Teaching Creative Industries theory at LBSU, 2017/18

In 2018 I taught the Creative Industries theory unit to School of Arts and Creative Industries students on the Visual Effects (VFX) and the Music and Sound Design and BA/BSc (Hons) courses at London South Bank University.

UK Creative Industries – Value
UK Creative Industries – Value (updated: November 2018)


The unit covered Creative Industries theory and practice focusing on the UK covering history and development; clustering; working and workplace culture; statistics, geography and growth; challenges of the digital age; copyright and intellectual property; and myths of the creative industries. 

Guest speakers included:

  • Professor Lizzie Jackson
  • Stephen Colwell MA
  • Andrew Mitchell, Brandmovers
  • Dr Helen Powell, Acting Head of Division: Creative Industries, School of Arts and Creative Industries, LSBU
  • John Davies, Economic Research Fellow, Creative and digital economy, Nesta
  • Lawyer Indira Guha, and Peter Hadfield, Creative and Digital Economy Institute, LSBU; and
  • James Heartfield PhD

Students also went on guided visits to BVE, the Media Production & Technology Show at the ExCeL, and self-guided visits to co-working spaces in Lambeth and Southwark.

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