Michael Peel
Course Leader – Foundation in Media Production

Email: peelm@regents.ac.uk
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Subject(s): Film, Media & Performance

Professional Biography

Michael continues to work as a camera operator, DOP, colourist and editor on a wide variety of professional projects in live television, film and corporates. Before teaching in RSCLA/RSDFM he taught for RACL (Regent’s American College London) and for the Arts University at Bournemouth.

He runs a London based Production Company which produces dramas, documentaries and corporate films. In addition he’s worked as a technical manager, technical advisor and vision mixer.

For three-years Michael wrote and taught accredited courses in Single Camera Operation and Non-linear editing with the Arts University at Bournemouth.

Read more on his website or IMDB page. 


• MA (Hons) Film: Merit – Southampton Solent University
• PGCert: Merit – University of Westminster
• BA (Hons) Film & Television Production: 1st Class Hons – Bournemouth University
• HND Film & Television Production: Distinction – Salisbury Art College
• BBC Health & Safety Training: Studio & Location Filming
• Steadicam Operation Silver Workshop- Flysteadicam / Tiffen
• Apple Certified Pro – Final Cut Pro X Trainer
• Apple Certified Pro – Final Cut Pro X User (101)
• Da Vinci Resolve User- Soho Editors
• Premiere Pro 201 – Soho Editors
• Risk Assessment – Health & Safety Solutions Ltd
• First Aid at Work – St John Ambulance

Relevant Past Employment

Associate Lecturer - Regent’s University London Regents American College London Sep 2013 – Sep 2015

TV Production Technician - Regent’s University London Media Services Oct 2012 – Sep 2015

Media Resources Technician - Uxbridge College School of Creative Studies Aug 2012 – Oct 2012

Media Arts Technician - Royal Holloway, University of London Media Arts Department 2011 – 2012

Associate Lecturer - Arts University Bournemouth

Professional Affiliation(s)/Accreditation

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • ABC Accredited Digital Film Making
  • ABC Accredited Introduction to Non Linear Editing Digital Film Production 

Teaching & Course Development

• Course Leader – Foundation in Media Production

• Lecturer Studio and Media Production


Research Interests

• Tacit Learning – Study of Michael Polanyi and how his research on learning can impact teaching in Higher Education.

Other Outputs






Independent Short with Sandy Toksvig, funded by the National Autistic Society


The Iris Echo

Independent Short Starring Michael Rouse (The Bodyguard)

Technical Manager


Live HD Streaming of Multi-camera Workshops

Camera & Editor

Royal Society for Public Health

Promotional Campaign Video – Alcohol Calorie Labeling

Colour Grading

Pas De Deux

Independent Short starring Paterson Joseph (The beach, Law & Order) and Finbar Lynch (Game of Thrones, The Suffragettes), Official Selection of SanGio Verona Video Festival – Shot on Arri Alexa

Camera & Editor

Royal Society for Public Health

Promotional Videos for Youth Health Champions

DOP & Camera

 BottleRocket Film – “Between Lions & Lambs”

Independent short staring Paterson Joseph & Finbar Lynch.

Camera Operator

BottleRocket Film – “Chasing Chuck”


Vision Mixer

New Europe in the World Lecture

With Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council. 

Vision Mixer

Jean Monnet Memorial Lecture: The UK and Europe: Costs, Benefits, Options

Live Conference. 


50 Kisses / Love

Colourist for Independent Short, which won Film Production Award “50 Kisses”, Guerilla Film Award “50 Kisses”, Best Film “Southampton Film Week”. Official selection for New York Bootleg Film Festival, Edinburgh Short Film Festival. Also shown at Rhode Island International Film Festival & London Independent Film Festival.

Camera Operator

BottleRocket Films – Talents

Cameraman for Talents.

Motion Graphics

BottleRocket Films – Pride And Prejudice

Designed motion graphic titles sequences for documentary.

Jib & Camera Operator, Colourist

Louca Music / Blaqbone Media

“Everybody Stand In Line” Music Video.

Camera Operator

Musicality / Double A Promotions / Peacock Promotions

A Night of Championship Boxing” Millennium Hotel.

Motion Graphics

Student Travel International Ltd

Designed motion graphic titles sequences for promotional videos (with Apple Motion).

Camera & Sound Recordist

White Lantern Films / White Circle Films / boatshed.com

Promo video filmed at the Southampton Boatshow.

Camera Operator

River Studio’s

En Masse: multi-camera live music concert.


Musicallity / A Tribute to the Sixties with Jess Conrad

Multi camera live internet broadcast.


Family Lives/ I’m a parent help me.

Documentary of Family Lives and their employees.

Production Manger

Blaqbone Media International

‘Captain’ Music Video: filmed in studio, yacht and location.

Camera Operator

New Justice Films

Medical rehabilitation instructional video.

Jib/Camera Operator

Liz Sykes – Programme Leader, Film at Bournemouth Uni

Contemporary dance video, on location.

Camera Operator

Dramatic Productions

One Step, multimedia performance: Lighthouse Theatre.

Camera Operator

River Studios

Promotional video: interviews, vocal and dance performances.

Camera Operator

Bournemouth Social Services / Kids in Care

30 Minutes drama documentary on children in care.

Camera Operator

Portsmouth Destroyers

Documentary: Portsmouth Destroyers, American Football Training Camp.

Production Assistant

BBC Manchester

Gods Architects: BBC docudrama filmed on location in Winchester, York and Lincoln.

Auto-cue operator

BBC South.

BBC South Today: Live news broadcast.

Sound Recording

Doherty Associates / Dorset Education Authority

Backfire: award winning drama. Re-enactment of a heath fire, filmed on location in New Forrest.

Production Assistant

Bangla TV / Broadcast Services

Bangla TV awards: broadcast from Wembley, via satellite across four countries, to an audience of over 18 million people.

Production Team

BBC TV South

Inside Out: presented by Paul Ross.

Production Team

Silver Productions

TV commercial: with Frank Bruno.

Sound Recording

Grindstone Productions Screen South

Jack: Independent feature film.

Camera Operator

Broadcast Services

Multi-camera conference & presentation.


20th Century Fox

28 Days Later: directed by Danny Boyle.

Camera & Post Production

 Youth Health Movement

 RSPH Campaign Video