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Age
30
About Jess_TV01
Role / Occupation:
Floor Manager, Cinematographer
Location:
Dublin City
Biography:
I am a hard working student and plan to work diligently in the next two years of my study. I have some experience in the media industry (read below) and will be on the look for work experience in that field hopefully over the duration of next summer. I am very organised and I think ahead, I am never late for deadline submissions and I put the effort in to delivering sufficient paperwork and assignments. I take my studies seriously and hope to pursue my line of study as a career after my degree is complete. I have experience in computing and marketing and studied two years of 'media and communications' which looked at the pre-production, production and post-production phases of filming and audio. I am currently studying 'Film & Broadcasting' in Dublin Institute of Technology and I am in my second year of the four-year progamme

http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=157178699&trk=tab_pro

http://jessdreams.thoughts.com/posts/dreams--71 - DREAM DIARY, RECENT PUBLICATION.

EXPERIENCE:

Camera Operator & Editor at FCTV Fingal Community TV Production
Lighting Assistant and Set Designer at Arnold Bell Photographer
DJ at Near 90 FM
Editor/Continuity and Assistant Camera in Semester One shoots (college work)
Setting up Mics, Set Designer and Floor Manager for in-studio shoot in Semester Two shoots (college work).
Credits:
Camera Operator & Editor at FCTV Fingal Community TV Production - Editing was complemented and remembered even after production.
Lighting Assistant and Set Designer at Arnold Bell Photographer - Photographer took note of my skills and recommended myself to others.
DJ at Near 90 FM - When talking on air I gained a lot of listeners and callers .
Training & Education:
Unknown documentary commencing this March *no further details about role or doc topic as of yet* Updates: in one week.

Producer on student documentary called 'The Wild Geese', Dir: Ailbhe Fitzpatrick, 4th year Documentary Production Module.

Producer on a student documentary from February 2013 - April 2013

Currently working on my documentary which will be made for college
Name: Possessed to Obsess
Director: Jessica Marie Ruxton
Producer: Michelle Duong

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mU-tAfStAoE&list=UUl6QSf0Ie35tq6V2EDYGA2w

^ Finished Documentary

Editor and Writer
Website: Oxygen.ie
Writing weekly student-based articles
Here is my first article: http://www.oxygen.ie/so_you_want_to_make_a_student_film.PAGE5659.html

Boom & Sound Operator
Filming at the Ashling Hotel at David Puttnam conference 11/10/12.

Boom & Sound Operator
Film: We've Got Balls
Company: Fifty Pound Films
July 23rd, 25th and 27th 2012
Main Locations: Carlow & Kildare
Director: Pauric Brennan
Producer: Peter O'Dywer

V.O and Stills Photographer
Film: The Masterpiece, Directed by Randal Plunkett and Produced by Pauric Brennan.
Production Company: 50LB Films

Camera Operator & Editor
FCTV Fingal Community TV Production
Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Broadcast Media industry
April 2009 – September 2009 (6 months) Fingal, Dublin.

I edited the footage which was filmed in different countries and which was going to be a trailer based on site seeing and travelling. I edited this on FCP. When filming as a camera operator I did some location shooting which I enjoyed thoroughly and gained a vast amount of experience from.

Lighting Assistant and Set Designer
Arnold Bell Photographer
March 2009 – April 2009 (2 months) Dun Laoghaire Studios.

As the lighting assistant, I set the lights stands up for all the lights and also helped build the setting for the food. I became familiar with lighting equipment such as reflective umbrellas, soft-boxes, snoots & barn doors, flags, grips & stands and
Favourite Films:
A little Princess, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Gladiator, This is England, Pride and Prejudice, Northanger Abbey, Mansfied Park, Sense and Sensibility, The Notebook, The Twilight Saga, Harry Potter Movies, The Hangover 1 + 2, Toy Story 1, 2 and 3, Final Destination Movies, Starwars, James Bond's - especially Quantum of Solace and Casino Royale, Bruce Almighty + Evan Almighty, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Frida, The Edge of Heaven, Inch'allah Dimanche, Adventureland, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, Chocolat, The Piano, Amelie, Due Date, Kick Ass Movie, The girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Mirror Mirror, Zoolander, Monsters, Inc., Lost in Translation, Juno, 21 Jump Street, The Hunger Games, The Other Boleyn Girl, Taken, Troy, The Knowing, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, The Time Traveler's Wife, Step Brothers, Avatar, Pretty Woman, Mean Girls, Knocked Up, Batman: The Dark Knight, Up, Elf, Paranormal Activity, Just Married, The Break-Up, The Ugly Truth.

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