Dr Dafydd Sills-Jones
Lecturer in Media Production
BA (Hons), PgDip, PhD, PGCTHE, FHEA
Office: B33a Hugh Owen Building
Phone: 01970 628464
Leader of MA Creative Media in Welsh
Media Production Studies
The European Documentary Tradition
Early Interactive Television
Contemporary Documentary Film Practice
Dafydd specialises in the history and theory of television and documentary film. Before returning to University to study for a PhD he worked in media production for ten years as a researcher, director and producer. He is currently researching the development of the Verité documentary in the 1990s, the beginnings of interactive television and contemporary documentary film practice.
(2012) Contributor/Cyfrannydd: Directory of World Cinema: Britain, Intellect.
(2012) ‘History on UK TV: The Rise of Reconstruction’, yn/in Barg, W., Kilborn, R., Hoffmann, K. Docu-fictions: Staging and Representing the Real, UVK Verlag Konstanz.
(2011) ‘Ar Wasgar Hyd Y fro: Arbrawf mewn darllen rhyngddigyblaethol’, Gwerddon, Rhif 9.
(2010) 'Pwy Yw T.H?', Ffilm Oriel / Gallery Ffilm.
(2010) 'Prosiect Teliesyn'
(2010) ‘The Second World War in Colour : The UK History Documentary Boom and Colour Archive’, Journal of British Cinema and Television. Volume 7, Page 115-130.
(2007) ‘A Return to the ‘Big’ Discourse : Interviewing History Documentary-Makers’, Networking Knowledge: Journal of the MeCCSA PGN, Vol 1, No 1.
External Validation Panel Member of Southampton Solent University’s ‘Media Culture and Production’ degree.