JOINT PROGRAMME LEADER
2016 Freya has just become JOINT PROGRAMME LEADER for FILMMAKING at UWE with her longstanding collaborator/colleague Mark Simon Hewis. Both are delighted to be working in their home city and excited to develop/expand upon the department's relationships with the extensive Industry and Arts organisations based here.
UNIVERSITY OF GLOUCESTERSHIRE Freya taught on the Film Production part time for 4 years then became in Course Leader in the Summer of 2011, after which the course tripled in applicant numbers, become an active member of NAHEMI (National Association of Higher Education in the Moving Image), received SkillSet Accreditation and became widely regarded as one of the best undergraduate film programmes in the UK.
Freya has also taught at and devised a range of modules and courses for:
PAPER: ‘Entering The Film Industry: Assault Course’ something she devised with her colleagues in Film Production UoG. At ANTF (Annual National Teaching Fellows) SYMPOSIUM 2016 : Serious Play: Playful Learning
Board of Directors, International Filmmaking Academy, Bologna 2015
National Teaching Fellowship 2015 , Higher Education Authority
PAPER: 'On Documentary: the Ethics of Representing the Real' Equal Platforms Research Week, UOG 2015
PAPER: 'Mapping Finetown' accepted at UVFA, Boseman Montana August 2014
Nominated Most Outstanding Lecturing Team - May 2014
PAPER: 'Mapping Finetown' at MeCCSA conference Bournemouth January 2014
Nominated Staff Excellence Award 'Outstanding Lecturer' 2013
Awarded Research Funding, HOW LUCKY? 2013
PAPER: 'Embedding Professional Practice' at SKILLSET Conference, Goldsmiths Mar 2013
Nominated for a Staff Enterprise Award, 2012 for work with C.A.S.T.
PAPER: 'Scratching on Film' NAHEMI Talking Shop, BFI June 2012
Awarded University Teaching Fellowship, 2011
PAPER: 'The Wire: Reality Fiction or Obsodrama' at the CRESC Conference, Leeds University 2010