Chris Chandler is Programme Leader for Film and Television at the University of Hertfordshire, where he teaches industry and business skills. Prior to joining the University, he was a consultant in film policy, strategy and finance working for clients such as Arts Council England, Screen Agency Wales, BAFTA and Creative England. Publications include Opening Our Eyes: How film contributes to the culture of the UK, and Understanding Our Audiences: Audience Research for Film Hub Wales. He has a background in policy and strategy, having worked for the UK Film Council and British Film Institute. Prior to that, he worked as a venue manager, cinema projectionist and lighting designer.