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Somwell S Ellett

Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Writer, Photographer, Editor

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Director - Film - Writer

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About me

I am a film graduate with skills in various forms of media and production such as editing, photography, directing, as well as a having portfolio of screenplay and writing. I am at heart a story teller with a dalliance for the visual.

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Skills

  • Adobe Editing
  • Camera
  • Creative Writing
  • Photography
  • Copy
  • Directing
  • Prodcuing
  • Film Photograohy
  • Film Editing
  • Speaking

Work history

Currently

FOH and Marketing Assistant

Picturehouse

Sep 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • For the past two years I have worked for Picturehouse LTD as front of house staff and recently helping out with the marketing team as an assistant, helping with awareness campaigns and promotion within the cinema.

2017

Photographer

Gemma Pickerill

May 2017 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I was an acting set photographer on a fashion film shoot with Gemma Pickerill, an up and coming designer. The images I shot on medium format and 35mm film were published into a book called 'Soft Skin' and can be found published online at PansyMag.

2017

Director - Film

Samuel S. Ellett Productions

Oct 2016 - Apr 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • As my final project for my BA in Film, I wrote, produced, directed and edited a short film entitled 'Ferret', which was award a first class grade and a screenwriting award with my university. Shot on 2k cinema cameras, I had to organise a professional crew, source equipment, cast professional actors and oversee the entire production. The film is currently in consideration for a number of Bafta nominated film festivals.

2016

Set Assisant

SSAW Magazine

Jul 2016 - Jul 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working as an on-set assistant, I worked with photographer Yann Faucher on a commissioned shoot for Helsinki/London based fashion magazine SSAW. I aided with set decorating and shadowed the photographers assistant.

2010

Production Intern

Carwell Casswell

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010
  • United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Working with independent award winning production company Carwell Casswell I was a short term summer intern who helped develop local projects and aided in research for larger projects.

Education

2017

BA (Hons) Film: First Class Honours

Middlesex University

Nov 2013 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Over three years I spent studying and practically implementing all aspects of Film production and Film theory. I have undertaken over a dozen film projects, playing the role of director/producer, writer, editor, colourist, sound recordist and cinematographer. I also produced multiple essays on film form and theory. All of this experience was cherished and lead to me attaining a first class degree.

2013

Media Foundation Degree

UCS

Nov 2012 - Jun 2013
  • United Kingdom

2012

BETC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production

GY College

Nov 2010 - Jun 2012
  • Great Yarmouth, UK

Awards

2017

Best Screenplay

Middlesex University

  • My film 'Ferret' was award 'Best Screenplay' at the Genesis cinema in London for a student based film event.