My Kit

– Canon 550D HDSLR (x2)

– 18-55mm Canon zoom

– 50mm Olympus Zuiko prime

– 28mm Olympus Zuiko prime

– Manfrotto fluid head tripod

– Calumet 3 way tripod

– Shoulder rig

– Hague Camslide Traveller slider rail

– Zoom H4N audio recorder

– Sennheiser EW-112 Lapel Mic

– Rode camera mic with rycote mount

– iMac and MacBook Pro

– Final Cut Pro X and 6.0.6

– Adobe Creative Suite 5 and 6

– Soundtrack Pro

– Apple Color

Education

Newcastle College

Sept 94 to June 96 HND Time Based Media

Cleveland College of Art and Design

Sept 93 to June 94 Foundation in Photography

Experience

snicket content

April 2015 to Present Creative Director

I run my own company, snicket content, we specialise in creating film and copy. We also offer photography and verbal branding.

Goldsmiths University

August 2015 to February 2016 Freelance Filmmaker

I was commissioned to create 14 films to showcase the MA Media and Communications programmes. We interviewed eminent academics at the university. This included all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

KatchUp

August 2014 to Present Freelance Filmmaker

I create film content for KatchUp, a digital start up, with a focus on live event filming and narrative stories. This includes all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

Afia

March 2014 Freelance Filmmaker

I was commissioned to create a promotional film to celebrate digital agency, Afia’s, 10th birthday. This included interviews and live event filming. This included all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

London College of Communication

October 2013 to December 2013 Freelance Filmmaker

I was commissioned to create films for two BA degree courses. This included all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

London College of Communication

August 2013 to August 2014 Course Tutor

I taught a short course – An Introduction to Screenwriting with a focus on the basic building blocks for developing and writing a first draft feature film screenplay.

Bark - Short Film

July 2014 to March 2015 Director, Producer, Writer

Bark is a short film about a business deal with a twist. I wrote, produced and directed. Bark was nominated for Best Short Film in the 2015 Middlesborough Film Festival.

Sylvanian Families Shop

June 2015 to August 2015 Freelance Filmmaker

I was commissioned to create a brand film and a live event film for the Sylvanian Families UK store. This included all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

Snap Store

March 2013 to April 2013 Freelance Filmmaker

I was commissioned to create a brand film for Snap, an emerging local business. This included all pre-production, filming, editing and delivery of the project.

John J Presley

August 2012 Director and Editor

A music video for emerging artist John J Presley, shot at Hackney Studios.