Helen Davies

Helen Davies



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I currently hold the post of Research Fellow (Audience Research) on the Audience of the Future project funded by UK Research & Innovation. The University are part of a consortium that are know collectively as Fictioneers and are working in partnership with Aardman on an immersive storytelling project around the much-loved characters Wallace and Gromit.



- 2019 – present – Research Fellow (Audience Research) Audience of the Future
- 2015 – 2019 – Senior Research Assistant (USW) Welsh and Khasi Cultural Dialogues Project
- 2017 – Script writing master classes with final year BA (Anrh) Theatr a Drama – part of the collaborative project between animation company Clothcat and USW funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
- 2016 – 2017 Joint project co-ordinator alongside Sera Moore Williams on the collaborative project between animation company Clothcat and USW funded by the Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol.
- 2014 Guest lecturer (external) Script writing and adaptation for animation USW
- 2012-2014 Guest lecturer ‘Genrau Teledu’ Aberystwyth University


I have gained extensive production experience working on a number of Welsh, British and international preschool and children’s productions for S4C, CBeebies, BBC Bitesize, CiTV, Channel 5’s Milkshake and ABC Kids. My credits include voice directing (Lou Bao Bei, Toot, Cymylau Bychain, Tri Chwestiwn i Lara), producing (Olobobs, Tri Chwestiwn i Lara) and script adaptation (Hafon Haul, Cymylau Bychain) for animation. In addition to this I have also worked as production coordinating on a number of mixed media and online productions, including Llan-ar-gollen and the enhanced history e-book ‘The Dragon and the Eagle’.


Current responsibilities include audience research lead on the Audience of the Future project with Fictoneersi

Education/Academic qualification

Sociolinguistics and Media Studies, PhD, The role of Welsh language media in the construction and perceptions of identity during middle childhood, Prifysgol Aberystwyth


Award Date: 13 Dec 2016

Development Studies, MA, The University of Sydney

Award Date: 27 Jul 2009

Anthropology and Geography Joint Honours, BA, University College London


Award Date: 6 Sept 2006


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