I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.
From its inception in 2008, I was Head of Production, Lecturer in Production Business of Media at The Red Sea Institute of Cinematic Art in Jordan. I was hired by the former Dean of the American Film Institute, and the Dean of the University of Southern California Film School (the only European lecturer).
In 2010 The Hollywood Reporter named RSICA as "one of the World's Top Ten Film Schools outside of the USA".
My MBA students take on leading production roles & produce projects filmed in the region,
Since 2016 I have been Senior Lecturer Producing at the Film & TV School Wales, University of South Wales, Cardiff.
I was an early adopter of Movie Magic software, after working for Full Moon Productions (Los Angeles) in Romania in 1993. Subsequently I used their software on the productions I ran in both film and television.
Since 2003 I have provided training in Movie Magic Scheduling & Budgeting to major British Film & TV companies, freelance Assistant Directors, Production Managers, Line Producers, Production Accountants and Heads of Production.
The organisations for whom I have trained for include. BECTU London, CULT Cymru (BECTU Wales Training Provider), Cyfle, Sgil Cymru and MovieSoft. I have trained in film schools like International Film School Wales and NFTS Short Course Unit.
I am currently preparing a new course in Movie Magic Budgeting 8, and moving my courses online. I can be booked directly via the website, or through MovieSoft.
I also run courses in Final Draft 11, for Writers, Script Departments and Production Departments. A recent client was BBC Scotland's Children's Department.
For further details on the Film & TV Software training courses I run, please visit the website by clicking the "Software Training Courses" Link below..
I have over twenty five years of experience as an Assistant Director, Production Manager and Line Producer for feature films & TV dramas, on four continents. I have experience with significant SFX, stunt and hazardous shooting.
I am NEBOSH qualified in Health and Safety. (an all industries certification in the UK).
I conduct Health & Safety Vetting and Monitoring of Companies and Productions for Training Providers and Universities.
I am the Prevent Link for Faculty of Creative Industries at The University of South Wales.