Simon Welsford leads our BA (Hons) Television Production degree. He specialises in writing and directing for drama, but he lectures across the whole course programme in both theory and practical units.
Simon gained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from Sheffield Hallam University in 1993, specialising in filmmaking, and he completed a postgraduate certificate in Learning and Teaching in the Creative Arts in 2013.
He joined UCA in 2010 as senior lecturer on the newly formed Television Production course based at Maidstone Studios. Prior to this Simon spent over 15 years in the film and television industry, mainly as a writer/director. He has worked on a wide range of productions; his work has been screened around the world and has won a number of international awards. Simon continues to write scripts, with a particular interest in genre cinema, and is currently developing a new feature film project.
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