Stephen Thomas

CONTENT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

Skills

 

  • Fashion
  • Events
  • Film
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Powerpoint
  • Word

Work history

Currently

Content Operations Coordinator

MTV Networks

Nov 2011
  • -Working closely with Music Programming, Creative and Channel Operations whilst processing material from delivery through to Compliance, Edit, QC, and Ingest in a timely manner using What’s On (Broadcast Management and Scheduling package). - Chairing weekly meetings with Scheduling teams to discuss and track TX dates, expected show content, deliveries and any late submissions or exceptions. -Supporting the promo creative and Presentation teams, chasing any missing information they may require in order to create the channel grids, or the presentation log -Dispatching physical hard drives to external companies and using Final Cut Server (CMS) to manage and traffic video assets digitally also. - Working across the MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 live show from the head office, in London managing the vignette promo deliveries and ensuring the distribution to International regions.

2016

Content Operations Co-ordinator

MTV

Nov 2011 - Feb 2016
  • -Working closely with Music Programming, Creative and Channel Operations whilst processing material from delivery through to Compliance, Edit, QC, and Ingest in a timely manner using What’s On (Broadcast Management and Scheduling package). - Chairing weekly meetings with Scheduling teams to discuss and track TX dates, expected show content, deliveries and any late submissions or exceptions. -Supporting the promo creative and Presentation teams, chasing any missing information they may require in order to create the channel grids, or the presentation log -Dispatching physical hard drives to external companies and using Final Cut Server (CMS) to manage and traffic video assets digitally also. - Working across the MTV Europe Music Awards 2015 live show from the head office, in London managing the vignette promo deliveries and ensuring the distribution to International regions.

2015

Production Co-ordinator & Film

Framestore: VFX

Mar 2015 - Aug 2015
  • -This role entailed heading up the Lighting & Modelling department, across productions The Martian, and Beauty and the Beast. -Being the point of contact and ensuring Artists met targets, shot deadlines and prioritising tasks which needed to be worked on also ensuring this was actioned and fed back to the client. -Other duties involved using Shotgun (CMS) to keep track of shot versions, running client dailies, creating playlists, downloading assets and delivering edits/shots to our client.

2013

Import Co-ordinator

Viasat Broadcast UK Limited/mtg

Jul 2015 - Feb 2013
  • As Broadcast Import Traffic co-ordinator my role entailed maintaining a record of all acquired TV programming and different language versions for all of Viasat TV channels, consisting of 32 channels. • Sourcing and reversioning content, ensuring relevant Deal information was updated also that licensed master material from clients including Fox, MTV and Endemol International were in house. • Managing promo materials, such as scripts, stills (Publicity DVD’s) and other materials • Also liaising with Distributors in order to ensure material is delivered on time.

2011

Syfy Channel Co-ordinator

Technicolor

Feb 2016 - Nov 2011
  • - Managing a sub-team of two coordinators ensuring shows complete Edit and were prepared in time for TX. - Preparing Master materials for promos and sending material to SDI for language preparation. - and compiling the budget for the channels edits and preparing channel Schedules. -Dealing with File transfers between our US site and UK offices for TV shows.

2010

Media Operations Freelancer

MTV Networks UK

Feb 2008 - Jul 2010
  • This position involved working for the Media Operations department as a materials handler preparing and time coding presenter links, reviewing promo material and supporting up to 30 channels. Key roles: • Liaising with the quality assurance team, dealing with schedule changes and missing material • Working across the MTV Europe Music Awards 2008 live show assisting IPO (International Programming Operations) and the immediate repeat edit team. • Assisting MTV Spain’s operations team with injecting/copying DVD material for Nick Spain in preparation for the launch of a new Nickelodeon channel.

2010

Assistant Producer

Grudge1 Productions Vancouver CA

Mar 2010 - Apr 2010
  • • Pitching, auditioning and casting talent for the show, Researching stories and story development • Writing, preparing scripts, pre-interviewing, and assisting on set. • Working closely with the show Producer and production team of camera operators and editors • Organising, scheduling shoot days, managing budgets for the show & acting up as Producer. • Managing social media Facebook & Twitter, creating copy, editing & uploading video content to be used as promo material for the show online across the website and distribution across social media.

2008

Edit Assistant

Cutting Edge Media/endemol Southern Star

Mar 2008 - Jun 2008
  • Worked on Australian Big Brother 8 (Gold coast, Brisbane). • Responsibilities included sub clipping video footage, completing edits, and recording/editing VO’s. • Pulling in video/audio streams for the tasks from CMS & setting up Multi cameras on streams. • Exporting Audio and Video packages also importing radio Mic’s for the Housemates • Researched various clips, presenter cutaway and wides of Housemates from Previous shows.

Education

2006

Sc(hons) BMultimedia Information Systems Design

Kingston University

Aug 2002 - May 2006

    2002

    Information and Communication Technology

    Coulsdon College

    Aug 2000 - Jun 2002
    • Double AVCE: Information and Communication Technology

    2002

    Business Studies

    Coulsdon College

    Jun 2000 - May 2002
    • A Level