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  • Zuby Ahmed

    Programme & Creative Director Video Game Design & Production

    Zuby is a seasoned game developer and manager, with a career spanning over 20 years, 15 years of which have been focused within the Games Industry. Starting as a freelance writer for Edge , Zuby went onto work for Digital Image Design , Warthog Games , and EA Games . In 2006 Zuby founded SmashMouth Games (SMG), with a...

  • Sion Lenton

    Course Director

    Sion Lenton is the Course Director for Ba (Hons) Video Game Design and Ba (Hons) Video Game Digital Art for the Games Film and Animation School at Birmingham City University. In addition he also teaches Game Design & Production at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. Prior to joining BCU, Sion taught Game Design at the...

  • Shaun Magher

    Course Director BA (Hons) Digital Animation, BA (Hons) Video Game Digital Art and MA Feature Film Development

    Shaun has spent 30 years working as a Director, Creative Director and Animation Director within the UK and International Film and Television industries. A graduate from St Martins school of Art (1985) and the National Film and Television school (1989). Shaun’s work spans Feature films, TV series, commercials, station branding...

  • Frank Mannion

    Senior Lecturer Film Distribution and Marketing / Movie Producer, Swipe Films

    Frank Mannion runs the award-winning production, sales and distribution company, Swipe Films. The company has built up a valuable library of over 25 films, winning over 100 awards at major festivals around the world, including the Cannes and Sundance Film Festivals. Frank Mannion's movies include: 'Get Lucky' starring...

  • Alan McQueen

    Specialist Lecturer Film Business

    Alan McQueen has spent the last 30 years working with the most important and influential UK film companies. He started his career in the film and home entertainment industry in 1983 with MSD Holdings. He then joined Palace Pictures, headed by Nik Powell and Steve Woolley. Palace Pictures were the most inventive, influential and...

  • Professor Xavier Mendik

    Institutional Lead for the BCU Film Futures/BFI Partnership | Director of BCU Film Futures | Professor of Cult Cinema Studies

    Xavier Mendik  is a Professor of Cult Cinema Studies at Birmingham City University, where he also runs the annual  Cine-Excess  International Film Festival ( www.cine-excess.co.uk ). He is the author, editor and co-editor of nine volumes on cult cinema traditions, including  Bodies of Desire and Bodies in Distress:...

  • Eugenio Triana

    Course Director MA Film Distribution and Marketing

    Eugenio Triana is the course director for Film Futures, the Marketing and Distribution course for Birmingham City University. He has worked in all areas of the film industry and his personal interest is in new developments in technology for film production and distribution. Current: Teaches the Contemporary Industry...

  • Rebecca Tullener

    Academic Lead School of Games Film and Animation / Lecturer Film Courses

    Rebecca has a commercial background in web, graphic design and video production, joining Birmingham City University back in 2003 to deliver on European funded projects supporting small businesses with screen-based technologies. The role involved strategizing and overseeing the development of websites and branded content....

  • Professor Valentina Vitali

    Professor in Digital Arts

    Prof. Valentina Vitali is a film historian and theorist. Her research explores the interconnections between aesthetics, history and economics from a comparative perspective. She has published extensively on cinema in South and East Asia, on women’s cinema, and on aspects on Indian visual culture. Valentina teaches film history...

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