Staff on the course

On the BA (Hons) Animation course, you’ll benefit from the expert guidance from our experienced teaching staff. You can read more about their specialisms by exploring their profiles below.

Peter Symons Course Leader

Peter’s main teaching specialism is the discipline of drawing and visualisation – one of the core skills central to the ethos of this...

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Prof. Paul Ward Principal Lecturer

Paul teaches on the BA (Hons) Animation Production course and contributes to a cross-disciplinary MA course. His research interests are in the fields...

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Richard Haynes Senior Lecturer

Richard has been a Senior Lecturer on the BA (Hons) Animation Production course since October 2012, and enjoys the challenge of working with all...

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Paul Hilton Senior Lecturer

Paul lectures in several areas including 2D animation principles, life drawing and in teaching 3D computer animation techniques. He also works...

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Richard Smith Senior Lecturer

Originally trained as a graphic designer, Richard moved into the newly emerging field of computer animation and successfully undertook a degree in...

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Dr. Thomas Walsh Senior Lecturer

Thomas Walsh graduated from the European School of Classical Animation at Ballyfermot Senior College, Dublin in 1994. He has worked professionally as...

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Dr. Paul Taberham Senior Lecturer

Paul gained a BA (Joint Hons) in Music + Live Arts at MMU in 2001. In 2003, he gained an MA in Documentary Production from the University of...

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Alys Scott-Hawkins Senior Lecturer

Alys is an artist and animation director with more than 12 years of professional experience. Her short films have won several international...

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Tim Holleyman Senior Lecturer

Tim graduated from The Arts Institute at Bournemouth in 2004. He went on to work at EA games as an animator on the Harry Potter franchise. After...

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Ian House Senior Lecturer

Having spent the last decade living in California and New Zealand, helping to create some of the biggest blockbusters of recent time, Ian has worked...

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Anne Terkelsen Production Manager

Born in Tarp, Denmark, Anne came to the UK to study animation in 2000. After finishing her BA (Hons) in Animation Production at the then Arts...

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Ceri Miles Technician Demonstrator

Ceri Miles is a technician demonstrator at AUB and enjoys supporting and working closely with students across all year groups in Animation &...

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