Jane Thorburn

Jane Thorburn. Principal Lecturer, Course Leader. B.A. Television. Co-founded the production company AFTER IMAGE in 1979, directing, editing and series editing the majority of the company’s productions. One of the early successes was the Arts Magazine programme Alter Image which ran for three series. Thorburn has produced many films and documentaries including NOLLYWOOD Just Doing it (2008), a serious look at the creative and commercial drive behind this rapidly growing industry, driven by increasing access to new technology. She has also produced approximately 200 arts and music programmes transmitted on Channel 4, BBC2, Discovery Channel and transmissions abroad. Her full biography is available at:,-jane.


Three Dance Pieces: Blue Dance, Sankai Juku, Maasai

1983, 50:00 minutes, colour, English