Caroline Bottomley

Caroline Bottomley

Managing DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Caroline Bottomley

Caroline Bottomley

Managing DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
Projects
  • !!! Emerging Directors !!!  AMV BBDO screening - submissions deadline approaching
    !!! Emerging Directors !!! AMV BBDO screening - submissions deadline approachingHi Directors on The Dots The next SHINY submissions deadline is coming up and it’s a great event to submit for - at advertising agency giants, AMV BBDO. SHINY supports emerging commercial directors worldwide, through screenings, reviews and VIP contacts worldwide. Enter any video under 5 mins and industry VIP reviews are guaranteed, as is a free ticket to the AMV BBDO event. Expect a screening of submissions at the event, a panel of world class commissioners including ECD at AMV, Toby Allen,
  • SHINY at HARBOR, New York
    SHINY at HARBOR, New YorkDiverse, emerging video director showcase, panel Q&A and networking event at HARBOR, Lower Manhattan
  • Shiny's Monthly Event - Caviar, Los Angeles - Thu 27th June
    Shiny's Monthly Event - Caviar, Los Angeles - Thu 27th JuneMonthly Events Our rolling call for video entries feeds the monthly screening selections in London and Los Angeles. These monthly events also host 'Meet The Commissioners' panels, with hard-to-meet commissioners, reps & curators. Networking is the final part of every event, lightly fuelled by friendly introductions, pizza and free drinks. Shiny's monthly events are an unparalleled opportunity for emerging directors to: - meet world-class brand, fashion and music video commissioners, - meet
  • Shiny's Monthly Event - Kobalt, London - Tue 28th May
    Shiny's Monthly Event - Kobalt, London - Tue 28th MayMonthly Events Our rolling call for video entries feeds the monthly screening selections in London and Los Angeles. These monthly events also host 'Meet The Commissioners' panels, with hard-to-meet commissioners, reps & curators. Networking is the final part of every event, lightly fuelled by friendly introductions, pizza and free drinks. Shiny's monthly events are an unparalleled opportunity for emerging directors to: - meet world-class brand, fashion and music video commissioners, - meet
  • Meet The Commissioners & Career Surgery @Trailer Park
    Meet The Commissioners & Career Surgery @Trailer ParkA buzzing evening of music video, branded content, ads, docs, animation. Followed by an expert panel of commissioners and their insights into work & process. Sign up to Shiny's mailing list to keep up with new events and projects for emerging directors https://www.shinyawards.com/#13 All photographs by @DanielKulakov
  • Shiny Career Surgery for Emerging Filmmakers
    Shiny Career Surgery for Emerging FilmmakersYou're warmly invited to Shiny's next event - the Career Surgery. There'll be access to commercial production companies & ad agencies, brands & record labels - ie industry employers and commissioners. 19.00 Doors open 19.30 Screening: 10 of the best recent entries to the Shiny Awards from emerging & diverse filmmakers 20.00 Career Surgery: Critiques and career advice for 3 selected filmmakers A lively panel of commissioners, reps and employers analyse what works for them - and what doesn't -
Projects credited in
  • Shiny Awards Mentoring Programme
    Shiny Awards Mentoring ProgrammeWorking closely with our Managing Director Caroline, I launched a Director Mentoring Programme for Underrepresented Directors!
  • Explainer Video for Shiny
    Explainer Video for ShinyWe created an explainer video with Caroline from Shiny! What does Shiny do? Shiny helps... wait, just watch the video :) Thanks to Caroline for the script and the great collaboration! Thanks to Olivia for the voice-over and to https://www.freepik.com/stories for those pretty illustrations. Animation and composition was created by me. Feel free to share some feedback on it, it was my first project and I had a lot of fun creating it and would love to work on more projects like this!
  • Non-Executive Director
    Non-Executive DirectorAt SHINY our mission is to discover talented new directors and to help under-represented and diverse directors access the commercial production industry. SHINY is a chance for directors and industry VIPs to interact face to face and to see the best new work. No appointment necessary. No nepotism at play. Every video entered to the SHINYlist is guaranteed professional reviews from the world-class industry VIPs in our jury network. Highest scoring entries are added to the list, and screened
  • Shiny Awards
    Shiny Awards22nd January 2018 The Mill Winners: Best Unsigned: Curtis Essel & Daniel Aremu Best Diversity, joint winner: Nadia Lee Cohen Best Diversity, joint winner: Fanny Hoetzeneder Best Recently Signed: Fergal Costello The Shiny Awards kicked off to an enthusiastic and sold-out house of music video & advertising people at The Mill. These first Shiny Awards attracted just off 300 entries from unsigned and recently signed filmmakers worldwide. Over 100 judges, selected from across the music video and adv
  • Fashion Film: Networking - final tickets on sale!
    Fashion Film: Networking - final tickets on sale!Shiny's next must-go event focuses on the rapid rise of fashion film - who's commissioning it, who's creating it, where does it get played? Get your audience tickets here Hosted by the iconic visual fx people, Framestore, during London Fashion Week 7pm Doors open 7.30 Screening of the best new work submitted to Shiny, part 1 8.00 Panel discussion: Jacqui Edenbrow, Head of Video - Frieze (Gucci project) Romy van den Broeke, Producer - Farfetch Tracy Sedino, Art Director - Linda Farrow Gavin
  • Shiny Career Surgery
    Shiny Career SurgeryShiny Career SurgeryStink FilmsJuly 2018Panel: Nathan Tettey, Dirtywork Katie Lambert, Stink Daniella Manca, Caviar Amar Ediriwira, Boiler Room 4:3 Filmmakers: Junaid Faiz Rose Hendry Alex Browning Rhory Danniells Many brave emerging filmmakers submitted their under-5min videos, and four were selected, for a career surgery discussion at one of the world's leading commercial production companies, Stink. And it was a great evening. With praise and questions, panellists gave incisive & useful insig
Work history
    Shiny Awards logo
    Shiny Awards logo
    Company DirectorShiny Awards
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    I founded and now run Shiny. Shiny connects diverse, emerging directors to the commercial video industry via annual awards, feedback and regular events in London and LA.
Skills
  • Arts Events
  • Events
  • B2B Event
  • Business Management
  • B2B Marketing
  • Education Event
  • Education Projects
  • Marketing Strategy
  • TV Production
  • Marketing
Awards
    The Pitch Fanzine logo
    The Pitch Fanzine logo
    100 SuperwomenThe Pitch Fanzine
    As voted by industry peers
    The Lovie Awards logo
    The Lovie Awards logo
    Lovie AwardThe Lovie Awards
    Silver in Music Silver in Public Category for Radar Music Videos