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PRODUCTION MANAGER, FIT-UP THEATRE FESTIVAL

2017 FEBRUARY

  • The Fit-Up Festival brings professional theatre to rural communities in Cork which otherwise may not have access to theatre
  • Worked closely with my technical assistant and headed the festival team in charge of transforming non theatre spaces (galleries, community halls, churches) into convincing performance spaces and overcoming the obstacles of the non purpose built locations
  • Designed and operated lighting for two of the four shows we toured
  • Ran the social media campaign for the theatre festival across four social media platforms and created online links with other theatre companies and festivals

 

TRAINEE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR (AD), INTO THE BADLANDS, AMC PRODUCTIONS

2016 SEPTEMBER – DECEMBER

  • Worked at the trailer base arriving before the cast to ensure the trailers were sufficiently set up (ensuring there was electricity, water, heating, that the correct trailers were available and were labelled, scripts were placed inside, any necessary costumes or props were in the wardrobe)/ informed the 2nd and 3rd ADs on the progress of cast as they went through Hair, Makeup and Wardrobe/ filled in SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors’ Guild) documents for cast and ensured they got their contracted rest times/ delivered the days sides to the on set ADs for crew/ worked closely with the transport captain to organise transport for cast, producers and directors/ assisted in the drafting of the next day’s call sheets/ worked closely with base ADs of the other two units when a cast member was moving from one unit to another
  • Worked as an on set trainee AD assisting in various roles such as catering to the needs of the cast and crew/ escorting actors and actresses to and from their trailers/ assisting in crowd control and lockup of locations/ handing out schedules, scripts and walkie talkies/ relaying information between the Director, D.O.P, 1st, 2nd and 3rd ADs

 

SENIOR INTERN, SCREEN SCENE POST PRODUCTION

2016 APRIL – AUGUST

  • Screen Scene is Ireland’s foremost post production house having been involved with productions such as Lenny Abrahamson’s Academy Award winning ‘Room’ and HBO’s award winning ‘Game of Thrones’
  • I was able to familiarise myself with the programmes used in the process of bringing a production from RAW files through colour correction, sound mixing and editing, VFX and final output
  • Worked closely with many high profile clients and award winning staff of Screen Scene as a general assistant
  • Passed along important information and hard drives between Managing Directors, clients and in house staff at Screen Scene
  • Responsible for opening and closing the three buildings Screen Scene occupies alternating on weekdays and weekends
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