winning film director and producer, Lindsey started out in TV documentary (Channel 4, BBC, History Channel) then moved into independent cinema. She has produced and directed Emmy®-winning shorts and features that have won at Sundance and the Webbys, been shortlisted for Oscar nomination, and broadcast on Netflix, PBS, BBC and others.

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.

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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.