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Ian Crook

Ian Crook

Senior Lecturer

School of Journalism, Media and Performance

Media Factory, ME201

+44 (0) 1772 89 3309

icrook@uclan.ac.uk

Subject Areas: Media Technology

Ian graduated from the West Surrey College of Art and Design with a BA (Hons) in Animation (2:1) and then from Liverpool John Moore's University with an MA in Multimedia Design and Production. He worked for the University of Nottingham as a Multimedia Developer prior to starting his own business, Showme Multimedia Ltd.

The award-winning company specialised in developing interactive educational software and websites working form many high profile clients.

During the 2015 / 2016 academic year Ian worked for HBU-UCLan in Hebei, China, a joint international partnership between UCLan and Hebei University, as head of Media for the three UCLan media courses (Media Production, Film and Animation). During that time he took over as Academic Head, responsible for the overseeing of all aspects of the partnership programme.

Ian's current areas of interest are in low budget film making and visual effects, animation and interactive storytelling. He is currently in the process of writing a novel and learning to play the ukulele.

The award-winning company specialised in developing interactive educational software and websites working form many high profile clients.