Sophie Dobschall

Junior Coordinator

  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom



  • Film
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Blogging
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Word
  • Social Media
  • Multitasking and Researching
  • Camera Operating
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Client Facing Communicating
  • Wordpress Tumblr
  • Teamwork and Co-operation
  • Bilingual in English and German

Work history


Junior Coordinator

Spark Media Partners

Aug 2016
  • • Assisted the production of an observational documentary series for Channel4, liaising closely with the company founders as well as Head of Production. • Created call sheets, booked travel and hired camera kits for production crews locally and abroad and functioned as their prime point of contact. • Viewed rushes for a taster tape for a project currently in development; logged noteworthy moments and highlights and discussed notes with company director.


Head Runner

Rapid Pictures

Sep 2015 - Jun 2016
  • • Gained deep insight into the day-to-day life of postproduction and the work of editors and producers while getting trained in both offline and online editing. • Consolidated multitasking and organisation skills, learned to prioritise tasks and come up with creative and practical problem solutions while working effectively as part of a team as well as supervising and mentoring other runners. • Assisted bookings and tech department by performing vital administrational tasks, including tape library maintenance, and covering reception on a regular basis where I developed a confident, polite and personable phone manner.


Production Assistant & Researcher

Fernsehmacher GMBH

Mar 2014 - May 2014
  • • Helped prepare content for an entertainment show at a TV production company. • Developed strong communication and interpersonal skills providing a constant reference point for the show participants and in regular discussion regarding work progress with producers and the Head of Production. • Functioned as an essential team member within production during production week, thriving on the busy television studio environment, requiring flexibility, alertness and the ability to anticipate and alleviate potential problems. • Filmed interview footage backstage for the show’s Facebook page. • Briefed and thoroughly researched for the show hosts, writing in an original, entertaining, informative and concise manner.


Editorial Intern

Hamburg 1 Fernsehen

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
  • • Created audiovisual content daily for the newscast of a local television programme. • Learned filming with DV cameras and editing with Final Cut Pro; learned to apply visual and textual storytelling and reporting techniques. • Developed journalism skills by preparing and conducting interviews, writing news reports and doing research on current events. • Worked in a high-pressure environment while sticking to a strict daily deadline.



Film Studies

University College London

Aug 2014 - Aug 2015


    Media Culture

    Maastricht University

    Aug 2010 - Jun 2013