Sam Stockbridge

Office Assistant / Script Reader

Level
Junior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
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Projects

About me

» Attended Script Editing Essentials course run by C4 Screenwriters’ Philip Shelley (March 2019) » Maintain a database of all scripts I have read, logging and tracking writers » Offer editorial feedback to new and early career writers through a non-for-profit script service I started » Look out for fresh talent across a range of sources: short films, YouTube, podcasts, Vimeo, Instagram » Watch as much as I can, research new ideas, read academic books and screenwrite myself » Taught a Script Reading masterclass to new industry entrants through the Equal Access Network

Skills

  • TV Production
  • Short Films
  • Production
  • Pre Production
  • Script Coverage
  • Running
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe Creative Suite

Companies I’ve worked with

  • FremantleMedia

    FremantleMedia

    • Television
  • F

    Film London

    • T

      Thames (Freemantle Media Group)

      • E

        Elstree Studios

        Work history

        Currently

        Office Assistant / Receptionist

        Film London

        Sep 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • » Aiding Office Management in varied administrative tasks working unsupervised for minimum two days a week, consistently using initiative and task prioritisation. » Creating and maintaining high levels of organisation to keep the office running efficiently, completing tasks on time and under pressure. Collating meeting notes, compiling agendas and action points. » Assisting HR and recruitment across teams, dealing with sensitive information and correspondence e.g. rejection letters, interview scheduling. » Assisting the varied teams e.g. The Equal Access Network - working to improve diversity in the media industries. Other responsibilities include: » Working with the CEO directly with industry presentations and research. » Attending and supporting company run events like the Production Finance Market and FOCUS. » Assisting the Executive PA with administrative tasks (meeting room, travel, dining arrangements) and the COO with ad hoc tasks and research.

        Currently

        Script Reader

        Ugly Duckling Films

        Apr 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • » Read and produced reports for television pilots, novel manuscripts and feature film scripts of all genres. » Commented on commercial potential, writer capability and generating ideas to solve issues.

        2018

        Feb 2018 - Feb 2018
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance

        2017

        Office Runner / Driver

        FremantleMedia

        May 2017 - Nov 2017
        • High Wycombe, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • » During my employment, the company moved offices requiring detailed preparation, organisation and execution of plans to facilitate the transition with no down time, solving problems as they arose. » Frequent drives to the London office and post houses in the company vehicle with responsibility for: drop-off and pick up of kit, sensitive drives, money, cheques, paperwork, internal mail, passengers and more. » I also proactively sought additional experiences in the company: » Production Assistant - Escape to the Country » Runner - Big Budget Comedy, Factual and Entertainment Series

        2017

        Development Intern

        Bradgate Films

        Feb 2017 - Feb 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship

        2017

        Acquisitions Intern

        Signature Entertainment

        Jan 2017 - Jan 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship

        2015

        Studio Management Internship

        Elstree Studios

        Apr 2015 - Apr 2015
        • United Kingdom, Borehamwood
        • Internship

        Education

        2019

        Script Editing Essentials

        Skillset Screen Academy

        Mar 2019 - Mar 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Taught by Philip Shelley

        2016

        BSc Film and Television Production

        The University of York

        Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
        • York, United Kingdom
        • A ScreenSkills (formerly Creative Skillset) accredited course that brought together analytical, technical and practical teaching of Film & Television in a constantly collaborative environment.

        Awards

        2016

        Orillo Choice Award

        LUMA Film Festival

        • For the film I wrote - 'Like Living' https://vimeo.com/181647591