Josh Newiss

Assistant Producer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsProducer - Opps & Admin Professional

Projects

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Skills

  • DVD
  • Film
  • TV
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Film Production
  • Post Production
  • Pre Production
  • Producing
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Powerpoint
  • Distribution

Work history

Currently

Producer - Film

Cevert Movie

Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I’m currently in post production on my 1st film, a feature length documentary focused on the French Formula 1 driver, Francois Cevert. The film is set in the 60’s and 70’s and we have conducted interviews with a number of characters from that period, such as Sir Jackie Stewart. I am the lead producer on the film, which will be largely archive based alongside some animation and further interview footage. Interviews have been shot on location from London to Nice, all coordinated by myself.

Currently

Producer

Wits End Productions

Oct 2014
  • Full Time
  • Producer and co-founder of the Company

Currently

Producer

Wits' End Productions

Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Projects completed include half-hour comedy pilot F renching the Bully written by Freddy Syborn ( Bad Education, Cockroaches ), with a number of other projects in various stages including Freddy Syborn’s debut feature film Damascene starring Henry Lloyd-Hughes and Kate Kennedy, which is currently in post production and a feature documentary on the life of racing driver Francois Cevert.

2015

Assistant Producer

Dr Binks Films

Aug 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Freelance
  • Assisting in the development of a TV series and packaging various feature films for investment.

2016

Assistant Producer

Dr Binks

Jun 2015 - Jan 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was hired to assist on the development and pitching of a long-form series project for TV but my role was expanded to deal with feature film projects that also required packaging for private investors and broadcasters.

2014

Operations & Acquisitions Manager

Trinity Filmed Entertainment

Mar 2009 - Jul 2014
  • Full Time
  • Overseeing a wide variety of Theatrical and Home Ent releases from directors like Gaspar Noe, Denis Villeneuve, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Paolo Sorrentino. Also organising a US Oscar timed release for A Man's Story as well as 30+ screenings with Skype Q&A's at Fashion colleges across the US.

2013

Operations & Acquisitions Manager

Trinity Filmed Entertainment

Mar 2009 - May 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I began at Trinity, following a successful 1 month internship, as the Theatrical & Home Entertainment assistant, which required me to assist the senior management with all aspects of the release. My role was later expanded to Operations & Acquisitions Manager, my duties included attending film markets & festivals, identifying and acquiring new titles for international & domestic distribution. Managing theatrical & home ent. campaigns incl. Enter the Void , Incendies, This Must Be The Place , Benda Bilili, Jack Goes Boating. As well as producing trailers and other promo material for Cinema, online and TV. Achievements - Helping to coordinate the US release of A Man’s Story for Oscar campaign, as well as arranging 20+ one off screenings with Q&A’s in fashion colleges across USA.

2009

2nd AD

Eyeline Entertainment

Jan 2008 - Feb 2009
  • Full Time
  • 3rd AD on Holy Water 2nd AD on A Closed Book and 13 Hours Also aiding in the Post Production between shoots

2009

2nd Assistant Director

Eyeline Entertainment

Aug 2007 - Feb 2009
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I joined Eyeline Entertainment/Edit Hire as a runner. Initially I was assisting on the pre-production for 3 films shooting later in the year. Following this I was promoted to 3rd AD for the first feature ( Holy Water ) then 2nd AD on the following features ( AClosedBook & 13Hrs ) .

Education

2005

3 A Levels, 10 Gcses

Marlborough College

Aug 2000 - Jun 2005