Janita Purcell
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Janita Purcell

Journalist/ producerLondon, United Kingdom
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Janita Purcell

Journalist/ producerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I'm a writer based in London who specializes in music and film journalism. Currently, I write for Unsettled Magazine, an independent biannual London based online and print publication. I have had the opportunity to play a role behind the scenes in several short films.
Projects
  • 2020 in music
    2020 in musicMade for Unsettled Magazine: https://www.unsettledmagazine.com/post/my-2020-in-music-music
  • The Beat
    The BeatA film I camera assisted and helped conceptualise/ storyboard. My roles included being Director of Photography and storyboard artist. We were given a brief to make a 'How to' video so we combined both music and an everyday task to produce the video linked.
  • HIDA
    HIDAA short film inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey that I executive produced. This vertical film was chosen to be presented at the opening of the Stanley Kubrick archives at London College of Communication.
  • Face Value
    Face ValueA short reflection piece that I wrote i regards to my own identity, reflecting on my parents and my own biraciality. (Published by Unsettled Magazine)
  • What Could Possibly Go Wrong - Album review
    What Could Possibly Go Wrong - Album reviewA review of Dominic Fike's debut album. (Published by Unsettled Magazine)
  • Ashes to ashes, dust to demos
    Ashes to ashes, dust to demosThis piece explores the industry's (not so) recent obsession with posthumous albums and their increasing popularity on the charts. (Published by Unsettled Magazine)
Work history
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    Music journalistUnsettled Magazine
    London, United KingdomPart Time
    I currently produce articles for Unsettled Magazine, specifically music content, news and reviews.
Skills
  • Indesign
  • Premiere Pro
  • Sketching
  • Camera Assisting
  • Public Speaking
  • Proofreading
Education
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    BA (Hons) 2:1 Film and TelevisionUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    I achieved an upper class 2.1 degree and during my studies I had the opportunity to train in a television studio, produce short films and script write. During my final year of studies I specialised in production and scriptwriting whilst writing my dissertation on the importance of visuals within the music industry, such as for concept albums.
Awards
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    University of The Arts London (UAL) logo
    Kubrick Archives showcaseUniversity of The Arts London (UAL)
    The short film that I executive produced, titled 'Hida' was chosen to be displayed at the opening night of the Stanley Kubrick Archives.