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Summary

Multifaceted Producer and researcher, specialising in post-production and distribution with proven track record of successful project releases. Focused on delivering strategies and solutions to start-up companies as well as providing support to more established businesses.

Work History

Sep 2015Nov 2015

Production Assistant

Savoy & Gregory

Savoy & Gregory are a start-up film production company founded by Italian Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy and Bafta-nominated Demian Gregory. They intend to release their first feature at next year's Cannes Film Festival.

Responsible for budgeting and scheduling multiple productions as well as clearing titles and footage. Support the producer on a daily basis, arranging meetings and networking to bring in possible investors. Organising and facilitating the hiring of crew for various productions.

  • Budget multiple worldwide productions
  • Acquire quotes from numerous rental companies
  • Reasearch titles and stock footage for clearance
  • Negotiated 35mm film stock and lab development costs
  • Hired and briefed local production managers in EMEA and USA
  • Scheduled 10 weeks long shoot for a feature length documentary 
Aug 2015Sep 2015

Marketing & Sales Manager

Beyond Features

Production company focused on sharing valuable messages through the moving image. Their first documentary centres on healthy foods and diets.

Accountable for all the marketing and advertising of the company's first feature 'We Love Paleo' directed by Caroleen Moise. 

  • Creatively using research tools for online marketing (Social Media, Meetups, blogs, forums, etc...)
  • Organised, managed and promoted the Premiere event at The Gate cinema
Jan 2015Jul 2015

Production Manager

Films United

Films United was a film production company with the aim to create a sustainable system where the revenues of each features would fund the next one. Their biggest achievement was the creation of Asteroid Day, an official day to raise awareness on the potential dangers of asteroids and meteors.

In charge of post-production and distribution of the company's latest feature '51º North' directed by Grigorij Richters, which inspired the creation of Asteroid Day. Negotiated and signed an agreement with Discovery Channel and a local distributor for said feature.

  • Set-up the company to be eligible for the Seed Enterprise Investment Scheme (SEIS) and raised funds through private investors
  • Hired and managed post-production crew
  • Researched and secured all music and footage licences
  • Responsible for organising the deliverables for distribution
  • Organised and managed the sold-out Premiere event held at the London Science Museum on Asteroid Day
Jun 2013Aug 2013

Production Assistant

France Television/France 2

France 2 is a public television channel owned by France Television SA, the French public national television broadcaster.

Assisted producers during pre-production for a new show launched by France 2 called 'Des Paroles et des Actes'.

  • Organised travel schedules, routes, and tickets for the production team
  • Organised meetings, both internal and external, on behalf of the producer
  • Helped facilitate the producer on set for the pilot

Gained invaluable knowledge from the broadcasting and the TV industry.

Jul 2011Feb 2012

Live Sound Engineer & Lighting Director

Gala

Gala is an event company based in the French Riviera and specialised in imaging, creating and organising events all over the world. 

Managed and designed live shows in Europe. Led the set up and sound team for a 3 month long music festival.

  • Created and designed events directly with clients
  • Hired and managed teams for each event
  • Led the set up and sound team for a seasonal festival in Cannes' biggest night club 'Le Palais'
Oct 2010May 2011

Audio & Lighting Engineer

LocSon

Loc' Son is one of the largest lighting and sound rental company on the French Riviera. They work on various projects from weddings to product launch and TV shows.

Installed and conducted live events as well as repaired damaged equipment.

  • Assisted on site crew on multiple shows
  • Repaired and cleaned returning equipment
  • Runner (Driving trucks, delivering necessary items, etc...) 

Education

Sep 2011Jun 2014

Bachelor of Arts - Film Production

Ecole Supérieure de Realisation Audiovisuelle (ESRA)

Studied all aspects of the film industry for over 3 years with film and TV professionals. Specialised in film production and produced six short films. Gained invaluable knowledge from mentor and friend, cinematographer Jean-Louis Bompoint who has over 35 years experience in filmmaking.

Sep 2010Jun 2011

EAI - International Business

sKema Business School
Studied legal issues in film production, economics and administration.