Staff Profile


Joanna Sarah Louise Samuel

Senior Lecturer

School: School of Creative Arts & Industries

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 921835

Profile summary

Jo is a lecturer on the Single and Combined Digital Media programmes, primarily teaching animation in various forms. I also teach multimedia practice on the Media and Communications programme.

A graduate from the MSc Computer Animation programme at the University of Kent, Jo has worked for many years as an animator and video editor at Pixel Circus. She also has broad experience working freelance as a video editor and animator.

Jo has worked as a sessional lecturer alongside working in the industry and has previously taught animation, multimedia, visual effects and video.

Research and knowledge exchange

Jo is currently researching for her PhD which is a practice based exploration into the roles that different forms of interactive art installation play in raising awareness of environmental sustainability and engagement in nature. 

Teaching and subject expertise

Digital Media modules:
Introduction to Digital Animation - Level 4
Creativity and New Media - Level 4
3D Computer Animation - Level 5
2D Computer Animation - Level 5
Digital Multimedia - Level 5

Media and Communications modules:
Multimedia Practice - Level 6

External activities

Co-organiser of Canterbury Anifest.


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