Staff on the course

Our teaching staff are experts in their specialisms. Browse their profiles below to find out more about their experience and their interests.

Prof. Paul Ward Course Leader

Dr. Paul Ward is Professor of Animation Studies in the Bournemouth Film School (Faculty of Media and Performance) at the Arts University Bournemouth....

Mark Collington Senior Lecturer

Mark graduated from the Arts University Bournemouth (1999), and completed his formal animation studies at the Royal College of Art (2001).  Since...

Peter Symons Senior Lecturer

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Ian House Senior Lecture

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...

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...

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 &...

Carl Reader Technician Demonstrator

Carl joined the animation team in January 2015. While at university he studied Film Production specialising in post-production. He is a Certified...