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Lucy Brown

Lucy Brown

Associate Professor; Head of Film

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    Arts and Creative Industries / Film and Media

Lucy has held a number of senior leadership roles and taught and presented research at universities and film schools across five continents, including at FAMU and Whistling Woods, both in The Hollywood Reporter’s Top International Film Schools. She has a wealth of experience and knowledge and has received an International Journalism Lifetime Membership Award from the Asian Academy of Film and Television and Excellence in Education Awards for International Engagement, Engagement with Business, Industry and the Professions and Innovation in Teaching.

Lucy has taught at universities and Film Schools in Shanghai, Lagos, Kuala Lumpur, Mumbai and Prague. She is winner of an award for most innovative teacher and is experienced in providing practice based undergraduate and postgraduate screen education.

Lucy is co-author of The TV Studio Production Handbook published by I.B Tauris/Bloomsbury, a definitive handbook that explains the production process from beginning to end and covers everything media students need to know to create a studio television programme. The book is packed with original interviews from leading TV executives from the UK, USA, Australia and China and includes case studies from hit international formats from reality, to drama to news. She is Founder, Chair and Director of Women in Screen, and the conference series Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen.

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Lucy is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and an Executive Board Member of the National Association for Higher Education in the Moving Image (NAHEMI) She is a member of a number of professional organizations including  The Institute of Leadership and Management,  British Film Institute, Filmmaking Research Network, Women's Higher Education Network, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA), Children’s Media Foundation (CMF) Royal Television Society Futures (RTS), and is a former BFI Arts Advisor and Member of the BAFTA Careers Working Group.

Lucy is also Founder, Chair and Director of Women in Screen and the Trailblazing Women On and Off Screen conference series, bringing industry and academia together to create positive change.