Timi O’Neill

Creative Industries Hub - Timi O’Neill

Timi O’Neill is the Programme Director of BA Film & TV in UWTSD’s Swansea College of Art. He is also the festival director of the Copper Coast International Film Festival.

Timi’s feature-length script entitled Late December was filmed in December 2018. The film centred on a family trying and failing to comes to terms with the tragedy of family deaths.

Timi's PhD is based on the creation of an activist film festival that challenges the limits of freedom of speech and thought. The festival will be calledLeviathan.

Tel: +44 (0) 1792 483221
E-mail: timi.o’neill@uwtsd.ac.uk

Full academic profile


  • Humber Liberal Arts@IFOA Conference July 2016 (Proposed)
  • Wales NEXUS Conference (annual learning and teaching conference) March 2016
  • Hidden Pleasures Contemporary Performance Practices, UWTSD annual conference; 2015
  • Swansea College of art Fringe Festival October; 2015
  • ‘Hidden Pleasures' Contemporary Performance Practices, UWTSD annual conference; 2014



O’Neill,T Historical trauma and imprisonment in Samuel Beckett’s short prose in Writing from the Margins: The Aesthetics of Disruption in the Irish Short Story ed by Dr. C.Ryan (Cambridge Scholars, 2015)


O’Neill, T Is Marx Relevant today? Historical Materialism (Research in Critical Marxist Theory) pending

O’Neill, T Foucault and the cyber Panopticon Radical Philosophy pending


O’Neill, T director William and I (completion 2016)

O’Neill, T director This thing of darkness (2017)

Knowledge Transfer

The proposed joint performance piece with the University of Chester allows knowledge transfer of different approaches to modelling constructivist learning in different HE classroom environments.