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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVideographer - Producer - Cinematographer

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About me

Sam Hendi is a creative producer and an all-round filmmaker covering practical skills in all aspects of video production including producing, directing, editing, visual effects and cinematography. He has a degree in Contemporary Media Practice and a vast list of screenings and awards to his credit. Several of his short films have competed in film festivals worldwide including the US, Denmark, France, Switzerland, New Zealand, Brazil and the UK. The BBC and an American TV channel took notice and broadcasted some of his work. Sam also specialises in creative forms of video such as abstract video-art, atmospheric short films and videos for backdrops and exhibitions. These videos showcase imaginative storytelling, visual effects and cinematic flare. Sam has also worked on a number of music videos for upcoming artists in the music scene, ranging in a variety of music styles and themes. Sam's versatility extends to creating exciting and engaging content for corporate and social media. This includes work on motion graphics, illustrations and video marketing; pushing boundaries for clients in generating fast-paced content but staying within tight budgets and constrained guidelines. In short, Sam can take on any brief or even the smallest idea, and conceptualise it into unique video content tailored to the clients needs.

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Skills

  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Video
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Cinematography
  • Adobe
  • Colour Grading

Work history

Currently

Producer

The Moment Content Company

Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time

Currently

Producer & Creative Director

Grey Pictures

Jul 2007
  • Freelance
  • • Producing a variety of original, low-budget video projects in different media forms including short films, documentaries, interviews, corporate, education for web, mobile and social media. • Undertaking a managerial and coordinating role for projects involving other art practitioners, working collaboratively, maintaining a managerial overview of the entire production team, whilst simultaneously working in multiple film-making roles; video producer, director, cinematographer and video editor. • Managing a wide-range of high-end video, photography and audio equipment. • Project management. Experience including logistics, budgeting, intellectual property management, licencing and equipment loan procedures. • Creating detailed production briefs and storyboards to ensure all company members are working to the same targets and deadlines. Keeping the team updated during production meetings. • Collaboratively coming up with solutions to tackle problems. • Online marketing through social media;YouTube,Vimeo, Facebook, blogs and forums. Entering and competing in worldwide competitions and film festivals.

2016

Video Producer

Ixxus

Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Full Time
  • • Project management and responsible for all video projects and the complete creative process from pitch to content delivery. • Overall creative vision for video marketing, catering to the UK and US with market driven content. Content management for the YouTube channel and Google+ pages. • Project lead from brief; conceptualising and creating visual storyboards, pitching ideas with product and marketing teams, cultivating creative concepts and developing scripts. • Animation and motion graphics in 2D/ 3D with advanced skills and design skills in visual effects and typography. Highly experienced with the Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro X and working with voice overs with Pro Tools. • Execution of exciting content but adhering to brand guidelines. • Budgeting, resourcing material internally and externally, dealing with royalties, adhering to guidelines, terms and conditions, legal contracts, clearances and certifications. • Building and managing client relationships to service all necessary requirements. • Supervision and time management on overall creation processes and project workflows for set targets and scheduled marketing deadlines, making sure jobs are organised and delivered accurately, prioritised effectively and on time. • Transcoding media in a variety of video formats to cater to social media and digital marketing; YouTube,Vimeo, Facebook,Twitter. • Responsibility and management on all AV equipment and software.

2014

EMEA Video Producer

Optoma

Apr 2012 - Aug 2014
  • Watford, UK
  • Full Time
  • • Producing and incorporating all video content; motion graphics, animation, text, logos, voice- overs, music, video and product images showcasing products creatively and competitively, whilst upholding brand recognition. • Content conceptualisation in collaboration with the various product and graphic teams. Promoting product and advertising content; maintaining brand recognition and company vision across physical and digital platforms e.g. brochures, packaging and web content. Significant involvement in product launch campaigns by creating and organising promotional material. • Creative and managerial control of the Optoma EMEA YouTube channel. Direct audience interaction, including feedback response and appropriate signposting. • Overall project management for all video and content used throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. Additionally, facilitating content for Asian and American regional headquarters. Transcreation of video content in various languages; French, German, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Polish and Chinese. • Producing and documenting video case studies globally. Cultivating a partnership with the different organisations involved and creating content to be used by both parties. • Implementing marketing strategies for video brand awareness and budgeting for marketing e.g. incorporating Google Adsense to maximise content revenue and page impressions. • Researching and managing competitive budget costs for complete video production; including logistical cost management, licensing and filming permission expenses. • Experience in scheduling and dependable time management. Prioritisation and workload management skills for projects with tight deadlines. Developed good communication and support skills for local and overseas teams.

2011

Photographer & Photo Retoucher

VIVA Beauty

Sep 2009 - Jun 2011
  • Freelance
  • • Scheduling and managing photo shoots with clients in a professional work environment using DSLR cameras and equipment, shooting on location or in studios with natural light or flash lighting. • Communicating with clients professionally via meetings, telephone and email. Fulfilling requirements for shoots and retouching images to client specific requests whilst working to tight deadlines. • Retouching photographs using tools and effects on Adobe Photoshop to create exceptional looking images. Working closely on lighting, framing, blemishes and other digital enhancements. • Using software to create CD’s for clients, printing images for CD covers and high quality complimentary A4 Prints. • Creating content and visuals for the Viva Beauty logo, website, pamphlet, vouchers and label.

Education

2010

BA Contemporary Media Practice

University of Westminster

Sep 2007 - Aug 2010

2007

Art Design

University for the Creative Arts

Sep 2006 - Aug 2007

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

Screening

Accidental Bear

  • 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

Manhattan Digest

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

2016

"MASS #gaygeekbizarre"

Screening

  • 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"

Screening

  • 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

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."

BBC

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