Ms Daisy Asquith

Post:Associate Tutor (Media and Film)
Location:none
Email:d.asquith@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

Daisy has worked as a freelance documentary maker for Channel 4 and the BBC for 18 years, making over 20 one hour films mainly for 9pm weekday slots. Her films have won a Grierson award, two RTS awards and a Bafta nomination and been shortlisted for a number of others. Her work includes Fifteen, about teenage love and identity; Marrying a Stranger, about modern British-Pakistani arranged marriages; Britain: My New Home, a long term project about immigrant children; After the Holocaust, which sets out to record the unperformed testimonies of camp survivors, and Crazy about One Direction, which investigates the passion, stamina and relationships of teenage girls and how twitter has altered their fandom. 

 

Daisy began teaching Documentary Practice at the National Film School and Royal Holloway University before continuing her own education. in 2012 she completed an MA in Cultural History, Memory and Identity at the University of Brighton as a mature student, receiving a Distinction for her dissertation Filming the Shadows, on the representation of Holocaust survivors.

 

 

Role

PHD Student working on Representation in Documentary

Qualifications

MA Cultural History, Memory and Identity, Distinction