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, Postproduction, 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. He is currently an honorary Associate Professor in Visual Effects at the University of Liverpool in the UK.

Originally graduated with a degree in Animation, Jason was a 3D stop-frame and 2D animator before developing a career in Postproduction, becoming a technical advisor for the Animation Industry in the South West of England and Wales. Jason has been an animator and compositor for children’s television series and an external consultant for animation training in the UK. 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 postproduction 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 headhunted 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 incl. Dneg, ILM, and MPC

Jason is a regular guest speaker at Visual Effects education events around the world. Jason is an accomplished Film Editor with IMDB credits. Throughout his teaching, he has been involved in numerous collaborative projects such as Combat Medics for Sky and ‘The Machine’ for Red & Black Films. Credits include, 'Arth' on S4C/BBC and 'The Gospel of Us', starring Michael Sheen.

  • Ph.D. student: Virtual Production & Motion Capture
  • Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • MA Graphical Communication 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 Coordinator for Visual Effects, Post Production, Animation, 3D Modelling. Jason's technical expertise is in editing, compositing, and 3D animation software, although has a working knowledge of all areas of Animation, Visual Effects and Film Production.

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
VEED2412 Studio Practice 1
Topic lecturer
VEED3302 Digital Entertainment Production 2
VEED2109 Multimedia Production Part 2
CREA7010A Creative Arts Hons Major Work
Supervisory interests
Feature film
Film/video production requirements
History, film industry
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Creative Arts (8)
Expert for media contact
3D Tracking
Film Editing
Motion Capture
Post Production
Virtual Production
Visual Effects
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+61 8 82012092
0427 398 713
Media expertise
  • Computers
  • Film
  • 3D Tracking
  • Animation
  • Film Editing
  • Motion Capture
  • Post Production
  • Virtual Production
  • Visual Effects