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L A U R A   Z W A G A

PRODUCTION SECRETARY

London ● Full clean UK driving license ● British, American and Canadian passports

NEXT CONTRACTS:

August - October '19:

Production Secretary at Studio Ramsey

October - December '19:

Production Coordinator at BBC Events

Running

Talent Runner – Comic Relief

BBC – November 2018 (1 day)

Production Management Assistant – The Clash (Spotify Documentary)

BBC – November 2018 (1 day)

Talent Runner – Children in Need

BBC – November 2018 (1 day)

Reporter Runner – World War I Remembered: The Cenotaph

BBC – November 2018 (1 day)

 

Production Management Assistant – Habits of the Highly Successful BBC – October 2018 (1 day)

 

Gallery Runner – The National Lottery Awards

BBC – September 2018 (1 day)

 

Event Runner – The Centenary of the Royal Air Force

BBC – July 2018 (1 day)

Production/Script Runner – A League of Their Own

CPL Productions Ltd – June 2018 (2 weeks)

Event Runner – 100 Years of Women’s Votes

BBC – June 2018 (1 day)

Technical Runner – The Media Hub

BBC – June 2018 (3 weeks)

Script Assistant

Sky News – June 2018 (6 weeks)

Talent Runner – The Oscars 2018 (Coverage)

Sky Cinema – March 2018( 1 day)

Work Placement – Creative Solutions

Sky Media – January - February 2018 (6 weeks)

Script Intern/Runner

Hurricane Films – March 2015 - May 2016 (part-time 1 year)

Production Management Experience

Production Secretary – A League of Their Own

CPL Productions Ltd

May – August 2019

  • Booking accommodation and travel for talent
    and production

  • Arranging reserved parking

  • Organising reserved seating

  • Booking couriers

  • VT shoot assistance

Production Secretary – There's Something About Movies

CPL Productions Ltd

March – May 2019

  • Paying invoices and reconciling petty cash

  • Creating and updating studio access lists

  • Post-production and music clearance (Silvermouse/Soundmouse)

  • Albert+

Production Management Assistant – The Media Hub

BBC Studios

April 2018 – March 2019

  • Post-production facility for Factual, Entertainment and Events at BBC

  • Scheduling edits across seven suites

  • Arranging all tasks related to the edits, e.g. ingests, deliverables, LTO back-ups

  • Creating and sending invoices

Trainee Production Manager – What’s Up TV

MAMA Youth Project

September – December 2017

  • Organising a team of 23 trainees

  • Compiling production paperwork

  • Securing locations and contributors

  • Booking drivers, directors and kit

  • Creating edit/shoot schedules and runner rotas

  • Handling petty cash and invoices

Freelance Self-Shooting

Promotional Video – Pops – Pub in the Park

May 2019

Promotional Video – Pops – The Big Feastival

August 2018

Media Assistant – Ultimate Sports Engineering

July 2017 – September 2017

Promotional Video – AFC Masters Football Club

May 2017

Camera Operator – The Royal Clifton Hotel Wedding Video

May 2015

Promotional Video – The Royal Clifton Hotel, Southport

December 2014

 Skills

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  • Knowledge of post-production processes

  • Call Sheets

  • Risk Assessments

  • Petty cash

  • Expense forms

  • Creating and updating edit schedules

  • Leading and organising teams

  • Hosting brainstorms and other meetings

  • Writing script reports

  • Running job interviews

  • Knowledge of card types

 Achievements and Interests

 

  • I have completed and passed the BECTU Creative Industries Safety Passport Health and Safety Course

  • Climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2016, raising £2,898 for Childreach International

  • Student representative for Media at university for two consecutive years

  • Film and edit vlogs and short films in my spare time

 Practical Skills

 

  • Silvermouse/Soundmouse

  • Albert+

  • Farmer's Wife Scheduling software

  • Final Cut Pro X

  • Some experience using Adobe packages (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects)

Education

 

Edge Hill University

2014 – 2017

First-Class BA (Hons.)

Film and Television Production