Position: Senior Lecturer
Department: Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries, and Education (ACE)
Wendy is Senior Lecturer in Fiction Filmmaking at the University of the West of England. Her research interests are in the process of fictionalisation for drama (with a particular emphasis on science stories), and her teaching specialisms include producing, distribution and women in early cinema.
She began her career working for the distributors Artificial Eye and sales agent Pathé International, before moving into production. She has worked as a producer, exec producer, co-producer and line producer, with notable credits including Nick Whitfield’s SKELETONS, which won the Michael Powell Award for Best British Feature at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2010, Rufus Norris’ BROKEN, which opened Critics’ Week at Cannes 2012 and Esther May Campbell’s LIGHT YEARS, which premiered in Critics’ Week at the Venice Film Festival 2015. Wendy has also worked as part of the talent development team at Creative England, and for four years was Programme Leader of the Masters in Producing Film and Television at Bournemouth University.
Area of expertise
Wendy continues to make films and audio projects via her professional practice, and her research interests include the depiction of science fact in dramatic fiction.