I am a dedicated and creative individual working in Development for film and television. I have experience across pre-production, production and marketing. I graduated from Oxford University with a double first with distinction: BA, English Literature and Modern Languages (Hispanic Literature).
o Independently sourcing and analysing a wide range of material suitable for adaptation; providing insightful feedback to agents, writers and producers o Seeking out and building relationships with agents and writers; keeping up to date with emerging talent across the UK and abroad o Working with the creative team to follow projects through development into production o Writing reports, synopses, pitches and funding applications o Working closely and building relationships with writers, directors, producers and agents throughout the development process ? Projects include: Godzilla (dir. Matt Reeves, 2014); Fungus the Bogeyman (4x1hr series for Sky, 2015); The Jungle Book: Origins (dir. Andy Serkis, 2016); Animal Farm (2017) Key Achievements: • I introduced a new system to log and monitor all submissions, accelerating and simplifying the process. My coverage and notes are meticulously executed and promptly delivered: during my first twelve months at the company I covered over 500 submissions. • I successfully co-secured £30k development funding for the company’s first independent production by co-writing a sales pitch and independently producing a look book for BFI & Creative England. • I directly contributed to securing international investment in the company by producing well-researched and persuasive pitches, slate documents and look books.
Translator (Spanish to English): Unreported World
Double First Class Honours with Distinction University of Oxford, BA English Literature & Modern Languages (Hispanic Literature) o Bednarowska Shakespeare Prize for the best essay on Shakespeare o Spanish Thesis: Portfolio of essays on Latin American cinema. Pending publication o English Thesis: Cold War American theatre: ideology and the politics of creative collaboration ? Co-founder of St Anne’s College Film Society ? Co-founder of Oxford’s leading feminist society ? Elected to St Anne’s Student Council