I am a versatile and dynamic creative, with extensive experience in all stages of the creative and production process. I have worked for a variety of major brands and channels, working on projects through concept creation to planning, casting, production, client management, budgeting, self-shooting, directing, edit producing and successful delivery. I am highly proficient in the use of a range of cameras including the Canon C300, Canon 5D, Sony F55, Canon XF305, and I am experienced in using Final Cut Pro and a range of post production software.
Ramblers Association | Online Content | Mar – May 15 Commissioned to produce two films for the national walking charity to highlight the work of a lottery funded initiative promoting health walks among inactive communities. Managed all stages of production – from working with the client to devise scripts and storyboards, shooting and directing, and editing the content Shooting Director Mr Tom Films | VisitBritain | Online Content | Feb 15 Shooting a promotional film for the GB tourist board about Britain as a destination for LGBT travellers. Involved shooting and directing on location in Manchester and Wales.
Atomized Entertainment | Channel 4oD | British Gas | Jun - Dec 14 Shooting and directing a series of short human story films called ‘Home Truths’ as part of Channel 4’s ‘4Shorts’ season, exclusive to 4oD. Involved story research and casting, scheduling and planning shoots, self-shooting, and directing other shooting producers on location. Also involved edit producing multiple stories. Project was ad-funded by British Gas.
The Job Academy | VCCP Kin | Totaljobs.com | Sep – Dec 13 Ad-funded online reality series for Totaljobs.com in which 5 jobless young people undergo a week of coaching to transform their prospects. Involved working with producer to devise content, designing series format and style, directing 3 camera units, main camera shooting, editing, and edit producing, which included cutting the main opener to the show. The series won an IAB Creative Showcase Award.
Atomized Entertainment | Matalan | Jun – Sep 13 Producing branded lifestyle content for fashion retailer Matalan in tie-in with ITV’s This Morning and Bauer Media in line with product range. Involved originating content, sourcing and casting contributors, setting up shoots, script writing and directing on location.
‘Circle’ Hospital commercial | Halo Films | Dec 13- Apr 14 Devising and producing TV advert for innovative private/NHS hospital in its bid to attract new patients in the west of England. Involved writing the concept treatment, casting, planning and scheduling shoots, shooting/directing and edit producing. Project also extended to producing, directing and editing a short film as an online tie-in to the TVC, promoting the hospital through the eyes of patients, surgeons and staff.