David Fenton

David Fenton

Documentary FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
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David Fenton

David Fenton

Documentary FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a recent graduate of MA Documentary Filmmaking at University of the Arts London (Distinction) and I have just finished a three-week internship at (Zinc Media) Brook Lapping, Films of Record and Blakeway in Development, production and investigative research respectively (Feb 2020). I have also just completed a two-week internship as a researcher at Quicksilver Media (Jan 2020). I have experience with observational filming, (Sony Fs5 and 7) and editing with Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro (Adobe Certified Associate). My background is in interactive games design with a BA degree in 'Design' from Goldsmiths University of London. I am available ASAP for full-time work
  • Modern Cocoa Farmer
    Modern Cocoa Farmer
  • Black = White
    Black = WhiteBlack = white is a videogame where the player has to solve some lateral problems using the arrow keys on their keyboard. I worked with an animator, programmer and musician to produce this game over a weekend. Made with the Unity Game engine.
  • An alternative CV
    An alternative CVI believe that CV’s are not personal enough, so I created a personal qualities map to inject some fun into a typically serious area. This is a common thread in my work as you will see from the next projects.
  • I need to take my glasses off to read these days
    I need to take my glasses off to read these daysBook Design for Jonathan Fenton's first book of short stories
  • Priority Smile
    Priority SmileVariations on the London Underground 'Priority Sticker' to raise awareness about mental health. More availible on www.davidfentondesign.com
  • Fussy Feasters
    Fussy FeastersEdible play blocks designed to encourage children to eat more healthily through play and experimentation with their parents.
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Projects credited in
  • Battle Bus Film
    Battle Bus FilmThis was a short film made for the London Transport Museum about the contribution of transport staff to WWI and explored rememberance.
Work history
    InternshipZinc Media
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Three-week development, production and investigative research internship for Brook Lapping, Films of Record and Blakeway respectively under Selina Mehta BROOK LAPPING Contributed to development brainstorms - Simplified articles - Research related to (Historical American Death Rituals, Extreme religious practices, Group psychological experiments) based on steers from commissioning editors. FILMS OF RECORD Transcribing interviews with timecodes, One time Camera assistant to BAFTA-winning director Jon Cowen - Research of pertinent stats for ITV obs doc series and sat in on an edit. BLAKEWAY Investigative research for C4 dispatches on the environmental impact of data centres in Ireland.
    InternshipUnreported World, Quicksilver Media
     - Oxford, United KingdomInternship
    Two-week research and development internship for series 39 of ‘Unreported World’. - Research into Russian homophobic groups and LGBT rave scene - R&D - Yangtze river fishing ban (idea pitched to commissioning editor Louisa Compton) - R&D - Nigerian war on fake drugs, ‘Phony Pharma’ (original title) - Logging drives of rushes for Netflix series Killer Ratings
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop
  • Film Maker
  • Design/art Direction/creative/concepts/idea
  • Abode Premiere
  • Directing
  • Camera Operating
  • Premiere Pro
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    MA Documentary FilmUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    BA Design Goldsmiths, University of London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Grade 2.1 69% (First (75%) in final year project)
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    Adobe logo
    Adobe logo
    Adobe Certified Associate (Premiere Pro)Adobe
    The Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification is the industry-recognized validation of one’s skill in Adobe Premiere Pro CC. This certification requires in-depth knowledge of setting project requirements, understanding the Adobe Premiere Pro CC interface, as well as editing and exporting digital video using Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Goldsmiths, University of London logo
    Artista funding awardGoldsmiths, University of London
    Recipient of funding for mentoring for my project 'Modern Cocoa Farmer'.