Senior Lecturer Film (Directing)

Arts University Bournemouth - Bournemouth Film School / Faculty of Media and Performance / Film

Full time 37 hours per week, permanent

Arts University Bournemouth is the leading professional arts university dedicated to turning creativity into careers. Offering courses in art, design, media and performance, we are passionate about our specialist subjects and dedicated both to education and the creative industries which we serve.

With a history spanning over 50 years, Bournemouth Film School (BFS) sits at the heart of Arts University Bournemouth and brings together the disciplines of film production, animation and VFX.

The BA (Hons) Film Production and MA Film Production courses utilise a specialist award structure modelled on the contemporary film industry and contextualised by a philosophy of practical learning in an academic environment. The courses are developing important links with the new BA (Hons) VFX course, supported by the University’s on-campus relationship with Framestore, and have well established collaborations with courses in Costume, Make-up and Acting.

The Bournemouth Film School at AUB is seeking a film practitioner with skills and experience in Film Directing and its critical study, to teach on our vibrant and established BA (Hons) Film Production and MA Film Production courses.

The successful applicant will have a track record in directing for film and/or broadcast, and will be familiar with current debates about film and broadcast form and location, as well as filmmaking practice internationally. Understanding of current and emerging distribution platforms is desirable, as well as technologies such as green screen. You will have teaching experience in Higher Education.

You will be an enthusiastic practitioner who is able to convey and in depth knowledge of film production to masters and degree level students. You will take responsibility for managing the effective learning of directing students, including setting, supervising and assessing work, as well as contributing to the development of the course curriculum. The Film Subject area has significant plans for developing practice based research, and Arts University Bournemouth offers a range of support for research active staff.

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Closing Date: 7th November 2016
Interview Date: 6th December 2016