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Current Employment

August 2017 - Present - Film Producer - Edinburgh Napier University

I am currently responsible for the content creation of video content within the

Marketing and External Relations department. Other responsibilities include

creating and distributing creative briefs, scriptwriting, maintaining equipment and

contributing to the overall creative marketing strategy.

January 2016 - Present - Co-Founder and Director - One More Stone Productions

One More Stone is an independent production company dedicated to the self

funding, writing and production of narrative short film in Scotland. I am responsible

for the creative direction of all short film projects, as well as crafting the overall

vision for the company. This includes tone of voice, social media strategy, film

festival submissions and fundraising and budget distribution. We have produced six

short films in two years, has won a number of awards and have had our films

screened locally and internationally.

Previous Employment

April 2016 - July 2016 - Videographer - makemeafilm.com

Designing, writing, directing and editing creative content into short video format to be distributed

online or externally for marketing purposes. Clients include the University of Glasgow, the British

Heart Foundation and SAAS.

May 2015 to April 2016 - Videographer - Apex Training and Development.

Designing, writing, directing and editing creative content into short video format to be distributed

internally for employee training purposes, or externally for public consumption. Clients include Pizza

Hut Restaurants, Petrofac Oil and Gas, British American Tobacco and RS Components. "Hut TV",

developed for Pizza Hut, was awarded the Best Use of Technology titles at the 2015 CIPD Awards.

Creative Projects

July 2016 - Present - Writer, Director and Animator - “The Magic Word” Short Animation

Short animation about the importance of reading growing up. Project commissioned as part of

the Sky Academy Arts Scholarship, in which I am the only Scottish person to ever receive the

award.

Production in Process. Budget - £30,000

October 2018 - Co-Director, Writer, DOP and Editor - "Volta" Short Film

48 Hour Film Project - Winner of Best Acting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qy8zncPHwU&t=324s

May 2018 - Director and Co-Writer - "Swings and Roundabouts" Short Film

48 Hour Film Project - Winner of Best Director and Best Actress

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYsQ9Upb8ao&t=79s

March 2018 - DOP - "Fran and the Moth" Short Film

Auld Alliance Films - Pending festival submission

October 2017 - Director and Co-Writer - "Faux Pas" Short Film

48 Hour Film Competition, Glasgow 2017. Winner of Best Use of Prop, Best Actress and Best

Writing.

No Budget. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=klxC7RCRaO8&feature=youtu.be

May 2017 - Director and Co-Writer - "Born to Run" Short Film

48 Hour Film Competition, Edinburgh 2017. Winner of Best Film, Best Graphics and Best Musical

Score.

No Budget. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUhNejrLG1k&t=9

October 2016 - Director and Co-Writer - “Miss Guided” Short Film

48 Hour Film Competition, Glasgow 2016 Winner of Best Director, Best Actress and the Audience

Award

No Budget. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xedZw1b55_k

July 2016 - Producer, Director of Photography and Editor - "Girl With The Irregular Beat" Short Film

A short film about grief and delusion.

Edit in process. Budget - £300

May 2016 - Producer - “Escape” Short Film.

Short film set in dystopian world.

Pending festival submission. Budget - £500

March 2016 - Director and Animator - “What Are You Worth?” Short Animation.

Short animation made for an initiative by The Why Foundation in order to highlight issues faced

by women and girls around the world.

No Budget. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltpGhkYfmIQ

October 2015 - Director, Screenwriter and Editor - “PIGS” Short Film.

48 Hour Film Competition, Glasgow 2015.

No Budget. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooampOkn8v4

May 2015 - Director and Writer - “Last Day” Short Film.

Short film that follows a couple on the last day of human existence.

Pending festival submission. Budget - £1000

Aug 2014 Director and Writer - “The Cyclist” Short Film.

Winner of Cineworld Dream to Screen short film competition in 2014 and BAFTA

Scotland New Talent Award nomination for Entertainment. Screened at the

Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Budget - £2000. Link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHiQLNEjJ7Q

Other Achievements

 

Scottish National Poetry Slam Championship Finalist 2018

Corporate Projects

June 2016 to October 2016 - Creative Director of Video Content - Community Brokerage Network, East Ayrshire Council.

Design and create content, including case studies, promotional videos, interviews and inspirational

call to action pieces. This is the second batch commissioned after the success of the first

ones.

Jan 2015 to Aug 2015 - Creative Director of Video Content - Community Brokerage Network, East Ayrshire Council.

Design and create content, including case studies, promotional videos, interviews and inspirational

call to action pieces.

Aug 2015 to Nov 2015 - Director of Promotional Video Material - Women Warriors Wheelchair Basketball Club, Glasgow Life.

Designing and creating promotional videos to be used by the club to recruit members, raise awareness

of disabilities in sports and apply for funding.

Education

Sep 2008 to Jun 2012 – University of Stirling – BA Hons English with Film and Media 2:1

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