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Peter McLaughlin

360 Video Self Shooting Director

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About me

I create Branded VR/360 experiences that push the boundaries of storytelling with new technologies. I've spent the past two years creating original and visually striking work that transports viewers through virtual reality headsets. In having a film-making background I have used my prior skills and knowledge to develop a unique style in capturing and directing virtual reality based experiences. In the past year I have been a part of some big projects for companies like; ING, Tommy Hilfiger, Massive Music and Nestle. I was the Director of Photography of Ashes to Ashes which was nominated for a Dutch Academy Award in the Interactive Category. Ashes to Ashes Prize cup at the GCC award ceremony of Shanghai International Film Festival 2017 Gold Dutch VR Award - Best Immersive Experience Nominated for the Netherlands Film Festival Golden Kalf 2017 Project Orpheus VR Experience Bronze Dutch VR Award - Best Immersive Experience 3 Nominations at the Bright VR Awards

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Skills

  • Film
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Virtual Reality
  • Cross Platform Experience
  • Creative Design Processes
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Vr
  • 360 Video Capture

Work history

2017

VR Director & 360 Camera Operator

WerMakeVR

Feb 2016 - Nov 2017
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Full Time

2016

VR Film Director & Researcher

MediaLAB Amsterdam

Sep 2015 - Jan 2016
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Full Time
  • I am moving to Amsterdam in the next coming month to work on a research project in Interactive Cinema technologies. The project will utilise VR Filming and narrative techniques to create a compelling story that engages the user. - 360 Video - Transmedia Storytelling - Virtual Reality - Cinematic VR Content - Immersive Story Telling - World Building - 360 Direction - 360 Lighting Design - 360 Art Direction - 360 Script Writing/ Concepting

2015

Promo Director & DOP

Freelance

May 2015 - May 2015
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I directed a cinematic promotional video for web delivery that captured the atmosphere of the established Menace Male Grooming Room. - Branded Video Content - Social Media Marketing - Cinematic Content - Promotional Video Content - Creamy Slow Motion Shots - Bokah - Beauty Content

2015

Edit Assistant & 2nd Shooter

Unique Visuals

Mar 2015 - Jul 2015
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I frequently assist the highly successful Unique Visuals on their cinematic wedding projects and corporate shoots across various roles both in regards to editing and shooting. - 2ND Shooting - A7S - Multi-Cam Editing - Run N' Gun Camera Work - Doc Style Filming - Time Management

2014

The Hampshire Highwayman

Student

Jan 2015 - Jul 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • A Dark Comedy set in the 18th Century. Though online crowd funding we were able to use stunt horses, live weapons, and a medieval vault to bring this film to life, The project was shot using the RED Scarlet in 4k.

2014

Aug 2014 - Nov 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • providing cover for Front of House staff and assisting the Client Services Manager in supporting clients in the post-production suites and liaising with Office Admin regarding any faults or Health and Safety issues. - Logging - Client Services - Tape Deck Runs - Basic Offline Duties

2014

Assistant Camera Operator

Sony

Jul 2014 - Jul 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was the assistant camera operator at the Sony World Cup 4k Project at Shepherd's Bush Vue Cinema - Sony Cinema Camera Operation - Cine Alta F55 Camera - 4K -UHD - Ultra HD - VUE Cinema Projection - Corporate - Interviews - Audience Reactions

2013

Glastonbury News Director

Glastonbury Festival

Jun 2013 - Jun 2013
  • Glastonbury, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was the acting News Director for Glastonbury's official YouTube channel. I interviewed the likes of BeadyEye and was part of a politics package that included an interview with the late politician Tony Benn.

2013

Videographer

M&S

May 2013 - May 2013
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • An internal corporate video for the supermarket chain. The video was used to convey the importance of the company's cost improvement programme to other stores.

2014

Videographer

Big Green Egg

May 2013 - May 2014
  • United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I created a series of videos for the client's website. These videos were used as part of a marketing strategy to promote the sales of the company's product. - Web Series - Crane/ Jib Operation - White Wall Studio Lighting - Product Placement - Online Video Marketing - YouTube - Cross Platform

Education

2014

1st Class Honours Television Video Production

Southampton Solent University

Oct 2011 - Jul 2014
  • Southampton, United Kingdom
  • I was awarded a first class honours in Television and Video Production in 2014. The course covered all areas of production from scripting, storyboarding, shooting and lighting. I am multi-disciplined and have had experience in working on both long form and short form projects, from documentaries to short film to live events.

Awards

2017

Bronze Dutch VR Award

Dutch VR Awards

2017

Prize cup at the GCC award ceremony

Shanghai International Film Festival

2017

Ashses to Ashes, Nomination - Interactive Category

Netherlands Film Festival

2017

Gold Dutch VR Award

Dutch VR Awards

2016

Nomination Bright VR Award

Bright VR Awards

2013

BBC College of Production Competition Winners

BBC

  • I was part of the winning team in the BBC's College of Production competition in 2013. The video is featured on the college of production section on the BBC Website and in winning the prize we were given a masterclass with BBC Camera Technicians http://www.bbc.co.uk/academy/production/article/art20140703090955671