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Summary

Monet is a London born filmmaker. She uses to write and tell fictional stories from the age of 13 which she shared with her friends and published online.  Telling stories has always been Monet's first love and when she picked up a camera studying in College where she has an assignment to construct a script and film the scene, she fell in love all over again. 


She went to commit her studies at College and University to filmmaking where she was awarded the highest grade possible in both institutions. Her final project film in college won her the 'Best Sound" award. Her final major project film in University 'CO-D' won her 'Best Directing' award and nominated for 'Best Film' at SOFIA awards. 


After graduating with a First Class BA Honours from Southampton Solent University, she went onto freelancing where she filmed videos for several brands, weddings and different events. At that time she still writing scripts and developing new ideas. She has held a Film Premiere for her short film 'CO-D' at the Ritzy Cinema and has had other projects she produced hold premiere's at the Genesis Cinema which has gone onto film festivals. 
Monet's short film 'Wooly Hair' got selected at the BAFTA qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival.


Monet's craves to tell compelling stories to a mass audience internationally branching from short films into feature films and she has a big interest in Television. She is currently making short films connecting herself to LA.

Skills

Producing

Implementing finance tracking systems, creating multiple call-sheet, risk assessments, booking travel, accommodation and catering for cast and crew, liaising with cast and crew day to day to ensure smooth filming procedures, setting up and coordinating on location for single-camera short films, arranging schedule for foreign travel and filming.

Advanced Microsoft Office, Strong organisational abilities, Health and safety, Abilities with all technology,
Finance, Full UK Driving Licence, Fluent English,
Budgeting, Scheduling, People management, Confident phone abilities

Screenwriting

Writing creatively where there is a story to follow throughout the screenplay. Building up the characters and allowing the audience develop with them as the story goes on.

Screenwriting softwares: Celtx, Final Draft

Directing actors & Project

Being the leader of the entire project. Having a clear idea what you want and knowing how to achieve that. Working with actors, giving them clear instructions using verbs to enhance their performance they way you want to on camera. (Actor's Thesaurus) 

Editing

Editing softwares: Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, DaVinci Resolve

Camera Operating

Arri Alexa Mini, Blackmagic Ursa, Blackmagic Ursa Mini, Blackmagic Pocket, Sony A7Sii, Sony A7iii, Sony F5, Panasonic F51, Panasonic Lumix GH4, Canon C100, Canon 6D, Canon 600D, 

Work History

Director, Co-Producer & Editor

Pretty Privilege show
2020

This is show "Pretty Privilege" was previously a podcast. Now streaming on YouTube channel. This is a multi-camera production. Company: FOOLPROOF MEDIA Productions

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes: 

  • Continuous communication with producers and executive producer
  • Hold meetings with producers and hosts during the planning stages and throughout the filming
  • Produce notes and ideas for topics for the host to talk about on the episodes
  • Be responsible for staying on schedule
  • Have the important documents printed and present as well as props
  • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
  • Have a clear creative direction of the visual aspect of the show
  • Direct the hosts with their stage presence, formula of the show as well was indicate their individual camera.
  • Making sure the camera operators know what or who they are focused on. Keeping to the formula of the show
  • Sync the multiple camera angles and audio to the editing timeline
  • Put together the multiple camera angles in a creative way to edit the show together
  • Insert/create text or additional effects/transition if necessary
  • Insert pre-made graphic design effects in effective positions
  • Work towards a deadline 

DIRECTOR

HIM
2020

This is project "HIM is a short film adapted from a stage-play. Company: Tamzin Murray Productions

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Creating a visual treatment in pre-production
  • Block the scene with the cinematographer and work closely with the cinematographer
  • Continuously practice social distancing
  • Block the scene with actors and direct their performance during the filming
  • Hold meetings with key departments such as camera, art department and costume during the planning stages and throughout the filming
  • Be responsible for staying on schedule
  • Supervise all creative aspects of the production

Director

DINNER WITH PETER
2020

This is project "Dinner With Peter" is a mirco-short film. Company: Kashif Boothe Entertainment

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Creating a visual treatment in pre-production
  • Block the scene with the cinematographer and work closely with the cinematographer
  • Rehearing with the actors to orchestrate the performance before production
  • Block the scene with actors and direct their performance during the filming
  • Hold meetings with key departments such as camera, art department and costume during the planning stages and throughout the filming
  • Be responsible for staying on schedule
  • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
  • Work with the editor to present the final version of the film
  • Select music for the final film and/or work with a composer to decide on the musical score
  • Enter the film into film festivals or screenings

Director

Wooly Hair
2019

This is project "Wooly Hair" is a short film. Company: AMONETVISION

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Writing the script
  • Selecting the actors - making a casting call and holding auditions
  • Rehearing with the actors to orchestrate the performance before production
  • Direct actors during the filming
  • Select locations for filming
  • Hold meetings with key departments such as camera, art department and costume during the planning stages and throughout the filming
  • Schedule the film with the producer
  • Work closely with the cinematographer 
  • Be responsible for staying on schedule
  • Budget came from her own pocket and juggling the finances required for the production
  • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
  • Work with the editor to present the final version of the film
  • Select music for the final film and/or work with a composer to decide on the musical score
  • Enter the film into film festivals or screenings

Producer

Pride & Pack
2017

This is project "Pride & Pack" is a 2-part short film. "Pack of Wolves" is part 1 and "Pride of Lions" is part 2 which collectively makes "Pride & Pack" the package short film. Company: Blame the Consumer

"Pride & Pack" held its own Film Premiere in East London with over 600 people in attendance.  

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Read, research and assess ideas and finished scripts
  • Pull together all the strands of creative and practical talent 
  • Liaise and discuss projects with financial backers - this project had a low budget. Sources and favours was required through her contacts
  • Organise shooting schedules
  • Hold regular meetings with the director to discuss characters and scenes
  • Troubleshoot problems that arise during production
  • Supervise the progress of the project from production through to post-production
  • Deliver the finished production on time and to budget.

Director

CO-D
2017

This is project "CO-D" is a short film. Company: AMONETVISION

"CO-D" went one to win Best Director award at the SOFIA Awards and nominated for Best Film and Best Cinematography. This was her dissertation piece contribution to her final grade for University.

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Writing the script
  • Selecting the actors - making a casting call, holding auditions and casting the final decision
  • Organise and book rehearsal
  • Rehearing with the actors to orchestrate the performance before production
  • Direct actors during the filming
  • Select locations for filming
  • Hold meetings with key departments such as camera, art department and costume during the planning stages and throughout the filming
  • Schedule the film with the producer
  • Be responsible for staying on budget and schedule
  • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
  • Work with the editor to present the final version of the film
  • Select music for the final film and/or work with a composer to decide on the musical score
  • Enter the film into film festivals or screenings
  • Give the film its own film premiere event

Producer

Book trader
2017

This is project "Book Trader" is a short film. Company: Blame the Consumer

Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

  • Hold regular meetings with the director to discuss characters and scenes
  • Troubleshoot problems that arise during production
  • Supervise the progress of the project from production through to post-production
  • Deliver the finished production on time and to budget.

    Director

    double-crossing
    2014

    This is project "Double-Crossing" is a short film. Company: AMONETVISION

    This short film went on to get a nomination for Best Short Film at the UEA Awards 2017.

    Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

    • Writing the script
    • Selecting the actors - making a casting call, holding auditions and choosing the final cast
    • Direct actors during the filming
    • Select locations for filming
    • Work closely with the camera operator
    • Working with no budget
    • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
    • Work with the editor to present the final version of the film

      Director

      why her?
      2014

      This is project "Why Her?" is a short film. Company: AMONETVISION

      This was a final project in her last year of College.

      Monet's roles and responsibilities for this project includes:

      • Writing the script
      • Selecting the actors - making a casting call, holding auditions and choosing the final cast
      • Direct actors during the filming
      • Select locations for filming
      • Work closely with the camera operator
      • Working with no budget
      • Supervise all creative aspects of the production
      • Work with the editor to present the final version of the film

      Education

      BA (Hons)

      Southampton Solent University
      Sep 2014JUl 2017

      Film Production: First Class Honours 

      BTEC Level 3

      uxbridge college
      sep 2012Jun 2014

      Media & Production : Distinction* | Distinction* | Distinction = D*D*D

      Functional Skills

      uxbridge college
      Jun 2013Jun 2013

      * English: PASS

      AS Level

      Uxbridge college
      Sep 2011Jun 2012

      * Media: Grade D

      GCSE

      Wembley High Technology College
      May 2011Jul 2011

      * English Language: Grade B

      * English Literature: Grade C

      * R.E: Grade B

      * Citizenship: Grade C

      * Drama: Grade C

      * Math: Grade B

      * Science: Grade B

      * Additional Science: Grade C

      * Food Technology: Grade B

      * Information Technology : Level 4 - Distinction

      References

      University Course Leading Lecture: David Alamouti .         email: david.alamouti@solent.ac.uk

      Film Director:  Greg Hall                                                                  email: gregdirects@gmail.com 

      Producer: Kashif Broothe                                                               email: kashifbootheentertainment@hotmail.com 

      CEO of FoolProof Media: Arnold Jorge.                                    email: arnold@foolproofmanagement.com

      Founder of Blame the Consumer: R.M. Moses.                      email: info@blametheconsumer.com

      Portfolio

      Some work from Monet Morgan as a Direct, Writer & Producer