Claire Stevens CV
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS
MA Film & Television, Distinction.
Falmouth University 2018.
BA (Hons) Film, 1st Class.
Falmouth University 2016.
AAB and Distinction* in A Level and BTEC qualifications.
Achieved A* in Extended Project Qualification AS Level.
2011 - 2013 at The Wellington Academy 6th Form.
10 GCSE and BTEC qualifications with 8 at A or A* level and 2 at Distinction*.
2010 - 2011 at The Wellington Academy.
EMPLOYMENT AND PROJECTS
- Employed part time by Made Open to operate as an account manager for several online community platform and timebanking clients.
- Helped Made Open achieve B Corp accreditation in February 2020 as a consultant.
- Exemplar projects include Design out Drowning with the RNLI and a series of News videos for Cornwall Council’s Children’s Autism Services.
Relevant skills & experience
Manage teams | Supervise sub-contractors | Content for community platforms | Build user help guides and tutorial videos | Independently manage projects | Pro-active team member
- Employed to manage film based projects for national and Cornish based clients and artists
- Created content for WordPress based company website and maintained site, developed SEO
- Promoted company projects and work through social media: copy and design based
- Recruited and led project teams ranging from 5-20 people
- Supervised a variety of work from e-learning, to commercial to short and feature films
- Worked as a practitioner in Sound Design, Photographer, Video Editor and Designer
- Utilised a range of Adobe programs to complete tasks, including Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator and particularly Premiere Pro
Short film collaboration with Tony Robinson about 'Tales From Fat Tulip’s Garden'.
- Worked with Impossible Engineering to produce research documents for future shows.
- Worked within the post-production department, assisting & shadowing Dubbing Mixers.
FEATURE FILM CREDITS
A musician who has lost her faith in her art and a disillusioned lawyer who has lost his sense of self are thrown together, reigniting their creative passion and offering them the chance of a new future.
- Role: Sound Editor / Design
- Director: Martha Tilston
- 2020 due for release.
Documentary surrounding Rio’s Favela Pacification Program and the killing of 10 year old Eduardo by police in 2015.
- Role: Sound Editor/Design
- Directors: David Morris & Angelica Melo
- Release: 2016. Currently available on Amazon.
Screened in Rio de Janeiro, Miami, Birmingham, London and LA in August 2016 & Manchester Lift Off Festival.
Role: Co-Project Manager and Camera Operator
- Co-ordinated a team of camera operators to produce a concert DVD for the Cornish based artists.
Royal Television Society: Student Awards 2017
Winner: Craft Awards Sound for Upbeat (2016)
Pixelate Film Festival 2014
Shortlisted: Best of 1st Year
Sole Mate (2014) Role: Director
Claire Stevens directed Sole Mate, a short silent film about a young man’s journey to find his perfect match when he wakes up to discover one of his flip flops has disappeared.
Pixelate Film Festival is the annual film festival held in Falmouth, Cornwall that celebrates the best of the student work from Falmouth University.
Rock Challenge invites a school or college to build a team between 20 and 100 performers with extra stage and support crew to present a dance-drama performance of their own choreography and concept.
The short film competition invites the teams to submit a film charting their journey from concept to competition.
The Global Young Entrepreneur Awards are an opportunity for the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship to identify and recognise young people from across the globe who demonstrate excellence in learning and dedication to their entrepreneurial pursuits. Each year, NFTE honours one young entrepreneur from each of our program offices at our annual Global Gala.
Claire was selected as the UK winner for her business plan and attended the Gala and Exhibition in New York, where she presented her business to over 500 business people.
The idea behind the competition was to collect the thoughts and views of young people and form the Manifesto for Education. ESSA asked young people to make short videos on any subject they feel strongly about and the best would be shown on Channel 4, one of the scheme’s sponsors.
Claire’s film How to Make School Cool, was shortlisted within the category of ‘Enjoying Education’ and attended the Awards Ceremony at the Channel 4 Studios in London, presented by Jack Whitehall.
Led a series of English Language & Filmmaking workshops for residents of Calais’ refugee camp ‘The Jungle’ with a small team.
- Organised catering staff
- Ran the voting system after screenings
- Solved visitor queries
SKILLS & INTERESTS
Clean driving license and use of own car.
Grade 8 Classical Piano (2013) Merit
Piano Teacher through Trinity exam board: 100% pass rate