Curriculum Vitae

Profile:

 

A media producer based out of Bedworth, England holding a BA in Media Production with Honours and experience as a Video Editor, Camera Operator and Multimedia Designer.

 

A creator in both short and feature form as well as VR/360 formats. Certain projects have been nominated for awards around the world with some touring festival circuits. Highly skilled Video Editor certified in the Adobe Suite including Photoshop, Premiere and After Effects. Additional skills in working with DaVinci Resolve and Final Cut Pro in colour grading and data wrangling. Experienced camera operator with time spent working with a range of cameras and other broadcast equipment.

A creative thinker with the ability to take projects from initial brief to completion, working with clients to achieve their goals and surpass expectations. Recent work ranges from filming conferences and awards through to building keynote presentations and opening VT’s for events.

 

Passionate about creating exciting and thought provoking content that helps to get messages across and create a lasting impression.
 

Education & Qualifications:

 

Adobe Certified Associate in Video Communication using Adobe Premiere Pro and Photoshop

 

Media Production (BA Hons) at Coventry University: Graduating with First Class Honours

 

Kenilworth Castle Sixth Form 2012-2014

  • A2 Level Information and Communication Technology, English Language & History Modern: Grades A-C

  • AS Level Geography, History, English Language & Information and Communication Technology: Grades B-C

 

Kenilworth School & Sports College 2007-2012

  • GCSE(s) including English, Maths & Science: Grades A-C

 

Level 2 (One Qualification) Certificate in Digital Applications: Credit

OCR Level 2 Award in Functional Skills Information and Communication Technology

 

Duke of Edinburgh Award Bronze, Silver & Gold achieved.

World Challenge Expedition to Thailand & Laos for a month where we worked as a team of 17 students to navigate through difficult terrain and help a tribal village.

Technical Skills:

 

  • Proficient using Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve & Final Cut Pro for editing both visuals and audio.

  • Able to edit images in Photoshop and produce content that is fit for purpose.

  • Experience as a camera operator using both a Canon 700D, 70D, 5D Mark II and III as well as larger video cameras such as the Blackmagic URSA Mini and JVC GY-HM750

  • Confident in setting up audio equipment as well as capturing sound and operating mics.

Professional Experience:

  • 2017 September - present

  • 2016 June - October 2017

  • 2016 September - June 2017

 

 

  • 2016 May

 

 

  • 2016 April

 

 

 

  • 2016 March-April

 

 

 

 

  • 2016 February

 

 

 

  • 2016 January-February

 

 

 

  • 2015 September-2016 February

 

 

 

  • 2015 October-November

 

 

 

 

  • 2012-2013:

Multimedia Designer at Lemonzest Events.

Freelance editing/camera op work for a number of clients.

Media Loan Shop Assistant at Coventry University managing camera and filming equipment.

 

Production Runner for Aardman Animations on their fifth feature film ‘Early Man’.

 

Shadowing the editing team at Ragdoll Productions and runner work on a day of shooting the second series of ‘Twirlywoos’.

 

Photographer & Videographer for the Coventry University Changing Lives Programme, capturing the activities in Sefrou, Morocco.

 

 

Production Assistant for Green Gorilla Films shooting an advertisement for Selco Builders Warehouse.

 

 

Filmed & edited a promotional video/mini documentary on The Salvation Army at Harnell Lifehouse.

 

 

Filming & editing two promotional videos for the Cricket and Badminton sports teams at Coventry University.

 

 

Bermuda Adventure Soft Play World: Edited an online advert for their horror event that gained over 500 views on the companies Facebook page within a day.

 

 

Way Ahead Support Services: Commissioned to record, edit and produce multiple videos that showcase certain client’s activities and interests. I had to then collate the finished product on a DVD.

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Coventry, UK

07912658729

samueljlardner@gmail.com