Rebekah Martin

Editor and Programmer

Level
Junior
Location
Manchester, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

Projects credited in

About me

Based between Bristol and Manchester. I am interested in anything to do with art, justice, feelings, music, and movies. Recent graduate, current assistant on several projects

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Skills

  • Art Curation
  • Academic Writing
  • Article Writing
  • Film Analysis
  • Film Critic
  • Basic Filming
  • Cinema
  • Running
  • Set Dressing
  • Social Media

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • gal-dem magazine

    gal-dem magazine

    • Media Production
  • British Film Institute (BFI)

    British Film Institute (BFI)

    • Arts and Culture
  • S

    Screen Queens

    • S

      Saffron Records

      Work history

      Currently

      Film Team Admin Assistant

      Viva Festival at HOME

      Jan 2020
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Supporting the film team to deliver the 26th ¡Viva! Festival at HOME in Manchester • Social Media promotion • Travel support and guest liaison • Thorough knowledge of programme

      Currently

      Festivals & Events Editor

      Screen Queens

      Jan 2020
      • United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Freelance writer and editor, promoting feminist film criticism and female filmmakers. • Co-ordinating International Festival Press Passes and Coverage • Content development • Editing and Proof Reading

      Currently

      Programming Assistant

      Journeys Festival International

      Oct 2019
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Part time support to the head Programmer, curating an 8-film program of events which engage refugee and asylum seekers with local cinema.

      Currently

      Volunteer Coordinator

      Love for the streets

      Apr 2017
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Working as part of a team of female volunteers, I coordinate weekly meals and art workshops for a shelter with over 30 residents who are waiting for rehousing in central Manchester. I also work as an administrative assistant to Lily Fothergill, Co-Founder and Community director of Love For The Streets

      Currently

      Staff/Contributing Writer

      Screen Queens

      Nov 2013
      • Bristol, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Screen Queens is a feminist focused film site created and written by young women and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Since Screen Queen's launched in 2013 I have been a staff (until 2017), and contributing writer; reviewing features, shorts, television and documentary, writing essays on gender and form, and contributing to listicles about suburbia, parting, and music in cinema.

      2018

      Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
      • Bristol, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Set Designer and Set Decorator for an informational pharmaceutical video. I was responsible for sourcing and creating props to for two sets: a standard doctors office and a homely kitchen area which both operated in the same room on location. On set I was responsible for dressing, and maintaining the set as well as continuity. As I was part of a small team I also was responsible as a runner.

      2018

      Artists Assistant

      Beth Nicholas

      Jul 2018 - Aug 2018
      • Bristol, United Kingdom
      • Internship
      • Part time Artists Assistant to Beth Nicholas. I created invoices, cleaned the studio, prepared Beth's canvases and workspace, emailed clients (such as Dior and Christian Louboutin as well as private buyers), coordinated Fedex pick-ups and deliveries, and did photography for her instagram.

      2017

      Videographer

      Saffron Records

      Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
      • Bristol, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Shot, Edited and Directed a short video for Saffron Records Second Birthday Event at Mr. Wolfs, Bristol. Working in a team of two, we filmed on a dark busy night of dancing and performance, then edited to a deadline to best showcase Saffron Records event and the artists they represent.

      2015

      Wardrobe Assistant

      Long Arm Films

      Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
      • Portishead, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Wardrobe assistant and continuity supervisor for a short science fiction film, Zero Sum. This provided me with excellent experience working on a BAFTA funded short film set. I worked amongst a small crew, demonstrating professionalism and creativity.

      2014

      Sep 2014 - Dec 2014
      • Bristol, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • Partaking in the BFI Film Academy Scheme, I selected to programme Sofia Coppola's 'Lost In Translation' at The Watershed. After many masterclasses with industry professionals, our team obtained a 35mm print of the film, sold out the event, and set up a Karaoke evening in the Cinema Bar. Part of the Filmic'14 season and preceding a season on Japanese cinema. This was an invaluable and defining experience that introduced me to cinema curation and exhibition.

      Education

      2019

      1st class BA (Hons) Film and Media Studies

      Manchester School of Art

      Aug 2016 - Jul 2019
      • Manchester, United Kingdom
      • Graduated top of my class, awarded Best Critical Dissertation Prize