Experience

Formal Experience

Researcher – TBC – Present

Off The Fence Productions for NatGeo WILD

Post-commission development, finding and developing stories for a four-part blue-chip series for NatGeo WILD. Sourcing local camera talent to set up sequences and shoots during the COVID-19 travel restrictions. Data ingestion, camera support, contributor liaison, and researcher on location during multiple international shoots.

Researcher – TBC – Dec. 2019 – June 2020

Oak Island Films for BBC2

Development pre- and post-commission, liaising with scientists and contributors to set up stories, sequences, and shoots. Solo recce of remote Southern Africa location. Running, camera assisting, and data ingestion on location during shoot. Working closely with producers, commissioners, and talent. Scheduled to be released in December 2020.

Independent Production – The Housecats – Sept. 2018 – Oct. 2019

Student Film for MA Wildlife Filmmaking

Fully researched, edited, and produced a short documentary about the U.S. pet tiger trade. Negotiation of unprecedented access. Self-shot on Sony-FS5 and edited with Adobe Premiere Pro. Recognised in multiple film festivals: 

Work Experience – The One Show – June 2019

Off The Fence Productions for BBC1

Researching and running for multiple short films broadcast on The One Show (BBC1). Research and story development for upcoming films, shooting with Sony FS7 and GoPro, working with talent.

Independent Production – City of Nature Challenge – May 2019

Bristol Natural History Consortium

Produced and edited a short commissioned video for the Bristol Natural History Consortium about the City of Nature Challenge, screened publicly during the Bristol Festival of Nature 2019. Self-shot on Sony-FS5.

Doghouse Post-Production LTD – Jan. 2018

I undertook work experience at Doghouse Post-Production LTD, Bristol, assisting runners and sitting in on grading, voice overs, and sound mixing.

Silverback Films Blue – Nov. 2017

Logging rushes, brainstorming sequence junctions, and observing editing on Avid while shadowing an AP working on a ‘making of’ film.

Volunteer Experience

Marine Conservation in Thailand

Carried out in Summer 2013. Caring for turtles in a biological research sanctuary, visiting local schools to educate children on the importance of local wildlife protection, and beach and underwater cleanups and surveys were just some of the tasks I performed over a period of two weeks. While here, I learned to SCUBA dive and gained my PADI Open Water Diver qualification.

Education Support Volunteer at WWT Barnes Wetland Centre

Carried out in Summer 2013. Assisting with educating the public about wetlands and their importance. Primary responsibilities were preparing and assisting with educational craft activities for children, and assisting members of the public with bird identification in the hides.

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