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jeremy | Friday April 24, 2009

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Mike Smithe

10 Acacia Lane,Wokingham, Berkshire
Phone: 0207 649 1782
Age: 21

Current Post: Researcher Fixed Term Contract Acorn Films
My Portfolio/Show reel can be found here:

Personal statement

I am gaining as much experience as possible in writing, directing and producing short films. My ambition is to become a television director.

So far I have made five short films. I really want to work in television. I really want to be involved in the creative aspects of television. I am energetic and have very good technical competence with video, video editing, directing and production. I am developing script-writing skills in documentary, promotional video and music programmes.

Creative media experience

Worked as a director and producer on promotional videos for:

  • Mead Shopping Centre – video focusing on the centre at Christmas and its community spirit
  • Kestrel Alarms – producing and directing a promotional video
  • Houseco Housing Association – regeneration project

Produced risk assessment plans for sign-off by the Health and Safety Officer.

Wrote scripts for promotional events held as live shows in my college’s television studio.

Customer service experience – working with clients commissioning videos.

A good knowledge of Health and Safety regulations relevant to filmmaking.

Selected work experience

Regular Assistant Camera Operator for Big Brother (Thames TV)

Runner for professional short film –– Directed by Sean Edwards - Summer 2006

Producer/Engineer/Editor –– audio material and music for Plymouth Council’s Learning Disability Partnership Board 2005

Presenter – Femfm Radio - Spring 2005


Completely computer literate with knowledge of relevant applications.

Script Writing – written all my own short films, sketches and music

Directing - directed promotional videos, short films, & music videos

Producing - produced promotional videos...

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