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Xanvier Allison

Creative Film-Maker / Waiter

Objective

I study filmmaking at The University of the Arts London and seeking a part time job, to perform along with my studies. 

Education

Sep 2015Present

BA Film Practice

University of the Arts London
  • Developed the creative, technical, commercial and practical skills required in digital film production.
  •  Professionals lead workshops in the areas of camera, sound, lighting, directing, assistant directing, producing, editing, screenwriting and production design.
  • Expanded skills and potential to operate creatively and within a variety of technical roles.
Sep 2013Jun 2015

 Extended Diploma - Creative Media Production (Television & Film)

Huddersfield New College
  • Developed knowledge and understanding of pre-production techniques, production skills and pre-production skills.
  • Established an understanding the creative media industry.
  • Applied the skills learned in the core units to projects involving advertising, motion graphics and compositing, music video production and various forms of interactive media.

Work History

July 2016Present

Waiting Staff

Trinity Restaurant

(2017 Michelin Guide)

  • Explain to customers or guests how the different menu items are made, describing the various ingredients and the cooking methods.
  • Evaluated the wine list and provided consultation in pairing to all clients.
  • Communicated with guests on regular basis and ensured that they are satisfied.
  • Provided all customers efficient service at all times and cooperated with staff members for same.
Oct 2015May 2016

Waiting Staff

Wild Honey

(Michelin Star, AA Rosette Awards)

  • Provide exceptional, friendly, and fast service. 
  • Maintained knowledge of current menu items, garnishes, ingredients, and preparation methods.
  • Effectively communicated with kitchen staff regarding customer allergies, dietary needs, and other special requests.
  • Inquired about guest satisfaction, anticipated additional needs, and happily fulfilled requests.
Feb 2014Aug 2015

Waiter

Erics Restaurant

(Michelin Guide, Good Food Guide Regional Restaurant of the Year, Diners' Choice Winner, Hardens Guide,  Yorkshire Life's Restaurant of the Year)

  • Great guests and make them feel comfortable.
  • Take food and beverage orders.
  • Check-in with guest to ensure they receive exceptional service.
  • Learn the menu items, be able to describe them appropriately to guests.
  • Relay tables professionally.
  • Deliver guest's bill and thank them for dining at the restaurant. 
  • Work with other servers and be a team player.
Jan 2013Feb 2014

Assistant Chef

Bertie’s @ La Cachette

(Bertie’s @ La Cachette is one of the best known and best regarded venues in Yorkshire)

  •  Assembling meals.
  •  Serving buffet.
  •  Baking deserts.
  •  Handling food preparation.
  •  General cleaning duties- mopping, sweeping etc.
May 2010Jul 2013

General Assistant

Red Door Lets

(The Leeds student accommodation Agent)

  • Handle work though the computer system.
  •  Construction roles- Brick lying, Cement mixing etc.
  •  Organising various files in folders.
  •  Office cleaning.
  •  Sorting various electrical devices. 
Jun 2012Aug 2012

Volunteer Assistant

Leagus Video

(Huddersfield video company, creating engaging and effective professional videos)  

  • Provide an extra pair of hands to help with practical activities.
  •  Help communicate between clients.
  •  Serve my opinions throughout the company.
Feb 2011Jan 2012

Kitchen Assistant

The Malt House

(The Malthouse is an relaxed, friendly and informal pub restaurant, located in Rishworth)

  • Handling food preparation.
  •  Assisting chefs with cooking of meals.
  •  Organising dishes.
  •  Decorating meals and deserts.
Mar 2010Feb 2011

Pot Wash

The Fleece Inn

(Crowned Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub of 2015 by Welcome to Yorkshire)

  • Washing of dishes and kitchen equipment.
  •  General cleaning duties- mopping, sweeping etc.
  •  Stacking of dishes.
  •  Organising cutlery.   
  •  Preparing Food.

Certifications

Sep 2013Jun 2015

Creative Media Production- Television & Film

BTEC Extended Diploma

(DISTINCTION*)(DISTINCTION*)(DISTINCTION*)

Sep 2013Jun 2015

Film Studies

GCE Advanced Level

(B)

Sep 2008Jun 2013

Brooksbank School Sports College

GCSE/ BTEC
  • Physical Education SC (A*)
  • Photography (A*) 
  • Drama (A)
  • English Language (B)
  • English Literature (B)
  • Science (B)
  • Physical Education (B)
  • Additional Science (B)
  • ICT (DISTINCTION*)
  • Mathematics (C)

Interests

I enjoy various different sporting activities including, Badminton, Athletics and Rugby. I’ve also been a member of numerous clubs including Halifax Harries Running Club, Huddersfield Scouts, Oscars Theatre Academy and Brighouse Ranges Rugby Club plus being chosen to be a part of the Huddersfield Giants under 16’s Scholarship, these have all increased my team working and cooperative leaner skills. In addition I enjoy listening to music, acting and watching films.