Mr Adam Ganz

Personal profile

Adam Ganz is Reader in the Department of Media Arts, Royal Holloway, University of London, and also active as professional screenwriter and director for radio film and television. His principal research interests focus on audiovisual narrative, with particular reference to the migration of audiovisual production processes to the digital, and on the TV development process and other forms of collaborative narrative including the collaboration between author and audience.

He is on the Executive of the Screenwriting Research Network and Convenor of the London Screenwriting Seminar supported by the Department of Media Arts and the Insitute of English Studies.

He has published book chapters, articles and given a number of international conference papers as well as serving on the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Screenwriting (2010- ). He edited a special edition of the Journal of screenwriting to commemorate 25 years of the Singing Detective and co-edited (withLlina Khatib) a special edition of the online journal Reconstruction . 2008)  He has also pursuedhis interest in digital narrative in an ongoing research project with Professor FionnMurtagh in Computer Science which has led to several joint publications, research applications -both internally and in international collaboration with the Supercomputing Center at the University of California at San Diego- and widespread international press coverage. You can see details at

 His dramas for radio include The Chemsitry Between Them ,(2014) The Gestapo Minutes (2013) -nominated for an Audio Drama Award for Best Single Drama,  Nuclear Reactions (BBC Radio 4 2010) and Listening to the Generals (BBC Radio 4 2009-repeated 2010)

For TV his work includes Murder Without Motive - (BBC1 1998 writer) and Pillow Talk  - (Channel 4 2005) director  as well as a number of short films including Threesome, 2000 (writer/director)  shown at festivals  including Telluride, Newport Rhode Island and Raindance and on Sky. Other films include Show Home, (2007-director)   Shiftwork,1993 (writer/director)   One Armed Bandits, (1990 -writer/director)  and One of Us, (1986- writer/director)

In addition he has developed screenplays for film and television with several major production companies and with every UK Channel and has a number of other projects in development with TV companies .

He also works as a script consultant and dramaturg.

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