Junior Animator

Resume posted by oliviasavage in 3D Animator.

Desired position type: Any
Location: London England, United Kingdom

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Summary

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.

Education

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.

Experience

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.

Skills

  • Dragonframe
  • Stop-motion Animation
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro

Specialties

    Confidence on the phone, Leadership, Teaching, teamwork

Spoken Languages

    English

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