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Dynamic highly motivated individual with excellent communication and organisational skills. A skilled multi-tasker who excels working under pressure. Highly adaptable and quick learner. I am looking for a challenging, fast-paced environment within media to utilise my knowledge and develop my creative skill set further.
Crew & Production Management, Research/Interviews, Synch and Clearances and Editing.
Licensing, Contracts, Budgetary Management. Strong communication & influencing skills, Trouble shooting. Leadership & Motivational Skills.
Bill Melendez Productions – (2012 to present)
Director/Producer – Music Video (Hotei feat Matt Tuck (Bullet for my Valentine) Kill to Love You
Production Manager – Cinema Release (UK) “Attraction”
Director/Producer/Writer - Music Documentary “An Electric Samurai in London” (2 hours)
Production Manager - Russian Winnie the Pooh (re-voicing)
Director/Producer – Documentary “The Making of Winnie the Pooh”
Relevant Previous Employment – Music & TV
ZYX Records - General Manager – ZYX Records - June 1999 – Mar 2007
Grapevine Records – Label Manager – 1995 -1999
Musidisc – Label Manager - 1993 - 95
BBC Television -Programme Assistant – Youth programmes - 1990 - 1992
BBC Greater London Radio - Production Assistant – 1990 – 1993 (Evening Shows)
Unpaid Work Experience
Pace Mobile (24 Track) Studio – Various including Royal Albert Hall
Central London Radio – Presenter
Current - Production Manager – Bill Melendez Productions
Contract negotiation distribution and licencing, synch licensing, liaising with Odeon Cinema Chain for theatrical release of “Attraction”, Overseeing Marketing & PR & Social Media Campaign & Media Spend. 32 IMAX & 60 Cinemas in UK. Overseeing Radio & PR Campaign on Music Single Release.
Dec 2016 – Present - Director/Producer – Bill Melendez Productions
Music Video – Hotei Feat Matt Tuck (Bullet for My Valentine) – National release with radio single.
July 2016 – Sept 2017 - Production Manager/Producer/Director – Bill Melendez Productions
Production Manager for Re-voicing Soyuzmult Film’s Winnie Pooh. Organising studio, booking artists and contract negotiation with agents, liaising with Director. On recording days I also was Producing & Directing film footage for documentary including interviews with Sir Derek Jacobi, David Suchet & Miriam Margoyles.
March 2014 – Present - Producer/Director – Bill Melendez Productions (IMDB Credits)
Managing artists & agents bookings, first point of contact for production crew, dealing with budget, assisting with narrative, factual data and segments, writing storyline and interviewing, resolving production issues, working directly with Editor and advising, engaging with all freelance crew, obtaining all assets which includes film footage, images and clearance, dealing with all location shoots and organising (UK & International). Editing, rostrum work, graphics and script writing and narration.
I have attended Midem, Mipcom on a yearly basis to negotiate deals.
Bicester Comprehensive School – 8 CSE’s – English, Maths, French, History, Art, Commerce & Physical
Education, Religious Education.
North Oxford College – BTEC Accounting, Business Studies & Commerce
RSA Typing Stage 1 & 2 (distinction) 70WPM
BBC Training – Radio Production, Television Production, Operational Awareness Courses
Birkbeck College – 2 years of Law Degrees (deferred)
Raindance – Film Director/Producer Foundation Course
Final Cut Pro X
References available on request.
Theater by Bill Melendez Productions Production Manager Cinema Release UK
Kill T Love You
Video by Bill Melendez Productions Director Music Video
An Electric Samurai in London
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An Electric Samurai In London
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An Electric Samurai In London
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