Samuel Folayan
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Samuel Folayan

Video Producer/EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Samuel Folayan
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Samuel Folayan

Video Producer/EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Having been born and bred in London Hackney, I know firsthand what it means to avoid the dangers of taking the wrong path whilst simultaneously finding inspiration amongst a community oozing with creativity; it’s one of the many reasons why I chose to study Media Practice and Theory BA. Studying various modules has inspired me and made me more appreciative about the different forms of media outlets that include TV, film and radio and the creative process involved to produce these various forms of entertainment. I’ve always been fascinated about the way media and can be powerful by entertaining, informing and influencing global society, and how it can also create a hybrid of cultures. My current experience includes both an extensive production and performance based portfolio, including campaigns for Royal Enfield, Puma and Clearasil, and for sitcoms ‘Fried’ (BBC Three/Netflix) and ‘London Irish’ (Channel 4). Each experience has intricately shaped me into the person I am today; teaching me the importance of characteristics such as resilience and perseverance. However it’s my most recent role as Video Producer/Editor to the Senior creative at Kitebox, that has enabled me to develop the use of my intuition and imagination to shine through. Competent with most features of Premiere pro and color grading (Lumetri and Colorista), I’ve been able to breath life into the visual aesthetic and narrative that our clients want. Due to my nature of being approachable, I am a warm person, good at understanding people and their needs. Being able to put myself into other people’s shoes, I have been able to build long lasting relationships throughout my career. As an individual who is constantly seeking to improve, I am more than willing to continue learning from the best around me.
Projects
  • Fire Service - Daniel's Story
    Fire Service - Daniel's StoryStory of Daniel's Rescue by the Lewes Fire Service
  • Night of Seokyo - Falling in the Moonlight
    Night of Seokyo - Falling in the MoonlightMusic video
  • Concours D'elephant
    Concours D'elephantThe launch of #Concoursdelephant with our Joint Royal President HRH The Duchess of Cornwall was a wonderful celebration of the colour, culture and creativity of artists from the #UK and #India coming together to create a fabulous fleet to be auctioned to raise funds for Asian elephants ...you can find out more at www.concoursdelephant.co.uk
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Work history
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    Video ProducerKitebox
    Brighton, United KingdomFull Time
    A video production role that involves assisting the Senior Creative Director on projects from pre to post production, including creative input into pitches and projects. Managing the organisation of kit prep, carrying out filming where necessary and aiding with all elements of the shoot. Helping prepare post-production edits and grading, ensure emails are responded to promptly, uploading videos to Vimeo, transferring files via WeTransfer and managing the posting and packaging of footage for our wedding clients and social media marketing research (https://www.instagram.com/kitebox/)
Skills
  • Video Editing
  • Email
  • Clients
  • Camera Assisting
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Social Awareness
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Colour Grading
Education
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    Media ProductionUniversity of Sussex
    Falmer, Brighton, United Kingdom