Met Film School’s tutors are all working screen professionals and collectively have gained numerous awards, including BAFTAs, Emmy and Oscar nominations,as well as postgraduate teaching qualifications and Higher Education Academy membership. Our body of specialist tutors will teach you how to put theory into practice, whilst providing the support and expert advice needed to forge a career in the creative industries. Learn the language, explore your vision and practice the craft.
Please find a selection of the School’s faculty members below.
Jonny Persey Chief Executive of Met FilmView profile
Lisa Neeley Director of Student Affairs & PG ProgrammesView profile
Steve Pinhay Head of Producing and Met GoView profile
Rachel Wood Head of ScreenwritingView profile
Faye . Head of CinematographyView profile
Bren Simson Head of DirectingView profile
Simon Shore MA Directing Programme LeaderView profile
Amedeo Beretta VFX Courses Senior TutorView profile
Jamie Nuttgens MA Screenwriting Programme LeaderView profile
Matthew Troughton Head of Post ProductionView profile
Chris Bould ShowrunnerView profile
Anthony Alleyne Course Leader Six-Month Practical FilmmakingView profile
David Schwartz Course Leader, MA CinematographyView profile
KIRA-ANNE PELICAN (SCREENWRITING TUTOR)
Credits include the Matrix Reloaded and Eyes Wide Shut. Independent story consultant and writer commissioned by the BBC and ITV.
MARK JOHNSON (SCREEN ARTS TUTOR)
Leading screen arts academic who also teaches at the NFTS.
GILL WILKINSON (DIRECTING TUTOR)
Director on a range of television series’ including Hollyoaks, The Bill, Casualty and Byker Grove.
HARRIET WOOTLIFF DIRECTING TUTOR
A BAFTA-nominated Writer/ director with several feature films in development.
DAVID LEMON (SCREENWRITING TUTOR)
Writer of a number of feature films including: Containment, Faintheart and Dead Happy. TV Series’ include Doctors, Whizziwig and Summer in Transylvania.
DAVID GAMBLE (EDITING TUTOR)
Oscar-nominated, BAFTA-winning editor of Shakespeare in Love, Veronica Guerin and Shopgirl.
AL CLARK (PRODUCING TUTOR)
BAFTA-nominated producer of London to Brighton. Al founded Wellington Films in 2000.
KANT PAN (EDITING TUTOR)
Academy Award-nominated Editor of The Crying Game.
IAN KNOX (DIRECTING TUTOR)
Credits include: Holby City, Taggart, Bad Girls, Boon and Monarch of the Glen.
EMMA LINDLEY (ACTING AND DIRECTING TUTOR)
Award-winning producer and director of BBC documentary Big Brother, ITV series My Parents Are Aliens and BBC series Brum.
ROBIN VIDGEON BSC (CINEMATOGRAPHY TUTOR)
Cinematographer for Hellraiser, The Mission, The Fly II and Additional Photography on The World is Not Enough.
KATE MYERS (PRODUCING TUTOR)
Credits include Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch. Kate was also associate producer on TV Series Lock, Stock… and feature film Birth starring Nicole Kidman.
ASHER TLALIM (DOCUMENTARY TUTOR)
Award-winning documentary filmmaker.
PHILIP SINDALL (CINEMATOGRAPHY TUTOR)
Camera operator on Nanny McPhee, Shakespeare in Love, Four Weddings and a Funeral and Mamma Mia!
SHANI GREWAL (DIRECTING TUTOR)
Director of a range of TV series, with credits including Casualty, Holby City and Grange Hill.
MAIREAD MCCLEAN (DOCUMENTARY & EXPERIMENTAL FILM TUTOR)
Director of feature documentaries For the Record and Bella Exchange.
DAVID MARTIN (EDITING TUTOR)
Editor of Sid and Nancy and Straight to Hell Returns.
JAMES PRICE (DOCUMENTARY TUTOR)
Director of Channel 4 Documentary series’ What is Freedom? and People in Order.
BRIAN WARD (SCREENWRITING TUTOR)
Screenwriter. Co-writer of Sidney Pollack’s The Interpreter.
ANUREE DE SILVA (EDITING TUTOR)
Editor on films such as Trainspotting, A Life Less Ordinary and Shallow Grave. Editor on a range of TV series’ including Holby City.
MARTIN AUTY (PRODUCING TUTOR)
Experienced television producer. Credits include: A Touch of Frost, Heartbeat and Roman Mysteries. Martin has ventured into making films, having produced A Foreign Field, Heidi and most recently Ways to Live Forever.
PHILIPPE LONGCHAMP (SCREENWRITING TUTOR)
Professional script consultant for Miramax and New Line.
TIM MERCIER (DIRECTING TUTOR)
Director of multi-award winning soap opera EastEnders and TV series Holby City.
LAURA SMITH (DIRECTING TUTOR)
Director of TV short series The Cut, Doctors and Hollyoaks.
PETER HOLLYWOOD (EDITING TUTOR)
Has delivered editing work to complex special effects movies like The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, Superman and The NeverEnding Story.