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Kieron Butler

Course Leader

Department of Film and Media

Kieron Butler


Kieron's background is in TV and film, having worked as a writer, director and editor for broadcast, corporate and feature films. He has been at Solent University since 2009, teaching units on TV production, advertising, film and media culture production. Since 2015, Kieron has been the course leader of the television production degrees.

Further information

Kieron's experience as a writer and an editor spans television, theatre and film.

As a writer, Kieron worked on the TV drama series Family Affairs before moving to the Royal Court Theatre where he workshopped several plays. One piece of work evolved into a feature film, Venus and Mars, which Kieron directed in 2001 and was then selected by the British Council to tour film festivals around Europe. As an editor, Kieron worked on a TV documentary series for the Discovery Channel called A Shore Thing. This was followed by a feature-length documentary South Coast, a pilot for Channel Four called Goddesses, and a pilot for Australian Broadcasting Corp called Risky Business. This then led Kieron to cutting videos for clients such as British Airways, Sony BMG, British Film Institute, BAFTA, film directors Alan Parker, Hugh Hudson and producer David Puttnam.

Taught courses

BA (Hons) Television Production

Get the experience to produce and direct the next big primetime TV hit on our ScreenSkills accredited degree. Our graduates have gone on to work on at Strictly, The Repair Shop, Sky News and more.

BA (Hons) Post Production for Film and Television

Specialise your creative and technical skills in editing video, motion graphics and sound for cinema or prime-time television, using our professional facilities on this ScreenSkills accredited degree.