Mandy Rose researches the politics and poetics of emerging documentary forms. She is an associate professor in UWE’s School of Film & Journalism, director of DCRC , co-director of i-Docs, and a contributor to MIT OpenDoc Lab’s _docubase.
Having started out in the London independent film scene in the 1980s, Mandy went on to lead ground-breaking participatory media projects including BBC’s “Mass Observation” camcorder project – Video Nation and the Capture Wales digital storytelling project.
She is co-investigator of the EPSRC research project – Virtual Realities: Immersive Documentary Encounters. exploring the uses of VR for non-fiction. She is co-editor of i-docs: the evolving practices of interactive documentary – Wallflower Press 2017. Mandy is a module leader on the Creative Producing MA. She is a member of the Pervasive Media Studio executive.