Aug 2007 - Jan 2011 Focus Films Ltd.
Assistant Producer, Assistant to the Head
producer, Development Consultant,
I was lucky in that with a lot of hard work and commitment, that I was able to turn my one month work experience into a three year job. I assisted the CEO and Head Producer, David
Pupkewitz. During my time at Focus Films, I worked on three completed feature films. I have a keen eye which allowed me to package our feature films for investors and sales
In my role as development consultant, I helped with the development of 10 Scripts. I would say my key strengths at Focus Films were budgeting, script development, production coordination, packaging and selling film projects. I also assisted in the creation and set up of the Million Dollar Movie Company incentive film fund.
Sept 2006 - Aug 2007 Bellwood Media (Product placement and
I learned the importance of product placement and copyright clearance to TV and feature films. My work focused on getting sponsorship for feature films through different brands. I learned a lot selling to the different companies. I worked with many big brands from Coca Cola, Nike, Nintendo, Nestle, Reebok, Apple, Dell, Blackberry, nokia, Sony, Heinz, Glaxo Smith & Klein just to name a few. Some of the companies I worked with were Working Title, Focus Features at Universal Studios, Channel 4, Ealing Studios, 20th Century Fox and many independent film productioncompanies. The Films I worked on were:-
Fearless, Mr Bean 2, Hott Fuzz, Boogie Woogie, Britz(Channel 4 two-part Film), Dangerous Parking, Deaths of Iain Stone, Doomsday, Run Fatboy Run, Atonement, Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day, Children of Men, Miss Potter, Incendiary, St Trinians, The Tournament, Clubbed, Death at a Funeral, Son of Rambow, Penelope and Control.July 13th 2006- Driver/Runner/Camera Assitant for Claire Spencer-Grasshopper Films
March 2006- March 2006 Revolution Films- Office Assitant- Assited On Michael Winterbottom and Mat Whitecross' The Road to Guantanamo
Dec 2005 - Jan 2006 BBC Films- Assited David M. Thompson, Head Of BBC Films, Read and Reported on Film Scripts, Sat in on meetings for Script pitching and finalising posters for Four Last Songs, Assisted Director Richard Laxton for Life `n' Lyrics at Goldcrest Editing Suites
for the rest of my employment history please refer to my CV.