Sam Hendi

Senior Creative Producer

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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About me

I am a skilled professional with comprehensive experience as a creative producer and all-round filmmaker covering practical and technical skills in all aspects of video production including producing, directing, editing, visual FX, and cinematography. I have a degree in Contemporary Media Practice with numerous screenings and awards. To date, I have worked on and competed numerous short films in film festivals worldwide, including the United States, Denmark, France, Switzerland, New Zealand, Brazil, and the United Kingdom. My work was recognised by the BBC and distributors in the US. I posses expertise in creative content for multiple platforms and deliverables in film, animations, commercials, trailers, documentaries, and live broadcasting. I am skilled in creative forms of video, such as abstract video-art, atmospheric short films, and videos for backdrops and exhibitions. I have worked on a number of music videos for upcoming artists in the music scene, ranging in a variety of music styles and theme. I am acknowledged for creating exciting and engaging content for corporate and social media which includes work on motion graphics, illustrations, and video marketing. I have the innate ability to conceptualise ideas, work closely and engage with clients, collaborate with a team, and deliver high-end content.

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Skills

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Video
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Cinematography
  • Adobe
  • Colour Grading
  • Filmmaking
  • Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • CGI
  • Client Accounts
  • Collaboration
  • Client Engagement
  • Brand Agency
  • Brand Alignment
  • Apple Iwork
  • Collaborating
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Content
  • Social Media

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • J

    JD Sports

    • The Moment

      The Moment

      • Media Production
    • Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness

      Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness

      • Advertising
    • Graceful Monkey

      Graceful Monkey

      • Advertising

    Work history

    Currently

    Senior Creative Producer

    Graceful Monkey

    Mar 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Clients include Nike, Google, GSK, Novartis, Quadmark, Bedrock, Spoon, Cirrus and Lucid. Generate content production and post-production for multi-disciplines in CG, animation and motion Graphics, 360 and live- action. Oversee all the projects for Graceful Monkey to ensure the creative development and excellent execution of projects from concept to full creative content solutions. Plan, lead, and apply internal and external workflows to ensure the effective, clear exchange of information and documentation, including briefs and deliverables across all the involving teams. Provide supervision on more complex content solutions and drive the team to deliver innovative, ambitious, integrated partnerships. Responsible for allocation of projects and workload in the team on a day-to-day basis. Lead, manage and motivate teams, give support and monitor performance and development to ensure high standards in work, skill-sets and objectives are met. Take an active role in recruitment and interviews, provide training, grow and mentor the team to embed them into the agency and build relationships. Oversee the execution of client deliveries for final checks, ensure the work is delivered to client and agency expectations. Implement budgets ranges from £10k - £300k for a diverse portfolio of branded content, commercials, healthcare content, design and illustrations, 2D animation & 3D visualisation. Enhance systems, develop, tracks and manage process and procedures for production workflows to ensure streamlined delivery across every project. Principle link between the production teams and finance teams, and lead conversations to align cross functional teams. Procure accounts with client engagement and collaboration, build strong ties with business focus, and prolong relationships. Quote and pitch new business. Take briefs, lead development, prepare and present creative proposals/ decks. Evaluate and challenge client briefs, ensure the creative solutions key performance indicators are achievable. Optimise the opportunities of projects, execute more tactical and holistic thinking for efficiency. Craft creative content and influence the creative output, bring ideas to life. Collaborate with multiple teams, clients and Directors. Programme and coordinate effective resource management and talent across projects, implement time efficiency, schedule protocols and assign task allocation with Monday, Slack and Google apps to meet internal and external deadlines. Devise and execute marketing strategies for social media, and company brand awareness. Work closely with management and provide key support to the Creative Director. Key Contribution: • Serve as a creative producer and project manager for multiple campaigns and advertising projects, including Nike Town London’s Air Jordan experiential wall content, Wear OS by Google features video, Google Pixel 4 features video, Google Android OS guide animations, Google Android TV explainer animations, GSK Interview Investigations production and programme, and various social media campaigns.

    2019

    Producer (GlaxoSmithKline)

    The Moment

    Oct 2016 - Feb 2019
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Clients - GlaxoSmithKline, Porter Novelli, Anne Geddes, Amazon, Radley Yeldar, Grey London and Save the Children. Produced creative content in 2D/3D animations and motion graphics (including Cinema 4D), films and short docs, interviews, commercials, live broadcasts, photographic projects, social media and marketing campaigns. Executed budgets ranging from £3k - £200k. Managed all budgetary operations and developed effective solutions with an aim to maintain optimum operational costs. Commerciality and business acumen with writing proposals, developing scope and SOWs. Collaborated with multiple suppliers and crew to coordinate and setup shoots and logistics for small to large productions. Scheduled all creative and production outputs, whilst managing the project teams and overseeing the project workflow. Encouraged all stakeholders to participate in idea generation process to gather innovative concepts into treatments, pitching and presentation delivery. Contributed in the attainment of project milestones while working with crew and stakeholders. Chaired and led meetings, co-ordinated routine activities, and reporting to multiple teams. Identified and understood client needs to build strong relations and achieve full customer satisfaction. Key Contribution: • Acted as a photoshoot and video production producer for designing multiple campaigns, including Moms vs Meningitis campaign with photographer Anne Geddes, Innovation by Design 3D video series for Consumer Healthcare, GSK Quarterly financial results films, Amazon Subscribe & Save animation, Microsoft Office Outlook app animation, eCommerce animation, Patient Focus seminars, and Save the Children partnership films.

    2016

    Video Producer

    IXXUS

    Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Headed multiple video projects, this included the creative process from conception to completion. Delivered creative vision for video marketing according to the client needs. Coordinated with product and marketing teams to create visual storyboards, cultivate creative concepts, and develop scripts. Utilised software, such as the Adobe creative suite and Final Cut Pro X to build video, animation and motion graphics in 2D/3D. Ensured compliance with regulatory standards while managing budget and resource allocation. Organised and prioritised all tasks while leading creation processes and project functions. Transcoded media in various video formats to cater social media and digital marketing. Key Contribution: Led the multiple video campaigns, including Your Transformation Journey video series, Your Five Steps video series, InDesignHub, Our Story film, BAM film, IPP film, and DMA film.

    2014

    EMEA Video Producer

    Optoma

    Apr 2012 - Aug 2014
    • Watford, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Produced a wide range of video content, such as product videos, films, motion graphics, animation, and logos. Worked with product and graphic teams to conceptualise content, aiming to promote product in market and maintain brand recognition. Contributed in product launch campaigns by creating and organising promotional material. Managed the Optoma EMEA YouTube channel, which included direct audience interaction, such as feedback response. Administered various video and content projects followed throughout Europe, Middle East, and Africa. Created and documented video case studies through close collaboration with different organisations. Devised and executed marketing strategies for video brand awareness, such as incorporating Google Adsense to increase content revenue and page impressions. Controlled budgetary operations for video production, including logistical cost management and filming permission expenses. Key Contribution: Served as a video production producer for multiple video campaigns, including Optoma HD91 launch, digital movie posters for ISE 2014, Land Rover roadshow, Carrières De Lumières case study, EE 4G launch, and Science Museum Experiment: Collider case study.

    2011

    Photographer & Photo Retoucher

    VIVA Beauty

    Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Scheduled and managed photo shoots with clients using a range of DSLR cameras and lighting equipment, shooting on location or in studios with natural light and flash photography and lighting. Communicated and fulfilled requirements for shoots and retouching images to client specific requests whilst working to tight deadlines. Retouched photographs using tools and effects on Adobe Photoshop to create exceptional looking images. Working closely on lighting, framing, blemishes and other digital enhancements. Created content and visuals for the Viva Beauty brand; logo, website, pamphlet, vouchers and label.

    2017

    Creative Producer (Freelance)

    FANTÔM

    Jul 2007 - Dec 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance
    • Clients - BBC, Ministry of Sound, BRÜT, FearNET, Lee Paton and XXL. Leaded multiple creative video briefs for various media platforms, including narrative short films, music videos, art films, documentaries, and social media content. Cultivated creative concepts, original and exciting briefs, and instigated comprehensive unconventional scripts, whilst driving business opportunities. Worked closely with production teams to develop storyboards to ensure unity of direction amongst production. Overseeing and coordinated all project tasks to ensure timely completion of briefs. Executed operations pertaining to budgeting, logistics and intellectual property management. Performed online marketing through social media channels, including YouTube, Vimeo, Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, blogs, and forums. Built promotional websites for released video content as per defined requirements. Key Contribution: • Worked as a creative producer for multiple video projects, which included music videos for Todd Terry, Ministry of Sound, Martyna Baker, and Kinobe; producer for multi-award winning films and screenings; ‘Wrath’, ‘Black Sheep’, ‘MASS:C19H2802’, ‘MAGNANIMOUS’, ’Hysteria’, ‘Envy’ (BBC).

    Education

    2010

    BA Contemporary Media Practice

    University of Westminster

    Sep 2007 - Aug 2010
    • London, United Kingdom

    2007

    Art Design

    UCA

    Sep 2006 - Aug 2007
    • United Kingdom

    Awards

    2016

    "Really enjoyed by MASCULAR Films"

    MASCULAR Magazine

    • MASCULAR Magazine http://www.mascular.co.uk/Magazine/Issue15.Autumn2015/MASCULAR15

    2016

    "VIDEO PREVIEW: MASS: C19H28O2" "MASS: A VIDEO OVERFLOWING WITH TESTOSTERONE!"

    Bear World Magazine

    • Bear World Magazine http://bearworldmagazine.com/mass-a-video-overflowing-with-testosterone/

    2016

    • Accidental Bear http://accidentalbear.com/mass-c19h28o2-14-minute-video-of-beardy-sweaty-men/

    2016

    "The bear community is a very creative one as we all know. We create art in all forms and we really love this video"

    Bears United Magazine

    • Bears United Magazine https://www.facebook.com/bearsunitedmagazine/posts/452802161591136?fref=nf

    2016

    "MASS: C19H28O2 the hottest 14 minutes you will watch today."

    PlayBear Magazine

    • PlayBear Magazine http://www.playbearmagazine.com/mass-c19h28o2-the-hottest-14-minutes-you-will-watch-today/

    2016

    "When you have a quiet 15 minutes away from work distractions, check out this short film. Stunning, masculine and bearish in all its glory!"

    VicBears Inc.

    • VicBears Inc. https://www.facebook.com/VicBearsInc/posts/10153861241859222

    2016

    "Sam Hendi’s MASS: C19H2802 is Visually Stunning & Sexy to Boot"

    Manhattan Digest

    • Manhattan Digest http://www.manhattandigest.com/2016/02/27/sam-hendis-mass-c19h2802-is-visually-stunning-sexy-to-boot/

    2016

    • The Gay, The Geek, and The Bizarre https://www.facebook.com/gaygeekbizarre/posts/462049934002512

    2011

    "Watch today's horror short film, "WRATH", written and directed by Sam Hendi"

    FearNet TV

    • FearNet TV http://www.chillertv.com

    2010

    "I like this one for what it never says."

    93 Studios

    • 93 Studios http://ninetythrees.com/screenings/gone/

    2010

    "Envy is a drama about love and friendship, but more specifically the crossover of the two."

    Foundation Production

    • Foundation Production http://wbsmediagroup5daniel.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/synopsis-of-short-film-called-envy.html

    2010

    "Envy. Well thought out dialogue and edit with good performances. Story not too original."

    Shorts and T Shirts

    • Shorts and T Shirts http://shortsandtshirts.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/envy.html

    2010

    "We haven’t seen a really good revenge movie since Ai, I was waiting for something great to come along and Wrath is it."

    93 Studios

    • 93 Studios http://ninetythrees.com/screenings/wrath/

    2010

    "I feel this piece does use the conventions of a drama-it is serious and plot driven."

    Holly and Freya

    • Holly and Freya http://advancedportfolio201136.blogspot.co.uk/2011/11/research-task-envy-by-holly-king.html

    2010

    "Sam Hendi is a 23 year old British student who is already becoming very well known for being able to tell an amazing story in short film form."

    My Life After Breakfast

    • My Life After Breakfast http://mylifeafterbreakfast.com/hysteria/

    2010

    "The director of this film is Sam Hendi, who also edited and wrote the story."

    Sunpreet's Blog

    • Sunpreet's Blog http://wbsmediagroup4sunpreet.blogspot.co.uk/2009/09/second-short-film-textual-analysis.html

    2010

    "I found this short film interesting and engaging."

    Justyn Hollett

    • Justyn Hollett http://bdcjustynhollett.blogspot.co.uk/2010/10/short-film-envy-presentation-textual.html

    2010

    "The main protagonist is a women in her mid 20's, this is the desired age of the audience."

    Ben Garvey

    • Ben Garvey http://garvey-bena2.blogspot.co.uk/2009/10/codes-and-conventions-of-short-films.html

    2010

    "I thought the documentary style of filming made the film more engaging for the audience."

    Short Film Analysis

    • Short Film Analysis http://mirandaamess2.blogspot.co.uk/2011/09/3-short-film-analysis.html

    2009

    "Envy is a short documentary-styled piece of cinema that deals with relationships and jealousy between friends."

    BBC Film Network

    • BBC Film Network http://www.bbc.co.uk/filmnetwork/films/p004pn2x

    2009

    "Currently showing on the BBC Film Network."

    iThentic

    • iThentic http://www.ithentic.com/videos/watch/envy/