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Professor Collar gained his undergraduate degree in Media Studies, his Ph.D. in Film Analysis from the Complutense University of Madrid, and studied Film Production at the Brighton Film School. He is a founding member of the video art collective Haz!, and the experimental film production companies We (UK) and Videorinth (Spain). A multitalented creator, he has worked worldwide in the film industry as a director, screenwriter, and editor, taking part in feature films, series, documentaries, web series, and video art pieces.He is a passionate educator with an extensive career teaching internationally, specializing in Post Production and Film Narrative. In 2017, while leading the Post Production department at the Shanghai Vancouver Film School, he became the first Wwise Certified Instructor in Asia. During the last year, he also became a Certified Instructor of Resolve.He has collaborated with art galleries designing experimental film and video art workshops while teaching filmmaking in film schools and universities. For the last year, he was the Dean of the School of Film and Digital Media at the American International University in Kuwait, where he set the foundations for the school, established links with the local industry, secured academic partnerships with international brands, and designed an innovative study plan to promote a culture of creativity that nurtures the next generation of Gulf filmmakers.Collar 教授拥有马德里康普顿斯大学媒体研究学士学位、电影分析博士学位,并曾在布莱顿电影学院研究电影制作。他是Haz!视频艺术工作室、先锋电影制作公司“We”(英国)和“Videorinth”(西班牙)的联合创始人。此外,作为电影产业专业创作人,Collar教授工作经历遍及全球多个国家,身兼导演、编剧、剪辑师等多重身份,参与众多故事片、系列片、纪录片、网络电影和视频艺术短片的制作。Collar教授对于传道授业同样充满热情,他拥有多国任教经历,精耕于后期制作和电影叙事。2017年,在担任上海温哥华电影学院后期制作方向负责人期间,Collar教授荣获亚洲地区首个“Wwise”认证专家头衔;2021年又成为“Resolve”认证专家。在电影院校和大学教授电影制作的同时,Collar教授致力于同实验电影、视频艺术工作室的合作。2021年,他出任美国国际大学(科威特)电影和数字媒体学院院长,为学院的发展奠定了坚实的基础,并与当地产业界建立了紧密联系、与国际知名品牌加强了学术合作。通过建立创新型学习发展体系,他为培养海湾国家下一代电影人起到了积极的推动作用。

Research interests

Interactive Storytelling

New Media Studies

Video Art


Textual Analysis

Film Theory


Dean, School of Cultural Technology - XJTLU - 2022 to Present

Dean, School of Film and Digital Media - AIU - 2021 to 2022

Freelance Educator - ECAM, ESNE, Complutense University, Brighton University, Phoenix Arts, Blank Paper - 2008 to 2021

Senior Post Production Instructor - SHVFS - 2017 to 2018

Founder - Videorinth - 2006 to Present

Awards and honours

Best Screenplay Nominee at La Silla Film Festival for La Otra Penelope (2019)

Best Play Nominee at Almagro Theatre Festival for News from the Moon (2014) - videoscenography design-

Best Series and Dramatic Series Nominee at Bajawebfest for The Third Place (2012)

Best Short Film at Urban TV for Myriad (2011)

Best Short Film at Movilfest Tenerife for Myriad (2011)

Best Original Idea at Movilfilmfest for Centrifuga (2007)

Best Short Film at CEC for Quinta Habitacion (2005)

Best Director at Canal Ocio University Contest for Paisaje Interior (2002)

Best Director for Paisaje Interior - Canal Ocio University Contest (2002)

Education/Academic qualification

PhD Film Analysis, Critic, and Documentation Complutense University of Madrid (2016)

BA Media Studies Complutense University of Madrid (2006)

Person Types

  • Staff


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