James Gordon

Assistant Producer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsEvent Manager - Assistant Producer - Project Manager

About me

Over 4 years experience in live comedy events and promotion working with some of the biggest names in UK comedy. I have produced predominantly for stage, but have also produced podcasts and taster tapes for various broadcasters and online.

Skills

  • Production/project Management
  • Producing
  • Creative Producing

Work history

2017

Assistant Producer

So Television Ltd

Feb 2014 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • LIVE PRODUCTION Programming and project managing numerous tour shows nationwide for a range of clients within the comedy and entertainment industry – managing ongoing budgets, contracting crew and cast, as well as organising logistics, transport and installation of large lighting and sound rigs for arena shows. Clients have included: Limmy, QI, John Lloyd, Christian O’Connell, Ellie Taylor, Rory McGrath, Phill Jupitus, Marcus Brigstocke, Mat Horne, Debra Stephenson, Hardeep Singh Kohli, John Hegley DEVELOPMENT PRODUCTION (TASTERS & ONLINE) Kevin J – Disturbing Ibiza with Tinie Tempah (Producer/Director) SO TV Producing and self-shooting a taster with comedian Kevin J in Ibiza • Liaising with Tinie Tempah’s mgmt, Disturbing London • Arranging location and contributor releases with Hard Rock Hotel Ibiza and at various bars in San Antonio • Completing Risk Assessments • Producing vox pops with members of the general public & obtaining release forms • Organising all transport, accommodation and kit hire • Overseeing Edit and Post Prod at So TV Self-shooting on Canon XF305 & C300, GoPro Zactivities with Zac Fox - (Producer/Director) SO TV Producing and self-shooting a taster with comedian Zac Fox • Producing and developing a series of strange activities which Zac and a guest were to learn and ‘compete’ – these included, ‘Acrobatics with band Rixton’, ‘Cheerleading with comedian Joe Lycett’ & ‘Burlesque with The Midnight Beast’ • Completing Risk Assesments • Liaising with agents and management, negotiating deals and contracting • Arranging location and contributor releases with various London locations • Organising all transport and kit hire for crew of 3. • Overseeing edit and post prod at So TV Self-Shooting on Canon 7D & 7Z Hardeep Singh Kohli’s Tour Of Duty – (Producer) SO TV Producing and self shooting online interview series at the Edinburgh Festival 2014 • Liaising with PR’s at the festival to secure interviews • Arranging location and contributor releases • Overseeing edit and post prod at So TV Self-shooting on Canon 7D Myra Dubois – Seaside Confidential (Producer) SO TV Producing taster shot in Blackpool cutting into live stand up show shot from London • Scripting and producing scenes and content on the day • Arranging location and contributor releases with Blackpool Pier, Pleasure Beach and various locations. • Overseeing edit and post prod at So TV • Organising all relevant Risk Assessments and Insurances • Hiring and contracting crew of 2 Shot on Canon XF305 Other: Matt Richardson’s Citation Needed Podcast Series 2 - SO RADIO (Reached the top 10 comedy podcasts on iTunes a few weeks into its release)

2014

Bookings Co-ordinator - TV

So Television Ltd

Nov 2013 - Nov 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Developing relationships with clubs/bookers & managing gig diaries for a number of up & coming as well as established comedians. • Hiring and devising rotas for Street Team of 10+ • Organising delivery and build of set and lighting for various productions • Budgeting and tour programming

2012

Nov 2012 - Nov 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Covering a Bike Vs Design event at The Design Museum • Filming a short for the Design Museum as part of their Bike Vs Design Exhibition. • Arranging contributor and location releases • Hiring, directing & contracting crew of 4+ • Coordinating and directing post-production at The Farm. Shot on Canon 5D & 7D, GoPro

2012

Creative Intern

WCRS

Sep 2012 - Nov 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • • Researching for account managers. • Observing brand strategy meetings. • Copywriting ‘friendly’ legal’s for Churchill Insurance campaign

Education

2011

Drama

Goldsmiths

Oct 2009 - Oct 2011