I am an artist and University of The Arts London graduate working in the medium of film. I am currently looking for my second professional position since graduating within the creative and cultural sectors and am open to exploring different opportunities.
I was the research administrator on ‘Fifty Years of British Music Video’; a research project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council and ran by University of Portsmouth in collaboration with University of the Arts London. Working alongside industry executives from production companies and record labels the project aims to select a canon of music video titles for the BFI national film archive as well as a Blu-Ray box-set distributed by Soda Pictures. The project will also create the first national database of British music videos free to access at the BFI and British Library. Some of my roles and responsibilities include: 1) Correspondence with industry partners at the BFI, British Library, Soda Pictures as well as with some of the world’s leading record labels, production companies, post houses, commissioners, music video filmmakers and choreographers 2) Sourcing master video files from filmmakers and their production companies 3) Researching contacts for lesser known video titles and their filmmakers 4) Handling various film formats, production delivery schedules and film digitisation options for the BFI’s national film archive and Soda Pictures 5) Label rights administration; dealing with different types of record label and artist contracts and music publishing 6) Research and copy for selected music video programme notes 7) Influence in deciding industry panel members 8) Handling important data such as Warp records music video donation 9) Administrating regular interviews with industry executives and academics at the BFI 10) Organisation and management of a large industry-facing event at the British Library and a panel discussion with some of the UK’s leading filmmakers at the 2016 Frame Festival 11) Overseeing international project trips; researching flights and accommodation, accompanying my manager on trips to ensure smooth running of meetings and interviews 12) PA to my manager, both project and personal related tasks
My short TV pilot Charly's World was screened at BAFTA as a part of the University of the Arts Film and Television programme 2015. http://cargocollective.com/florencescottanderton/Charly-s-World