School of Media, Film and Music

People and contacts

The School of Media, Film and Music is organised into the following subject areas:

Media Studies, Journalism and Cultural Studies
Subject Head:  Pollyanna Ruiz 

Media Practice
Subject Head: Paul McConnell

Film Studies
Subject Head: Michael Lawrence

Subject Head: Thor Magnusson

Head of School: Ed Hughes
Head of School's Coordinator and support to the School Senior Managment Team: Elaine Saunders

School Officers

School Administrator: Carmen Long

Communications Officer: Ian Tout

Student Experience Officer: Naomi Harris

Reception Coordinators: Danielle Salvage and Anjuli Daskarolis 

Senior Course Coordinator - School Office administration; Undergraduate Coordinator - BA Journalism: Sarah Ayliff

Undergraduate Coordinator - BA Media and Communications; BA Film Studies; BA Media and Communications with a partnership year in Hong Kong: Anca Andrei

Undergraduate Coordinator - BA Media Practice; BA Filmmaking: Mary Reynolds

Undergraduate Coordinator - BA Music; BA Music Technology; Visiting and Exchange students: Terry Bryan

Postgraduate CoordinatorMarie Dennis 

Curriculum and Assessment Officer - Undergraduate (except Media Production and Filmmaking): Sarah Green

Curriculum and Assessment Officer - Undergraduate Media Production and Filmmaking; Postgraduate: Eddie Anderson

Research and Enterprise Coordinator - Faculty: Sarah Maddox 

Research and Enterprise Coordinator - Doctoral Research Students: Jaime Huxtable   

School Coordinator (Placements and Student Experience): Christine Abdelmalek

Technical Services ManagerJohn Williams

For general technical enquiries please contact - one of the Technician Demonstrators will respond to your enquiry.

Technician Demonstrator (Stores Supervisor): Damion Brooks-Lloyd
Technician Demonstrator (Film and Video): Kevin Clarke
Technician Demonstrator (Digital): Mark Davies
Technician Demonstrator (Journalism)Adam Elliott
Technician Demonstrator (Video and Photography): Darren Garcia
Technician Demonstrator (Music): James Gasson
Technician Demonstrator (Sound)Nikoline Gjoertz
Technician Demonstrator (Music): Adam Staff

Student Mentors: School of Media, Film and Music Student Mentors  E

School of Media, Film & Music Signpost

University of Sussex, Silverstone Building, Arts Road, Falmer, East Sussex, BN1 9RG 
T: 01273 877538 
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