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Mike Parker

Senior Lecturer in Film Production

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. Chevron icon

Biography

I am a multi-award winning producer and have been working in the industry for 35 years. I have produced the acclaimed documentaries Goddodin and Silent Village, the most popular programme ever in Wales, Satellite City, the international hit, A Mind to Kill and the feature films Rancid Aluminium, I Know You Know and 7Lives. I also produced award winning radio programming and the Royal Court production of Gas Station Angel.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons): Film, TV and Video, London College of Printing, 1987
  • PGCE: Post Compulsary Education, University of Wales, Newport, 2010

Awards

BAFTA Cymru Best Film (I Know You Know, 2008), Best Short Film (Ediths Finger, 2000), TV Series (Satellite City, 1998)

Spirit of the fesival award Celtic film festival (Silent Village)

Sony award Radio series Runner up (Satellite City)

Teaching & Research

Teaching

Development; Pre-/post-production; Financing; Distribution; Production Management and Acounting; Scheduling; Budgeting; Packaging; Documentary Production; Drama Production; Film Industry Structure; Contracts and Entertainment Law; Creative producing

Publications

More publications from Mike Parker can be found in the Research Repository.

External responsibilities

Mike Parker has a slate of projects in development and production. He is currently financing his latest feature film Here be Monsters and is overseeing the Random Acts Projects with Calling the Shots

External examining

ALT Tutor Central Film School