Barry Squires

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Position: Senior Lecturer in Media and Arts

College: College of Arts, Humanities and Education

Department: Media and Performing Arts

Subject area: Media

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Senior Lecturer in Media and Arts (Film Production & Commercial Photography)

Teaching responsibilities

  • Filmmakers Tookit 1
  • Filmmakers Tookit 2
  • Filmmakers Tookit 3
  • Filmaking Techniques 1
  • VFX Toolkit 1
  • Visual Strategies

Professional interests

  • Celluloid & Digital Cinema acquisition.
  • Underwater Photography
  • Astro Photography

Research interests

  • Digital Cinema verses Celluloid. Are the audience really benefiting from technology, or are the manufacturers peddling the 'next best thing'? 
  • Experimental and practical research to establish the participant experience in cinematic visual presentation.

Membership of professional bodies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy


  • N.Dip.M (Level 7)
  • PG. Cert. HE
  • Filmmaking Diploma

Recent conferences

Programme for New Media in China - Shenzhen P.R.C

Additional interests and activities

Barry Squires is a licensed skydiver and scooba diver.

Experience in industry

Barry Squires: currently engages within the camera department as 1st Assistant Camera (Focus Puller). Experience with celluloid and digital acquisition Barry has worked on many productions including feature films, pop promo, international sport and drama for broadcast.

Barry also keeps his production skills up to date working within the film and broadcasting industry. For broadcast in recent months he has worked with Peter Kay for his new television series ‘Car Share’ and for CBBC children’s drama, BBC Match of the Day and BT Sport covering international and Premiership football for live television.

Typical clients include: BBC, Channel 4, BBC Films, Four Films, Canal Quatro, Warner Bros Music.

International experience

  • BT Sport - UEFA Champions League
  • The Summer House - Film

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