Dr. Alan Taylor....

Writer, Teacher, and Consultant in

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

During that time I have been book author, conference speaker, teacher, mentor, workshop leader, university lecturer, consultant and Professor of Film.

Collaborations have included Film Haus Frankfurt/Main, Cinemasports USA, the Council of Higher Education, South Africa, and CILECT.

2012- 2018 book project - The 21st Century Film, TV and Media School for CILECT, the International Association of Film and Television Schools. Volulme 1: Challenges, Clashes, Changes (2016); Vol 2: Film Direction (2018). 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 editing/ story fixing

--- Enjoys losing at chess.

Thanks for the visit.


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