Experience in production, creative, project management, promotion, event planning and legal. Currently working as Line Producer at HKX Productions, a full-service production company based in the Havas Village. Prior to this, I was a Producer at cross reality platform and creative studio, Zappar; Producer at film production studio, Spindle; and co-director of music promotion brand and event company, Tropico. I have also worked as a Producer in a freelance capacity. I'm also a qualified solicitor, currently taking a hiatus from the legal sector. Prior to this I advised on a range of commercial property matters including development, commercial leases and the sale and purchase of commercial property with a particular focus on social housing and planning. I also have experience in corporate, employment and family law.
Projects credited in
- New phone, who dis? – The Samsung Galaxy Z FlipAs a stylist, writer and creative, Ayishat Akanbi needs a phone that’s as versatile as she is. In this special episode of New Phone Who Dis? we give Ayishat the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip to learn if it has what it takes to keep up with her busy lifestyle. With its foldable screen, long-life battery and powerful camera, the Galaxy Z Flip combines a retro style with the latest in Samsung technology.
Line ProducerHavas Group
London, United KingdomFull Time
Responsible for leading shoot production at HKX Productions, a full-service production company based in the Havas Village made up of 25+ agencies. Responsibilities have also organically extended to offering creative solutions, sometimes working in the capacity of Producer/Director and Director. My personal highlight so far has been Producing a feature-length documentary series for O2 and the Rugby World Cup, shot on location in Japan and the UK over four months, showcasing the cross-section between ancient samurai culture and rugby practices with talent, Jamie Laing and Ugo Monye. Clients worked with include:- O2, Rugby Football Union, Sharp’s, Heinz, Huawei, Apple, Samsung, Citroen, Royal Mail, Parcelforce, Loyle Carner, Reese’s, Hersheys, American Express, Philip Morris International, HRA Pharma, John Bishop, Molson Coors, Rekordlig, Emirates, PayPal, Gavsicon, Staples, Lemsip, Ella’s Kitchen, BBC, Plymouth Gin.
- London, United KingdomFull Time
Responsible for budgeting, scheduling and general management of projects (and associated teams) that create engaging augmented, mixed and virtual reality solutions, and standalone applications, games and interactive digital content, for a wide variety of brands and agencies. A personal highlight was kick-starting and leading the development of the ‘Angry Birds Explore’ app for Rovio. Clients worked with include:- Nickelodeon, Kimberly-Clark, Hasbro, Pez, Sony Music, Netflix, BBC, Warner Brothers, Unilever, Second Cup Coffee, Shazam, TD Bank, Panini, Red Bull, Pepsi, Rovio (Angry Birds), Kinder, Asda, Coca-Cola, Barclays, Yorkshire Tea, Nestle and L’Occitane. Responsibilities include discussing initial creative ideas with client and from there bringing together a creative team of developers, designers and 3D artists who collectively, are right for the project; approving and managing any necessary licenses associated with sensitive brand assets; consistent communication with the Creative Director and Head of Production to ensure the project is on track, both in terms of timing and budget; management of, and communication with, the client, agency and other stakeholders; arranging shoots with an in-house videographer where this is required for the project (and in particular, the creation of alpha channel content and virtual 'walk-through' content is often required); and maintaining good margins and day-to-day smooth operation of the team to final delivery of the project to a fixed deadline. Clients worked with include:- Nickoledeon, Second Cup Coffee, TD Bank, Panini, Red Bull, Pepsi, Rovio (Angry Birds), Kinder and Asda.
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- Film Producing
- Content Producing
- Event Promotion
- Leading Teams
- Film Advertising