Main teaching area is in storytelling/writing, 3D modelling/animation and practice based arts research. Current module teaching as follows:
Narrative and Characterisation
Innovation Development and Specialisation
3D Production Design
Honours Project mentoring and supervision on the Computer Arts programme
My main research interest is in linear/interactive storytelling and animated film.
Currently exploring story structure and its importance to the creation of meaningful and dramatic context for linear and non linear character based artwork.
Co founder of the Animation Finishing School an initiative to create research and development opportunities for animation.
2007-2008 AFS Workshops aimed at bringing professional writers and animators together were developed in collaboration with screenwriting professional and academic Mark Grindle. Co delivered by Yvette Kaplan (Head of Story: Ice Age), Mark Grindle and Brian Robinson. A range of animation and collaborative projects resulted from this initiative. This Includes the current collaboration between Gili Dolev and Yvette Kaplan in the creation of 'Quick Quack Duck' a 52 episode series for Nickelodeon.
2009 Contributed to the production and story development of Gili Dolev's BAFTA nominated animated short ''The Happy Duckling' created in Whitespace and at the animation department of Duncan of Jordanstone.