katharine Cowell

Producer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • TV
  • Multi-platform Content
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Design
  • Film Production
  • Post Production
  • Producing
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Client Liaison and Overall Supervision From Initial Brief to
  • Adobe Indesign/illustrator/photoshop/premiere Pro/after

Work history

Currently

Producer

Toni&guy Media

Jan 2013
  • Forecasting costs, breaking down and managing budgets of up to £200,000 ensuring the profit margin is met Client liaising and agency experience Managing projects from concept to delivery including liaising with clients, agencies, creatives and all aspects of production Strong working knowledge of a variety of cameras and formats such as ARRI Alexa, ARRI Amira, RED EPIC , RED DRAGON, Canon C-300 as well as tapeless workflow and shooting formats such as pro-res 422 and DNxHD Casting (including models, actors, and children) liaising with various casting agencies and voice-over agents Reviewing contracts, raising POs and invoicing clients using SAP, Maconomy and other bespoke programs Location scouting and location management including obtaining filming permits for street and location filming Overseeing 2D design artwork for print and for the web. Overseeing 3D animation design from storyboard stage to final delivery. International filming (including organising visas, letters of invitation, carnets and permits) Strong working knowledge of the post-production process including delivery formats and broadcast requirements Strong working knowledge of current APA and BECTU rates

2012

Production Manager

Myriad Global Media

May 2012 - Dec 2012
  • Setting up and managing international productions in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Iraq, Canada, China & Kenya Managing international film crews: flights/ visa/ CARNETS/ risk assessments/ shooting schedules Budget forecasting and managing budgets of more than £100,000 using a cost manager. Liaising with clients such as Maersk, Chevron, Fluor, ZADCO, Tullow Oil and Petrochina Commissioning and liaising with directors, script writers, DoPs, post production facilities, sound studios and editors: forging an extensive contact list and enduring professional relationships Building relationships with a global network of suppliers; including producers, directors, DoPs and kit hire suppliers Directing voice over artists, supervising scripts and overseeing client amends Re-versioning films into Arabic, Russian and Chinese ensuring subtitle and caption accuracy Extensive management of client relationships including weekly progress updates, discussion of the stylistic approach to the film & discussion of contract and payment terms.

2012

Production Manager

Toni&guy Media

May 2011 - May 2012
  • Producing the filming and same-day edit of over 40 shows at London Fashion Week including Giles Deacon, Todd Lynn & Pam Hogg – including producing a promo for stylist magazine Organising Shoots (abiding by Health and Safety guidelines) managing kit hire, booking freelancers,

2011

Previews & Content Co-ordinator

BBC

Jan 2010 - May 2011
  • Co-ordinating and editing clip requests for BBC content for Programs such as Daybreak, The Wright Stuff, TV Burp, GMT and This Morning Preparing and handling broadcast materials ensuring adherence to transmission deadlines Researching reactive programs and selecting appropriate publicity clips as per the publicists’ instructions Drawing up contracts for new requesters ensuring the correct BBC legal processes are in place

2009

Program Planner

BBC

Feb 2008 - Dec 2009
  • Planning the presentation of the cbeebies Polish channel by adhering to marketing principles. Liaising with CBBC Producers/Directors to commission the cBeebies presenter links Taking responsibility for presentation and accuracy of the final schedules and sending to transmission

Education

2005

Italian, Spanish, Gender Studies, Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Science Fiction, Englsh Literature

University of Wollongong

Jan 2003 - Dec 2005
  • COMMUNICATIONS & CULTURAL STUDIES