Edward Wilkes

Lecturer in Screenwriting and Film Studies

Professional Biography

Ted Wilkes is a Screenwriter and Lecturer at Regent's University London. He currently lectures across several undergraduate programmes for the HASS (Humanities & Social Sciences) department, where he covers topics such as Screenwriting, Film History and Film Studies. In addition to this, he is one of the co-founders of BottleRocketFilm, which produces award-winning short narrative and commercial content.

Work that Ted has produced has been exhibited at numerous national and international film festivals including: Dublin Sci-Fi Film Festival, Miami Sci-Fi Film Festival and the Southampton International Film Festival. His debut novel 'Wonderland' is available where all good books are sold.

Ted is also proud to be involved with the Teaching and Learning Forum at Regent's, where he delivers workshops on 'Flipping' the Classroom. Some of his classroom resources and research are available on his Youtube channel, Sight Unsound. Ted can also be followed on Twitter: @TedWilkes

Qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education, Regent's University, London - 2019 [expected]
  • MA (Hons) Screenwriting, The University of Manchester - 2016
  • BA (Hons) Film Studies, The University of Southampton - 2010

Relevant Past Employment

  • Summer School Lecturer, Girton College, The University of Cambridge
  • Summer School Lecturer, Corpus Christi College, The University of Cambridge
  • Summer School Lecturer, Magdalen College, The University of Oxford

Publications

Southampton International Film Festival - Achievement in Art Direction [nominated]

Research Interests

  • The work of Israeli author Etgar Keret – particularly his themes of death and modernity
  • Representations of Edvard Munch in Pop Culture Jungian Archetypes in Hollywood cinema
  • Narrative Structure of Film and TV

Conferences given

London Screenwriters' Festival 2019 - Mastering the Midpoint

Teaching & Course Development

  • Creative Writing and Presentation
  • Foundation Year FMP Film and Music
  • Foundation Year FMP Screenwriting and Producing
  • Foundation Year FMP Visual Storytelling
  • BA Screen Studies Research for the Filmmaker
  • BA Screenwriting & Producing Development of the Major Production
  • BA Screenwriting & Producing Creating a one-hour TV series
  • BA Screenwriting & Producing Acting for Camera
  • BA Stage and Screen Film History
  • BA Liberal Arts

Other Outputs

  • Screenplays in Development: INK, Fulfilled, Wonderland, Skirk