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.
Freelance researcher for a documentary on love at first sight.
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.
Worked with Warner Bros. Appeared in the Killing Eve series. Will appear in Misbehaviour (2020), a film starring Keira Knightley.
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.
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.
Welcomed guests to theatre shows and managed late-night crowds.
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.
Worked closely with Christos Intzes, a professional hair stylist at Sassoon Covent Garden.
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.
Produced a short promotional video for a special magazine issue printed with an HIV+ blood infused ink.
Freelance translator of interviews conducted during fieldwork on the hip-hop scene in Slovakia. Translated and transcribed interviews recorded in Slovak.
Modelled the latest Tokyo fashion for the LS Studio Kyoto's online shop.
Welcomed guests to classical concert shows at a well-known Viennese venue. Sold concert programmes to customers.
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.
Assisted administrative tasks and ensured and regulated exam environment during the JLPT (Japanese Language Proficiency Test) exams.
Pitched ideas about news reports related to the Rotary youth. Published a news report about a weekend camp of Rotary exchange students.
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.
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.
Completed a semester of an intensive Japanese language course at A2 (upper intermediate) level.
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
Received a high IB score of 39 points.