Who we are

Kevin Phillips – Head Tutor

Kevin has been in the media industry since 1996 and has produced over 150 documentaries and 3 movies. As a cameraman he filmed extensively around the world. At the Academy Kevin runs the script writing classes.


Zoom Awards 2013-‘Choice’ Winner Best Film

London International Filmmakers Festival 2017-‘The Bench ’Winner Best Screenplay

Fusion North Europe Film festival 2019-‘Knight of the Bloodmoon’ Winner Best Screenplay

Fusion North Europe Film festival 2019-‘Knight of the Bloodmoon’ Nomination Best Director

Los Angeles, Crime and Horror Film Festival 2019-‘Knight of the Bloodmoon’ Finalist

Richard Warner – Editor/Camera operator

Richard has been editing and filming for over 9 years. Specialising in the making of historical documentaries, corporate films, produced two feature films and several radio plays. 


Fusion West Europe Film festival 2019- ‘Knight of the Bloodmoon’ Nomination Best Editing of a feature film.

Alan Terrell – Camera Operator/Special effects

A graduate of the International Film School of Wales, Alan has been a documentary film maker for over 14 years and has created hundreds of documentaries for DVD and TV around the world. Alan runs the camerawork classes at the academy.

Director –‘Life of a Plastic Cup’ Sea & Beach Film Festival, Spain Finalist 2019

Jay J Sweeney – Acting Coach

Jay studied at Falmouth University in theater & performance. Over 10 years’ experience acting on stage and on screen. Credited with a number of movie roles and radio plays.

Honours –

Awarded Falmouth University’s Edge Award for ‘Zest’, as performed at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, 2017

Principle cast member in the Muti Award-Winning ‘Knight of the Bloodmoon’ 2019.

Awarded ‘Best Ensemble Performance’ for ‘On A Ledge’ by the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, 2017

Current alum of the ‘Forte Project’ with the act ‘Telgate’ , 2018

Lindsay Comer – Administration

Lindsay takes care of the administration duties of the Academy.

Andrew Allen – Graphic Artist

Andrew designs everything from movie posters to officially licenced t-shirts for companies all over the world. Here Andrew, designs all of our work booklets, t-shirts and various graphics for the running of the Academy

Our Volunteers

We have amazing group of volunteers too. They work closely with our staff and students here at the Academy.