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Rob MacGillivray

Associate Lecturer
London College of Communication
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Rob  MacGillivray


Rob MacGillivray is a television producer, director and Associate Lecturer for BA (Hons) Film and Television and BA (Hons) Television and Live Events Production at London College of Communication.

Rob delivers practical workshops and impractical lectures loosely based on things he has learned so far. He has also taught and lectured in film, television and animation at the University of Lincoln and at Central St Martins.

Rob has been lucky to have a long and varied career in filmmaking, working as both director and producer in music videos, commercials, TV drama and situation comedy. He has also written extensively for commercials, television and full-length features.

Rob currently runs a film production company that produces corporate videos for a number of clients, making online and broadcast films as well as producing music videos and short films. He likes to do his own editing and post-production when he can.

Outside of filmmaking, Rob is a working artist with solo shows of his ink and wash drawings at a number of galleries and exhibition spaces in recent years.



  • Hollyoaks, Channel 4 – director and series producer
  • Dream Team, Sky One – director and series producer
  • Dream Team 80s, Sky One – director
  • Casualty, BBC One – director
  • Genie In The House, Nickleodeon – director
  • Which Is Witch, Canal J (produced in 3D) – director

Commercials (director):

  • Kellogg’s
  • Pepsi
  • Coca Cola
  • McDonald’s
  • Unilever
  • Pilsbury
  • American Express
  • Ski
  • Vidal Sassoon
  • Hoover
  • Britvic

Music videos (director):

  • Jackie Wilson – Reet Petite / Sweetest Feeling / Higher and Higher
  • The Housemartins
  • Smiley Culture
  • The Stranglers
  • Erasure
  • Steve Winwood
  • Iggy Pop
  • Sakamoto
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Sam Brown

A more complete list of Rob's credits for film and television can be found on IMDb.

Related area

View the BA (Hons) Film and Television course page.

View the BA (Hons) Television and Live Events Production course page.