School of Creative Technologies


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Alex Counsell

  • Role Title: Principal Technician
  • Address: Eldon Building, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth PO1 2DJ
  • Telephone: 023 9284 5489
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  • Department: School of Creative Technologies
  • Faculty: Creative and Cultural Industries


I joined the University in 2004 as Principal Technician for Creative Technologies, and have been working for the School since then. I am responsible for the software and hardware that the School use on all its courses, and manage support staff in these areas. My specialist areas are Motion Capture, Post Production and Visual Effects for film and television. 

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Level 6 – Motion Capture Applications (optional)