I am an experienced social media professional with a background working in start-ups and events/community-driven companies. I am looking to move back into the film/creative industries through screenwriting and editing. Website: www.o--a--e.com
Leading on the day to day management of the Markets' official profiles; producing digital content across the social media platforms and creating live social media posts on event days. Producing a monthly social media content plan in collaboration with the marketing manager as well as keeping up-to-date on current social trends and integrate them into the calendar. Developing the social media portfolio: curating Instagram stories, highlights, IGTV content, and Instagram Live. Management and upkeep of the official website; including writing blog posts, uploading new traders and market events. Using social and digital analytics for weekly, monthly and annual KPIs to create reports on charting progress and reach. Liaising with internal departments, the PR team, and tenants regarding digital performance, upcoming events and collection of content. Writing copy for external (Camden Card) and internal (monthly summary report) newsletters, and assisting with the production of print media (flyers, Camden Market Quarterly Zine). Managing photographic and video shoots including sourcing crew, props, and art direction, in addition to taking stills for Market traders. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: • Edited an event promo for the summer music event, Solomon's Yard where it achieved over 50K views and was shared across Visit London's social. • Featured in Time Out, Secret London and Evening Standard for the sold-out Christmas Grotto, St. Patrick’s Day Irish music trail, Solomon's Yard music and food event, and #TheBigAubergine food festival to launch the North Yard location. • Implemented regular Instagram Stories and posting live on event days with an average viewership of 300K in Q1/19 compared to 45K in Q4/18. • Producing, filming and editing video content and curating IGTV content with previous content achieving over 60K views across all social platforms organically. • The brand’s official channels resulting in a 7% increase in followers across all channels including a 30% increase in Instagram followers alone. • Camden Market website achieved 1.4M views with a weekly average of 108.5K views over Q4.
Creating short films, online content, YouTube videos, and music videos as a writer, director editor. Producing projects from development to distribution stage, where several short films have screened at international film festivals. Generating production documents (incl. shooting schedule, risk assessments) and managing admin. Managing cast and crews of up to 30 people. Organising raw footage, assembling edits from rough to final versions, suggesting or sourcing music and adding graphics and colour correction to projects. FILMS • Limbo (2017) - Writer, Director: Selected for Nightpiece Film Festival 17 (Edinburgh Fringe Festival), Manifesto Film Festival 18, and Best Micro Short at The Brave Black Bird Film Festival 19 • Any Exit (2017) - Producer, Writer, Co-Director: Selected for TRIBE International Art Festival 17 • My Henry (2016) - Editor, Producer, and Co-Director: Selected for Toronto Short Film Festival 16, and Los Angeles Cinefest 16 • Nothing Good Happens on a Tuesday, short screenplay (2015): BA Film Graduation Show 15, Screenwriting Award, and Semi-Finalist for Southeastern International Film Festival 16 • Raw (2014) - Writer, Director: Selected for Los Angeles Cinefest 15 BRANDED CONTENT • Solomon's Yard is Back | Camden Market | Editor Featured on Visit London Twitter and Facebook accounts • Galentine's Day | Choosey | Writer, Director, Editor Featured on the Verge website • Pretend You Care This Christmas | Choosey | Writer, Producer MUSIC VIDEO • Fin by Marco Caricola | Director • Not Enough For Us by Black City Lights | Director and Editor
Worked specifically on Evode's subsidiary company, Choosey (B2C), as their Content Executive running their social campaigns for Q1 and Q2. Created tailored (copy, photo, and video) content for various digital platforms; including their social media, website, PR campaigns and customer competitions. Produced online video & photo content for social channels; sourcing talent, locations, crew and managing workflow. Monitored Google analytics, Magento, Facebook and Instagram business for quarterly KPIs and social media progress reports. Managed paid social campaigns for holiday events across Facebook and Instagram with budgets up to £1000, writing content and editing photo assets. Copywriting for press releases, subscriber emails, product descriptions, website content, and Choosey’s blog. Liaised with publications, affiliates, and social influencers, as well as researching partnership opportunities. Additionally, I assisted on Evode's corporate site: editing, writing and producing content (copy and video) for investor relations and other B2B projects. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: • 'Galentine's Day' advert gained 10,000 views on Choosey's official Facebook page and reached over 34,000 people. • Featured in the Daily Mail Online for their Mother's Day spread and the Verge for Valentine's Day. • The official Facebook page likes saw an increase of 20% and Instagram 19% increase in followers over the first quarter in 2018. • Implemented a weekly and quarterly content plan with the Senior Content Manager and Marketing Executive to be executed through numerous social channels. • Produced a website redesign (UI and UX) proposal to promote the company's USP (video messages in a physical greeting card) and improve the user experience
Freelanced for Evode's corporate site working on investor relation projects and their subsidiary company Choosey on their Christmas advert - introducing the card multipacks. For Choosey, I produced and coordinated the pre-production and principal photography; delegating tasks, sourcing the talent, crew, locations, equipment and developed the budget. Generated production documents and liaised with Equity regarding talent and usage fees for online content. Drafted talent, crew and location contract agreements. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: • The Christmas online promo for Choosey gained over 13,000 views on YouTube and was featured in the Daily Mail Online and Verge.
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Managed Hyde Hill's expenses and general administration. Organised film festivals regarding film submissions. Implemented Hyde Hill's social media accounts and content calendar. Drafted and secured music licensing contracts. Extensive research on future projects, editing showreels and attending acting workshops. KEY ACHIEVEMENTS: • Assisted in Hyde Hill's website and Director's personal website redesign (Wordpress) • Created social media platforms and content calendar for upcoming events • Maintained financial spreadsheet of Hyde Hill Director's personal expenditures, Hyde Hill's professional expenditures (floats and invoices) and produced quarterly reports.
Working in various production department roles in the film and music industry. FEATURES: Production Coordinator (pickups/July 2015) | Alleycats (2016) DIR: Ian Bonhôte Production Assistant (Aug - Sep 2014) | Happy Birthday, Toby Simpson (2017) DIR: Patrick Makin Production Coordinator (April - June 2013) | Always In The Present (2016) DIR: Oliver Guy-Watkins SHORTS: 1st Assistant Director (dailies) | Night Wave (2018) DIR: Radhika Pradhu Production Coordinator (dailies) | Augmented (2016) DIR: Ross Peacock 3rd Assistant Director (dailies) | The Chop (2015) DIR: Lewis Rose Production Assistant (dailies) | Final Command (2014) DIR: Ross Peacock Production Assistant (Mar - April 2012) | If We Meet Again (2014) DIR: Oliver Guy-Watkins MUSIC VIDEO: Production Assistant (dailies) | Stay True To Your Family by Hatcham Social (2014) DIR: Claire Marion & Oliver Guy-Watkins Production Assistant (dailies) | Don't Go To Sleep by Hatcham Social (2014) DIR: Claire Marion & Oliver Guy-Watkins Production Assistant (dailies) | First Love by Baek Ho-Choi (2013) DIR: April Choi
Film (Screenwriting Pathway) 1st Class Honours Modules: Producing and Directing, Communicating in Film, Film Theory, Screenwriting, Film Innovation, Film Research, and Context.
For my short film, 'Limbo'
For my short script 'Nothing Good Happens on a Tuesday'
For my final year dissertation project.