Mr Jason Bevan

Senior Lecturer

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities (256)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

A Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and practitioner in Visual Effects, Post Production, Animation and Film related courses. Jason has been a Course Leader in Visual Effects and associated subjects for over 2 decades. Before joining flinders he spent 2019 working as an Associate Professor in Visual Effects at XJTLU in Suzhou, China, helping to set up a new State of the Art Film School.

Originally graduated with a degree in Animation, Jason was a stop frame and 2D animator before developed a career in Post Production becoming a sought after technical advisor for the Animation Industry in the South West of England and Wales. After a return to Post Graduate Study, Jason became a lecturer in Computer Animation and Digital Video Design and it is here he developed courses centered around post production and Motion Design. Jason previously ran Undergraduate and Post Graduate award winning degrees in Visual Effects at the University of South Wales in the UK which are accredited by Screen Skills (Skillset). Graduates from his courses have been head hunted by the Industry and gone on to work for major Visual Effects studios around the world with students currently working in Vancouver, Montreal, London, Cardiff and Adelaide. Graduate Students Credits include Avengers End Game, The Jungle Book, Harry Potter, Inception, Captain America, The Lion King and Wonder Woman as well as many domestic shows from Bait Studio, Double Negative and Milk Visual Effects.

Jason is a regular guest speaker at Visual Effects education events and has presented at the FMX conference in Stuttgart, Createch in Mumbai, Screen Alliance Wales education events, UCAS and Skillset network events. Jason is an accomplished Film Editor. Recent Credits include, "Arth" a short film for S4C and BBC Wales and the feature "The Gospel of US" staring Michael Sheen.

Qualifications
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • MA Graphical Comminucation with Distinction
  • Post Graduate Certification of Higher Education
  • Post Graduate Diploma of Higher Education
  • Further Adult Education Training Certificate
  • BA(hons) Animation
  • Higher National Diploma in Design (Animation & Electronic Imagemaking)
  • BTEC Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design Technology
Honours, awards and grants
  • Excellence in Learning & Teaching Award - 2018 TELTA
  • Royal Television Society - Tutor Award 2011-2018
  • D&AD 2nd prize (Tutor) –HSI Design a Character 2008,
  • D&AD 2nd prize (Tutor) – Channel 4 Film Titles 2002
Key responsibilities

Topic Lecturer and Coordinattor for Visual Effects, Post Production, Animation, 3D Modelling.

Teaching interests

Visual Effects, Post Production, Animation, 3D Modelling, 3D Tracking & Film Production

Topic coordinator
VEED1410 Production Project 1
VEED1400 Digital Fundamentals 1
VEED2202 CGI Foundations
VEED3420 Creative Production 3
VEED3014 Visual Effects Histories & Theories
VEED2203 CGI Practicies
VEED3301 Digital Entertainment Production 1
VEED2402 Core Studios 2
VEED3420 Creative Production 4
VEED8010 3D Media Studio GE
VEED1403 Digital Principles 1
Topic lecturer
VEED3302 Digital Entertainment Production 2
VEED2109 Multimedia Production Part 2
CREA7010A Creative Arts Hons Major Work
Supervisory interests
Animation
Compositing 
Feature film
Film/video production requirements
History, film industry
Higher degree by research supervision
Current
Principal supervisor: Creative Arts (8)
Expert for media contact
Film
Animation
Post Production
Visual Effects
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0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Film
Interests
  • Animation
  • Post Production
  • Visual Effects