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Andrew Frith

Senior Lecturer

Department: Northumbria School of Design

He has worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Emma Thompson, Bob Monkhouse, Lenny Henry, Suranne Jones and Rob James-Collier. Andy has worked as a film and TV director on a vast array of broadcast media - TV documentaries, Corporate films, Promos, Commercials and Public Sector films for Museums and Galleries for over twenty years, earning him two BAFTA nominations, as well as D&AD awards and Royal Society Television Awards. He brings his experience of traditional film, animation, stop motion, special effects, storyboarding and lateral thinking to the Media and Communication Design Department. He has worked at Northumbria since 2010.


  • Design Studies MA (Hons) November 19 2016
  • Design Studies BA (Hons) June 30 1985
  • Fellow (FHEA) Higher Education Academy (HEA) 2011


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