About Bridie

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    Creative, confident and reliable individual with strong technical background.

    I've worked for three years at Pathé across departments to produce highly creative campaigns for print, radio, OOH, TV and online, domestically and internationally.

    During my time at Pathé I continued to work in production on a number of successdul short films ('Jonah' Prod. Ivanna Mackinnon, 'Skirt' Dir. Amanda Boyle) and features ('Brighton Rock' Dir. Rown Joffe, 'One Day' Dir. Lone Scherfig)

    I am Technically proficient, with advanced knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator and In Design, as well as intermediate level Final Cut, Motion, After Effects and Pro Tools. A confident self shooter with DSR - 570, PD - 150, XM2 & Z1 experience, currently working with a 5D mk ii.

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    Credits

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    Jonah  - Factory Fifteen, Film 4 , Unspecified
    2012 - Production Assistant
    Assisting in coordination of travel and accommodation for crew traveling to Zanzibar.

    Skirt - Academy Films , United Kingdom
    2011 - Art Director, Assistant
    Set decoration and dressing, prop buying, standby-art direction.

    One Day - Hadrian Productions , England
    2010 - Production Assistant
    Assisting in organising travel and accommodation for 100+ crew from London to Edinburgh.

    Assisting Jim Sturgess, Anne Hathaway and Jane Frazer as required.

    Organising facilities for crew meetings including tech recce's run through and production meetings.

    Ad hoc on set and production office administration as required to a high standard.

    Brighton Rock - Kudos Pictures , United Kingdom
    2009 - Art Dept Assistant
    Graphic Design, set dressing, period research

    Good Morning America - ABC News , United States of America
    2007 - Researcher/AP
    Provided producers with administrative support and diary management.
    Coordinated the booking and briefing of guests at ABC studios.
    Researched and engaged with contributors for major national news stories, including the Jena Six trails and the Minneapolis Bridge Collapse.
    Assisted as runner during production and editing of 'summer concert' series in Bryant Park

    NPARC - NPARC , Romania
    2008 - Producer/Director
    Budget management and scheduling, directing lighting cameraman, sound op, researcher and post production.
    Conducted interviews with prominent supporters of the charity, including Sir Richard Branson, in the UK and in Romania.
    Secured clearance for the use of logos, music and branding.

    Cook Yourself Thin - Tiger Aspect , United Kingdom
    2007 - Camera Assistant
    I worked with the lighting cameraman and sound op on Tiger Aspect's 'Cook Yourself Thin'. My duties included time coding and synching cameras, rigging studio and location lighting, moving equipment as required and ensuring the safety of equipment / cabling.

    Enterprise Island - 2XS Films , United Kingdom
    2005 - Production Assistant
    Operated PD150 for multi - camera shoot of 'Enterprise Island' and assisted during interviews.

    In Session - Gavin Taylor , United Kingdom
    2004 - Runner
    I worked for Director Gavin Taylor on a music entertainment show pilot at Riverside Studios.

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    Employment History

    March 2009 - July 2012
    Pathé Productions - Distribution Assistant
    Acted as Technical and Distribution Manager, coordinating creation of prints and shipping internationally, assisting the MD in all above and below the line marketing activities.
    Coordinating the creation of feature, DVD and broadcast marketing and publicity materials to the specification required for broadcast or international delivery, and tracking and recording the delivery and archive of video and artwork materials via FTP.
    Handling PO's, compiling creative guidelines for DVD new releases, creation of DTO artwork, coordination of BBFC and IFCO submissions with Fox ops team.
    Compiling internal and external presentations and budget reports, release documents, international and TV sales marketing documents, market research, comparisons. Updating company with UK Box Office info.
    Organising update meetings and attending Theatrical update meetings.
    Creating copy for advertising to promote films on theatrical release to tie in with exhibitor promotions and awards, online and in print, proof reading and ensuring artwork is approved. Adapting international artwork for use domestically and in Ireland - Bus sides, Quads, Standees.
    Arranging screenings for Fox HE, PR, media and creative agencies.
    Reading and reporting on script submissions, attending meetings to assess potential.
    Tracking and organising the delivery of merchandise and competition prizes to PR agencies
    Responsible for online presence of company, including design and upkeep of social media and website.

    July 2010 - Jan 2011
    One Day - Production Assistant
    Assisting in organising travel and accommodation for 100+ crew from London to Edinburgh.
    Assisting Jim Sturgess, Anne Hathaway and Jane Frazer as required
    Organising facilities for crew meetings including tech recce's run through and production meetings.
    Ad hoc on set and production office administration as required to a high standard.

    Oct 2011
    Production Assistant / Assistant Art Director - Skirt - Mulberry

    Jan 2010 - Oct 2010
    Design Consultant - Social Media Box
    Creating online artwork, editing video and generating ideas for social networking of films, for eOne and Revolver on behalf of Social Media Box.

    August - Sept 2007
    ABC News / Good Morning America - New York Internship
    Following work experience with ABC News in the UK I was awarded an internship in New York with Good Morning America as assistant to Segment Producer Lemita Steel.

    Interviewing potential contributors for news stories of public interest including the Louisiana Jena Six trials, and the Minneapolis bridge collapse, succeeding in securing controversial interviews for both.
    Location / Studio Runner on Good Morning America and their Summer Concert Series in Bryant Park.
    Coordinating the booking and travel of guests to and from the studio.

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    Education

    Ravensbourne College of Design and Communications - Content Creation for Broadcast and New Media BA Hons 2.1

    QEHS Hexham
    A Level
    English Literature
    Media Studies
    Philosophy
    Psychology
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    Industry Qualifications

    NFTS Production Management

    Script Factory - Script Reading, Adaptation and Story Design

    LCC - Advanced Photo Retouching

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    Technical Equipment

    Canon 5D Mk ii
    Own Car

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    Affiliations

    Industry Awards

    Skills

    Coordination:
    Travel coordination, booking equipment and locations.

    Research skills: 
    Experience of iNews, researching and booking contributors, market research, investigative dissertation comprising primary secondary and tertiary research.

    Interpersonal skills:
    Enjoy working as part of a team, a major component of my practical degree and my professional experience. My experience in working environments has often required me to assist a variety of people on a daily basis, I have developed adept time management and problem solving skills.

    Described as reliable, motivated, intelligent, dedicated, hard working, analytical, creative, articulate.



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    Additional Information

    Industries

    • Commercials, 
    • Film, 
    • TV

    Programme Types

    • Arts, 
    • Biography, 
    • Comedy, 
    • Commercial, 
    • Current Affairs, 
    • Daytime, 
    • Development, 
    • Documentary, 
    • Drama Reconstruction, 
    • Drama: Feature Film, 
    • Drama: Short Film, 
    • Drama: Television Serial, 
    • Dramatised Documentary, 
    • Entertainment, 
    • Environment, 
    • Events, 
    • Health, 
    • Historical Documentary, 
    • Interactive TV, 
    • Investigative, 
    • Live Multi-cam OB, 
    • Live TV, 
    • Magazine, 
    • Mental Health, 
    • Music, 
    • Music Promo, 
    • Natural History, 
    • New Media, 
    • News, 
    • Observational Documentary, 
    • Outside Broadcast, 
    • Religion, 
    • Science, 
    • Science Fiction, 
    • Sitcom, 
    • Social Action, 
    • Studio Debate, 
    • Travel, 
    • Youth

    Specialisms

    • Advertising, 
    • Art, 
    • Aviation, 
    • Cinema/Film, 
    • Crime, 
    • Current Affairs, 
    • Drama, 
    • Events, 
    • Final Cut Pro, 
    • Genetics, 
    • Health, 
    • Human Rights, 
    • International Affairs, 
    • Journalism, 
    • Literature, 
    • Location Filming, 
    • Medicine, 
    • Mental Health, 
    • New Media, 
    • News & Current Affairs, 
    • Outside Broadcast, 
    • People Finding, 
    • Period Drama, 
    • Philosophy, 
    • Photography, 
    • Police, 
    • Politics, 
    • Popular Culture, 
    • Programme Development, 
    • Psychology, 
    • Religion, 
    • Science, 
    • Social Anthropology, 
    • Social Issues, 
    • Sociology, 
    • Technology, 
    • Theatre, 
    • Travel, 
    • Undercover Investigation, 
    • Womens Issues, 
    • Writing, 
    • Youth Culture

    Languages

    • English

    Licenses

    • Basic Driving (PLG)
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