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Philip Wood

Visiting Director

School of Film, Media and Performance

Coronation Street to Cambodia, Bosnia to Brookside. Philip Wood has directed TV for over 25 years.

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TELEVISION DRAMA CREDITS 1995 – 2012
2011 - 2012 Desperate Scouse Wives C4. 8 episodes
1999 - 2007 Emmerdale ITV1. 80 episodes
2002 - 2004 River City BBC1 Scotland. 18 episodes
2000 - 2002 Coronation Street ITV. 32 episodes
1998 –1999 Family Affairs Channel 5. 50 episodes
1998 Pure Channel 4. 90 minutes Drama documentary
1998 Dream Team Sky One. 12 episodes
1995 - 1998 Brookside Channel 4. 48 episodes

INDEPENDENT FILM MAKING 2007 – 2012
Palestine Yalla Yalla 2011 -12
British Council 2007 - 2011 Films in Prisons, N. Ireland and Refugees
Brouhaha. 2007 – 2012 Films with young people from 35 countries
Liverpool Capital Of Culture 2008 Films with Unemployed People
Walk The Plank 2008 and 2009
Blackburn Youth Offending Team, Drama with Young People
2007 - 2008 Mediabox 3 Drama docs from Young Offenders Institutes

TELEVISION FACTUAL CREDITS 1987 - 2012
2012 Information Commissioners Office – 4 corporate dramas
2008 Mediabox 3 drama docs from Young Offenders Prisons
1995 999: Adventure Camera Operator, BBC
1994 PRIVATE INVESTIGATIONS: Assistant Producer/Director, BBC
1994 Development Pebble Mill, BBC
1993 DISPATCHES- Operation Domino: Unit Camera Operator,C4
1993 TACTICAL TV THAILAND: Producer/Director, Channel 4
1993 HARVEST OF WAR BOSNIA: Director/Camera, Worldwide
1993 INSTABILITY: Producer/Director- award winning paragliding film
1992 NEWS FEATUREs CAMBODIA: Director/Camera, BBC
1992 NEWS THAILAND: Director/Camera, BBC + Worldwide
1992 NO TO DRUGS: Director, MTV + Maltese TV
1991 POP PROMOS: Producer/Director, Landscape Channel
1991 2 ARTS FEATURES: Director, Hungarian TV
1990 16mm SHORTS: Producer, Arts Council of Great Britain
1989 GRAN GRAN FIESTA: Production Manager, Channel 4
1988 6 of ME, A VIDEO DIARY: Director/Camera, Channel 4
1987 WINGS OF DEATH-By Hidden Grin: Producer, B.F.I
1987 Co-founder, LAMBETH VIDEO Community Video Access

THEATRE 1980 - 87
OVAL HOUSE THEATRE & COMMUNITY CENTRE: Administrator
HIDDEN GRIN THEATRE: Founder and Producer
ISLE OF WIGHT INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL: Manager
THE SOUTH BANK: Special Events Production Manager
OPEN HEARTED ENTERPRISES: Founder Producer for Terry Johnson
BLOOD GROUP: Producer.
 
TEACHING (Qualified PDGE Level 6)
2001 - PRESENT
ACTING FOR CAMERA: Workshop leader for BBC Talent Boost, Granada TV , Yorkshire TV, Universities, community groups and National Actors Centre.

1993 - PRESENT
HOW TO SURVIVE HOSTILE REGIONS: Founder and Producer. A survival course for journalists and film crews working in war zones. All instruction by the Special Air Services.

1990 - PRESENT
SCRIPT TO SCREEN: Producer/Director. For The BBC, Mersey Television, The Prison and Probation Service. Participants write, act and shoot their own episode of an imaginary soap.

1990 - 1998 NETWORK, formerly TV and Young People, creator, producer and board Member. 150 young people sponsored for 4 days of workshops, led by leaders of the television industry.

BA Business Studies
PDGE Level 6
CRB Cleared Enhanced

Publications

Publications

Teaching Activities and Responsibilities

Acting For Camera

Directing TV Drama

External Activities

NUJ, DPRS, Oxfam and Amnesty International.