Chris Hepworth

Curriculum Manager - Scriptwriting, English, Photography and Critical Studies

Chris Hepworth


Chris is the Curriculum Manager of the BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Stage, Screen and Gaming, FE and HE Photography, BA (Hons) English Language, Literature and Writing and Critical Studies within the School of Creative Arts and Digital Industries. His specialisms include critical studies, scriptwriting, journalism, marketing and advertising and a range of contextual studies relating to Film, Media and English.

Expert In...

Scriptwriting for multiple platforms, Film and Media, Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Critical Theory.
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), 2016

Qualifications and Accolades

MA (by research) Film, 2009
Post-Graduate certificate in Education, 2006
BA (Hons) Film and Literature, 2000

Industry Background

In my professional practice I am particularly interested in realising creative ideas across multiple platforms, collaborative practice, challenging representation, evolutions in genre, postmodern approaches to media production and consumption and active spectatorship.

Professional Activities

In all aspects of my work and creative practice, I have a passion for bringing people together and enjoy seeing ideas come to life.

Why B&FC?

Our courses reflect contemporary industry requirements, which encourage collaboration and autonomous scholarly and creative research. Our degrees are awarded by Lancaster University, which is one of the UK's top 10 universities. At B&FC, you can look forward to smaller class sizes, meaning our 1:1 support and your personal and professional development is exemplary. Come and see for yourself.


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