The CDE Speaker Series, provides the opportunity for our industry partners, subject specialists and CDE alumni to share their knoweldge and experience with the CDE Student Community.

The 2021 schedule included talks from:


Name Title Company Presentation Title

Nell Whitley

Executive Producer Marshmallow Laser Feast "Raising your Digital Profile"

Prof Kenny Mitchell


Technical Director of Rendering  Roblox / Napier University "Animating Avatars with AI"

Andrew Vidler

Technical Director Ninja Theory Open Q&A Session

Dr Alex Gouvatsos

R&D Software Developer Dneg "My pathway from EngD research to VFX industry programmer"

Afia Masood

Portfolio Manager EPSRC "EPSRC Digital Economy Overview with Q&A"

     Thomas J Matthews

Research Engineer, 

Doctoral Student 


A.i.Solve Ltd


The Centre for Digital Entertainment, Bournemouth University

Software Development Best Practice Masterclass


Speaker Series Catch Up

Check out the videos below to catch up on any sessions you may have missed.

MarshMallow Laser Feast - Nell Whitley - Raising your Digital Profile

Raising your Digital Profile Transcript


AiSolve Masterclass in Software Development Best Practise.


Afia Masood - EPSRC Digital Economy Overview with Q&A

EPSRC Digital Economy Overview with Q&A - Transcript

Presentation Documents - EPSRC


Dr Alex Gouvatsos - My Pathway from EngD research to VFX industry programmer

My Pathway from EngD to VFX Industry Programmer - Transcription


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