Shannon Smith

Graduate

Level
Junior
Location
Chalfont Saint Giles, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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About me

I am a recent master's graduate seeking to gain experience with an arts and culture publication.

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Skills

  • Art
  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Sculpture
  • Printmaking
  • Photoshop
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photography
  • Magazine Editing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • A

    ALC Discovery

    • C

      Casting Collective

      • S

        Sanderson West Ltd.

        Work history

        Currently

        Supporting Artist - Film

        Casting Collective

        Apr 2014
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Independently travelling the country for minor acting roles/ to provide background action on music videos, television shows & feature films. Responding to frequent direction in a fast-paced environment. Reputation as a reliable, personable and proactive individual - led to an increase in job offers and featured roles.

        2017

        Apr 2017 - Jun 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Remotely researched potential candidates for positions of employment in the financial services sector. Collated & input data using Excel. Organised telephone interviews between promising candidates & my employer. Issued appointment reminders. Achieved a high success rate of candidate placement.

        2017

        Researcher

        ALC Discovery

        Mar 2017 - May 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Successfully expanded the social networks of the partners of this performance management consultancy firm by reaching out to and connecting with potential clients online. Collated company & contact information & organised phone calls, emails & meetings between the partners & new connections. Significantly increased brand awareness.

        Education

        2018

        MSt Film Aesthetics

        University of Oxford

        Oct 2017 - Jul 2018
        • Oxford, United Kingdom
        • The MSt in Film Aesthetics equips graduates with the skills and knowledge needed to analyse film as an art form. The course concentrates on film criticism, the detailed study of film form and style, film theory and film-philosophy. It encourages intellectual sophistication in analysing scholarly literature, the intricate and intimate discussion of visuals and texts and the clear and arresting articulation of arguments in writing.

        2016

        1st Class BA (Hons) Fine Art

        Kingston University

        Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
        • Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
        • An interdisciplinary fine art course. Allows students to explore their creative potential through independent studio practice and collaborative projects with peers and visiting artists. Develops the ability to express increasingly subtle and complex visual arguments and an understanding of critical, conceptual, theoretical and aesthetic issues through research and writing.

        Awards

        2015

        Stanley Picker Travel Award

        Stanley Picker Gallery

        • Bursary funding for a research project in Reykjavik, Iceland.