Suman Matharu

Video Producer

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationMaidenhead, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsVideographer - Photographer - Editor

Skills

  • Film
  • TV
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Production Editing
  • Steadicam Operation
  • Social Media
  • Production/project Management
  • Quick Learner

Work history

Currently

Freelance Video Producer

Fides Media

Apr 2015
  • Freelance
  • Began working as a freelance Video Editor’s Assistant, working under the main Editor before being promoted to an Editor position, reporting to the Head of the company. Within a year, after bringing photography, videography and client management skills to the table, more responsibility was given as a Video Producer. Skills developed: • Networking and liaison with clients, building that trust to be able to ensure all requirements of the video will be carried out effectively. • Brilliant time management from the brief to delivery. • Reporting to senior management from high profile companies including; BT, Huawei, Cathay Pacific, Vodafone, Westcoast and charities such as Child Bereavement which required filming high profile clients; Royalty – Also creating content for clients and events outside of the UK. • Developing videography and photography skills and techniques, resulting in capturing a range of social and high end corporate events and press photography. • Storyboarding and working with writers to create and polish scripts. • Keeping to the client brand guidelines – having to recreate graphics and templates to improve efficiency. • Working with voice over artists to ensure the vocals sound exciting to enhance the edit. • Project management skills – dealing with multiple projects at a time. • Casting actors, keeping a strong relationship.

Currently

Freelance Video Producer / Creative

suman Matharu

May 2012
  • Maidenhead, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Currently manage multiple projects for a number of clients, producing videos for product, promotional, instructional, music videos, corporate and events. Skills developed: • Developed long term relationships with a number of clients – able to work with ease to discuss video or photography briefs, ensuring a happy customer service. • Successfully create promotional videos for Contructa Labs products featured on Kickstarter to help fund their projects – This means understanding the style of filming and photography that is consistent with their branding. • Producing videos for Nikita’s Dance Company – works include live dance events, professional dance showreels and digital content for social media. • Producing music videos for various musicians in the required filming style – working closely with management and artists to create artistic content. Using interpersonal skills to deal with any difficult clients, keeping them as happy as possible with the end result. • Advancing photography skills and techniques – works include live events, newborn, landscape, portrait and currently working on a private project of a series of levitation photography. • Problem solving during the production process. Many times there have been cancellations with actors on the day of filming. Able to organize and carrying out contingency plans as to not interfere with the timing of the project. • Keeping up to date with current and up coming equipment and techniques with excellent understanding of 3 point lighting.

Currently

Digital Marketing Creative

Weapons

Oct 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Currently working closely with the Head of Brand for creating digital content and artwork for signed artists, support on all social media campaigns across both teams in the UK and the US. Working in a fast paced environment, applying project management skills to ensure quick turn around for multiple projects. Skills developed: • Getting up to speed on the brand guidelines and practices of the company and applying this to create all video briefs for the animators. • Creating and managing social growth analytics and learning about the effectiveness of each campaign and how to improve for the future – keeping on top of trends and learning about demographics. • Motion graphics and techniques – learning new skills and techniques on the fly. • Registering music for artists – all the legal paperwork. • Creating strong relationships with team members and freelancers. Solving any problems for digital content across Weapons and Your Army, reporting to Directors of Your Army.

Education

2012

Film Production Technology with Management

Staffordshire University

Sep 2009 - May 2012
  • United Kingdom
  • • Grade Awarded: 2.1 • Modules of interest: Business and Law of the Film and Television Industry; Cinematography; Digital Image Production; Events Management; Film Technology; Managing People and Performance; Scriptwriting; Studio Production Technology and Video Editing Technology.