Cluster Lead of Visual Arts
Department of Architecture & Visual Arts , School of Arts and Creative Industries
Dan Duran is the Course subject area leader of Visual Arts and the Course Leader of BA Graphic Design. Dan is a Film Maker and Design Thinker. His practice covers a wide area of interest from visual communication to film production.
Areas Of Interest
- Graphic Design
Dan Duran is a Film Maker and Design Thinker. His practice covers a wide area of interest from visual communication to film production. His specialism is in digital techniques, having worked for 10 years in the fast-moving world of the film and advertising industries. Work in these areas centred around editing, compositing, colour correction, motion graphics and creating title sequences. He held senior positions at the Moving Picture Company in London's Soho.
Working with some of the biggest advertising agencies and film companies. For directors, such as Dawn Shadforth; Kylie Minogue 'Chocolate' and Primal Scream 'Some Velvet Morning'. Chris Cunningham; Madonna's "Frozen". Feature Film work such as on the Harry Potter and James Bond franchise. Tim Burton's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Many of his film credits can be seen on IMDB.
As an educator Dan has spent nearly 10 years working across art and design in the higher education sector. He has lectured at institutions such as the Royal Academy of Arts schools, Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Arts at BA and MA levels.
This is Dan's website.
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
BA Graphic Design at UEL combines the study of traditional visual communication with the possibilities of emerging technologies.Read more
Dan Duran is the Programme Leader for BA (Hons) Graphic Design.
Dan leads the following core modules:
- VA6101 Universe of possibilities
- VA6103 Professional Practice Level 6
and co-teaches on:
- VA4101 Design thinking & Adaptability
- VA4103 Professional Practice Level 4
- VA5102 Choreographing Contemporary Experiences
- VA5103 Professional Practice Level 5
Dan has over 10 years industry experience, then spent the last 10 years teaching in various London Art Schools (Camberwell College of Arts, Chelsea College of Art and Design) before taking his current post at University of East London.