Dave Green

Senior Lecturer in Media Arts

Course Leader, MA Media Production (Documentary) & BA (Hons) Media Production

Other references

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Applied Photography, Film and Video - University of Westminster
  • MA Independent Film - London College of Printing (University of the Arts)

Teaching expertise

  • Documentary practice, history and theory
  • Experimental Practice
  • Film as Journey
  • Film production

Research projects

  • Soldiers of a lesser Blood – a documentary collaboration with the Imperial War Museum. Exploring the reasons people fought with and against the British in World War 2.
  • River Lea. A poetic journey from the source of the river through the town of Luton. A collaboration with poets, photographers and archivists.

External roles

  • External Examiner
  • BA (Hons) Media Production UCS
  • BA (Hons) Media Production University of Hertfordshire
  • OU Moving Image Validator

Visiting lecturer roles

  • University of Gothenburg – Film and the Journey
  • University of Skovde – Documentary Practice

Publications

  • Moscow to LA - Director. An exploration of the changes in Lithuanian cinema since the collapse of communism.
  • Luton to the coast. A real and imagined journey.Co-Director. A road documentary - Journeying from Luton Bus Station to the birthplace of Humphrey Jennings in Walberswick, Suffolk. A film that avoids the stereotypical tourist view of East Anglia and discovers an underbelly through the joy of local radio.
  • Desperate Optimists. Director/Editor. Six months in the life of two performance artists as they struggle to get a show together. A meditation on life, art, production processes and the documentary.
  • 15th, February for the Arts Council and Channel 4. A Valentine Card is returned. Lighting Camera Dir Tim Webb.
  • The right to strike. For the Fire Brigade Union. Lighting camera/editor/Co-producer. Dir Jack Grossman
  • A is for Autism. Fine Take Films for Channel 4. An animentary, the world as perceived through the art work and stories of autistic people. Lighting camera. Dir Tim Webb. Winner of seven international awards.
  • Vietnam: Nothing more precious. Co Director/ Producer/lighting camera/Researcher/editor. Dr Joan McMichael, Britain's first elected communist councillor returns to Vietnam to check on the progress of the health care system assisted by Medical Aid for Vietnam. On her journey from the Chinese border to the Mekong delta she encounters old friends such as General Giap and her adopted daughter.
  • A film about solidarity that questions the American embargo. Winner of the Thames Television Documentary Award.

Contact details

E:  dave.green@beds.ac.uk

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