Creative practice is a burgeoning area within academia and is expanding rapidly within the field of Film and Screen Media. Experienced academic practitioners and current practice-based PhD candidates will present a range of case studies at this symposium and consider some of the most pertinent and challenging questions associated with creative screen practice. What is academic creative practice and how does it differ from other modes of production? How are external partnerships facilitated and funded? How does practice-based PhD supervision differ from other models? How do practitioners theorise their work and how do models of peer review operate? This symposium will address all of these questions and more.