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Kevin Walls

Writer. Producer. Director.

Summary

BAFTA NT award winning filmmaker based in Glasgow, Scotland. Currently seeking professional opportunities in film, television and online throughout the UK.

Recently shortlisted by BBC Scotland Writersroom for the Biggest Weekend Comedy Monologues. Student of the MA TV Fiction Writing programme at GCU. Warner Bros. Creative Talent alumni.

• Confident and experienced self-shooter.
• Regular creator of short-form content for BBC and STV.
• Proficient sound and picture editor, experienced in Avid, Pro Tools and the Adobe Creative Suite.
• Member of the PVG Scheme.
• Full UK Driving Licence.

Work

Nov 2014Present

Writer, Producer & Director

Sonorous Films

• Developing and pitching programmes and formats for broadcast and social media.
• Finding and collaborating with on-screen and off-screen talent.
• Scripting factual and fictional content.
• Creating and compiling storyboards and shot lists.
• Liaising with contributors and collaborators on a regular basis.
• Shooting, editing and delivering content on-time and on-budget.

Projects include: Record Shopping (BBC The Social), The Edinburgh Tattoo (STV) & First Cut (BBC The Social).

Mar 2016Jan 2017

Dubbing Mixer

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• Mixing sound to picture for broadcast and online.
• Editing and repairing production audio.
• Creating and tracklaying sound effects.
• ADR and voiceover recording sessions, including remote sessions.
• Liaising with collaborators to ensure a smooth workflow.
• Taking notes from producers and executive producers and implementing changes.
• Delivering mixes and stems on-time and to broadcast specifications.

Projects included: Confessions of the Paparazzi (IWC Media for Channel 4), Money for Nothing (Friel Kean for BBC One) & No Song to Sing (Dir. Lukasz Gasiorowki, Prod. Ewen Bremner).

Jan 2015Aug 2015

Audio-Visual Technician

Culture NL Ltd.

• Producing professional film and audio content on-time and on-budget.
• Assisting in the delivery of high quality exhibitions and events.
• Installing and maintaining audio-visual equipment.
• Assisting with the preparation of conferences spaces.
• Providing technical assistance with Power Power & Keynote presentations.

Education

Sep 2017Present

MA Television Fiction Writing

Glasgow Caledonian University

Warner Bros. Creative Talent Scholarship

Sep 2013Sep 2014

MDes Sound for the Moving Image

Glasgow School of Art

Grade: Distinction

Sep 2010Jul 2012

BA (Hons) Commercial Music

University of the West of Scotland

Grade: 2:1

Aug 2008Jun 2010

HND Sound Production

Cumbernauld College

Grade: A

Honors & Awards

BAFTA New Talent Award
British Academy Scotland, 2015

Winner in the Sound category for the British Academy Scotland New Talent Awards 2015 for the sound design to the short film Identical.

Mark Brownrigg Award
Stirling University, 2013

Winner of the Mark Brownrigg Award for Best Use of Music at the University of Stirling AirTV Oscars for the score to the short film Ties That Bind.

Publications

The Narrative Function of Sound in 'Hush'
Columbia College Chicago, 2014

A video essay discussing the narrative function of sound in 'Hush', the tenth episode of the fourth season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Included in the April 2014 edition of the Watercooler Journal - Columbia College Chicago’s online academic publication which focuses on TV analysis.