Dr. Alan Taylor....

Writer, Teacher, and Consultant in

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Irish/EU & UK Citizen based in Berlin, Germany. Alumnus, London FIlm School & Balliol College, Oxford.

Research and teaching focus: Film and Media Studies; New Rhetoric; American Studies; Film Production; Digital Storytelling; Media Education.

Recent FU Berlin Guest Lecturer & Professor of Film, South Africa.

Sample collaborations: Cinemasports; CILECT; Filmhaus Franfurt/Main; South Africa Council Higher Education Quality Committee.

2017 Book: Mavericks in Action: New Hollywood, New Rhetoric, and Kenneth Burke (pp. 334), Peter Lang GmbH, International Academic Publishers

2012-2016 Book: project Initiator, Advisor, Contributor -The 21st Century Film, TV and Media Scool - a volume of chapters from CILECT specialists that share best practice in teaching and learning. From USA, UK, Europe, Russia, the Americas, China, Oceana, Africa. (2016, pp. 476). ISBN- 978-619-7358-00-1

2007 Book: Jacobean Visions: Webster, Hitchcock and Google Culture (pp. 201)

2005 Book: We the media...Hollywood representtion of US news and Reality TV. (pp. 418)

Graduate: Keele U.K (BA, American Studies/English); the London Film School (Diploma); the Institute of Education, London (M.Ed, Media Education); the Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Dr. phil, Film Sciences, magna cum laude), and the Department of Education, University of Oxford.

2016-2017: Academic Outreach Officer for the Berlin alumni network of the Oxford University Society.

Enjoys screenwriting consultation and losing at chess.

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  • Work
    • UK, EU and Africa
  • Education
    • Universities of Keele, London, Mainz, Oxford and London Film School