Pavel Prokopic

United Kingdom (residence)
research interests: Film Aesthetics, Film Performance, Film Ontology, Cinematography, Experimental Film, Art Cinema, Fiction Film Directing, Affect theory, Film Semiotics
affiliation: University of Salford

Pavel Prokopic is a filmmaker, researcher and lecturer, currently working as a lecturer in Film Production at the University of Salford; previously he was based in the Film Studies department at Queen’s University Belfast as a lecturer in Film and Screen Production. Pavel completed an AHRC-funded practice research project entitled Affective Cinema, which won the Award in Creative Media Research. As an independent filmmaker, Pavel has written and directed several dramas and experimental projects, and worked as a freelance cinematographer in London, and as a visiting lecturer in film at the University of Westminster and various other UK institutions. He also worked as a content director/producer on an IoT research project The Living Room of the Future with BBC R&D and the British Council, and has taken part in various artistic residencies and collaborations, including the Visual Research Network and the Sidney Nolan Trust. His work has been widely published, exhibited and presented, including FACT in Liverpool, Grosvenor Gallery in Manchester and Victoria & Albert Museum in London. He holds a PhD in Film from the AHRC North West Consortium/University of Salford, and a Master’s degree in Film Aesthetics from Magdalen College, University of Oxford. For more information, please visit


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