Amanda Cox

Researcher

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

I am an experienced Researcher and Film and Literature graduate from the University of Warwick who has worked in scripted comedy, entertainment and factual entertainment, both in development and production.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Research
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Canon Xf100

Work history

Currently

Researcher

Lola Entertainment

Feb 2015
  • Following the success of the The John Bishop Christmas Show, I again took on a Researcher role for the John Bishop variety series - The John Bishop Show. - Putting forward booking suggestions to the Series Producer - Contacting agent, acts and companies - Generating ideas for the content of the show - Briefing guests on the phone and on the day of the record

2014

Researcher

Lola Entertainment

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • John Bishop's Christmas Show Stepping up from my role in the first series, I became the sole researcher in the editorial tram working closely with the Producer and AP. This was the most watch UK stand up comedy show in 2014. - Developed ideas for items within the show - Put forward suggestions for comedy and music bookings - Liaising with talent prior to and during filming

2014

Office Assistant

Lisa Thomas Management/ Lola Entertainment

Feb 2013 - Nov 2014
  • Working a combined role as a Runner/Receptionist for the development office of a comedy TV production and a talent agent. My main responsibilities were: - Looking after all members of the production team, as well as agents, and acted as a PA to the creative director and head of the company - Answering all emails, looking after the office and visiting clients, managing phone calls, lunch runs and all general admin tasks required

2014

Production Assistant

Channel X/ Lola Entertainment

May 2014 - Jun 2014
  • Detectorists I acted as production assistant both on set and in the production office. - Working with the production co-ordinator to organise travel, catering and accommodation for both cast and crew. - I was also the sole organiser of the wrap party and screening evening where I had to liaise with event staff, organise guest lists, book rooms and be the contact for guest and staff on the night - Running the Detectorists social media

2014

Junior Researcher

Lola Entertainment

Jan 2014 - May 2014
  • John Bishop's Australia Working as assistant to Head of Production - Susi Hollins - clearing all music for the edit - including liaising with the BBC - collating all contributor and location release forms - organising expense forms and collecting production team receipts

Education

2011

Film and Literature

University of Warwick

Aug 2008 - May 2011