UK, EU, South Africa: Berlin based Irish Londoner.
Recent University Lecturer in US film and media at the FU Berlin & Film Professor, Pretoria. Also former Programme Leader Script Lab 5 and Fast Forward at the FilmHaus Frankfurt/Main.
Book author of
1. We, the media.... (Hollywood representations of US broadcast news and Reality TV). (pp, 418) 2. Jacobean Visions: Webster, Hitchcock and Google Culture. (pp. 201). 3. recent publication: Film Mavericks in Action (2017, pp. 334).
2012-2016 Service to the Industry. Book co-editor, project initiator & contributor of 21st Century Film, TV and Media School (pp. 476) for CILECT, The International Association of Film and Television Schools / Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision. As of May 2017: all 33 contributors and 108 schools confirmed the receipt of two copies of the book
Present spec projects blend interests in film and literature and include THE SEMINAR (15 min) and full adaptation of a Joseph Conrad novel.
Academic focus: Teaching, Research: Film Theory, Research Methodology, Screenwriting and Motion Picture Production, Hollywood histories, News Journalism, Media Literacy, Jacobean theatre, educational theory, New Rhetoric.
Graduate of the universities of Keele (BA), London (MA), Mainz (Dr, phil), the London Film School, and the Department of Education, University of Oxford.