Toby Fisher

Media Production Assistant

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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About me

Experienced edit and digital producer working on factual programming.


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Digital Production
  • Strategy
  • Artistic Direction
  • Storytelling
  • Budgeting
  • Producing

Companies I’ve worked with

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      Allen & Overy

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        The Institute of Art and Ideas

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          Rustenburg community centres and schools

          Work history


          Media Production Assistant

          The Institute of Art and Ideas

          May 2019
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • • Producing videos and podcasts for OTT, OD and social platforms to a monthly audience of over 450,000. • Developing new and recurring series including current affairs coverage and educative content. • Producing over 200 live programmes for the biannual, award-winning HowTheLightGetsIn festival. • The programmes’ online audience has grown from 2.5 million to over 6 million in the last year. • Produced, researched, and conducted 25 interviews across two days for HowTheLightGetsIn London 2019. Interviewees consisted of leading politicians, artists, journalists, and academics including Vince Cable, Rory Stewart, Michael Morpurgo, and Brian Eno. • Trained 25 camera operators and DIT supervisors for HowTheLightGetsIn London 2019's film crew; managed a crew of six as the studio interview producer.


          Digital Producer


          Apr 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • • Produced still and video assets for clients; responsible for research and concept development, scripting, directing, and editing. • Clients included charities, brands, an influencer with over 2 million subscribers, and the world’s largest student-run company. • Experienced using editing software including Avid Pro Tools and Adobe Audition, Premiere Pro and After Effects, and Photoshop. • Experienced operating a range of broadcast and digital cameras.


          Assistant Campaign Director and Digital Producer

          Reopen Nominations Presidential Campaign

          Feb 2018 - Mar 2018
          • York, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • • Developed strategy for the RON campaign during the University of York Students’ Union 2018 presidential elections • Increased first-preference RON votes by 680% from 2017, ensuring an unprecedented second place. • Mobilised previous non-voters; 24% more students voted than in 2017, producing the largest turnout ever for the Union. • Copywrote press releases and secured promotion in local and national student outlets including York Vision and The Tab. • Directed market research and produced campaign media that amassed over 17,500 views on Facebook alone. • Consulted on student representation and engagement by the Union, which recognised RON’s “impressive” reforming campaign.


          Lead Producer and Managing Artistic Director

          Innocents Theatre

          Nov 2012 - Aug 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • • Developed, line produced, and directed four sold-out productions with over 1000 attendees. • Produced and conducted interviews with artists, academics, and community leaders. • Raised £1000 initial grant funding; developed a self-sustaining business model by profiting from each subsequent production. • Managed relations with external firms and regulators including Bankside Open Spaces Trust and Southwark Council. • Developed promotional partnerships with firms including Illuminate Productions. • Ran social media channels, securing promotion from organisations including the National Youth Theatre of Great Britain. • Hired and managed production talent and technical contractors. • Led and designed digital and print marketing, and managed field marketing teams, doubling targeted audience reach. • Provided high-level administrative support including clerical work, office management, and marketing research.


          Reasearch Assistant to a Senior Partner, Corporate department

          Allen & Overy

          Jul 2012 - Jul 2012
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • • Researched and presented approaches to client cases and related legal regulations to a Senior Partner, coordinating with PSLs to so. • Analysed and managed qualitative and quantitative data sets for multiple multi-million-pound operations simultaneously.



          BA in English and Related Literature

          The University of York

          Sep 2015 - Jul 2018
          • York, United Kingdom
          • I achieved a 2:1, and focused often on film. My dissertation considered the relationship between nationalism and feminism in South Korea's new wave cinema.


          International Baccalaureate and iGCSEs/GCSEs

          whitgift school

          Sep 2009 - Jul 2014
          • London, United Kingdom
          • I achieved 39 points in the IB, and 6A*s, 4As, and 1B in my iGCSEs/GCSEs.