Education

Education
Feb 1995 - Apr 2000

Bachelor of Visual Arts in Film & Television Production

Queensland College of Art - Griffith University

Film & TV Production, Photography, Scriptwriting, Set Design, Film History, Visual Arts Theory, Management & Professional Practice, Sound Design, Animation, Drama & Direction. 

Portfolio

Portfolio

Work History

Work History
Jan 2015 - Present

LOCATION AGENT - Full time contract.

CAROL HAYES MGMT, LONDON
  • Scouted and secured 40+ new locations in 3 months, created SOP's for new locations.
  • Managed new briefs from concept to completion.
  • Promoted via pinterest, twitter, targeted newsletters and client calls. 
  • Photographed and uploaded images to website/wrote descriptions.
Dec 2014 - Dec 2014

ART DEPARTMENT MANAGER - Freelance

WE ARE FAMILIA FILMS, London
  • Location scout and manager. 
  • Art Direction on five music videos. 
  • Managed Art Dept team. 
  • Created five distinctive looks within one location

Artist: Misty Miller - SONY.  Director: Aoise Tutty. DOP: Ciro Candia.

Mar 2014 - Dec 2014

PRODUCTION MANAGER - Freelance Contract

The White Wall Company, London

Liaison with artists and gallerists + fabrication and art handling to strict deadlines. 

  • Guy Bourdin: Image Maker - Somerset House.
  • Jimmy Choo Vices Launch -  One Mayfair. 
  • The BP International Portrait Painting  Prize - The National Portrait Gallery.
  • The Taylor Wessing International Photographic Portrait Prize - The National Portrait Gallery.
  • The 1: 54 African Art Fair -  Somerset House.
Jan 2011 - Jan 2012

ASSISTANT PRODUCER

FKA TWIGS + LADOJA & SONS
  • Assisting the Line Producer. 
  • "ACHE" and "HIDE" music videos. 
Feb 2014 - Aug 2014

STYLIST ASSISTANT - Freelance

VARIOUS, London

Elite Model Management, London. ELITE MODEL MANAGEMENT

  •  Stylist Assistant to Jeanie Annan-Lewis. 
  •  Elite Special Bookings Division - promo video.
  •  Director: Marie Schuller-SHOWstudio

PUSSPUSS MAGAZINE, London. PUSSPUSS MAGAZINE

  • Stylist Assistant to Magdalena Bryk - Fashion Editor 
  • Photographer: Jon Gorrigan 

Labels: ASHISH, MARNI, ZADIG & VOLTAIRE, MIU MIU, HOUSE OF HOLLAND, ACNE, BURBERRY.

TONI & GUY MAGAZINE, London TONI & GUY MAGAZINE

  • Stylist Assistant to Magdalena Bryk.
  • Photographer: Mark Shearwood.
  • A/W 2014 for Toni & Guy Magazine.
Aug 2010 - Dec 2013

STUDIO MANAGER + HEAD STYLIST

Brand Alley, London, UK.

Luxury ready to wear, homewares and accessories - ecom website. Shooting daily.

STUDIO MANAGER + HEAD STYLIST 2012-2013

  • Managed the ready to wear and product studios.
  • Increased shoot efficiency by 30%.
  • Negotiated reduced model rates by 20%.
  • Reduced freelance costings by £3000pcm or £36000/anum.
  • Maintained and strengthened external agent relationships.
  • Scheduled and booked photographers, stylists and models.
  • Liaised with HOD's of production, buying and retouch teams.
  • Recruited and trained new freelance staff.
  • Created in house style guide for new website.
  • Managed studio budget and invoices.
  • Brands: CALVIN KLEIN, LAGERFELD, JOSEPH, DOLCE & GABBANA, CHLOE, MARC JACOBS, LEVIS MADE & CRAFTED, HERMES, FRENCH CONNECTION, JUICY COUTURE, LANVIN, FENDI, MISSONI + more.

STUDIO ASSISTANT MANAGER + JUNIOR STYLIST 2011-2012

  • Supported role of studio manager at all times.
  • Styled looks for ready to wear shoots in keeping with individual brands.
  • Liaised with buying team for individual brands.
  • Art direction for product styling shots for website, email content and external marketing.
  • Photographed, managed and filed model castings 

STUDIO ASSISTANT + DIGITAL PICTURE EDITOR 2010-2011

  • Selection of best images for use on website.
  • Software: Adobe Bridge CS4 and Capture One.
  • Organisation and purchase of studio stock and styling supplies.
  • Ensuring timely preparation of images required by Retouch Team.
  • Streamlined procedures for digital filing, image storage and team communication to ensure efficiency and minimise error.
  • Understanding of all aspects of prepping and styling, maintaining integrity of product in both prepping and re packaging.
Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

SENIOR PRODUCER - Freelance Consultant

BIG RICH MEDIA, Sydney, Australia.

Start up company specialising in live streaming. Clients included MBF and BUPA. 

  • Shoot Producer
  • New Business
  • Created Standard Operating Procedures
  • Marketing and Publicity
  • Corporate Listings/Client Database Research
Dec 2008 - Jul 2010

FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER

Regents Court Boutique Hotel, Sydney, Australia.
  • Rescued flailing client base, overhauled SOP's and CRM resulting in over 40% increase in repeat patronage.
  • Sourced new national/international clients within the arts.
  • Negotiated reduced rates with key clients to encourage bulk bookings. 

Clients included: Sydney Opera House, Dr D Studios/Kennedy Miller Productions, Company B, La Clique. 

Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

PRODUCER + 1st AD + Camera Asst + Camera Operator

SILVER SPELL , Fox Studios, Sydney.

Working with award winning independent Director;  Morgan Christie.

  • R & D on feature film.
  • Attained USD$10,000 cash prize for international film competition.
  • Pitch documentation for Cannes Film Festival.
  • Tribeca Film Fest, won Grand Jury Prize (1st) for “Perfect Peaches”, awarded return trip to both Barcelona and NY plus meetings with YOPLAIT’S Marketing Department.  

Commercial clients: Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), MX Magazine + BUPA.

Nov 2005 - Mar 2008

PRODUCER + Art Direction + Marketing + Writer

Silver Sun Pictures, Canberra, Australia.

Founding member of full service digital production agency. 

  • Producer on national/regional TVC's, corporates, music videos, short films and training videos from concept to completion - managing all cast and crew, shoots, budgets and schedules.
  • Management and retention of largest client account (Success Mortgage Brokers) aprox 700k/anum.
  • Responsible for initiating and implementing standard operating procedures across the business.
  • Project Manager for successful company rebrand (Images Online to SilverSun Pictures), marketing, publicity and launch.

  • Copywriting/Scriptwriting/Tender Writing/Grant Applications.

  • Won grant for SilverSun to host annual film festival.

Account management: The Department of Education, Employment & Workplace Relations (DEEWR), The Couch Creative Agency (McGrath Ford Campaign), Success Mortgage Brokers, Jack Watts Currie Advertising and Zoo Creative Agency.

Jun 2004 - Nov 2005

JUNIOR PRODUCER + Editor + Script Writer

The National Recording Studio NRS - Canberra, Australia

Involved in new TV channel at established production agency.

  • Producer/Editor/Script Writer on“ Short Talk” (short film program) and “The Base” (music program) 
  • Partly responsible for casting, producing, writing, editing and assisting in upload and review of final stream to air.
  • Some studio camera work and directing for interviews.
  • Editing software: Final Cut Pro 7 (MAC)
  •  Research for documentaries, writing for company website and press releases.