Katharine Gray

Cinema Curator

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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Skills

 

  • Film
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing
  • Editing
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Word
  • Film Festivals
  • Anthropology
  • Spanish
  • Events Coordination
  • Documentary Film
  • Travel Booking
  • Visual Anthropology

Work history

Currently

Cinema Curator

Documentary Arts Asia

Sep 2014
  • - Research and selection of weekly documentaries and world film to be shown in the cinema. - Organisation of twice weekly cinema events including online marketing, overseeing the staff on event nights and the technical aspects of film projection. - Communicating with cultural entities and filmmakers in order to arrange themed film cycles, fundraising, workshops and resources for the NGO.

2015

Production Assistant

Independent Documentary Production

Aug 2014 - Nov 2015
  • Production assistant and 2nd camera on a documentary project in the north of Thailand about the Lisu Hilltribe. Still in progress.

2015

Venue Manager & Festival Assistant

Open City Documentary Festival

Feb 2014 - Jun 2015
  • As Venue Manager of the Birckbeck Cinema & the ICA,: running the box-office and managing a team of 5 volunteers, welcoming directors to the cinema and taking care of them during a screening. Ensuring all screenings ran to schedule, providing a high level of customer service to all festival-goers. - Arranging and booking transport and accommodation for the directors and other talent for the festival. Creation of guest information packs. - Social media and digital marketing – Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress, Tumblr, Pinterest, Vimeo - Administrative tasks, database, researching and inviting panelists for Q&A sessions

2014

Writer

BCN Mes Newspaper

Nov 2012 - Nov 2014
  • Researching and writing monthly feature articles on the subject of visual and urban anthropology particularly related to Barcelona. - Trilingual independent newspaper with a readership of 25 000.

2013

Studio Coordinator & Events Assistant

Studio Barcelona

Jun 2012 - Aug 2013
  • Organization of fortnightly events and exhibitions with an average attendance of 400-500 guests. Arranging performers, artists, sponsorship and staff. - Marketing and advertising events both through online digital media and promotional posters. - Welcoming and hostess duties – overseeing the event ensuring all guests have what they need and are having a good time - Production of audiovisual material related to the studio for informational, promotional and artistic purposes.

Education

2013

Visual Anthropology

Universitat de Barcelona

Aug 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Documentary / ethnographic film making, anthropological theory

2008

Spanish Latin American Studies

King’s College London

Aug 2004 - Jun 2008
  • Spanish language, Latin American film, art, politics, economics, history