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Jody Levitus

PICTURE RESEARCHER / PHOTOGRAPHER

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Production & Project Manager - Picture Researcher

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About me

o I take a fresh approach to each task assigned & contribute well in the developmental stage of each project then carry through with implementation and management, creating and coordinating teams of people and resolving problems along the way o I am a fastidious researcher and lateral & creative thinker and love working within a team o I perform well under pressure and am a natural facilitator and have good management, organisational & people skills o Through my love of photography, I look at things in a very visual way and think creatively when it comes to research o My strength lies in bringing the right people together to create the best possible outcome for each project and to insure that each project is executed to the highest order. o Good knowledge of Photoshop, Lightroom and Illustrator. o Good communication skills, proof-reading and editing. o Good knowledge of Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

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Skills

  • Events
  • Picture Research
  • Backstage Photography
  • Reportage Photography
  • Production Management
  • Travel Photography
  • Street Photography

Work history

Currently

Picture Researcher

Various

Apr 2010
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Freelance
  • o Travel researcher for Spanish editorials (El Periodico, El Diario, El Pais) o Picture researcher for online travel websites and guides. Companies worked for: SCANORAMA, SCANORAMA PORTFOLIO, EUROBONUS TRAVELER, INK PUBLISHING, METROPOLITAN, NAIF, VIEWPOINTS, GSMA MOBILE CONGRESS, EL PAIS SEMANAL, LECOOL, MINIGUIDE.

2015

Gallery Manager

La Plataforma

Feb 2012 - Jun 2015
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full Time
  • Gallery Manager @ La Plataforma (an independent modern gallery in Poblenou, Barcelona) o Organised exhibitions and events, liased with artists, coordinating travel, shipping and insurance of artwork / organised artists’ dinners & networking events / managed workshops at the gallery

2015

Feb 2012 - Jun 2015
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Freelance
  • Co-founder / curator and project manager of The Corner Arts Festival – Barcelona (2012 – 2015) Created and curated the highly successful, tri-monthly, multidisciplinary arts festival in Barcelona. www.thecornerfestival.com o Created initial concept of the event which gave a platform to talent across all spectrums in an entertaining format. o Curated all art, music, installations, food + entertainment. o Researched and organised the various artists/exhibits involved o Managed press and publicity enquiries both national and international o Curated documentary and short film screenings The Corner Festival was the “Must visit” cultural event according to various press publications: Lecool, Metropolitan, Miniguide, Good2b, Patio de Butacas.

2015

Photographer

Various

Apr 2010 - Jun 2015
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Freelance
  • Travel & Reportage Photographer / Travel researcher o Photographic assignments for various publications both in Spain and the UK. o Won a special mention for the Telluride 4th of July competition 2013 Companies worked for: SCANORAMA, SCANORAMA PORTFOLIO, EUROBONUS TRAVELER, INK PUBLISHING, METROPOLITAN, NAIF, VIEWPOINTS, GSMA MOBILE CONGRESS, EL PAIS SEMANAL, LECOOL, MINIGUIDE.

2002

Picture Researcher

Various

Feb 1995 - Jun 2002
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Have assisted with picture research / development on treatments & sourcing & acquiring images for content for directors such as John Hillcoat, Grant Gee, Kieran Evans and Garth Jennings.

2003

Event Coordinatior

Peters & Beach

Apr 1994 - May 2003
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Co-ordinated all the staff, location requirements, permits, set up of space decoration, lighting, visuals, sound requirements. Oversaw all logistics from start to finish. Projects include film premiere parties for Trainspotting, 101 Dalmations, , eXistenZ, Tube Tales and other events for clients including Dazed and Confused/Ralph Lauren, PaulSmith, Loaded, V2, Prada, Miu Miu Launch, Channel 5 Launch, Guess charity party and Prodigy End of Tour party.

2003

Production Manager

Various

Jan 1994 - Jun 2003
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Have worked on a wealth of music videos for companies including : Hammer & Tongs, Academy, Oil Factory, Dreamchaser, CC Lab, Radical Media, Muso, Rogue Films, Partizan Midi Minuit, Red Star Films, Splinter Films, Planet 24 and MTV. o Kill the Day - Director Lynne Ramsay (Holy Cow Films) Winner of Prix du Jury at Clairmont Film Festival 1997 o Small Deaths - Director Lynne Ramsay (Holy Cow Films) Winner of Prix du Jury at Cannes Film Festival 1996 o Witnness 2 day music festival sponsored by Guinness - Director Kieran Evans. Responsible for producing all visual elements and filming of live bands, sourcing & acquiring images for content o Multi-camera filming of “Oasis” live at Wembley Stadium, London July 2000 o Multi-camera filming of Britney Spears live at Docklands Arena, London November 2000 o Suede live at The Forum. Production of fan club video for the band. Line Producer o Meeting People is Easy Radiohead documentary – Director Grant Gee Some of the award-winning directors that I have worked with over the years include: Lynne Ramsay, John Hillcoat, Garth Jennings, Kieran Evans, Grant Gee, Miguel Sapochnik.