I teach Latin, Ancient History and Classical Civilisation to A level standard two days a week. I co-run the local film club, introducing students to the basics of practical filmmaking.
I manage media projects from conception to completion. I work with clients, manage financing and oversee production of web, video and film projects. This includes budgeting, team recruitment, casting direction and directing on the set. Between 2018-2017 I produced and directed 2 award winning TV commercials and a TV pilot. On website projects I negotiate with clients, formulate briefs and work closely with the design management team, from prototyping to audience testing to completion. Recent clients include Gazprom Mosenergo, Sony Music, TedEd, Plena Group and St Dunstan’s Educational Foundation
I was a self-shooting videographer and video consultant. I used XF305 and DSLRs to shoot video content, mostly guerilla-style promos, teasers and interviews for the Youtube channel. I produced and directed ‘A Little History of Crime’, an internet ad which won best commercial in BELIFF Film Festival 2017.
I worked on SEO, managed online presence, monitored web traffic and developed social media campaigns. Learned web marketing tools, such as Google Analytics, Hotjar and MailChimp.
I was employed by the AMP Foundation to create a digital archive of Alexander Piatigorsky’s works and make it accessible to an English-speaking audience. I assembled and digitalised materials and worked on the creation of the archive website.
I was an intern in the digital marketing team; my work involved social media development (Twitter, Facebook, Vkontakt) and SEO management. I learned the ins and outs of marketing an e-commerce company using social media.
MA Cinematography: practical filmmaking, production, editing in the context of today’s media landscape. I learned the core craft areas ranging from stills, 35mm and location shooting to exercises with Green Screen and VFX shooting.
ii.i BA Hons Classics; Areas of study: Philosophy, Literature, History, Linguistics; Dissertation: Heidegger and the history of being: from pre-Socratics to Socrates.
A-levels: French (A*), History (A*), Russian (A*), Latin (A*) Maths (A)
I produced and directed a TV ad which won the best commercial prize at BELIFF London Film Festival