Gigi Hozimah

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    Creative Producer

    New York

    CREATIVELY DRIVEN: PRODUCED AND DIRECTED A FEATURE FILM ON A MICROBUDGET, GARNERING MEDIA ATTENTION EVEN IN PRE-PRODUCTION
    BROADLY EXPERIENCED: SERVED IN CREATIVE AND MARKETING ROLES AT AGENCIES, FILM, AND TV PRODUCTION COMPANIES, AND MUSIC LABELS
    NATURAL LEADER: LED PRODUCTION AND CREATIVE TEAMS OF 10 PEOPLE, INCLUDING COSTUMERS, COORDINATORS, DESIGNERS, AND TECHNICAL CREW

    PROFILE

    •Cultivated 3+ years of experience as a video producer/editor, and 5+ years experience as a film producer/director
    •Conceptualized ideas and strategies for campaigns and commercials in partnership with clients and creative teams
    •Managed the execution of entire productions spanning commercials, television programs, and feature films
    •Led production and technical crews of up to 20 people
    •Sourced ancillary video and audio material for productions ensuring creative needs were met cost effectively
    •Built a strong creative network with writers, DPs, editors, audio specialists, designers, and all technical crew
    •Developed hands-on production skills as a shooter, soundperson, and editor
    •Collaborated with dozens of clients in an agency setting to execute successful marketing campaigns

    EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

    Look at the Wall Productions (New York, NY) | Creative Producer | 2013—Present
    •Responsible for directing a feature film. Oversaw production from conception to completion. The film was made on the budget and delivered on time.
    •Assisted with securing funding for the project. Communicated with scriptwriter throughout scriptwriting process.
    •During production, I hired talent and crew, communicated with different departments to ensure that the project was continuing in the correct direction.
    •Oversaw post-production processes including sound design, composing, editing; color, and sound editing.
    •Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X & Adobe Suite

    Gaea (Oxford, UK) | Video Producer and Freelance Consultant | 2012—2012
    •Overseeing video projects from conception to completion. Consulted with the client to help them achieve their goals. Hired crew and talent within budget. Ensured projects were completed on schedule and on a budget.
    •Conducted meetings with staff and client.
    •Video Editing with Final Cut Pro 7

    Al Alamia TV (London, UK) | Producer and On-air Presenter | 2011—2012 – Freelance
    •Producer of lifestyle program. Oversaw 12 episodes of broadcast television program ‘Follow Me’.
    •Came up with the concept of each episode. Arranged interviewees, scouted locations, managed crew and staff from all stages of production. Managed third party contracts for the show.
    •Secured sponsors for series.
    •On-Screen Presenter for each episode

    Mulberry marketing (London, UK) | Video Producer| 2009—2010
    •Coordinated project with an overseas client to ensure quality control and accurate translation of project.
    •Scriptwriting
    •Conducted meetings with staff and client.
    •Video Editing with Final Cut Pro 7
    Ensku Music (London, UK) | Production Assistant | 2008—2009- Freelance Contract
    Gecko (Southampton, UK) | Marketing Coordinator | 2006—2009 (Part-Time)

    KEY ACCOMPLISHMENTS

    •Co-launched and co-manage (since 2013) a successful film and television production company
    •Successfully produced and directed He Belongs to Us a 2015 micro-budget independent feature shot in 25 days that secured international press coverage from lifestyle and genre film media
    •Produced numerous commercial videos for clients in the hospitality and consumer products sectors
    •Produced and hosted 12 episodes of a travel series based in London and broadcast on an international TV network; also secured two fiscal sponsors for the project
    •Collaborated on creative marketing campaigns for a London-based experiential marketing agency, including a major product launch for L’Oreal
    •Coordinated production at a major British marketing and creative agency around a campaign for the launch of the Travelport brand.
    •Served as the on-air host for a multimillion-dollar series of high-profile educational videos for a foreign government client at M3, a New York-based marketing and communications agency

    EDUCATION
    Kingston University (London, UK) | Master of Arts in Filmmaking, with Distinction | 2010
    Southampton Solent University (Southampton, UK) | Bachelor of Arts in Television and Video Production, with Honors | 2009

    SKILLS
    Photoshop; Final Cut Pro; Premiere; Adobe Suite, worked with a wide variety of film and HD video and audio equipment (own a Canon C100; Canon EF Lenses 16-35mm, 24-70mm and 70-200mm Atomos Ninja Blade; and a Sennheiser MKH 416 Sound Kit)16mm.

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