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Rob Akin

Film Director and Producer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsCreative Director - Director - Film - Producer - Film

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About me

Avid filmmaker my fascination for the visual arts allows me to bring fresh ideas to collaborative projects and my passion has enabled me to develop a coherent understanding of visual language.  Since last year I've been working as freelance runner and assistant for various departments such as Art , Production and Camera working on a variety of set including TV, music video and commercials. Working closely with specific departments within the crew, contributing heavily to the final production. 

Skills

  • Film
  • Photography
  • Casting Director
  • Creative Direciton

Work history

Currently

Freelance Filmmaker

Sondré Pictures

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Avid filmmaker my fascination for the visual arts allows me to bring fresh ideas to collaborative projects and my passion has enabled me to develop a coherent understanding of visual language.  Since last year I've been working as freelance runner and assistant for various departments such as Art , Production and Camera working on a variety of set including TV, music video and commercials. Working closely with specific departments within the crew, contributing heavily to the final production.  Credits Include:  - Sam Smith Apple BEATS 1 (Interview) | Production Runner - Wolf Alice Apple BEATS 1 (Interview) | Production Runner - Yo!MTV Raps | Camera Assistant Runner  - Tom Grennan – Royal Highness (music video) | Production Runner - The Naked Truth (TV pilot) | Camera Operator  - Rhys Lewis – I Know the Feeling (music video) | Production Runner - Volkswagen – Drive (TV commercial) | Art Director Runner - Spotify x Brothers Osbourne (Interview & Performance) | Slate/ Runner I have my own personal projects, writing, directing and producing independent short films/music videos currently in pre and post production. through my own production company Sondré Pictures. Future projects include  - BITES (short film) - Wesley Yanks – MARTYRS (music video) - BROTHERS TESTAMENT (album launch film) - BUDDY PILL (short film) - Where Pathways Meet (band film) Through my experience I've worked with a wide range of cameras, from Arri Amira, Sony AS7II, BlackMagic 4k, Various VHS Hi8 cameras, Sony FS7, Canon 7D & 5D.

2017

Art Department Assistant

Fred Allsop

Nov 2017 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Art Department assistant and runner on advertisements for Volkswagen and Apple Music interviews.

2017

Producer's Assistant - Film

Lemonade Money TV

Sep 2017 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Roles varying from, Set Runner, Office PA and Set PA on various projects including music videos, TV Pilots and online interviews with major artists.

2016

Casting Director & Creative Direction

RiDEL

Aug 2016 - Dec 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Casting for Lookbooks and Ecomm shoot as well as brand direction.

2016

Casting Freelance

RiDEL

Jul 2015 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Freelance casting director, working on editorials and films. Casting for Untitled x Adidas fashion show