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Darren Mapletoft

Programme Co-ordinator for Digital Film Production & Screenwriting | 01243 816160

Prior to his academic career, he ran a successful independent film company and as cameraman, director, and producer, worked on a range of factual, entertainment and drama programmes.

He recently completed an MA in Media Education at Bournemouth University and is actively involved in practice-based film research. He is engaged in inter-departmental research, working alongside Music and Sport Psychology, for example, and is currently developing postgraduate opportunities in digital production.

His research interests include digital cinematography, horror films, Australian cinema, hauntology and pedagogy: learning and teaching in film & media studies.