Dr. Alan Taylor....

Writer, Teacher, and Consultant in

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2018 Women in New Hollywood, Maynooth University, Ireland & Invited Guest Speaker, Dept. Film and Screen Media, University College Cork, Ireland.


2012- 2019: Project initiator, co-editor, and chapter contributor. The 21st Century Film, TV and Media School Book Project. Volume 1: Challenges, Clashes, Changes (2018); Vol 2: Film Direction (2019). For CILECT, the International Association of Film and Television Schools.



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 & Screen Studies

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).


Media Literacy Network (Independent Broadcast Authority, Ireland) /The Screenwriters Research Network / the European Network for Cinema and Media Studies / 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