Joanna Alexander
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Joanna Alexander

Graduate Filmmaker/Graphic Designer/Office ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Joanna Alexander
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Joanna Alexander

Graduate Filmmaker/Graphic Designer/Office ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
An emerging filmmaker with a passion to create film & photography and tell those untold stories from the diaspora. With a range of transferrable skills in office management and administration.
Projects
  • The Homemaker
    The HomemakerAn autobiographical documentary that laments the tragic circumstances of homelessness in England in the 1960s and triumphs the legacy of the first black man to establish a housing association in the UK.
  • Only Temporary
    Only TemporaryThe experimental film “Only Temporary” directed by Joanna Amara Alexander and edited by Mary Corsham is a collaborative poetic film, that has been assembled to connect moving image and poetry with ambient sound to form an associational structured film. “Only Temporary” attempts to convey the transition of the astrological age of Pisces to the age of Aquarius. It examines the age of Pisces, as the age of deception and illusion that has been established and nurtured; with humanity being preoccupi
  • Love is a Rebellious Bird That Nothing Can Tame
    Love is a Rebellious Bird That Nothing Can TameThe Film Love is a Rebellious Bird That Nothing Can Tame after Carmen Habanera is a dance film that uses the form of choreopoem that embodies poetry with movement, dance and music. The genre choreopoem was coined by Ntozake Shange after her first work and acclaimed theatre piece called “For Coloured Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow isn’t Enough” which premiered in 1975. It consisted of a series of poetic monologues that were accompanied by dance movements and music. The p
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Projects credited in
  • Only Temporary
    Only Temporary
Work history
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    Temporary AdministrationFortress Recruitment
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Martin Speed Fine Art Storage - Vauxhall - Receptionist Welcoming visitors by greeting them, in person and on the telephone; many high end clients. Directing visitors by maintaining employee and department directories; giving instructions. Maintains security by following procedures; monitoring logbook; issuing visitor badges. Keeping the reception area clean and tidy at all times. Tavistock Housing Cooperative - Westbourne Park - Temporary Office Manager Providing Office Management Christmas cover, Managing a designated patch of housing, keeping in regular contact with tenants, looking after their needs in terms of repairs, parking issues and dealing with neighbour nuisance issues.
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    Freelance Photographer/EditorCarmel Jane Photography
     - Mountnessing Ln, Doddinghurst, Brentwood CM15, UKFreelance
    Providing photographic services to amateur dance schools. Take photographs of dancers, individuals and groups in a studio or on location. Review sets of photographs to select the best work. Load digital images onto computers directly from storage devices and memory cards for editing, printing, storage, and electronic transmissions. Operate computer and printing equipment to digitise prints. Review digital images for quality.
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Skills
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Film Editing
  • Photography
  • Microsoft Office
  • Graphic Design
  • Indesign
  • Camera Work
  • Office Management
  • Production
  • Assistant
Education
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    MA FilmmakingUEL University of East London
    London, United Kingdom
    Upper 2nd Class Honours - MA Filmmaking
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    (BA hons) Graphic DesignUEL University of East London
    London, United Kingdom
    1st Class Honours in Graphic Design