W R I T E R · V I D E O G R A P H E R · E D I T O R
VR Producer, Filmmaker and Editor
PALS Society, Portsmouth and Southampton (2019 - 2020):
Created interactive virtual tours, 360° and 3D videos - starting with Fratton Park football stadium and Landport Inter Activ - for What's It Like?, an initiative to help people with anxiety and autism to access the places they want to. This includes working with virtual reality technology, as well as collaborating with Portsmouth Football Club and Enable Ability, and planning informative tours of NHS services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Filmmaker, Editor and Writer
Filmed, sourced footage, and edited a comprehensive series of 28 educational videos for both the public and students of Animal Welfare; viewable here.
Edited the videos of speakers’ talks for the University's Animal Welfare symposiums, including renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall DBE, and sourced images and videos for e-learning modules.
Co-wrote, filmed and edited short films on different kinds of harassment, for use at the university; viewable here.
Filmmaker and Writer
Autism Hampshire, Fareham (part-time, 2016 - 2019):
Periods of work for Hampshire's leading autism charity – creating a video highlighting the findings of their consultation into health services (alongside Healthwatch Hampshire) through interviews with autistic people, a promotional video for their Serendipity adult social groups, a set of e-learning videos about autism, and a series about autistic artists, as well as writing the script for an animation about their Spectra5 Autism Assistant App.
Ordnance Survey, Southampton (part-time, 2012 - 2015):
Filmed and edited over 20 videos of GeoVation Challenge events and interviews in Southampton, Cardiff (Welsh Government), London and Birmingham, for the Press Office and GeoVation team. Most were posted on the Ordnance Survey YouTube channel. One of these was shown to the UK Cabinet Office in a bid for funding.
Filmed and edited the induction video for all new Ordnance Survey employees, an event at London's Google Campus, and a video showing how Custom Made maps are created.
Professor Millie Taylor, Winchester (June 2013):
Researched Oliver! creator Lionel Bart, for Professor Taylor’s conference paper and chapter, ‘Lionel Bart: British Vernacular Musical Theatre’, of The Oxford Handbook of the British Musical (2017).
Black For A Cause (May - June 2017):
Edited this 20-minute documentary film, directed by Stephen Thompson, about a civil rights activist who has been fighting for 40 years to clear his name of a crime he didn't commit. It has been part of the official selection for British Urban Film Festival, Winchester Short Film Festival and Ottawa's Mirror Mountain Film Festival.
Marketing Manager and Filmmaker
Out of Bounds Theatre, Winchester (2014 - 2016):
Responsible for the website, social media, and marketing materials for shows. Promoted sold-out performances of Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead and The Eight: Reindeer Monologues at Theatre Royal Winchester, and Boys at The Railway Inn. Also made videos for Halloween productions, a profitable Indiegogo campaign, and a jazz evening, and served as a lighting technician for their production of Seven Santas at Winchester Discovery Centre.
Winchester Writers' Festival (June 2015):
Took the official photos of talks, gatherings and courses for the Festival website – including author Jasper Fforde and Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook editor Alysoun Owen. Also took on roles filming a talk by author Bridget Holding, and assisting Everest summiteer Matt Dickinson with his presentation at the festival dinner.
Remarkable Content, Winchester (April 2013):
Created a short promotional video for this creative marketing agency, then known as NÜKO; viewable here.
Master of Arts, University of Winchester (with Distinction, 2017)
Writing for Children
Master of Arts, University of Winchester (with Distinction, 2015)
Creative & Critical Writing
Bachelor of Arts, University of Winchester (graduated with First-Class Honours, 2014):
Film Production and Creative Writing
A Level, Peter Symonds College, Winchester (2011):
Bs in Film Studies, English Language, Religious Studies, and C in General Studies
AS Level (2010): A in Communication & Culture; Key Skills (2010): Level 3 Key Skill in ICT
GCSE, Wyvern College, Fair Oak, Eastleigh (2009, 2008, 2007):
3 As (Media Studies, Digital Applications, RE); 6 Bs (including English, Maths, Science); 2 Cs.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
Production assistant training at Pinewood Studios under film and television industry professionals.
Experienced in Microsoft Office 2010 software (including Word and Excel), Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 & CC, Adobe Audition CS6, and CeltX; with university training experience in Final Cut Pro 7 & X, and Motion 5.
Video equipment used: Canon EOS 650D & 550D DSLRs, Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 DSLR; Sony DSR-PD170 & DSR-PD150, Canon XH A1 digital video camcorders, GoPro HERO4 Black and Insta360 ONE X & EVO; FeiyuTech AK2000 3-axis gimbal; Røde microphones, Marantz PMD661 sound recorders; Emgreat Aputure Amaran AL528W LED, Dedo and Arri 880W lighting kits.