Staff Profiles: Bryan Panks

Bryan Panks

Staff Profile: Bryan Panks
Academic Course Leader for Animation

Bryan Panks

Bryan Panks

Academic Course Leader for Animation

Film and Television


At the University of Gloucestershire Bryan is the Academic Course Leader & Senior Lecturer for the Animation BA. Bryan delivers modules in 2D Digital predominantly using TVPaint & Adobe After Effects.


Bryan Panks, Academic Course Leader for the Animation BA, studied Fine Art to BA Level at the Cheltenham School of Art & MA Animation at University of West England. Bryan has had a widely varied career in the visual arts. From designing T-shirts for the Japanese fashion market to co-creating/animating the channel 4 character Max Bear along with animation production & consultation work for BBC, ITV.


Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Fine Art - Printmaking Cheltenham School of Art (GlosCAT) 1984
PGCHE Teaching Post Graduate Certificate University of Gloucestershire 2009
MA Animation University of West of England (UWE) 2014

Teaching and research