Grace Carroll

Producer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

I’m a creative Producer with 10 years experience producing commercials, branded content and short films. My film work has screened at BFI London Film Festival, London Short Film Festival, Toronto International Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, Aesthetica Short Film Festival, Iris Prize Film Festival; as well as broadcast on BBC Four, streamed on BBC iPlayer and selected as Vimeo Staff Pick. I’m a confident writer with an eye for visual detail and passion to tell great stories. Calm and composed under pressure, I’m experienced setting up complex productions locally and internationally.

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Skills

  • Budgeting
  • Film Scheduling
  • Client Handling
  • Crew Management
  • Cast/talent Coordination
  • Styling
  • Film Post-production
  • Photoshoot Pre-production
  • Coordinating Shoots
  • Location Management

Companies I’ve worked with

  • AKQA

    AKQA

    • Design
  • Saatchi & Saatchi

    Saatchi & Saatchi

    • Advertising
  • Forpeople

    Forpeople

    • Design
  • VMLY&R

    VMLY&R

    • Publishing

Work history

Currently

Executive Producer

Lucky Generals

Mar 2020
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

2019

Senior Producer

VMLY&R

Feb 2019 - Nov 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • — As Agency Producer, I commissioned two safe driving campaigns for the Department for Transport. Collaborating closely with DfT, directors Youth Hymns and production partner Dirty Films to create bold, impactful online films that would resonate with a young male audience. I also led production on TUI 2019/2020 campaign covering TV, online and radio; overseeing production partner Thomas Thomas Films.

2019

Producer

LIEF Limited

Oct 2018 - Jan 2019
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • — I produced a 10’ minute short documentary for Tribeca Studios about Italian music artist Priestess, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival 2019. I was involved in story development, casting, location scouting, production management (overseeing local production in Puglia and LA), budget management, scheduling and post-production supervision.

2018

Senior Producer

Stink

Apr 2017 - Sep 2018
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • — I produced TVC and online content for Stink Films (Ben Whitehouse, Greg Brunkalla) and off roster Directors (Charlotte Regan, Kathryn Ferguson). — Bid and managed production budgets up to £700K. I’m confident negotiating with suppliers, agreeing overages with clients and reconciling final budget. — Oversaw creative development from in-house creative concepting stage to Directors treatment and final execution. — Commissioned and supervised all departmental elements: casting, storyboarding, styling, art department, camera/lighting, edit and post. — Managed Stink Studios internal production team: Producer, Production Manager, Production Assistant and Runners. — Client management from pitch through to post production and delivery. Major clients have included Twitter, Pinterest and Uniqlo.

2016

Producer

Forpeople

Jul 2016 - Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Agency produced Brand Film for automotive client, NextEV. Managed process from pitch to final edit delivery, coordinating agency, client and production company, Academy Films. Shot on location in the Ukraine and Shanghai, China. Produced 10 minute documentary on design of an electric vehicle against the odds with Director duo, Oldie. Arranged all interview and shoot logistics; coordinating talent, crew, kit etc. Managed edit reviews and final delivery.

2015

Producer

AKQA

Jun 2015 - Oct 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Agency produced body of content for Nike Football. Managed collaboration of AKQA creative team, client and production company, Picture Farm. Oversaw job from brief, on set, through edit, to delivery. Shot on location in LA and Amsterdam.

2015

Production Manager

Saatchi & Saatchi

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance

Education

2008

BA Communication Studies

Dublin City University

Sep 2005 - Sep 2008
  • Dublin, Ireland