Ranya El-Refaey

Ranya El-Refaey

FreelancerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ranya El-Refaey

Ranya El-Refaey

FreelancerLondon, United Kingdom
  • Love Songs To Guinea Pigs: Vault's Festival
    Love Songs To Guinea Pigs: Vault's FestivalDesigned, made and built all set and costume. Under very tight budget was able to source and make the entire set. Costume required sewing and stoning. Set had to be tourable and moveable.
  • Black Ice: Theatre 503
    Black Ice: Theatre 503Designer for show Black Ice at Theatre 503. In charge of designing, building, sourcing, painting and budgeting for all set and costume in two and a half weeks.
  • Girl World - Frisky Theatre
    Girl World - Frisky TheatreDesigner for Frisky’s new writing show ‘Girl World’. 3-day site specific take over of Southwark Platform as a part of a 10-day residency from Brainchild Festival. Designed and made all set and costume. Girl World was shortlisted for Charlie Hartill Pleasance award. Was also at Edinburgh Fringe 2018.
  • Love & War : Lyric Hammersmith
    Love & War : Lyric HammersmithLove & War at The Lyric Hammersmith. A two-week summer project. Collaboration between the Lyric and The Virtual School.
  • Stains: Lyric Hammersmith
    Stains: Lyric HammersmithStains at the Lyric Hammersmith. A production that aimed to confront and question racially charged language. All designs and making by me. ​
  • Alter Ego Zine Series : Imani
    Alter Ego Zine Series : ImaniOne of three zines as a part of an 'alter ego' inspired project. Art direction, set design, styling, prop making by me. The zine layouts were all done by me on InDesign.
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Projects credited in
  • Reframed: Bree Runway performs Hot Hot | Inspired by Linder | Tate Collective
    Reframed: Bree Runway performs Hot Hot | Inspired by Linder | Tate CollectiveMusician, rapper and songwriter Bree Runway performs her single 'Hot, Hot' in response to Linder's 'Untitled'. We then interviewed her to hear more about the connection between the artwork and her music. ‘Reframed’ is a Tate Collective project exploring how art and music can combine to create emotive and inspiring experiences. In collaboration with emerging UK musicians, set designers and fashion designers, we bring several Tate artworks to life through live performance and design. Watch Bre
    LAS MUJERES DE FUEGO (WOMEN OF FIRE)"An ancient fire goddess is awoken from a millennia of silence. Her energy ricochets through the earth, causing an uprising amongst womankind." A collaborative film presented by Fuego Nails (@fuegonailsldn) and JUICY (@hotandjuicymovies)
  • Ashnikko - Tantrum
    Ashnikko - TantrumDOP, Editor and Photographer for Ashnikko's latest music release 'Tantrum'. Directed by Jocelyn Anquetil Produced by Adam Farley @ The Mill 1st AD Grace Lambert DOP & Editing by Rauri Cantelo Gaffer Ryan Delahunty @ Prolight Styling by @hollyblowslightly Hair by Claire Moore Makeup by Grace Maria Ellington Art direction by Ranya El-Refaey 3D artwork by @tehnc Colour Grade by Megan Lee @ The Mill
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Work history
    Set Design AssistantAndrew Stellitano
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Ranging from Issey Miyake perfume campaign taking close up shots of intricate and smaller props, to LOVE magazine editorials with larger set pieces. Assisting him on set as well as organising and tidying prop tables throughout the shoot days.
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    Production InternLalaland Production
    London, United KingdomInternship
    Working as production assistant on various shoots, from small scale shoots to big scale editorials. From Liam Hodges to LOVE magazine. Organising and preparing all kit for various campaigns. General running of errands and organising of the office.
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  • Organisation
  • Social Media
  • Drawing
  • Model Making
  • Sewing
  • Styling
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    Wimbledon College of Arts (UAL) logo
    BA(Hons) First Class Theatre DesignWimbledon College of Arts (UAL)
     - London, United Kingdom
    The Theatre Design course gave me key skills in developing design ideas from start to finish. I learnt to work through my concepts with mood boards, sketches, presentations, technical drawings and model boxes. By the end of the three years, I became proficient in taking an initial idea and developing it until its complete realisation.