Independent filmmaker and graduate in Film Studies, I have excellent knowledge of the production workings of the creative film industry. I embrace challenges, thrive in team environments, am highly organised and am interested in working in the Media Production industry.
Office / Operations Manager - Curated large-scale events (charity dinners, promotional events, historical commemorations) in preparation of international launch as nearing culmination of eight year long project of the company. - Recruited, trained, supervised temporary and permanent supporting staff and thus creating multinational network of recruitment online mediums. - Operated the workings of the company staff welfare including the co-ordination of budget management, salary outputs and staff support. - Created new methods for the lowering for spendings on office equipment and cafe expenses and subsequently raised productivity of staff through ensuring personal accountability between all staff members. - Dealt with the everyday workings of the office environment making sure supplies and equipment were readily available for post-production team. - Provided two senior accounting teams based in London and Moscow with daily and weekly reports on various budgets. - Assisted with creative decisions regarding post-production work with senior staff members. - Acted as intermediary between multinational guests and the company, assisting with translations with written and eliminating cultural differences.
- Produced several campaigns for diverse groups of clients: corporate videos, short fashion films, promotional spots for architectural companies. - Formed and managed a flexible production team of film industry professionals, personally selected from the multiple projects I have worked on. - Using a sales-driven approach, I succeeded in managing several ongoing projects simultaneously, resulting in a steady growth of revenue over a period of six months.
Film Studies BA Queen Mary University of London - The most important part of my degree is the critical perspective that allowed me to closely analyse cinema and develop a prospective-based understanding of where the visual medium is heading towards. - Intense camera operating courses that included composition techniques, studio and external lighting, as well as practice of different shooting methods. Experience with a wide range of digital, cinema and broadcasting cameras. - In-depth study of Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro X, with a variety of experience editing short films, promotional campaigns and music videos. Developed a keen sense for dramatic effect and narrative direction. - Masterclasses in producing with emphasis on the full process behind a production: from the initial idea to the finished product and its distribution. - Practical seminars with an accent on the director’s perspective: how to create the appropriate atmosphere for a scene, how to establish clear communication between one’s artistic visions, the film crew and the actors.