Programmed especially for teachers and lecturers of film and media, the Film Industry Conference offers an exclusive ‘behind-the-scenes’ audience with the people who bring you the biggest blockbusters and the best specialised cinema from around the world. This year’s conference offered a highly relevant CPD opportunity to both new and returning delegates. All delegates […]
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About Ian Wall
Co-Founder, Managing Director
Educated at the University of York where he studied English and Related Literatures, went on to teach at the famous London Comprehensive school, Holland Park. During his time at Holland Park he held the posts of Head of English, Head of Film and Media and Deputy Head of Humanities Faculty
In 1986 he founded FILM EDUCATION at the instigation of David Puttnam. The organisation expanded from producing printed study materials to developing CD ROMS, running In Service training for teachers, producing television programmes for the BBC Learning Zone and Channel 4 Schools on film related topics as well as continuing to produce film related and generic print materials. Ian was in charge of developing educational policy and ideas for publications, events, CD ROM’s and television programmes.
Since 1995 working with the Film Education TV team Ian developed over 50 television programmes, both as producer and scriptwriter.
Ian has won two BAFTA’s (children’s interactive learning) as well as a ‘Learning on Screen’ award, all for interactive teaching resources.
In addition to this, Ian has written three text books for schools on Media Studies, helped to develop three examination syllabi (at both GCSE and A Level) on Media Studies and was a consultant on the development of the Moving Image Arts A level for CCEA (Northern Ireland).
A founder member of the European Association for Audio Visual Media Educators, he was a member of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport’s Film Education Working Party and has served as a jury member for the BAFTA Children’s Drama Award and the BUFVC’s Learning on Screen awards.
Ian speaks on issues relating to education, media literacy and film all over the world.
Entries by Ian Wall
On 19th June 50 delegates from all over Europe gathered at the Cinémathèque française in Paris to discuss the future of film education in Europe. The event marks the launch of A Framework for Film Education in Europe, which establishes a set of ambitions and outcomes for people learning about film that all educators can […]
Behind the Film Industry Conference – save the date By popular demand we are bringing back Film Education’s Behind the Film Industry conference, a unique opportunity for you to meet key figures in the UK film industry presenting case studies of current and forthcoming films – from production to distribution and exhibition. When: Tuesday 7th […]
Cineclub’s brand new Lightbulb Days are designed to engage a whole year group with film activities. Focusing on a theme, subject area or key text chosen by the school, the activities combine filmmaking and analysis to switch students on to specific aspects of the curriculum by getting them excited about learning. This project is ideal […]
Cineclub provide primary and secondary schools with a wide range of filmmaking education programmes across the year. Over the summer holidays we focus on delivering a range of activities aimed at students transitioning from Primary to Secondary education. Our projects are especially relevant to Secondary schools using Pupil Premium funding to assist in the transition […]
A great European project for Secondary schools and colleges in the London area. Click here to find out more details about the FRED AT SCHOOL film project. FRED AT SCHOOL is an exciting new project, supported by Creative Europe MEDIA, for London secondary schools where students can engage in cine literacy by watching and then […]
Teaching Resources Update Selma – Holocaust Memorial Day – Teaching Trailers The Martin Luther King speeches in Selma In the absence of a license from the King Estate no original material from the speeches of Doctor King that are subject to copyright is used in the Oscar-nominated film Selma. The stirring speeches given by the Martin Luther King character in Selma were […]
Welcome to our first newsletter of 2015 NEW INTERACTIVE WEB BASED RESOURCE FOR THE OSCAR NOMINATED FILM SELMA The Film Space’s new online resource features a series of curriculum-focused and engaging classroom activities exploring different aspects of Ava DuVernay’s film Selma – in cinemas from the 6th of February. Designed primarily for students of history, English, citizenship and religious studies aged 13-18 […]