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Lucy also holds the position of Secretary on the Executive Board of NAHEMI (National Association of Higher Education in Moving Image), the organisation that represents the centres of excellence for the teaching of film, television, video, animation and digital media practice in the UK and in Ireland.
Lucy’s film practice and research is focused around notions of memory, she has published works on how family stories are fabricated, gendered and collectively re-remembered in a digital age. She is currently working with South of Devon Films on a new series of fictional shorts, based on the music scene in Plymouth.
Having previously developed and led the Film & Screen Arts programme at Plymouth College of Art, Lucy has taught filmmaking, production design, critical and contextual studies, and supports third-year dissertation students. In her current role, Lucy contributes to the eight degree programmes in the School of Arts + Media, and is also Project Manager for the BFI Film Academy Plymouth.
Rusty is a published academic researcher with the paper A Spirit in Place (2018) in collaboration with academic Tilly Craig. Watch the film here.
Rusty is a multi instrumentalist who has written and recorded music with bands such as Brotherhood of the Lake, Helpless and Death Parish, releasing music on various record labels both digitally and physically (Thirty Days of Night Records/ Atticus Black, Holy Roar, Virgin Records). As a part of touring bands he has gained a wealth of experience in live performance across the UK and Europe, performing at a number of mainstream music festivals from Download in the UK to various European and UK punk and noise fests.
In addition to working as a recording artist, Rusty is currently involved in composing music commercially for film and television.
Throughout his career in music and film he has developed a depth of knowledge as a recording engineer, recording and producing personal and client work from his home studio.