Marcus Yau

Education

Sept 94 to June 96

HND Time Based Media at Newcastle College

Sept 93 to June 94

Foundation in Photography at Cleveland College of Art and Design

Experience

April 2015 to Present

Creative Director at snicket content

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

August 2015 to February 2016

Freelance Filmmaker at Goldsmiths University

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.

August 2014 to Present

Freelance Filmmaker at KatchUp

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.

March 2014

Freelance Filmmaker at Afia

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.

October 2013 to December 2013

Freelance Filmmaker at London College of Communication

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

August 2013 to August 2014

Course Tutor at London College of Communication

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.

July 2014 to March 2015

Director, Producer, Writer at Bark - Short Film

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.

June 2015 to August 2015

Freelance Filmmaker at Sylvanian Families Shop

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.

March 2013 to April 2013

Freelance Filmmaker at Snap Store

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.

August 2012

Director and Editor at John J Presley

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

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