Woodwork Music is an award-winning synchronisation agency, providing existing and specially composed music for the TV, Film and Advertising industries. Representing, promoting and negotiating on behalf of assigned record labels, artists and music composers. As Business Affairs Manager / Executive PA, my main duties included supporting the dynamic, creative team by handling legal paperwork, creating music licences and providing general office administration. Main duties included (but were not limited to): - *Drafting / Reviewing master & publishing music synchronization licences (in-house & third party) *Contract Negotiation *Calculating quotes for secondary exploitation of expired licenced content *Managing legal paperwork (NDAs, Tax Exemption Forms, Purchase Orders etc.) *Tracking KPIs and presenting data at weekly business development meetings *Registering bespoke compositions with the PRS and PPL *General office administration as required
Primarily providing literary copyright commissioning advice to editorial, production management and business support personnel; for in-house and co-produced drama, sketch, radio and online genres. Commissioning new and existing literary works in line with guild agreements: BBC / WGGB, Sketch and GSCA (General Script Commission Agreement) - with awareness of PACT, Equity and Musician's Union. Commissioned programmes included (but not limited to): - *ANIMATION (series): - -Dangermouse (1 & 2) / Strange Hill High (2) *DRAMA (series): -The 4o'Clock Club (1 - 6) / All at Sea / The Dumping Ground (1-5) / Hetty Feather / Wolfblood (1-4) / World's End / The Worst Witch (co-produced) *SKETCH (series): -Class Dismissed (1 & 2) Main duties included (but were not limited to): - *Calculating contributor fees (primary & secondary), *Submitting proposals to rights holders (e.g. authors, illustrators, publishers etc.), *Contract Negotiation / Drafting, *Processing contributor fees and dealing with: VAT, pension, tax, NI & foreign payments, *Pitching commercial platform services - i.e. BBC Store, *Managing various programmes in production, *Handling legal contributor paperwork (e.g. HMRC Right to Work documentation), *Troubleshooting rights-related system issues with production colleagues.
Post Production Script Supervisor Dates EmployedMar 2007 – Jan 2013 Employment Duration5 yrs 11 mos LocationITV Studios - Yorkshire Providing supervision to the post-production team, clearing 312 annual episodes of continuing drama, Emmerdale. Ensuring all episodes were legally compliant for UK and international broadcasts. Also working in tandem with editorial, production and film crews in studio and on location. Duties included (but not limited to): - *Overseeing the transcription of rehearsal scripts, *Reporting commercial, library and live music, *Logging artistic works (e.g.: photographs, stills, literary excerpts, etc.), *Sourcing and reviewing clip footage - acquiring licence extensions for expired content, *Calculating artist expenses budget and processing weekly timesheets, *Booking hotel and accomodation for children and chaperones, *Sub-editing, publishing and distributing script amendments in tandem with script editors, *Rehearsing amended dialogue with actors, *Managing the alternate versions of the programme, liaising with Compliance, Rights and Scheduling department(s) as required. *Checking clock numbers, credits, captions, timings and music are correct. *Handling misc. projects and troubleshooting issues as required