Martina Krajňáková

Freelance researcher

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

A multi-lingual, social media savvy researcher with experience in content production, journalism, and promotion, looking to kickstart a career in publishing. Based in London, UK.

Skills

  • Research
  • Social Media
  • Time Management
  • Communication Skills
  • Events
  • English
  • Interviewing
  • Admin Skills
  • Writing
  • Presenting

Companies I’ve worked with

  • National Theatre

    National Theatre

    • Performing Arts
  • S

    Somesuch & Co

    • S

      SOAS, University of London

      • C

        Casting Collective

        Work history

        Currently

        Freelance researcher

        Quantum Kitten

        Jun 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Freelance researcher for a documentary on love at first sight.

        Currently

        Exam invigilator

        ANZUK Education

        Apr 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Ensured a smooth progress of exam sessions at the Fulham Boys School during the 2019 GCSE season. Assisted students with special needs. Helped the administrative tasks of getting the exams to the assigned markers in worldwide locations.

        Currently

        Supporting Artiste

        Casting Collective

        Apr 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked with Warner Bros. Appeared in the Killing Eve series. Will appear in Misbehaviour (2020), a film starring Keira Knightley.

        Currently

        Commercial model

        Ugly Models

        Nov 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked with Warner Bros and Oxfam. Appeared in Fantastic Beasts 2 and Killing Eve. Maintained professionalism in the presence of well-known actors, including Johny Depp, Eddie Redmayne, Zoë Kravitz, and Ezra Miller. Produced a freelancer presence via networking on shoots and self-promotion online.

        2019

        Broadcast Department Assistant

        National Theatre

        Jun 2019 - Jun 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Participated in negotiations between CPS (Content Making Studio) and marketing department. Researched and matched suitable presenters for National Theatre Live screenings. Collaborated with film editors on promotional videos and BTS process series. Learned about different types of content and timing of release for maximum audience reach.

        2018

        Sep 2017 - May 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Welcomed guests to theatre shows and managed late-night crowds.

        2016

        Video Production Assistant

        Somesuch & Co

        Apr 2016 - Oct 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Researched and matched production agents with directors for future projects. Drew up filmmakers’ portfolios to present at Cannes film festival. Compiled mood boards for future advertising campaigns. Worked as a runner on the set of 'Two Fish and an Elephant', a music video directed by Scott Dungate, and an Axe ad series directed by Nick Gordon.

        2016

        Hair Model

        Vidal Sassoon

        Apr 2016 - Oct 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Worked closely with Christos Intzes, a professional hair stylist at Sassoon Covent Garden.

        2016

        Film Department Assistant

        Royal Anthropoligical Institute

        Feb 2016 - May 2016
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Assisted with DVD distribution to universities worldwide. Promoted new film releases on RAI's Twitter account. Managed the ‘Film Sales’ website section. Helped with preparations for the 2017 edition of the RAI film festival.

        2015

        Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
        • Vienna, Austria
        • Freelance
        • Produced a short promotional video for a special magazine issue printed with an HIV+ blood infused ink.

        2015

        Translator

        Upwork

        Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
        • Vienna, Austria
        • Freelance
        • Freelance translator of interviews conducted during fieldwork on the hip-hop scene in Slovakia. Translated and transcribed interviews recorded in Slovak.

        2015

        Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
        • Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
        • Freelance
        • Modelled the latest Tokyo fashion for the LS Studio Kyoto's online shop.

        2014

        Nov 2014 - Nov 2014
        • Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
        • Freelance

        2014

        Welcome Staff and Merchandise Seller

        Wiener Residenzorchester Veranstaltungs GmbH

        Jun 2014 - Jun 2014
        • Vienna, Austria
        • Internship
        • Welcomed guests to classical concert shows at a well-known Viennese venue. Sold concert programmes to customers.

        2013

        Journalist, Documentary Producer, Proofreader

        China Radio International (CRI)

        Jul 2013 - Aug 2013
        • Beijing, China
        • Internship
        • Interviewed Chinese politicians on live TV at the 2013 World Economic Forum. Produced and edited a short documentary about a life of a foreigner in Beijing, gaining over 100,000 views overnight on Youku, the Chinese YouTube. Proofread articles written in English prior to their publication online. Researched automobile production and export in China.

        2012

        Oct 2012 - Oct 2012
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Assisted administrative tasks and ensured and regulated exam environment during the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) exams.

        2011

        News Reporter

        Rotary Good News

        Sep 2011 - Sep 2011
        • Prague, Czechia
        • Internship
        • Pitched ideas about news reports related to the Rotary youth. Published a news report about a weekend camp of Rotary exchange students.

        2011

        Online Journalist and Editor Assistant

        Rotary International

        Jul 2011 - Jul 2011
        • Chicago, United States
        • Internship
        • Investigated and published on post-tsunami relief work in Japan. Reviewed, scripted, and translated video footages of interviews for a documentary celebrating 50 years of the Rotary Club in Czech Republic. Copy-edited photography captions for online reports.

        Education

        Currently

        Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Promoted and sold poetry publications at the Small Publisher’s Fair held in November 2019, an event that attracted over 5,000 people. Became a member of the CT Poetry Collective, promoted its events on social media, and sold its pamphlets to university libraries in London. Researched and designed experimental poetry performances under the supervision of Redell Olsen.

        2015

        Certification of Completion of the Study in Kyoto (SKP) Programme

        Ritsumeikan University

        Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
        • Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan
        • Completed a semester of an intensive Japanese language course at A2 (upper intermediate) level.

        2017

        BA Social Anthropology

        SOAS, University of London

        Sep 2012 - Jun 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Graduated with First Class Honours and received several awards for academic achievement. Specialised in gender studies, cross-cultural psychiatry, and ethnographic film. Designed ’Lens Care', a film festival dealing with representation of handicapped people on screen. To have a look at some of the essays I produced, please click on the following link, where you can find downloadable PDFs: http://www.martinakrajnakova.co.uk/anthropology.html

        2012

        International Baccalaureate

        Riverside School Prague

        Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
        • Prague, Czechia
        • Received a high IB score of 39 points.

        Awards

        2015

        Outstanding Academic Achievement

        SOAS, University of London

        2014

        Best Year 2 Student

        SOAS, University of London

        2012

        2012 COBIS Award

        Riverside School Prague

        2012

        Excellence in History

        Riverside School Prague

        2012

        Valedictorian Award

        Riverside School Prague

        2012

        Excellence in French

        Riverside School Prague

        2012

        Outstanding Citizenship

        Riverside School Prague

        2011

        Outstanding Academic Achievement

        Riverside School Prague

        2011

        Excellence in English

        Riverside School Prague

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