Mandy Rose

An award-winning producer of interactive and participatory media, Mandy Rose is Co-Director of i-Docs and Director of UWE Bristol’s Digital Cultures Research. Her research looks at emerging digital documentary practices. During twenty years at the BBC, Mandy was co-founder of the groundbreaking Video Nation project (1994-2000), devised Voices (2005); a major pan-BBC investigation of language, accent, and dialect in the UK; and was Executive Producer of the Capture Wales / Cipolwg ar Gymru digital storytelling project (2001- 2008). Her recent production – Searching for Happiness (2013) – is a continually updating interactive documentary, a meditation on culture, values and the meaning of life. Mandy’s writing appears in The Journal of Documentary Studies (Intellect Books 2013) and DIY Citizenship; Critical Making and Social Media (MIT Press 2014) @CollabDocs.