364MC: Professional Practice #14 – Tutorial Documentation

Samuel Jakings – 364MC Tutorial Sheet (Downloadable Word File)

364MC: Professional Practice Portfolio

Tutorial Preparation Document

1.   Do you have a specific career in mind? If yes, what career?

If yes, what career? If no, what kind of careers are you considering?

·      Camera Operator

·      Editor

·      Film

·      Television

·      Game Industry

2.   What research have you already carried out about this career?

List websites, books, primary research etc. and what you have found out.

·      http://creativeskillset.org/job_roles/3073_camera_operator

·      https://www.sokanu.com/careers/film-and-video-editor/

·      http://creativeskillset.org/creative_industries/film/ways_into_the_industry

·      http://creativeskillset.org/creative_industries/tv/ways_into_the_industry

·      http://ukie.org.uk/research

3.   How will your FMP further your career aims?
·      Improve camera operating skills and pre production documentation around camera work.

·      Editing together an effective piece of media to make the audience feel and watch it in a certain way + cutting to music/sounds more effectively

·      Insight into how different production operator and can adapt at a moments notice

·      Knowledge about how to carefully choose and select how the next piece of media will be created and showcased

4.   Have you considered carrying out any work experience/placements during the year? If yes, what have you considered and how far down the line are you in arranging it?
·      Made a variety of short promotional material for multiple shops and companies around Coventry and the midlands area.

·      Currently in contact with other individuals about doing more promo’s and short videos 

5. Are you on the Media Production Professional Experience Facebook space?
6. Have you registered with Creative Futures? If not, you must do it immediately.
7. Have you registered with Central Careers in the Hub?
8. Have you had a one-to-one with them to discuss career options?
9. What portfolios have you seen/looked at and what techniques have you started to consider for your own portfolio? Provide URLs
·      http://bencornish.co.uk/filmportfolio

·      http://www.scottalanjohnson.co.uk/work/

·      http://www.craigmurfin.com/portfolio/

·      http://www.markgrassia.com/

10. What professionals have you isolated as being useful for you to contact?

Provide name, role, organisation and why they will be useful to you

·      Rachel Heady: Art Director – http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0372205/
11. What networks have you isolated as being useful for you to further your career? Provide URLs, when and where they meet/how they are accessed (if virtual networks) etc.
·      Facebook production page: https://www.facebook.com/SNMJProductions/

·      Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/samueljakings


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