Jack Rutherford

Doctoral Researcher


Faculty of Arts, Humanities, Education and Social Sciences
Areas of Expertise:
Film and television production

Jack is a postgraduate candidate based within the StoryLab Research Institute and his research area is focussed on Storytelling, Workflow and Language in the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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Jack completed his BA (2014) and MA (2016) in Film and Television Production at Anglia Ruskin University. While at Anglia Ruskin University, he specialised in producing immersive and poetical Natural History documentaries. Jack also began to work on increasing audience interactivity and exploring user-directed non-linear storytelling.

Research interests

Jack is exploring unique storytelling opportunities for empathetic audience experiences by prototyping immersive filmmaking, on the themes of forced displacement, embedded within interactive virtual reality environments.

Selected recent publications

Godden, Emily, Jack Rutherford, and Rebecca Lee. 2021. "HOME BRICK: Exploring the Sensations of Home, Voice, and Brick Making". Epoiesen.