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Alex Scott


Department of Film and Media

Alex  Scott


Alex is a lecturer in CGI and VFX in the Department of Film and Media. He joined Solent University in 2018 and has since helped organise Solent’s first Viz. Arch Viz event and embedded a Shotgun software pipeline to the course for Rushes. 

Alex has a PGCE from Southampton University where he completed a research project into the pedagogy behind ‘The teaching of capability in ICT’ and achieved his bachelor's degree from Bournemouth University in 2008 where he focused on the areas of post production and visual effects. He has several years’ experience in teaching higher education, with a background in further education and in secondary. While in secondary he was subject of an Adobe case study on helping implement the change of culture towards using industry software.

Alex loves to travel and is keen on outreach projects - working with colleges and schools to help provide opportunities for young people. Alex has recently been interviewed by Southern Universities Network on this same topic.

His areas of interest include architectural visualisation, visual effects and virtual reality. He is currently researching into the Real Time degradation of Physically Based Materials in Unreal Engine.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) CGI and Visual Effects

Ranked top 5 in the UK with the Rookies, this course can prepare you for the thriving and ever-expanding industries of visual effects and gaming.

BA (Hons) Digital and Game Art (Top-up)

Draw upon your previous studies and explore your interests to develop your own specialism within the wide subject area of digital art, including game art, in this career-driven top-up degree.