Jane is Principal Lecturer for BA Television Production and a member of the Centre for Research and Education in Arts and Media (CREAM) at the University of Westminster. She has been researching the Nigerian Film and Video industry for the last five years and has made six documentaries in Nigeria.
She co-founded the production company After Image in 1979, directing, editing and series editing the majority of the company’s productions. An early success was the Arts Magazine programme Alter Image which ran for three series on Channel 4. The programmes received a number of international awards as well as having seasons devoted to the company’s work at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. In 1989 The Greatest Show On Earth was the official entry of Channel 4 to the Montreux Television festival. The After Image production The Empress won the Royal Television Society best production design award and a special mention at the prestigious IMZ Opera Screen.
Other productions include The Score, a classical music magazine series for BBC2, Camera an opera written specially for television, 2 documentaries for the Discovery Channel, and several performance collaborations commissioned be the Arts Council, Channel 4 and BBC2. Most recently she has directed and produced three documentaries made Nigeria, a drama and a short film ‘JOY, IT’S NINA’ currently showing in film festivals round the world.
Siubhan (Shu) Richmond
Bob is one of the UK’s visionary directors. A BAFTA award winner with Recluse his work has been described as exquisite, intriguing, and beautifully crafted. Bob is a visiting lecturer in the School of Media, Arts and Design. He mostly teaches Documentary Production for 2nd and 3rd year students, and on occasions Creative Video.
Bob has worked in the film and television for a number of years, mostly as a Producer/Director, making documentaries, dramas, and drama/docs. Subjects include aspects of the arts, history and science. During his career he has been a lecturer at a number of institutions – and has taught at Westminster University for about seven years.
Outside of Westminster Bob pursues his career as an independent producer/director.
Have a look at Bob’s website here.
Clive is a Visiting Lecturer at the University of Westminster on the BA Television Production Course and teaches the 1st Year TV Camerawork module and the TV Lighting module. He is also involved in the 1st Year Drama project and runs a number of specialist camerawork and lighting master classes for the 2nd and 3rd Year students.
Clive is also a freelance Director of Photography/Lighting Director. He works on a wide spectrum of Broadcast and Corporate Television Productions from TV Drama, including such popular series as Holby City, Casualty, Bad Girls and The Bill; Live Music OB’s filming artists and bands such as Coldplay, Queen, Dizze Rascal, Justin Bieber, Oasis, Katy Perry and Jessie J to name but a few; Documentaries that have taken him from such extremes as several kilometres underground in a South African gold mine to 200m in the air above the Swiss Alps in a microlite aircraft, as well as Commercials and Corporate Training/Communication video’s for clients such as BT, Volvo, O2, PWC, Sony, BMW, McDonalds, VISA and many more.
In between this Clive enjoys windsurfing, hiking and is involved in woodland conservation.
Sharon’s involves looking after the day-to-day running of the TV studio, training students to use the studio kit, lighting studio exercises and shows, giving advice on programme production and set design, making sure health and safety guidelines are followed, and maintaining kit.
Sharon started out in the industry as a Runner at LWT, became a Technical Operator for an MoD contractor, and worked in various technical and production roles, including: Camera Operator, Vision-Mixer, Floor manager, VT Editor, Production Co-ordinator, and Facilities Manager. Highlights have included a 2-week trip to Oman – vision-mixing at gunpoint for the Sultan, and signing the ‘Official Secrets Act’ 3 times!
Sharon’s hobbies include: cooking, writing comedy, travelling, and spending time with my Yorkshire Terrier, Geordie. I’m particularly interested in ancient civilsations, the paranormal and conspiracies.
Aaron is the post-production technician here at the University of Westminster. As a Video Technologies Specialist, it is Aaron’s role to provide.
Training and Support to courses in the School of Media, Arts & Design. Aaron provides training in post-production and effects-related software, as well as advising on High Definition video workflows. In 2007 he was awarded a Teaching & Learning Fellowship, for his work on integrating video technology training into course programs.
Aaron has specialist experience supporting animation and chroma-key studios and related post-production practices, and has worked previously in video editing, specialising in video compression. He is also a practicing artist and produces work relating to the history of imaging technologies, retro video gaming, and inventing hybrid media and imaging devices.