Dr Brett Aggersberg FHEA, MA, PGCLTHE, BSc, ACL



Tel: +44 (0) 1267 676936
E-mail: b.aggersberg@uwtsd.ac.uk

Brett Aggersberg

Cyfarwyddwr y Rhaglen / Programme Director:

  • BA Gwneud Ffilmiau Antur / BA Adventure Filmmaking
  • BA Gweneud Ffilmiau / BA Filmmaking 
  • MRes Gwneud Ffilmiau Antur / MRes Adventure Filmmaking
  • BA Ffilm a Diwylliant Gweledol / BA Film and Visual Culture
  • BA Cynhyrchu'r Cyfryngau Newydd / BA New Media Production 
  • Film and Media lecturer 
  • Commercial Activities (Research and Development)
  • Course Marketing
  • Admissions Tutor
  • National Trust Partnership Member

After working in the media events industry producing videos, graphics and animation Brett joined the University of Wales in 2003. In addition to his lecturing and research he works as a freelance creative practitioner, primarily in photography and videography; he is also a technology consultant for artists and filmmakers. Brett has been involved with media production work for the University and has worked on developing Ty Ffilm, an independent film society, since 2007, and is on the committee for the Carmarthen Film Club.

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

  • Royal Television Society
  • Royal Photographic Society
  • Adobe Generation
  • Carmarthen Bay Film Festival Jury
  • The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales
  • New Media, Digital Imaging and Visualisation
  • Photography
  • Live Projects
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • New Media in Practice

Brett is actively involved in a number of research areas, and is predominately interested in New Media and Creative Technologies. His PhD work investigates the role of new media art in the contemporary structure of arts institutions. Brett is also actively involved in research projects such as the Advanced Communications Technologies Project (2011-14), and the Digital Heritage App Development Project (2016-18). He has presented papers at the research event events such as the following:

Postgraduate Research Forum. Swansea Metropolitan University. March 2008.

Wales Institute For Research in Art and Design (WIRAD). Conference for New and Emerging Researchers. Hilton Newport. April 2008.

Image 2.0. Falmouth University College. August 2009. Paper Virtual Touch.

CHArt- Technology and ‘the death of Art History’. British Computing Society. November 2010. Paper Virtual Reality as Fine Art Space.

Recalibrate: New Media Art Symposium. Swansea Metropolitan University. June 2012. Keynote presentation, The Case for New Media Art.

  • Emerging Technologies within the Creative and Cultural Industries.
  • Moving image and interaction design.
  • Imaging Technology

Brett work’s with various cultural and creative industries initiatives through the University Research and Development office, such as the Coracle Project, Knowledge Exploitation Fund, and the Advanced Communications Technology (ACT) Project. He also worked on a documentary film for the Hywel Dda Interpretative Centre in Whitland, and a film with Welsh artist Christine Kinsey entitled Taith. Brett is currently working with the University on its development and linked activities for the relocation of S4C, known as Yr Egin. Current work includes European Funded Digital Heritage project and Carmarthen Bay Film Festival Jury Member

Wales Institute For Research in Art and Design (WIRAD). Conference for New and Emerging Researchers. Conference Proceedings, 2008.

Image 2.0. Conference Proceedings, 2009. Paper Virtual Touch.

CHArt Conference Proceedings, 2010. Paper Virtual Reality as Fine Art Space.

Higher Education Academy Art, Design, and Media subject centre review; Podcasting for Learning In Universities:


Higher Education Academy Art, Design, and Media subject centre review; Futures Past: Thirty Years of Arts Computing:


Adobe Campus Leader

Carmarthen Film Club- Committee Member

Recalibration Symposium 2012- Organiser

Ty Ffilm- Organiser