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I have recently graduated in Film and Television Studies from the University of Bristol. During this time, I developed a genuine passion for animation and creatively immersed myself into the stop-motion medium. I am now looking for an entry-level vacancy for me to kick-start my career in the industry.
Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School, 2009-2016
– A Levels A* (Psychology) A (Geography) B (History).
University of Bristol, 2016-2019
– 2.1 achieved in Film and Television Studies (BA)
– Achieved a 1st in my dissertation, which discussed postfeminist gender representations in Disney animated films
– 80% scoring in my industrial placement feedback from Kingsweston School and Aardman.
Teaching Animation with Flash of Splendour and Aardman Animations, February to May 2019
– Used my creative passion for animation to inspire 12 autistic children at the Kingsweston School.
-This competitive opportunity involved leading classes, mentoring, and teaching the pupils the fundamentals of the animation process to enable them to create their own stop-motion animations.
– Benefitted from intensive Aardman training on storyboarding, character design and model making.
Internship at Lift-Off Film Festival Network, Pinewood Studios, Summer 2019
-Responsible for reviewing, rating and selecting award-winning independent films for the 12 Lift-Off Film Festivals.
-Ensured the office was running smoothly and carried out any ad hoc tasks.
-This has given me an invaluable education on film festival practices, whilst also broadening my understanding on award-winning techniques in cinematography, scriptwriting and directing.
Runner at Visual Impact Rentals in Bristol, January to April 2017
-Entrusted with delivering the camera equipment to the production companies at the correct time. Responsible for cleaning and ensuring quality control over the cameras.
-Liaised with local clients in Bristol, providing an excellent and prompt customer service. Expanded my knowledge of the rigging and de-rigging process with practice using the camera equipment.
Camera assistant for filming of ‘Stand Well Back Productions’ short ‘vox pop’ interviews with Children in Need staff at the BBC, 14-16th July 2015
-Solely responsible for the sound recording of the interviews, whilst also using my time-management skills to ensure everything in the script was completed over the short filming period.
-Gained insight into how the BBC operates, whilst learning about the technicalities of producing film, such as having risk assessments, filming permits and a detailed film schedule.
- Stop-motion Animation
- Adobe Premiere Pro
- Final Cut Pro
- Confidence on the phone, Leadership, Teaching, teamwork
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