Patricia Diaz

Patricia Diaz, Senior Lecturer, BA (hons) Film and Television
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Patricia Diaz is a scriptwriter, director and documentary maker, and a Senior Lecturer for BA (Hons) Film and Television at London College of Communication.

Patricia has taught on the Film and Television course at LCC since 2006 and enjoys helping students find stories for their scripts at every stage of the course.

Patricia’s films as director include My Filmmaking, My Life, which received an honourable mention at the 1991 San Antonio CineFestival, USA, and Salsa Fever – both documentaries for Channel 4.

She completed an MA in directing at the Northern School of Film and Television in Leeds, then went on to write, direct and produce several short films which have been screened at various international film festivals.

Patricia has written several scripts, of which the feature Blood of the Earth is the most recent. She is currently writing a feature length animation commissioned by the Colombian cultural ministry for children ages 10 - 12, entitled Jeronimo and the Shadow. Her intention as a writer is to create contemporary stories, new myths for our time, which engage audiences in real and relevant issues.

She has taught on the Film and Television course at LCC since 2006 and enjoys helping students find stories for their scripts at every stage of the course.

Patricia was the recipient of the 2013 Teaching Award by University of the Arts London, shared with Visiting Practitioner Laura North for their project helping new students to develop presentation skills.

“I firmly believe that teaching is facilitating and learning.”