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.

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

On offer to industry and individual clients: short/long-term mentoring/advice; deep knowledge of dramatic form and genre; sensitivity to the client’s explicit and inner needs; clear, considered feedback based on thoughtful reflection of the given draft material & exchange; ongoing research into industry developments and the impact of new technologies on dramatic form

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

Books: Mavericks in Action: New Hollywood, New Rhetoric, and Kenneth Burke (pp. 334; project Initiator, Advisor, Contributor -The 21st Century Film, TV and Media Scool - from CILECT (2016, pp. 476). Jacobean Visions: Webster, Hitchcock and Google Culture (pp. 201); 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 Oxford University Society, Berlin.

Enjoys losing at chess.

Thanks for the visit.


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