John Powell
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John Powell

FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
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John Powell

FilmmakerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
London based filmmaker currently undertaking an MA in Filmmaking at the London Film School. Announced this year as one of three 'Emerging Brit' directors by the National Youth Film Academy with his short 'Belongings' screening at RAINDANCE Film Festival 2019, and 'Rottweiler' at the BFI IMAX. Recently 2nd Unit Director for the Netflix Show 'Behind Her Eyes' directed by renowned Norwegian filmmaker Erik Richter Strand. Directed films for BBC introducing band 'Island Club' for the famed record label; PIAS.
Projects
  • Semaine. X Poppy Jamie
    Semaine. X Poppy JamieDirector of Photography for the high end fashion brand Semaine. X Poppy Jamie project.
  • Semaine. X Hans Ulrich Obrist
    Semaine. X Hans Ulrich ObristDirector of Photography for the high end fashion brand Semaine. x Serpentine gallery curator Hans Ulrich-Obrist project.
  • Tartuffe
    TartuffeA modern rendition of Molière's 'Tartuffe', set in 1980s Hollywood. The film focusses heavily on costume design and was directed by Quin Sotelo. I was the director of photography on this project.
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Work history
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    Managing DirectorPowell and Creasy Wedding Production
    United KingdomFull Time
    Powell and Creasy wedding production was set up in 2014 to provide high quality, cinematic wedding videos at an affordable price. Since then, we have covered over 50 weddings, been featured in Tatler and had the opportunity to film in prestigious locations such as Westminster Abbey.
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    Director of PhotographySemaine.com
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Director of Photography for the high end fashion curator Semaine.com . Had the opportunity to work on two projects, Semaine. X Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Gallery curator) and Semaine. X Poppy Jamie (influencer and entrepreneur).
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Skills
  • Film Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Editing
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Camera Assisting
  • Camera Operating
  • Script Writer
  • Adobe Indesign
Education
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    Masters Degree in FilmmakingThe London Film School
    London, United Kingdom
    Currently in my last year of a Masters degree in filmmaking from the prestigious London Film School.
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    BSc (Hons) BiotechnologyUniversity of Nottingham
     - Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Completed a BSc degree in Biotechnology at the prestigious University of Nottingham, gaining a 2:1.
Awards
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    Semi-FinalistNew Forest Film Festival
    Official selection and confirmed Semi-Finalist in the prestigious New Forest Film festival for the film 'Contrition' I directed in 2018.
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    Official SelectionRaindance UK
    Official selection for the 2019 Bafta and Academy Award qualifying Raindance film festival for the short film 'Belongings' I directed at the start of 2019.