Liam Thompson Producer / Production Manager | The Dots

Liam Thompson

Producer / Production ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Liam Thompson

Producer / Production ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Experienced Production Manager and Post Producer within the advertising industry, working with production companies, creative agencies and post-production facilities. Good knowledge of, shooting for TVC, online content & 360/VR, and complex post production processes. High level Microsoft Office and Excel, proficient in Adobe creative suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Premiere. Trained in JIRA / Agile project management methodology. APA / Screenskills certified Covid Supervisor
  • Canon - History in the TakingSeries of 3x films featuring legendary international rugby players and the photographers who took their iconic photos during Rugby World Cups. I served as Production Coordinator on the shoot at Bolton's University of Bolton Stadium.
  • Volkswagen - Hyper Reality Test DriveCo-produced this world-first VR experience at Framestore, working direct to client with Volkswagen China. The experience was a technological feat, involving motion-tracking technology, state of the art Virtual Reality and a physical track built from scratch complete with obstacles. My key responsibilities included: - Liasing directly with Volkswagen client, keeping them up to date with timing plans, project milestones and live costs. - Managing relationship with sound-house Grand Central Record
  • Google - Waymo 360 experiencePost producer on an incredible 360 video video walkthrough for Google's autonomous vehicles. Working closely with the Waymo team, and Google's Creative Lab, we developed and created a YouTube 360 video that would help visualise the technology behind Waymo, allowing cars to drive themselves. My key responsibilities included: - Pitching, scoping and winning the project. - Working closely with Framestore Pictures live-action department to plan for the shoot, sourcing crew, props, costume and more
  • AdCan - City Harvest 'Waste Not, Want Not'Finalist in the 2017 AdCan Awards competition. Producer for shortlisted entry to the 2017 AdCan Awards competition. Taking on the City Harvest brief, we produced a 30 second ad to highlight the amount of food waste their is in society and how City Harvest aims to put that food to good use. With zero budget, we created an energetic, vibrant and tongue-in-cheek commercial. As Producer, I was responsible for all aspects of production, from creating a concept and script, to sourcing Food Stylists,
  • Samsung - A Moon For All MankindPart of the production team at Framestore that helped bring this world first VR experience to life. Working closely with creative agency Iris and engineering experts Mannetron, Framestore proudly joined Samsung’s mission to bring space travel to all, in the approach to the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing. ‘A Moon For All Mankind’ is the world’s first lunar gravity simulation VR experience, created in collaboration with NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), using the Samsung Gear VR and a
  • Euromillions - Nicer Problems to HavePost-production assistant on TV campaign for AMV BBDO, spanning multiple commercials and monthly versioning / jackpot offers
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Work history
    Account / Project ManagerFITCH
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Account & Project Manager within FITCH Design and Retail Agency. Responsible for day-to-day client liaison, project timelines and deliver of worldwide campaigns. Key clients include Adidas (Football) and L’Oreal, dealing with senior client managers and delivering projects for a range of mediums including print, OOH, social and retail guideline documentation, with aspects of strategy, shoot production and post-production all incorporated.
    Production Coordinator / ManagerVCCP Kin
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Production Coordinator / Production Manager | VCCP Kin Working within the shoot production team at VCCP, responsible for all aspects of pre-production, production and straight through to post. Key responsibilities include: - Budgeting and scheduling small to medium scale productions, including TVC, social content and integrated campaigns (stills, display & banner advertising, radio) - Working closely with other members of Production, Account teams, Business directors and Creatives throughout the lifecycle of projects - Booking crew and negotiating rates and buyouts - Preparing and negotiating talent contracts and fees, usage rights and freelance Director agreements - Creating call-sheets, movement orders and risk assessments for location and studio shoots - Booking and managing third party post-production partners, including music composition, sound design and VO and Online post-production companies - Reconciling jobs and producing cost-reports for finance team - Working closely with TV admin departments on playouts and delivering films to TV / VOD - Excellent working knowledge of APA rates and best practices in commercials production - Experience shooting in multiple locations, working with celebrity and professional talent - In depth knowledge of child licensing process and best practices working with children on set
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  • Advertising
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Budget
  • Production
  • Scheduling
  • Integrated Advertising
  • Client Facing
    APA MasterclassAPA
     - London, United Kingdom
    Industry recognised week-long training course on all aspects of production, from script development through to final delivery. Key focus on scheduling and budgeting for live action shoots
    BA Television ProductionBournemouth University
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Degree in all aspects of TV Production at leading media university. Developing, producing and editing a range of short films and programmes