About MacAvon Media Productions
MacAvon Media Productions is a Scottish business partnership created in 1996 by Nigel and Jenny Chapman. We are based in a beautiful and remote coastal area of the West Highlands of Scotland, and work from home, writing and publishing children's books and technical books, and producing art work, mainly for greetings cards, prints, etc.
Brief notes about each of us are presented below. For more detailed information CVs, please follow the links to our professional profiles on LinkedIn.
Any questions? Just contact us and we will always reply personally.
Jenny Chapman is a professional writer and artist, best known for her children's books and very popular Tumblr blog based on the Adventures of Algy. She is also co-author of our technical and texbooks, and an award-winning animator and experimental filmmaker whose short films have won prizes in film festivals around the world.
A graduate of Edinburgh College of Art and of the University of Leeds, Jenny was formerly a part-time Lecturer in Visual Communication at Edinburgh College of Art, specializing in teaching experimental and new media animation and video editing, and the use of digital media software. Earlier, she taught Art History and Theory while doing postgraduate research at the University of St. Andrews, and worked at University College London, typesetting and publishing academic and research publications. She holds the following university degrees:
- M.Des. in Visual Communication, Edinburgh College of Art (now part of Edinburgh University)
- B.A. (Hons) in Visual Communication, Edinburgh College of Art (now part of Edinburgh University)
- B.A. (Hons) in Philosophy and the History of Art, The University of Leeds
You can connect with Jenny on Facebook, and see more of her work on these sites:
Dr. Nigel Chapman is an internationally respected author of major textbooks and professional books on Web design and development, digital media and programming languages, and a highly experienced Web developer.
A graduate of Cambridge University, Nigel Chapman has taught and studied at several of the world’s best universities. Nigel was a Lecturer then Senior Lecturer in Computer Science at University College London for 11 years, and formerly a Lecturer in Computing Science at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland). He holds the following university degrees:
- Ph.D. in Computational Science, The University of Leeds
- Postgraduate Diploma in Computer Science, University of Cambridge (Clare College)
- M.A. converted from B.A. (Hons) in Engineering, University of Cambridge (Clare College)