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Leadership team in the School of Arts and Creative Technologies

Leads

Co-Head of School and Reader

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Musicology: contemporary and 20th-century opera production; Wagner; critical musicology.

Co-Head of School and Professor in Film and Television

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

British, Scottish and New Zealand Cinema History; Cinematography; Scottish Culture; Moving Image Policy and Institutions.

Members

Deputy Head of School

Professor in Film and Television Production

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Film and TV production and postproduction; business of film and television; story and script development; single camera directing; cinematic virtual reality; advanced production and post-production technologies.

Deputy Head of School

Professor

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Composition, Performance: spectral and microtonal music; live electronics; orchestration.

Deputy Head of Faculty Operations

Senior Lecturer in Film and Interactive Media

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Digital cinema; digital visual culture; interactive media; digital humanities; augmented realities; machinima; philosophy of film; cinephilia; East Asian cinema (Chinese, Singaporean); cross-culturality; comparative film studies.

Member of the 

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Creative Music Technology, Composition: live electronic performance; improvisation; sound art; music computing and interactivity.

Senior Lecturer in Theatre

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Theatrical performance in the World War II Jewish ghetto at Terezín/Theresienstadt, modern Czech theatre, theories of affect, identity and subjectivity, playwriting, translation and adaptation for the stage.

Senior Lecturer in Theatre

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Contemporary playwriting; literary adaptation; the Victorians on stage and screen.

Senior Lecturer in Screenwriting

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Screenwriting, including adaptation, genre films and hi-concept movies; short films; the function of character in the creation of compelling screen stories and story structure; the form and function of scenes in scene-writing; Theatre, especially playwriting; the Australian film and TV industry.

Member of the

Professor

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Musicology, Performance: contemporary music and experimental music practices; music and embodiment/subjectivity/identity; music and language; Samuel Beckett.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Music Education: teaching; learning; performance.

Senior Lecturer

Discipline: Music

Research interests:

Musicology: analysis of contemporary music; minimalism; specific non-western repertoire and traditions.

Professor of Interactive Media

Discipline: Theatre, film, television and interactive media

Research interests:

Interactive Media: interactive narratives and digital storytelling (especially video driven); context-adaptable video communication systems; context-aware media; interactive digital art.

Erik Olafsen

Technical Facilities Manager