Gabriella Watson




Blackpool-born Gabriella grew up in nearby Poulton, attending school and later college there.

She then spent two years working in France and on her return to the UK, started a degree in Film and Media Studies at Manchester Metropolitan University. She also undertook a Cert TESOL qualification.

After time spent working in both Manchester and London, Gabriella returned to Blackpool to do a PGCE and has worked at B&FC ever since.

Expert In...

• film studies
• media theory and production

Qualifications and Accolades

• BA (Hons) Film and Media Studies with Practice
• MA Film Production

Industry Background

I have experience of producing short films and documentaries, with one of my projects being screened at the Glasgow Film Festival. I have also worked on private projects and commissions.

Professional Activities

Along with my peers, I presented a workshop at B&FC’s 2015 Annual Learning and Teaching Conference. I also co-wrote the BA (Hons) Scriptwriting for Stage, Screen and Gaming.

Why B&FC?

B&FC has a very nurturing environment.


“Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player
That struts and frets his hour upon the stage
And then is heard no more. It is a tale
Told by an idiot, full of sound and fury
Signifying nothing.” - Shakespeare