Dr. Alan Taylor....

Writer, Teacher, and Consultant in

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From teacher, lecturer, professor. Since graduating from the London Film School and the Department of Education, University of Oxford, I have dedicated my career to Film Education.

Roles have included book author (Peter Lang Academic Publishers), conference speaker (i.e., London), workshop leader (FilmHaus, Frankfurt/Main), event organizer (Cinemasports), public engagement (Bulgaria), teaching the teachers (Berlin), and film & media curricular consultant (Council of Higher Education, South Africa).

2012- 2019 book series project - The 21st Century Film, TV and Media School - for CILECT, the International Association of Film and Television Schools. Volume 1: Challenges, Clashes, Changes (2018); Vol 2: Film Direction (2019). My duties are as project initiator, co-editor, and chapter contributor.


Women in New Hollywood, Maynooth University, Ireland.


The Screenwriters Research Network, the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies and the International Association for Media Education (IAME).


Expertise in curricular design, story design/screenwriting and advisory in post-production film editing/ story fixing

Enjoys winning in Irish heritage but also losing at chess.

Thanks for the visit. I am @currachfilm below.


  • Work
    • UK, S. Africa, EU
  • Education
    • IOE, London
    • University of Oxford
    • London Film School
    • Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz
    • University of Keele