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Professor of Creative Writing, University of Technology Sydney

Professor Craig Batty is Head of Discipline, Creative Writing, at the University of Technology Sydney. There he oversees all aspects of teaching and learning, research and engagement.

Craig's areas of expertise are screenwriting, creative practice research and doctoral supervision. He is author and editor of 10 books on screenwriting, media writing, screen production and creative doctorates, and has written over 70 peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and numerous industry articles, interviews and book reviews. He is also a script editor, script consultant and occasional screenwriter, having worked on short film, feature film, television and online drama projects.


  • –present
    Creative Practice Research Leader, RMIT University


  • 2011 
    Bournemouth University, PG Certificate in Research Degree Supervision
  • 2009 
    Bangor University, PhD in Creative and Critical Writing (Screenwriting)
  • 2003 
    Bath Spa University, MA in Creative Writing
  • 2002 
    Southampton Institute, BA (Hons) in Media with Cultural Studies

Research Areas

  • Film, Television And Digital Media (1902)
  • Performing Arts And Creative Writing (1904)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)