delara kokabi

OFFICE MANAGER & DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT

About me

I’m an enthusiastic creator of information-rich content, a champion of new ideas, and a stickler for achieving a high production value look regardless of resource. Skills include: Casting, concept development, on-camera interviewing, lighting & shooting, inventive research, location scouting, creating director's treatments, sizzle tapes, updating showreel/ social media content.

Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Print Design
  • Research
  • Creative Development
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Producer
  • Assistant Producer
  • Manager
  • Development and Research
  • Adobe Indesign Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Office Manager & Development Assistant

1A Productions

Dec 2015
  • I ensure the production office runs smoothly by managing the website, calls, e-mails, and deliverables as well as looking after the director’s itinerary. I work closely with the director on pitching ideas, creating mood boards, writing and pulling together director’s treatments on top priority projects using InDesign. I also am responsible for script checking, creating taster tapes on FCP/ Adobe Premiere. I was also working as an Associate Producer recently for an animation film about dementia, presenter-led by Sally Magnusson.

2015

Associate Producer

1A Productions

Sep 2015 - Nov 2015
  • I helped produce a short animation film on dementia for BBC presenter Sally Magnusson for her project ‘Playlist For Life’.

Education

2016

Film Visual Culture

University of Aberdeen

Aug 2008 - Apr 2016
  • Master of Arts (M.A)

Awards

2015

EXPLORE FILMMAKING: FROM SCRIPT TO SCREEN NATIONAL FILM AND TELEVISION SHOOL

  • An intense online course exploring filmmaking, and required around three hours of study per week.

2013

GRAPHIC POSTER

  • Awarded for creating a graphic poster for the new post-production facility at The Farm Group (2013)