Andrew Rooke is an award-winning filmmaker and educator originally from Canada. He is a Lecturer in Media Practice and is the module coordinator for Digital Content Creation.

Andrew is currently undertaking a PhD research project at QMU entitled Exploring Masculine Intimacy Through Filmmaking Practice. He completed his undergraduate degree in Film Studies at Ryerson University before going on to achieve a Master's degree in Film Directing from the Edinburgh College of Art.

Andrew’s film have been screened in film festivals around the world, as well as on public television. He has also directed commercials for corporate clients in Edinburgh and abroad. Outside of his directing work, Andrew has worked freelance as a part of the camera team in the Scottish film industry, contributing to various television shows, feature films and commercials.

As a Teaching Fellow, Andrew delivers the Introduction to Filmmaking course at the University of Edinburgh Centre for Open Learning, where he has previously delivered courses in Digital Photography. He has also taught Basic Video Production at Edinburgh College and filmmaking at St Andrews as a part of the ISSOS summer programme.

As a Lecturer in Media Practice, Andrew teaches on undergraduate media practice modules at QMU across a variety of degree programmes.

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