Natalie Fairs

Production Assistant/ Runner

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About me

 

A highly ambitious individual, with a creative and enthusiastic nature, and excellent communicative and organisational skills. Seeking a challenging role as part of a production team. In my spare time I have a keen interest in photography, in both taking and appreciating. I also have a love of reading and keep up to date with current affairs, arts and culture.

Skills

 

  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • Documentary
  • Research
  • Indesign
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Transcribing
  • Creative Strategy
  • Archive Research
  • Production Experience
  • Organisation Skills
  • Pre Production Experience

Work history

2016

Freelance Production Runner

Luca Films

Feb 2016 - Feb 2016
  • Production Runner - Beats - Luca Films - February 2016 On location production runner, looking after crew, dealing with petty cash, unloading and reloading kit.

2015

Production Coordinator

Dazed

Aug 2015 - Sep 2015
  • Production Coordinator – Springing – Dazed – Random Acts on Channel 4 – September 2015 Organising Catering, Sorting out cast contracts and payment, liaising with caretaker, working with the producer to complete call sheets, dealing with petty cash, insured all release forms had been signed and handed in, directed cast into the right areas.

2015

Production Runner

Luca Films

Mar 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Production Runner – The Future of Fashion with Alexa Chung – Luca Films – Vogue – July - 2015 Production Runner – Beats Commercial – Luca Films – April - 2015 Production Runner – Django Django - Reflections (Motion Capture) – Luca Films - March 2015 Production Runner duties Luca films: picking up and dropping off equipment keeping talent and crew happy and areas clean. Casting & Location – Red Bull Stills (cancelled) – Luca Films – March 2015 Working closely with the photographer to street cast and find appropriate locations

2014

Series Runner & Researcher

Dazed Group

Jun 2014 - Nov 2014
  • Dazed Vision – July – November 2014 Series Runner & Researcher - Music Nation series 2 – Channel 4 Researching contacts, finding appropriate contributors, transcribing interviews, location search, archive research, and transcribing episodes for final broadcast, sourcing contact details. Production Runner – Untitled (Documentary) – Dazed, ICONOCLAST & Matt Lambert I was an in office and on location production runner. I also assisted with looking into booking cars and location. Production Runner – Dazed X Versus On set production runner, maintaining clean studio and keeping the crew happy.

2014

Advertising Dept

Dazed Group

May 2014 - Jul 2014
  • In the Advertising Department I assist the advertising team with: day-to-day tasks, including proof reading and editing documents and briefs for clients. I also assisted by regularly covering front of house duties.

2014

Creative Copywriter Intern

Portas Agency

Mar 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Working on creative strategy and creative writing. Live work: Habitat online videos, Lines for: Sports Girl, Blue Inc, Habitat. In addition I helped at a shoot and researching filming methods on budget.

2013

Contributor

FutureRising

Jul 2013 - Dec 2013

2012

Volunteer

Made This

Jul 2012 - Aug 2012
  • Supervising and helping children on the Autistic spectrum with media projects.

2012

Runner

James Sykes Freelance Director

Mar 2012 - Jun 2012
  • Over various shoots I assisted both director and cameraman.

2008

Series 1 River Monsters Team Work Experience

Icon Films

May 2008 - May 2008
  • Lighting, research, sourcing of props and liaising with companies to make specialist props for the production and generally helping to ensure that the shoot ran smoothly. I also reviewed library footage to source appropriate clips. I also had with administrative responsibilities, assisting with day to day paper work.

2008

Work Experience

Eye Film Television

May 2008 - May 2008
  • As part of the Eye film and television team I shadowed young producers in the postproduction stages as well as image sourcing and attaining permissions to use.

Education

2014

Advertising Creative

Buckinghamshire New University

Aug 2011 - May 2014
  • At Buckinghamshire New University, I developed a love for idea generation, research and took great interest in TV documentary and Factual entertainment. At the end of my time at uni I received a 2:1 and would love to pursue a career in Television.