Rob Ball
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Rob Ball

Self Shooting Director / EditorManchester, United Kingdom
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Rob Ball

Self Shooting Director / EditorManchester, United Kingdom
About me
Hi there, My name is Rob Ball and I'm a freelance Self Shooting Director/Videographer based in Manchester, I've worked with brands such as Amazon Music, Selfridges, LadBible, ManCity Foundation and Samsung. I'm a proficient self shooter & editor with years of industry experience and a good knowledge of a variety of camera lighting & audio kit, industry practices, video output and content creation. I work on lots of branded content for campaigns put together by full service agencies as well music videos, documentaries, corporate etc. Most importantly I am passionate about creating amazing content. 2019 Showreel : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OogT0m4Gnl0
Projects
  • APPRECIATION
    APPRECIATIONAs many of my other fellow freelance creatives, and self employed people in general, the COVID-19 crisis has led me to have a lot more free time on my hands and a lot of uncertain prospects in terms of the future of my work. This has led to me losing out on contracts and thousands of pounds worth of work in the coming months. Despite all of this, I recognise I’m still in a much better position than many and one word kept cropping up in my mind and that was “Appreciation”. So I jumped out of my
  • RBFILMSUK - 2019 Reel
    RBFILMSUK - 2019 ReelMy 2019 Showreel.
Work history
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    Director / VideographerRBFILMSUK
    Manchester, United KingdomFreelance
    Over the past five years I have been developing my company RBFILMSUK by working on a wide variety of different video productions often in the role of a Director or Videographer. The content I have worked on includes live events, fashion, music, lifestyle, sports, short films and documentaries. I have worked on international projects in locations such as Berlin, Barcelona, New York & Los Angeles. I work closely with PR & Marketing agencies on highly engaging content for wider marketing campaigns, for global companies such as the Co-op & Samsung, as well as small start ups and individuals. I also do a lot of work on slightly longer form content such a vlogs, documentary series as well as video production for Podcasts. I have developed and become highly organised with strong administrative skills from managing multiple projects, of different length and complexity, simultaneously. I have great interpersonal communication skills from growing up around and working with diverse groups of people.
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    Lead VideographerViddyoze Limited
     - Preston, United KingdomFull Time
    During my time at Viddyoze, I handled the bulk of the video content. Whether it be Viddyoze brand campaigns in-house, or for our external clients, I produce high quality visual content to help them showcase their services. I travelled internationally to work on Viddyoze own content and put together other video campaigns. Through this video promotion, they develop their marketing campaigns and strategies using our high quality video content. This is something that becomes integrated into their brand identity and we work to ensure this is coherent, engaging and professional on all levels of deliverance. In the growth of the company, I was responsible for the reviewing of additional footage we source from contractors and freelancers when working on larger scale projects or remote access filming. I also helped to concept video campaigns and do all necessary pre-production as well as sourcing freelancers, locations/studios & kit hire for shoot dates.
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Skills
  • Freelance Videographer
  • Dslr Videography
  • Video Editing
  • Music Visuals
  • Music Editing
  • Music Events
  • Directing Film
  • Directing Freelancers
  • Self Shooter
  • Pre Production
Education
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    1st Class BA Honors Television and RadioThe University of Salford
     - Salford M50 3UB, UK
    I graduated from the University of Salford with a First Class BA Honors Degree in Television and Radio. I have learnt and engaged with a wide variety of media products throughout my course completing modules where I have produced Television and Radio products, as well as modules where we gather a more in depth understanding of the theoretical thinking involved in creating and receiving media products. Example of some of the modules I have completed. Content Creation for Multi-Platform Media Creative Media Analysis Critical Approaches to TV Media Texts and Audiences Television Genres Alternative Media TV Drama TV Documentaries and Features Radio Studio Radio Production Advanced Camera
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    BETC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media ProductionOxford and cherwell Valley College
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    I finished this course with a Distinction, Distinction, Merit. On my Extended Diploma I engaged with modules of a large variety of different media products and the production on them, as well as the theoretical elements involved in creating them and exploring how the audience receives such products. Engaged in Modules such as: -Video Production and Editing (produced products such as: short dramas, mini documentary, music video etc) -Digital and E-Media (designed film posters, flyers etc) -Web Design (created and coded website using Adobe Dreamweaver) -Creative Media Analysis