Department:Cambridge School of the Creative Industries
Areas of Expertise: Film and television production
Courses taught: Film and Television Production
Hans Petch has over two decades of broadcast experience, primarily for the BBC where he produced and directed documentary series, factual studio programmes and stand-alone arts documentaries.
Hans worked for 12 years at the BBC producing the Jonathan Ross film programme for BBC ONE, many stand-alone documentaries including the 90-minute feature Truly, Madly, Cheaply: the story of the British B film, as well as educational content like The Designed World for BBC TWO and the National Curriculum. He continues to produce a range of broadcast projects, such as the 2017 series The Magic of Cinema for BBC FOUR, as well as a variety of narrative and non-linear branded content for Bacardi.
Hans Petch builds on over twenty years of film-making experience and focuses on education, short-form film content and platforms of distribution. His recent film work for Bacardi formed the basis of his paper Fragmented Digital Narrative, presented at ARU's Storylab symposium in June 2017. He is currently exploring research relationships and collaborations with the British Film institute, Education.
Fragmented Digital Narrative, Storylab Symposium, Anglia Ruskin University, June 2017