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director , educator , film producer , cinematographer

David William Gaffney, British film producer, cinematographer, director, scriptwriter, educator. Certified further and adult education teacher City and Guilds, 1995, in education Canterbury Christ Church University, 1996, in management Chartered Management Institute, 2003.

Background

Gaffney, David William was born on October 10, 1964 in London. Son of Jack and Elsie Elizabeth Gaffney.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature, Radio, Film and television Studies with honors, Canterbury Christ Church University, England, 1992. Master of Arts in Media Production, Canterbury Christ Church University, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Screenwriting, University E.Anglia, Norwich, England, 2005.

Career

Partner Record Plant, Ltd., London, 1982—1985. Freelance cartoon strip writer, 1984—1987. Clerical officer Civil Service, 1985—1988.

Freelance cinematographer, screenwriter, producer, director Canterbury, England, since 1992. Sessional media lecturer Mid Kent College, Maidstone, 1993—1994. Media head, music technical in performing arts S.Kent College, Folkestone, 1994—2005.

Examiner Welsh Joint Education Committee, Cardiff, England, since 1998. Production manager United Nations Educational, E-motion Pictures, Baden-Baden, Germany, 1999—2001. Principal examiner WJEC, Cardiff, since 2000.

Freelance lecturer BFI, London, since 2001, author, since 2003. Course leader in broadcasting Ravensbourne College Design and Communications, since 2005. External examiner Middlesex University, since 2006, Liverpool John Moores University, England, since 2007.

Chair Kent International Film Festival, Canterbury, Kent, United Kingdom, 1995—2001. Fellow Higher Education Academy, London, since 2005, Chartered Institute Educational Assessors, London, since 2007. Executive member, trustee British University Film and Video Council, London, since 2007.

Achievements

  • Certified further and adult education teacher City and Guilds, 1995, in education Canterbury Christ Church University, 1996, in management Chartered Management Institute, 2003.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (textbooks) On Screenwriting, A Level Film Studies: The Essential Introduction, AS Film Studies: the Essential Introduction, 80's British Cinema, (screenplays) Game, The Playing Fields. Contributor chapters to books.

Membership

Chair Kent International Film Festival, Canterbury, 1995—2001, Kent Film, Folkestone, 1998—2000. Fellow: Chartered Institute Educational Assessors (life), Higher Education Academy (life).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Canoeing, bicycling, dance.

Connections

Married Laura Elizabeth Haughey, July 7, 2000. Children: Niamh Louise Elizabeth, Louis-Phillippe William, Molly Frances Grace.

father:
Jack Gaffney

mother:
Elsie Elizabeth Gaffney

spouse:
Laura Elizabeth Haughey

child:
Niamh Louise Elizabeth Gaffney

child:
Louis-Phillippe William Gaffney

child:
Molly Frances Grace Gaffney