ABOUT

I am a very motivated and driven person with a natural drive to succeed at what I do and am prepared to fully commit myself to any task. My key abilities are my creative drive and my ability to think differently. I enjoy working on projects with a team of passionate people or solo where I can thrive under pressure.

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Retail Assistant

Iceland Foods

Serving customers on a regular basis and utilizing my communication skills to deliver excellent customer service. Also includes stocking taking, packing out the store in a variety of departments and delivery taking.

Apr 2015 - May 2015

Southampton Airport

Health and Safety Video

Co created and edited a health and safety video to be shown to all new employees of Southampton Airport.

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015

Marwell Zoo & Airport

April Fools Day PR Video

I filmed interviews and footage of staff and animals of Marwell Zoo and Southampton Airport as part of a PR campaign for April Fools Day.

Apr 2014 - May 2014

Departures

Belfast Metropolitan College

A dramatic short film which I wrote and directed was nominated for Best Dramatic Short at the Royal Television Society Student Awards in 2015. It received high praise from my peers at the BMC and the RTS.

Feb 2014 - Mar 2014

White Heat

Belfast Metropolitan College

Factual documentary that I directed and co-edited was highly acclaimed by numerous organisations. Won Best Factual Short at the Ulster Media Show 2014 and the Royal Television Society Student Awards in 2015.

Education

Education
Sep 2014 - May 2015

Degree in Film & Television Production

Southampton Solent University

Studying for my degree at Solent has allowed me to gain more experience working with professional equipment and enhance my directing and screenwriting abilities as well as working to a professional level of being a freelancer.

Sep 2012 - Jun 2014

HND in Creative Media Production

Belfast Metropolitan College

The HND allowed me to use professional and industry standard equipment including cameras, sound equipment and lighting. I also had an opportunity to write for and direct professional actors in dramas.

Sep 2009 - Jun 2011

ND in Interactive Video Game Development

Belfast Metropolitan College

ND in video game development taught me key skills in design, animation and mostly working as part of a team to creatively create projects to deadlines and prioritising each member's strengths. 

Sep 2004 - Jun 2009

GCSE

St Patrick's College

I achieved 8 GCSE'S at B grade or above including 3 A*s in ICT, Business & Communication Systems and Religious Studies.

Skills

Skills

Editing

I have a vast knowledge of industry standard editing software including Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro X. Using these I have edited dramas and documentaries for my own projects as well as clients such as Marwell Zoo and Southampton Airport.

Directing

I have a strong interest in directing and strive to get the best performances from actors. I have directed professional actors in scripted drama and live studio productions.

Writing

I have written several short drama's that have been made into short films, one of which was nominated for Best Drama at the RTS Student Awards 2015. My strengths are writing authentic characters in character driven pieces.