CONTACT DETAILS

 

UK, but available to travel

 

 

stephanie@stephotofocus.com

 

 

Tel: +44 7595 286249

ABOUT

 

All photographs on this website are taken by Stephanie @ stephotofocus.com. All images are property of the photographer and must not be copied. All information is correct and written by Stephanie unless otherwise stated.

MY EXPERIENCE

 

I am currently studying on the Assistant Directing and Floor Managing Diploma at The National Film & Television School, Beaconsfield, with direction of being a 1st Assistant Director.

 

I am available for Runner/Assistant Director/Floor Manager roles.

Full driving license with own car. (+25). First Aider and qualified in Safe Management of Productions.

Fluent English and Japanese speaker.

 

Also available for stills photography.

 

CURRENTLY WORKING ON:

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR JAN 2018 "Bad Bag" Commercial (Product- Healthy Back Bag)

Producer: Sofia Rossi, DOP: Natalja Safronova

 

2ND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR JAN 2018 "Gorefest - Good Samaritan" Short film

Producer: Ashleigh Ramirez/Ysabel King, Director: Chris Goodman, DOP: Bertrand Rocourt, 1st Assistant Director:

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FEB 2018 Short film

3RD ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FEB 2018 Short film

 

EXPERIENCE

 

RUNNER: WORK EXPERIENCE - MOLINARE Post Production House

(To understand what is important in post, to think about during filming as an AD)

 

RUNNER: JAN 2018 Danone - Aptamil (Commercial)

Producer: Tim Daukes, Director: Ben Craig, DOP: Ben Moulden, 1st Assistant Director: Elaine Mackenzie

 

RUNNER: DEC 2017 "Deep Clean" (Short film)

Producer: Matt Harlock/Rebekah Renford, Director: Matt Harlock, DOP: Greg Duffield, 1st Assistant Director: Rawdon deFresnes

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 Stella McCartney, Spring '18 collection (Commercial)

Director: Gabriela Carpenter, DOP: Ronnie McQuillan

 

3rd ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 Cussons - Foamburst (Commercial)

Producer/Director: Ajay Arora, DOP: Natalja Safronova, 1st Assistant Director: Demien Lovett

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 Artist: Ezra Miller (Music Video)

Director/DOP: Roland Huchinson

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 "Snowflake" - Autograph Hotels (Commercial)

Producer: Khaled Gad, Director: Roland Huchinson, DOP: Brian Fawcett

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 Stella McCartney, Spring '18 collection (Commercial)

Producer: Kieron Nolan-Jones, Director: Jenny Rinta-Kanto, DOP: Bruno Grilo

 

1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: DEC 2017 Stella McCartney, Spring '18 collection (Commercial)

Director: Jake Sleet, DOP: Alfred Thirolle

 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT: DEC 2017 "Inanimate" (Short NFTS animation film)

Producer: Leonard Ortman

 

RUNNER: NOV 2017 "Lock & Key" (Short film)

Producer/Director: Eamonn Hearns, DOP: Ricky Patel, 1st Assistant Director: Gabriele Lo Giudice

 

GAFFER : NOV 2017 "Authentiques - Paris" (Lifestyle Campaign)

Producer: Laetitia Tomasso, Director: Philip Iyegbe, DOP: James Ducker. (Beyond Yonder Productions)

CAMPAIGN VIDEO: https://vimeo.com/242598938

 

PRODUCTION ASSISTANT/1ST AD (step up): OCT 2017 Artist: VÉRITÉ - Saint (Music Video)

Producer: Emily Dring, Director/DOP: Charlie Manton. 1st Assistant Director: Devon Armstrong (Everdee Productions)

 

2ND ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: OCT 2017 "Tell Me (Mr K)" (Short film)

Producer: Teodora Shaleva, Director: Charlie Manton, DOP: Daniel Morgan, 1st Assistant Director: Tom Allan

 

3RD ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: OCT 2017 "No Words for That" (Short film)

Producer: Priya Dosanjh, Director: Jonathan Choo, DOP: Lily Grimes, 1st Assistant Director: Toni Staples

 

RUNNER: SEPT 2017 "Lungs" (Short film)

Producer: Ludovico Zanette, Director: Raphael Chipperfield, , DOP: Brenden Freedman, 1st Assistant Director: Tom Allan

 

RUNNER: SEPT 2017 "The Girl with Two Heads" (Short film)

Producer: Kate Phibbs, Director: Betzabe Garcia, DOP: Alana Mejia Gonzalez, 1st Assistant Director: Tom Allan

 

AUG 2017 "Dead Birds" - NFTS SA

JUN 2017 "Philip K Dick's - Electric Dreams" (Crazy Diamond) SA

 

TV EXPERIENCE

ASSISTANT FLOOR MANAGER: NOV 2017 "Two Girls, One Flat" TX3 (Live Youtube (Magazine show))

RECORDING: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh3GPoyqoWU

 

STUDIO RUNNER: 1994 Nickelodeon Studios - London

 

THEATRE EXPERIENCE

2011 - 2017 Assistant Stage Manager, Props Manager, In-house Photographer, Actor

Multiple Productions - Manor Players, Sunbury

2005 - 2008 Chorus/Stage Crew

Multiple Productions - Nemcom Theatre Group, New Malden

 

QUALIFICATIONS

2017 - 2018 Diploma - Assistant Directing & Floor Managing, National Film and Television School (NFTS)

SEPT 2017 Safe Management of Productions (1st Options)

SEPT 2017 Qualified First Aider

PRIOR TO 2017 PRINCE2 (Project Management), Time Management, Working at height

1996 - 1998 A Level - Media Studies

1994/1996 Voluntary work experience at a music recording studio in London and Teddington Studios

 

Previous Experience

I was previously a technical project manager in the IT Industry for over ten years. After completing a year in industry at Microsoft, I started my career in IT with Mitsui Sumitomo Bank (Cash Management Services) and Honda (as IT Support) and then as a Race Team Infrastructure Engineer travelling to each F1 race and managing the IT Infrastructure for McLaren. This led me to Project Management in which I have managed small to large projects with budgets over £1m and managed a PMO of 10 PMs and BA's. I have worked for large corporations in a variety of industries enabling me to understand my environment and successfully lead project teams and manage projects on time and to budget.

 

Projects include:

  • Office 365 migration and Office 2016 rollout (McLaren)
  • Office 365 Training plan for over 3000 users (McLaren)
  • Company separation project (undisclosed)
  • WAN migration (1) 120 UK stores (Flight Centre) (2) 14 sites worldwide (McLaren)
  • Mission Control Design and Implementation in Japan (McLaren/Honda)
  • Implementation of Automotive Facility (IT) in Spain (McLaren)
  • Implementation of new sites (IT) - Bahrain, US, Tokyo (McLaren)
  • Design and Implementation of a Wind Tunnel communication strategy between UK and Germany (McLaren)
  • Design and implementation of personalised bespoke document software (Flight Centre)
  • Implementation of mobile application (Flight Centre)
  • RFP Process for HR System (Flight Centre)

 

Industries previously worked in:

Financial, Automotive, Travel, Information Technology

 

Download my CV here:

Skills

  • Multitasking
  • Scheduling (Movie Magic)
  • Directing Background Action
  • Working under pressure
  • Leading teams
  • Communication
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation
  • Time Management
  • Budget Management

 

Qualifications

  • First Aider
  • (PSP) Safe Management of Productions
  • Working at Height

Experience:

  • Child Licensing
  • Call Sheets
  • Scheduling
  • Location Recces
  • Production Safety
  • Working with children

 

 

CONTACT ME:

"Stephanie evolved very quickly as both a 3rd and 2nd AD, bright and good at using her intuition. I would work with her again"

Tom Allan, 1st AD

"A natural AD - bit older with worldly experience. I'd take her on to any production I worked on. Keen, intelligent and has those two qualities that all AD's need; common sense and intuition"

Toni Staples, 1st AD

"A hard working and dedicated addition to any team. Stephanie can be relied upon to go above and beyond on set and I'd work with her again"

Philip Iyegbe, Director

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