When Fiona was nine, she wanted a horse. She made one out of rolled up newspaper, placed her favourite bear in the saddle and under guidance from her father, used a standard eight camera and made a stop motion animation of her horse winning the Melbourne Cup.
Not long after this a Sinclair ZX80 computer arrived in the house and so began a lifelong fascination with film, technology and storytelling.
As a teenager, when asked what she wanted to do “when she grew up”, she replied cryptically “A philosopher film maker”. She holds Masters degrees in Criminology and Computer Science (Virtual Reality) and is currently undertaking a PhD in authoring for multi-platform storytelling at the Arts University Bournemouth, so she is well on the way to achieving that goal.
Fiona Bavinton is a credited filmmaker with credits as writer, director, cinematographer, and editor. She is an artist, a social scientist…
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