Presented ‘TV Futures’ at the ‘Anchor One Year On’ event at Bristol’s Watershed on Oct 25th. Anchor is a formal collaboration between the BBC, Bristol City Council, South West RDA, South West Screen and other local organizations to develop infrastructure, skills, archives and new educational initiatives in Bristol and its surrounding area. I’m pleased to [...]
Nov 2010 – May 2011: Co-managing this unique structured training scheme with associate Sas Bonser, which aims to create a ‘multiplatform mindset’ within Bristol and the South West’s TV production workforce. We’re working in partnership with BBC Bristol and independent production companies across the region to deliver this exciting opportunity for new and recent entrants [...]
September 2010 – October 2011: Adding a new strand to my Training Manager role on iFeatures, it’s great to be managing the ‘MicroLights’ traineeship, enabling future film talent from across South West England to get hands-on experience with microbudget feature films.
I’ll be recruiting a bunch of committed & aspiring Camera, Edit, Production and Sound [...]
Pleased to be invited back to Wildscreen Festival to deliver another new entrants’ workshop on self-marketing and freelancing on 11th October. The world’s largest and most prestigious international wildlife and environmental film festival, Wildscreen takes place in Bristol from Sunday 10th – Friday 15th October.
Another date has been booked for the very popular ‘Going Freelance’ workshops hosted by RPS, supporting new and established photographers from across the UK who are taking first steps into a freelance career. Looking forward to delivering another intensive session on freelancing & self-marketing there on 18th November, along with Gwen Thomas from The AOP [...]
Dec 2009 ongoing: 12-month contract as Training Manager on this Bristol-based microfeature development scheme, funded through Bristol City Council, BBC Films, Skillset, NESTA and South West Screen. Supporting professional Writer/Director/Producer teams through this staged development process, my role is to develop and manage a programme of workshops and mentoring, including securing access to leading industry [...]
July 2009-Dec 2011: Preparing and delivering a series of workshops on marketing for participants of ‘PIN’ (Photo Imaging Network) – a specialist business development scheme designed for London-based freelance photographers, artists and professionals working within the photographic industry.
Client: Four Corners Film
Feb 2010 ongoing: Devising and managing a range of opportunities for creative media professionals from TV and Film to upskill for a converging digital age. Workshops include:
- Big Reach: exploring the changing relationship between funding, distribution & marketing, for Film professionals
- Storytelling Across Platforms: addressing the impact of multiplatform delivery on narrative structure & [...]
March 2010: Part of the Bristol ‘Connect & Create’ event, this CPD workshop for teachers of 13-19 year olds was designed to equip them with the skills and awareness to guide students effectively towards careers in creative media.
Client: South West Screen / BBC Blast / Connexions West