Pearl Findlay

Assistant Producer

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Proactive, creative thinker and confident, effective communicator with a passion for film and TV. Experienced in obs-docs, social media and multiplatform content. Special interest in documentaries and social causes.

Skills

 

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Writing
  • Retouching
  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • News
  • Web Content
  • Communications
  • Photoshop
  • Lightroom
  • Photography
  • Broadcast

Work history

Currently

Assistant Producer

Freelancer

Mar 2016
  • Working with producer Richard Winearls in making an observational documentary around the decline of social housing and theory of social cleansing. I am heavily involved in a mixture of self-shooting, interviews, treatments, edits, developing ideas, research and negotiating with contributors.

2016

Channel 4 News

Channel 4 News

Apr 2016 - Aug 2016
  • No Go Britain – a film feature as part of Channel 4 News; highlighting disability related issues in the UK. Focussing on access, hate crime and discrimination, pegged to current affair events. Working with PD Kate Ansell devising and setting up films, pulling character and family-led stories, in depth research, casting contributors and academics, handling complex ethical negotiation.

2016

Researcher

BBC

Sep 2015 - Apr 2016
  • Lead researcher on BBC Body Scrub: idea development, brainstorms, design and edit work, taster tapes, archive and factual research, fact checks, contributor and location sourcing

2016

Photo Editor

BBC

May 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Photography and edits for live music, events, portraits and weddings Clients: BBC Music, Live Lounge, Songs of Praise, The News Quiz, The World at One Published on BBC website, iPlayer, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook and The Red Button

2015

Junior Researcher

BBC

Mar 2015 - Oct 2015
  • Assisted on production, publication & maintenance of informal educational content for the multimedia platform and social media assets of iWonder. Duties included: research, development, edits, design, audio transcription, logging, copyright clearance, social media

2015

PA to Deputy Head of Radio

BBC

Mar 2015 - Jul 2015

2015

Production Assistant

BBC

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015

2015

Correspondence Assistant

BBC

Feb 2015 - Mar 2015
  • Communication for the Trust supported by Correspondence Coordinator and liaison with Chairman Audience engagement, communication activities, drafted and sent official BBC Trust responses Research and info requests on behalf of Correspondence Coordinator and Editorial Team

2013

Production Coordinator

Truth Department

Mar 2013 - Dec 2013
  • Documentary & Drama Independent company, commissioned by BBC Wales, S4C and Time Team Set up shoot schedules, crew & cast lists, scripts revisions, logging, travel, accommodation, work permits and visas. Produced business plans, accounts, budgets, payments and PAYE

Education

2012

Photojournalism

Swansea Metropolitan University

Aug 2009 - May 2012
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Awards

2015

Trustee Board Member for DASH