Alex Campbell

Specialist : Content Director / Producer

Level
Mid Level
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

Alex is a multi-award winning writer and director from London, UK. He was awarded the first International Sundance Ignite Fellowship following his film, Journey Home’s win of the Sundance Ignite "What's Next" Challenge in 2016. Alex’s most recent short HUSH premiered at the British Film Institute and has since gone on to win awards at festivals in North Africa and Europe. His films ‘Journey Home’, ‘The Trench’ and ‘HUSH’ have screened at a number of prestigious International Festivals around the world, including Africa International Film Festival, Encounters Film Festival, Aesthetica Film Festival and many more. He is currently directing a BBC and BFI documentary commission titled 'Voices of Britain' for broadcast later this year. Alex also works as a producer/director for commercial and corporate films, producing work for clients including M&S, selfharm.co.uk and CityLink, and directing content for Halfords, local authorities and gastro pub chains.

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Skills

  • Film
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Corporate Content
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Film Production
  • Short Films
  • Creative Direction
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Storytelling
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Pitching
  • Directing Film
  • Producing
  • Content Producing
  • Creative
  • Creative Production

Companies I’ve worked with

  • F

    Freelance

    • London College of Fashion, UAL

      London College of Fashion, UAL

      • Education & Research
    • Netflix UK & Ireland

      Netflix UK & Ireland

      • Television
    • I

      Ideal World

      Work history

      Currently

      Specialist : Content Production

      London College of Fashion, UAL

      Oct 2017
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Specializing in directing and producing narrative, documentary and commercial content, for LCF, UAL, and external commercial clients with detailed brand requirements. Have lead commercial, B2B and consumer facing campaigns for the Fashion Innovation Agency, Lucasfilm, StevenTai Studio, Sabinna, Vilebrequin, Cartoon Network and Turner Broadcasting, alongside working with numerous independent labels on their fashion films, commercials and London Fashion Week presentations.

      Currently

      Freelance Producer / Director

      Freelance

      Jan 2009
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Experience working in a leading capacity with high profile creative, commercial and broadcast clients including Vodafone, Lexus, Fandor, CityLink, SelfHarm.co.uk, STV and others as well as high-street retailers Halfords and Marks & Spencer’s.

      2017

      May 2017 - Oct 2017
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Directed broadcast documentary commissioned by the BFI & BBC. [PREMIERE] BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE // National Film Theatre, London, UK Broadcast on BBC Network in Fall 2017 East End Film Festival 2018 + Panel BFI Future Film Festival 2018 + Panel Brainchild Arts Festival 2018 + Panel Short Sighted Cinema : Transform 2018 + Panel Film held in perpetuity at BFI National Archive

      2017

      Trainee Director

      Netflix UK & Ireland

      Sep 2016 - May 2017
      • United States
      • Internship
      • International Cultural Exchange participant: J1 Visa. Training on major Netflix Original feature film project in Cleveland, OH and Los Angeles, CA.

      2016

      Content Producer / Director

      Sundance Institute

      Apr 2016 - Sep 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Creating original content to Sundance Institute brief. Producing elements from master classes, work in progress screenings, panels, networking events, interviews and talks to ensure greatest social media impact across social platforms.

      2016

      Lead Service Engineer & Technical Specialist

      ProAV

      Mar 2016 - Sep 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Leading the companies technical repair/service department. Administered and control all chargeable and warranty repairs. Serviced and repaired broadcast equipment to component level at organizations workshop and provided technical support to key clients in the field when they experienced critical failures in equipment or workflows. Developed and grow the service department whilst building rapport with clients and confidence in the brand.

      2016

      Skilled Studio Operator

      Ideal World

      Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
      • Peterborough, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Over 2000 live broadcast hours as a specialist technical operator with experience controlling live broadcast output, in an ever-changing, high-pressure environment

      2016

      Mar 2015 - Mar 2016
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Directed short film written by Candice Onyeama. Financed by IdeasTap, NFS & P for Production. OVERVIEW: A British Nigerian family, fragmented by their personal struggles tries to come to terms with their youngest daughters mutism. Screenings / Awards [AWARD WINNER] UDADA Film Festival // Kajiado, Kenya [AWARD WINNER] Best Short Film, BUFF 2017 // London, UK AFRIFF // Lagos, Nigeria - West African Premier BRITISH URBAN FILM FESTIVAL // London, UK - UK Premier BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE // London, UK ENCOUNTERS FILM FESTIVAL // Bristol, UK REEL SISTERS // New York, NY SHORTS ON TAP // London, UK SOUL CONNECT // London, UK CCBC Africana Independent Film Festival // Baltimore, MD NFFTY // Seattle, WA WADFF // Brooklyn, NY WOMEN OF THE LENS FILM FESTIVAL // London, UK

      2015

      Director / Producer

      Sapper Productions

      Sep 2013 - Sep 2015
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Produced and Directed, in-house, B2B and consumer-facing content for commercial clients. Produced visual pitch decks and treatments for prospective clients. Lead all video projects undertaken by the organization from creative concept development through to pitching to clients and onto final delivery.

      2013

      Director + Executive Producer

      The Sound Stage

      Jan 2012 - Jan 2013
      • York, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Devised and developed live broadcast web TV show to promote new musical talent in the UK, working with artists including Nina Nesbitt and Catfish and the Bottlemen. With extensive social reach. Lead live studio team of 30+ staff and musical guests in pre-production, production and post-production.

      2011

      Director + Producer

      New Place Productions

      Jan 2011 - Dec 2011
      • St Albans, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Director, Producer & Co-Writer for “Blackwood” – 5* Sell-out theatre show. Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland run.

      2010

      Jan 2007 - Dec 2010
      • St Albans, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Chief event organiser and director of festival, screenings and awards ceremony.

      Education

      2014

      BSc Film and Television Production

      The University of York

      Sep 2011 - Jun 2014
      • York, United Kingdom
      • BSc Film and Television Production with specialisation in directing.

      2011

      Aug 2004 - May 2011
      • St Albans, United Kingdom
      • A-Levels: Fine Art, Drama, Graphic Design, Biology

      Awards

      2016

      Sundance Ignite Fellowship

      Sundance Institute

      • First international recipient of the Sundance Ignite Fellowship for emerging writers and directors.

      2011

      • Financial support for further education.