Natalie is a dynamic film & media producer & marketing specialist, able to create and implement strategies that embrace new media. She is a strategic thinker with an excellent command of the English language. Her innate ability to understand the psychology of her audience enables her to deliver the marketing messages of her clients in a way that resonates with the target audience, and never feels contrived.Read more
Zissou Pictures Ltd.
Present - Accra, Koforidua
My main responsibility as Line Producer is to ensure the production is completed on time and within budget, and the smooth running of the production during the shoot.
My responsibilities include:
- Dissecting and breaking down the script into a schedule and budgeting the production in terms of labour, equipment and logistics.
- I have an in-depth knowledge of the every department's specific requirements; and the crew's specific roles and responsibilities.
- I manage all the finances - including payments; allocating and distributing funds; ensuring correct expenditure; reallocating funds where necessary;keeping financial records for cost reporting purposes; and approving additional costs for labour and materials.
- I take over the role of the producer when shooting begins, and work very closely with the director and production manager - as well as other department heads - to ensure we stick to the shooting schedule, and to the budget at all times.
- I manage all the below-the-line decisions (hiring crew; renting gear; etc.) during the production.
- I am the 'eyes and ears' of the producer, and trouble shoot on set. I also have the authority to make decisions that will affect the schedule and budget.
- During pre-production, I implement a cost-monitoring system; conduct a health and safety assessment; and deal with any insurance concerns (including regulatory compliance).
- At the end of a film shoot, I will oversee the 'wrap' of this production and conduct a preliminary audit of costs in cooperation with the accounting department.
- I am responsible for all permits, contracts and paperwork on the production.
The Cursed Ones is a film by Nicholas K Lory
directed by Ghanaian director https://www.facebook.com/DR.NOY45?fref=ts
Media Communications & Office Manager
Century 21 - http://zissoupictures.com/
1 Jul 2012 - 1 Mar 2014 - Tzaneen
1. Identifying marketing opportunities to help raise our profile as a company and reach potential clients
2. Responsible for directing team-based project planning, design and execution of strategic social media and digital initiatives
3. Responsible for identifying ways to influence customer behavior across new media channels by translating/ evaluating social media activity into appropriate strategies and campaigns
4. Management of the company website, online marketing and social media strategies, refining and documenting current practices and introducing new, innovative strategies to promote our company online
5. Creating content for the website, social media sites and various campaigns
6. Working with our design team to produce print marketing material, including presentation documents; brochures and other informational material; document templates; and case studies and reports
7. Producing weekly reports of sales and marketing efforts, making strategic recommendations on ways to improve and better integrate our overall marketing strategy
8. Drafting client proposals, scopes of work, client service agreements, and other required documentation
9. Working with Head Office to create brand awareness
10. Client Relationship Management: extensive experience handling a variety of different clientele from VP to the consumer
Content Producer/Marketing Specialist
Pretty Mobile/Propos Software
1 Aug 2010 - 1 May 2012 - Johannesburg
1. Creating viable and profitable marketing plans and long-term customer acquisition and conversion strategies
2. Contributed to the development of strategic business plans
3. Defined budgets and reported and measured online marketing spend
4. Required to work across the organization to define and prioritize online requirements and initiatives
5. Partnered with product managers to refine product road-maps, based on analysis of customer engagement data
6. Created concept and copy for advertising, direct mail campaigns and sales collateral for diverse clients & projects
7. Customer Relationship Management
Sweet Spot Content
1 May 2010 - 1 Jul 2010 - Johannesburg
1. Agency & client liaison
2. Social Media Strategy implementation & management
3. Video & Content production
4. Web content production
5. Production management
7. Traffic control & Scheduling
Red Pill Productions
1 Sep 2007 - 1 Apr 2010 - Johannesburg
I was owner/producer of Red Pill Productions, creating feature films, television drama series and documentaries. My responsibilities included:
1. Film financing
2. Packaging & Pitching
3. Festival attendance
4. Script selection & devlelopment
5. Budgeting & Scheduling
6. Production Accounting
7. Proposal writing
8. Press & PR
9. Sales & Distribution
10. Selection & hiring of key cast and crew
11. Contracts, legal, and legislative requirements
12. Worked with governing bodies to access rebates and funds
Format Digital Production
1 Oct 2004 - 1 Jul 2007 - Johannesburg
1. Agency & Client Liaison
3. Traffic Control
6. Crew & Supplier Management
7. Contracts & Purchase Orders
8. Production Accounting