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What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?
10 years as film editor at BBC 40 years at National Film and Television School from its inception: first as Head of Editing then as Deputy Director and finally as Director of MA programme Since 1980 authored books on filmmaking Curated many symposia on post production across the globe Now adjunct professor at Griffith University In Australia whilst continuing to write and publish.
Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?
Fell in love with craft and passionate about working in a collaborative medium then great satisfaction from educating talented young filmmakers.
Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?
Committee of Cinema society Editor literary magazine Reporter for newspaper Committee of UNSA Cricket XI Hall committee Guild Left Review Group Etc.
What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?
Logic and scientific method with Prof O’Connor.
What did you enjoy most about studying here?
Extra curricular activity and meeting my future wife.
Why did you choose to study at Exeter?
Offered a place.
What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?
What I learnt from fellow students.
What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?
Make sure you have the passion to rise above so many others who share similar ambitions.
What are your plans for the future?
To continue writing and publishing.