Richard Maxwell (AKA Max) joined BOVTS in 2007 as Head of Film and Television Production after freelancing for 15 years as a Producer/Director and Cameraman working mainly in natural history and documentaries. Broadcast credits include ‘Great British Bake Off’ series 3 & 4, ‘Human Planet’, ‘Tribal Wives’, ‘Dr Who Confidential’, ‘Skint’, ‘Comic Relief’ and ‘Children in Need’. Industry awards include, BAFTA for ‘Great British Bake Off’ Broadcast Awards, Best Documentary Series for ‘Tribal Wives’, RTS Craft Award for Camerawork/Lighting Camerawork and a Grammy nomination for ‘Coldplay Live’.
Max has a BA in Communication Studies and a Postgraduate Diploma in Film Production Studies from CJS at Cardiff University.
He has also taken on the role of ‘Carbon Tsar’ at BOVTS driving forward issues of sustainability in the curriculum as well as carbon reduction across the school and advising CDD affiliates on best practice.