Staff Profiles: Tracy Symonds

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Staff Profile: Tracy Symonds
Senior Lecturer in Media and School Senior Tutor

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Tracy Symonds

Senior Lecturer in Media and School Senior Tutor

Film and Television

Tracy's research interests focus on writing for the screen, specifically adaptation, as well as the process of script development and the screenwriting business.


Tracy has developed a career which balances film making and film education. She has developed and produced short films, worked at film festivals and served as a script advisor. She has taught Media and Film Studies in further education and higher education. She has supervised undergraduate and postgraduate study in Film Theory. She is currently the Senior Tutor for the School of Media, as well as teaching about the film industry and writing for the screen.


Award Title Institution Date
BA (Hons) Film and Literature University of Warwick 1985
PGCHE Postgraduate Certificate in Further and Higher Education University of Wolverhampton 1995
MA Histories of Art and Design University of Central England 1995


Nominated in Student Led Teaching Awards 2015 for Best Academic Feedback

Teaching and research


Film Studies, Film Industry, Writing for the Screen.


Undergraduate, Postgraduate