About The Author
Lyndsay Duthie is an Executive Producer, Academic & Author. She is interested in storytelling in games and in developing female talent in gaming. Her current research explores 'Women in Games'. Lyndsay is an executive producer with television credits for BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Discovery Network and SKY. Her career began at ITV on talk shows where she spent the next 10 years originating and producing hit programmes and documentaries, becoming one of the country’s youngest series producers aged 23. Lyndsay has filmed a diverse range of documentary output ranging from serial killers on Death Row to the UK’s first 12-year-old dad. From ITV Lyndsay moved to Endemol, before founding her own company Ice Blue Media. She has served on the Board of Directors for Women in Film & TV (WFTV) and judged at the RTS Awards and International Emmys. In 2013 Lyndsay took up post as the Programme Leader and Principal Lecturer for University of Hertfordshire’s Film and TV programme. Lyndsay is also a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and winner of the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Success and Excellence in Education for 3 years running (2013-2016). Lyndsay is Co-author of The TV Studio Production Handbook published by I.B Tauris (2016).
The Games & Visual Effects Research Lab at the University of Hertfordshire is a lab dedicated to investigating new and novel applications for the techniques and technologies of Visual Effects and Games. G+VERL’s unique environment offers teams of multidisciplinary researchers state-of-the-art computing technology to help facilitate and increase research and development for the VFX and games Industries.