Anthony Lilley

A media practitioner and theorist with a background in creative, policy and academic spheres.

Anthony has a lifelong passion for the arts and began his professional career in theatre. He is Chief Creative Officer and CEO of Magic Lantern Productions Ltd, an award-winning interactive media and multiplatform creative house and consultancy and also a director of China/UK media sepcialists, Zespa Media.

Anthony has worked on world leading brands including Sony Playstation, BBC, London 2012 and Google. He holds and has had Visiting Professorships at the University of Oxford and UK Centre of Excellence for Media at Bournemouth University. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Trustee of ENO and Chair of digital culture agency, Lighthouse. Anthony was awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2008.