Senior Lecturer

A Senior Lecturer at Falmouth University specialising in post-production, visual effects and project management with extensive industry experience. Rosa has experience managing large scale production of visual effects and graphics for long form broadcast projects, from stylised graphics to photoreal animations. Projects include Inside Nature’s Giants for Channel 4, National Geographic’s Back to the Womb series and Channel Five’s Special Forces Heroes. Also managing production of 3D Digital content, from virtual environments for Cadbury’s World online to visual effects for the BBC’s online games. Rosa joined Falmouth University in 2010 and works across BA(Hons) Film and BA(Hons) Animation. IMDB credits include Visual Effects Supervisor on Wilderness (2017) and Backwoods (2019). Visual Effects Producer for Long Way Back (2022) and Mary Anning and the Dinosaur Hunters (dir. Sheehan). Editor and host of the website and podcast, Making Animation.

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Year Qualification Awarding body
1999 Visual Communication Design BA (Hons) Ravensbourne
2015 PGCHE Falmouth University
2019 MA Creative Education Falmouth University

Honors and awards

Year Description
1999 D&AD 'Best Cinema Advertising'
2016 'Best International Collaboration' Falmouth University Staff Excellence Awards
2002 Golden Trailer Award 'Best International' Amelie (2001)

Research Interests

Research Topics

  • Communities of Practice

Research Outputs

Publications and research outputs


2016 Cross Channel Film Lab. VFX Script Development Lab. Primary Sources for VFX


Areas of teaching

  • Post-production
  • Editing
  • Production Management
  • Visual Effects

Courses taught

  • Film BA Hons
  • Animation & Visual Effects BA Hons

Professional Engagement

Engagement with professional associations and societies

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy - In recognition of attainment against the UK Professional Standards Framework for teaching and learning support in Higher Education