Shaughnessy McNamara

Shaughnessy McNamara

Creative Producer and Art BuyerUnited Kingdom
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Shaughnessy McNamara

Shaughnessy McNamara

Creative Producer and Art BuyerUnited Kingdom
About me
Shaughnessy McNamara is an experienced creative producer and art buyer specialising in photography and moving image campaigns. After moving to London from Toronto in 2011 Shaughnessy started a position at M+M Management working alongside the director of the company as an agent and producer. From there, she moved on to a senior producer role at CLM where she was the sole producer for photographers and directors including Juergen Teller, Josh Olins, Matt Irwin, Matthew Brookes, Simon Emmett, John Akehurst, David Slijper and Jason Schmidt. In 2016 Shaughnessy started the production company Paragon Projects Ltd and has produced large scale campaigns for renowned brands with some of the industry’s most sought after artists. Shaughnessy also works on a freelance basis as a producer and/or art buyer for a variety of agencies and brands.
Projects credited in
  • Lucozade Zero Love Island - A Peng Refresh
    Lucozade Zero Love Island - A Peng RefreshTo update the Lucozade Zero Love Island campaign for 2019, a new design, a new messaging and a new TVC edit were required. This is where I came in. The TVC re-edit was the first thing to look at. It had to be cut down from 30secs to 20secs and the client wanted the music changed too. I wrote the edit brief, music brief (tune by Small Press Music) and grading brief, and working closely with ITV Studios, came up with this:
  • Damson Idris, The Gentlemans Journal Shot by Simon Lipman
    Damson Idris, The Gentlemans Journal Shot by Simon LipmanPhotograph by Simon Lipman Digital Operator & Assistant Holly Taylor Director of Photography James Sharpe Stylist Micheal Miller Groomer Alice Howlett Producer Shaughnessy McNamara Editor Joseph Bullmore Art Editor Joseph Sinclair Parker
Work history
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    Senior Producer and Art BuyerParagon Projects
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Full service stills and video production with strong list of industry contacts. Bid, oversee and manage production team and budgets from initial concept to final delivery. Film and stills production; casting, art buying, budget management, location scouting, location management, permitting, travel co-ordination, ground transportation, camera/lighting/grip hire, film/digital/sound, equipment hire, editing, music licensing, music composition, post production, etc. Scope and plan shoots, create teams, manage negotiations with all third-party suppliers and ensure end deliverables are in line with client brief. Work globally creating and managing advertising and editorial productionswith strong negotiation skills to ensure that high quality work is delivered on time and under budget. Strong relationships with industry contacts globally including stylists, photographers, hair and makeup artists, manicurists, casting directors, model agents, directors, editors, retouchers, etc. Produce results to the highest standards with all deliverables met on time and within budget. Efficient time management skills and enthusiastic approach to each production whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism.
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    ProducerCLM
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    Sole producer for photographers and directors including Juergen Teller, Josh Olins, Matt Irwin, Simon Emmett, John Akehurst, David Slijper Matthew Brookes and Jason Schmidt Development of large scale commercial and editorial productions from creative concept initialization through to final delivery across multiple channels Devise budgets based on creative brief whilst attending to the artists and clients’ needs respectively Strong network of industry contacts needed in order to ensure productions run smoothly with the best possible team and suppliers Creating and managing production budgets with strong negotiation skills that ensure high quality work is delivered on time and under budget Working productively with internal teams, agents, suppliers and clients to produce exceptional results on time and within budget while ensuring both the artists and the clients’ needs are met and supported Multitasking large scale productions simultaneously in a very fast paced and demanding environment Scope and plan shoots, manage negotiations with all third party suppliers and ensure end deliverables are in line with client brief Efficient time management skills and enthusiastic approach to each production whilst maintaining a high level of professionalism and managing client expectations Ability to manage teams and delegate tasks when necessary to deliver high quality work
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Skills
  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Content
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Brand Management
  • Client Services
  • Post Production
  • Pre Production
  • Producing
  • Production Management
  • Project Management
  • Digital Video
  • Creative Direction
  • Print Campaigns
  • Casting
  • Budget Negotiation
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Creative Art Direction
  • Art Buying
Education
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    Honors PsychologyConcordia University
     - Montreal, Canada
    BA