A creative and photographer, based at the moment in London, with more than 10 years in the Media industry as a Journalist, TV Director and Editor in Chief. I'm always ready to expand my horizons and bring to live crazy, bright and juicy ideas. I have the necessary experience to create your image, take care of your creative and visual direction by producing and directing videos and content, leading photoshoots, creating promo material and closely working with a team to ensure best possible outcome with greatest rewards. My creativity and work ethic is a superior asset to everyone who works with me on a new and exciting project.Locked Pro Plan feature
• Creating social media content, artworks for singles, mixtapes and albums. • Working closely with young and emerging artists, focusing on them and planning strategies on how an artist can develop himself and enhance his carrier. Developing their image, social media presence and live performance presence. • Creating an appealing and suitable for the artist visual content to reach more followers and gain new ones. • Creative direction on photoshoot and music video sets. • Directing and producing music videos. Treatment plan or/and mood board preparation, if necessary script writing, location scouting, directing the artist and his performance, making everyone involved feel comfortable and confident, working closely with the camera crew. • Video editing using video editing software like Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro. For photo edits and graphics I’m using Photoshop, Lightroom, and Illustrator. • Online diary management. • Research and stay up to date on the latest trends in social media, music (mainstream and underground), industry and culture. • Attending events and establishing and maintaining contacts.
Commercial Tv programme 'Veiksmīgs uzņēmējs' • Directing weekly episodes about business and entrepreneurs in Latvia. • Interviews with the most influential entrepreneurs in Latvia, originating programme ideas, finding and researching stories and business-related topics and contributors. • Treatment preparation and script writing. Planning video shoots and ensuring the safety for all team members, leading crew on a location, directing contributors and presenter and closely working with the camera crew and an editor.
• Mentor, inspire and work with young journalists and interns. Develop their skills set and assist in the growth of their journalistic carriers. Organise monthly educational and relaxing events for the team and volunteers to create a more positive and supportive climate at their workplace. • Editorial work, liaising with the magazine's advertisers, sponsors and young talent. Liaising with clients, designers, photographers and marketing team. • Overseeing the planning and conception of both written and visual contents to be featured in print and online media outlets. • Preparing and controlling the monthly budget. Negotiating contracts with freelance writers, photographers and advertisers. • Leading meetings and discussions and determine what topics and articles to publish to entertain and engage with the target audience. Approving layouts and designs, rejecting unappealing pieces and recommending ways to improve them. Reading and ensuring all information and visual content is accurate before publishing it. • Delegating and assigning tasks to staff members, motivating employees, hiring and training new journalists and writers. • Youth related project preparation. For example; sexual violence against teenagers, violence in schools, bullying etc. All of them were successfully presented to the public. Many of these projects were presented in schools, involving in practical tasks and educating not only students but teachers.
Tv programme 'Ķepa uz sirds' • Directing weekly episodes. Working closely with the camera crew and video editor. • Interviewing, researching and creating programme related stories and contributors, for example about homeless pets in shelters in order to draw public attention to this problem in Latvia and find them new homes. • Treatment preparation and script writing. Planning video shoots, sourcing locations and ensuring the safety for team members, leading crew on a location, directing contributors and closely working with the camera crew and an editor. • Improvising and being creative not only in difficult situations but on the set to create a more appealing and interesting final product. • Investigative journalism on cruelty against animals, illegal pet breeding farms and laws that affect pet's health or maintenance and other the tv show related topics.
• Writing, editing and submitting copy, proofreading, interviewing sources, reading and writing press releases. • Research on youth-related topics or any other necessary topic for the magazine I was writing for. • Liaising with editors, designers and photographers. • Investigative journalism on various youth-related topics. Establishing and maintaining contacts, attending events, verifying statements and facts.