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I am a creative content producer and filmmaker, who specializes in concept and creation of media across multi-channels.
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Current employment

Line Producer
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. https://www.facebook.com/thecursedones, The Cursed Ones is a film by Nicholas K Lory https://www.facebook.com/nicklory?fref=ts directed by Ghanaian director https://www.facebook.com/DR.NOY45?fref=ts

Experience

Producer / Production Manager
Freelance
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
Content Producer
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 6. Budgeting 7. Traffic control & Scheduling
Producer/Owner
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
Production Manager
Format Digital Production
1 Oct 2004 - 1 Jul 2007 - Johannesburg
1. Agency & Client Liaison 2. Administration 3. Traffic Control 4. Budgeting 5. Scheduling 6. Crew & Supplier Management 7. Contracts & Purchase Orders 8. Production Accounting

Skills

Communication skills, Budget & Financial management, Film & Commercials, Film & TV Production, Scheduling & Time Management, problem solver, Social Media & Online Media, Film Production, Production Managing a PSA, Digital & Online Media

Qualification

NQF4 - Real Estate
Year completed:2012
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Principles of Real Estate
Real Estate Marketing
Real Estate Law
Institution:Estate Agents Affairs Board (EAAB)
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Advanced Producers Course
Year completed:2009
Education level:Certificate
Final year subjects:- Originate and develop concepts
- Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity
- Direct rehearsals of performers
- Direct performers
- Establish the creative vision for screen productions
- Audition and select performers
- Direct screen production crews
- Devise camera coverage
- Collaborate with editors during post-production
- Plan and manage film and media pre-production
- Plan and manage film and media post-production
- Develop storylines and treatments
- Write scripts
- Edit scripts
- Develop a marketing plan
Institution:National Film & Video Foundation (NFVF)
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Marketing Management (IMM)
Year completed:2005
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Business Communications
Marketing Communications
Marketing Management
Financial Management
Project Management
Business Law
Consumer Behaviour
Institution:Damelin
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Bookkeeping with Pastel
Year completed:2002
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Bookkeeping
Accounting
Payroll
Legislative Functions (VAT, PAYE, UIF)
Institution:Damelin
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 
Theatre/Dance
Year completed:1991
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:Ballet
Modern
Jazz
Tap
Spanish
Mime
Singing
History of Costume Design
Performance
Institution:Pretoria Technikon
Location:Pretoria, South Africa
 
Matric
Year completed:1986
Education level:Certificate
Final year subjects:*Head Prefect, Matric
English - First Language (HG) - A
Afrikaans - First Language (HG) - B
German - Second Language (HG) - C
Mathematics - HG - B
Science - HG - B
Biology - HG - A
History - HG - B
Geography - HG - C
Institution:St Pauls College
Location:Windhoek, Namibia
 
Audiovisual Filmmaking
Year completed:2004
Education level:Diploma
Final year subjects:- Film and television genres
- Storytelling in film and television: From classical narrative to art cinema
- Film and television institutions
- Watching film and television: Gender, sexuality and spectatorship
- Alternatives in film and television
- Asian cinema and television
- Documentary and realism in film and television
Institution:Monash University
Location:Johannesburg, South Africa
 

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