I have experience working on a number of short and feature films and television drama as a member of the production sound team.
I have experience using, maintaining and rigging a range of production sound equipment, knowledge of wireless and timecode systems, and I have developed a number of techniques for boom operating, concealing personal microphones, and also have received Fisher boom training.
I attained a postgraduate degree in Production Sound for Film and Television at the National Film and Television School where I gained a wealth of theoretical knowledge and practical experience.
Name: Kirsty Wright
Lives in: Leeds, United Kingdom
Occupation: Boom Operator
Unique traits: I am trained on the fisher boom.
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Mamma Mia! 2: Here We Go Again
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Adult Life Skills
Film (Comedy) Sound department Anna is stuck: she's approaching 30, living like a hermit in her mum's garden shed and wondering why the suffragettes ever bothered. She spends her days making videos using her thumbs as actors - thumbs that bicker about things like whether Yogi Bear is a moral or existential nihilist. But Anna doesn't show these videos to anyone and no one knows what they are for. A week before her birthday her Mum serves her an ultimatum - she needs to move out of the shed, get a haircut that doesn't put her gender in question and stop dressing like a homeless teenager. Naturally, Anna tells her Mum to "back the f-off". However, when her school friend comes to visit, Anna's self-imposed isolation becomes impossible to maintain. Soon she is entangled with a troubled eight year old boy obsessed with Westerns, and the local estate agent whose awkward interpersonal skills continually undermine his attempts to seduce her. Written by Michael Berliner
Film by Garry Sykes (Action, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Sound department Newcastle Upon Tyne, the Twenty-Teens. Tracy Bell is having a bad day. Her best friend Chloe was seeing her brother Liam until last night's party when she went behind his back with another lad, Chris, the magic trick guy - at least that's what Tracy heard. She heard it from Sarah and Becca and God knows if those two can be believed, the two of them constantly bitching, Sarah looking for any opportunity to snatch Tracy's crown as Byker's queen bee. The only thing for it is to head to town and find Chloe somewhere in the shops and Saturday buzz and ask her straight out. Across town Chloe is running scared and trying to reconnect with old friends, Isla and Nicky, shyer and a lot less fun than Tracy and the gang she's been hanging with lately, but friends all the same. While Chloe and her friends set out in earnest to readjust to their old routines, Tracy picks up some unwanted attention she can't shake, and the stage is set for a life-changing day in the city, all heading towards the ... Written by Garry Sykes
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