• MFA (Master of Fine Arts), Film, Columbia University, New York
  • BA (Hons) English Literature, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • PGCertHE, Middlesex University
  • film directing and producing
  • screenwriting and script development
  • documentary theory and practice
  • sound design theory and practice
  • truth, ethics and reconstruction in the documentary film
  • sound design, theory and practice
  • the voice in the cinema, theory and practice
  • film and the visual arts, theory and practice
  • Deleuze and film theory
  • neo-formalist and cognitivist film theory and analysis

Current and Past Research Projects

Articles and chapters in edited books:

  • Michael and Gertrud: Art and the Artist in the Films of Carl Theodor Dreyer’ in Framing Film: Cinema and the Visual Arts, eds. Steven Allen and Laura Hubner, Intellect Books: Bristol, 2012.
  • “The Creative Voice: Free Indirect Speech in the Cinema of Rohmer and Bresson”, The New Soundtrack, 2:1, 2012.
  • "Vision, Volition, Re-Vision: Point of View in La Collectionneuse, Le Genou de Claire and Le Beau mariage", published in Rohmer et les autres, Presses Universitaires de Rennes, 2007.

Conferences:

  • Film-Philosophy, King’s College, London, September 2012, paper entitled ‘Possible Ends: Suicide and Grace in Jansenist Narrative Cinema’
  • Framing Film: Cinema and the Visual Arts, University of Winchester, September 2009, paper entitled “Dreyer’s Michael: Painting the Canvas of the Soul”
  • Screen Sounds: Sound in French Cinema, Kings College, London, April 2009, paper entitled "The Creative Voice: Free Indirect Speech in the Cinema of Rohmer, Resnais and Bresson"
  • Short Film Symposium, 50th Cork Film Festival, Ireland, October 2005, paper entitled “The Short Films of Eric Rohmer"

Practice-based research:

  • Producer on Forgiveness, feature documentary in development, director Elizabeth Stopford, White Rabbit Films, 2013.
  • Producer, editor, sound designer of short film The Ice Cream Van, dir. Shane Vahey, Apex Arts/Waltham Forest Arts Council.
    • in post-production
  • Sound designer of short film Goblin Market (2012), dir. Anna Blandford.
  • Encounters Film Festival, Bristol 2012
  • Sound designer of Burn My Body (2010), dir. Fyzal Boulifa, B3 Media/UK Film Council.
  • Official Selection, BFI London Film Festival 2010
  • Encounters Film Festival, Bristol 2010
  • London Short Film Festival 2011
  • Sound designer of Whore (2009), dir. Fyzal Boulifa, B3 Media/UK Film Council.
  • Grand Prix du Jury, Angers Premiers Plans 2010
  • Jury Prize for Best Short Film, London East End Film Festival 2010
  • Sound designer, Afternoon (2007), dir. Fyzal Boulifa, B3 Media/UK Film Council.