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Ian Cottage

Senior Lecturer

Department: Arts

Ian is an award winning writer/director who has made 22 dramas (10 broadcast on national television) to his credit.

His films include 'Keel' (2008), 'Damage' (2006), 'Stranger Than Kindness' (2005), and 'The Shoe Tree' (2004).

Ian is a practising filmmaker whose work is shown around the world at international film festivals and on television (BBC, Channel 4, ETV). Ian was also the Film & Media officer for the Northern Production Fund (1999-2001), a regional media funder which co-financed the development and production of shorts and features, e.g. the horror feature 'Dog Soldiers' and the Denis Potter award winner 'This Little Life'.

He has exec-produced six dramas for ITV (two winning regional RTS awards) and a pan-European co-production with Sweden, UK and Denmark. His teaching includes modules in short film scriptwriting and documentary proposal writing.

 


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