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Lucy Brown

Head of Film & TV/Academic/Author
University of Greenwich

Lucy is Principal Lecturer and Head of Film and TV at the University of Greenwich in London, England. She has 20 years experience of working on an eclectic range of highly regarded BAFTA and RTS award-winning programmes across all genres, from children's and news to documentary and live studio entertainment. She has made television for the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Nickelodoen and Disney and worked for large and small media production companies including, FremantleMedia, Endemol and Maverick TV. She has travelled extensively making programmes around the globe from Jamaica to Pakistan and has been involved in all stages of production from development to delivery.

Lucy is winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in International Engagement, a former committee member of the BAFTA Careers Working Group, an Arts Award Advisor for the British Film Institute (BFI) Academy, a Lifetime Member of the International Journalism Centre and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

Lucy has delivered keynote talks and masterclasses from China to India, including at Whistling Woods International, listed in The Hollywood Reporter's Top 10 International Film Schools. She has presented research at conferences in Australia, Europe and the USA and is a regular juror at international media festivals. She is a passionate advocate of gender equality and diversity and co-author of The TV Studio Production Handbook published by I.B. Tauris in October 2016.

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Events featuring Lucy Brown
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