Julian Rodriguez is Associate Profesosr of Filmmaking & Photography at Kingston University, London. Julian trained as a photographer at the London College of Printing (LCP) where he later went on to become LCP's Director of Photography. In 2003, Julian became Dean of Media at University of the Arts London (UAL) leading the School of Media for seven years, through a period of innovation and growth - rising to become the top provider of practice-based media education in the United Kingdom.
In 2007, Julian was instrumental in bringing the Stanley Kubrick Archive to UAL with the generous support of the Kubrick family and Warner Bros. to support the acquisition, he commenced a connected research project on the Vietnam War - bringing together the archives of photojournalist Phillip Jones-Griffiths, the Cold War investigative journalism of Phillip Knightley and the production materials for Kubrick's Vietnam war film 'Full Metal Jacket'.
In 2011, Julian joined Falmouth University as Head of Media and in 2015 joined Kingston School of Art as Head of Department of Filmmaking & Photogrpahy - a position he held until 2020.
Currently Julian is a Company Director at Impressions Gallery Bradford, a nominator for Prix Pictet Photography Prize, and sits on the Advisory Board of the Rory Peck Trust - the only organisation dedicated to the support, welfare and safety of freelance newsgatheres around the world.