Astrid Defourny

Production Assistant

  • LevelJunior
  • LocationUnited Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsProject Manager - Production Coordinator

About me

Recently graduated from a MA in Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship program at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Previously studied a BA (Hons) in Media and Cultural Studies at London College of Communication (UAL) in London. Currently looking for a job in media production.


  • Advertising
  • Events
  • Production Assistant
  • Office
  • Excel
  • Bilingual French/english
  • Fluent Spanish
  • Brazilian Portuguese

Work history



International Film Festival Rotterdam

Feb 2017 - Feb 2017
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Freelance
  • Part of the Flying-Tiger volunteers team. Job entailed various practical tasks to ensure the Festival’s success


Acquisitions and Sales


Jan 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Paris, France
  • Internship
  • Assisting the Head of Acquisitions and Sales in an international film distribution company. Tasks included daily contact with producers and broadcaster worldwide, marketing missions and office management assistance


Assistant Event Coordinator


Oct 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Freelance
  • Part of the PRISA team for the organisation of the Foro Iberoamericano around the theme of Digital Revolution with former head of states and academics


Content Producer & Edition


Apr 2014 - Jul 2014
  • Paris, France
  • Internship
  • Visualisation of films and online content feeding. Editorial planning for iPhone App WittiZ


Retail Assistant

Librairie La Page

Aug 2013 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Advising customer and improving sales experience. Assisted in various events of French cultural representation in London



Pre-Master Cultural Economics and Entrepreneurship

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Sep 2016 - Jun 2017
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • One-year highly intensive program: dual-disciplinary courses included statistics, economic theory, values of culture, economics of the performing arts, amongst others. Thesis on the ambidexterity between business and creativity of French independent label, Atmosphériques


Shakespeare Summer School

Drama Centre London

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Three-weeks intensive summer school to learn about the Shakespearian theatre through Stanislavski method.


BA (Hons) Media Cultural Studies

University Of The Arts London

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Balanced theory and practice diploma: experience with first-hand making media projects as well as a range of analytical academic essays. Dissertation on the Cultural Connotations on French Contemporary films: the specificities of the cinema industry and the National identity representation.


International Baccalaureate Bilingual Diploma (IB)

International School of Paris

Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
  • Paris, France
  • Subjects: English A1, French A2, History, Visual Arts, Biology, Maths Studies, Extended Essay on the Belgitude of Jacques Brel (cultural option of French program)