Game of Thrones director to speak at University of Chichester


ONE of the directors of the global blockbuster series Game of Thrones will be speaking about his career at the University of Chichester.

Neil Marshall, who will be visiting on Monday 26th March, was responsible for the Emmy-nominated Blackwater and The Watchers on the Wall episodes from the medieval fantasy franchise.

The filmmaker also wrote and directed cult movies Dog Soldiers and The Descent.

Dr Adam Locks, programme coordinator for film and television studies at Chichester, will be in conversation with Mr Marshall before hosting a question and answer session with the audience.

The talk is part of the University’s department of Creative and Digital Technologies presents series which invites stars of the big and small screens to discuss their work.

Dr Locks said: “We are thrilled to have Neil as our guest as he is working on some very big projects and it will be wonderful to hear his insights and stories from the entertainment industry.

“Since working in America he has directed key episodes of Game of Thrones, Constantine, Hannibal, Westworld, and the eagerly-awaited Netflix series Lost in Space.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for our students as well as members of the community who are interested in TV and film to gain a unique and personal insight into the industry.”

The talk, which starts at 5:45pm, is free for the public, staff and students, and will be held in the ShowRoom at the University’s Bishop Otter campus in Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE.

Seats need to be reserved in advance by contacting administrator Tracy Vine at

For more about this and other forthcoming events hosted by the University’s Department of Creative and Digital Technologies go to

Event details

  • 5:45pm on Monday 26th March
  • The ShowRoom, Bishop Otter campus, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 6PE
  • To reserve a seat, please contact Tracy Vine at

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