Dr. Jon Wardle

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Jon is the Director of the National Film and Television School. He joined the School in 2012 as the Director of Curriculum & Registrar, before becoming Deputy Director in 2016. 

For 10 years previously, he worked at Bournemouth University in a variety of senior roles. During his career Jon has developed courses with companies as diverse as Aardman, HBO and the BBC and he is the author of a number of papers and book chapters on media education. He is Co-Director of the National Centre for Immersive Storytelling (Storyfutures Academy) and annually he leads the BFI Film Academy Talent Campus Residential. 

He is a BAFTA member, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and the National Association of Television Production Executives (NATPE) and he is on the Royal Television Society Education Committee. He has a BA (Hons) in Television Production from Bournemouth University, an MBA from the University of Southampton and a Doctorate of Education from the University of Bristol.