John Reynolds

Freelance Wedding Videographer & Screenwriter

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Location:United Kingdom
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/johnreynolds
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Education

Institution name: University of Paisley

Qualification Subject Result
Bachelors Degree Media: Theory & Production BA (Hons) 2:1

Employment

Latest Company Name: Tempest Productions
Latest Job Title: Writer / Producer / Video Editor
Dates: 01 January 2006 - ongoing

Responsibilities / Skills:

• Video Editing of corporate videos on Final Cut Studio.
• Camera Operation for corporate projects.
• Cast Selection and co-ordination for creative media projects.
• Script writing for corporate and creative media markets.
• Research of all projects.

Select Credits

Creative Media – Producing & Writing
Genre Project Broadcaster
Radio Drama: My Name is John (BBC Radio Scotland)
Pilot Sitcom: Exit Stage Left (BBC Radio Scotland)
Radio Drama: In For A Penny (BBC Radio Scotland)
Radio Drama: The Short Straw (BBC Radio Scotland)
Radio Drama: The Stranger (2012) (BBC Radio Scotland)
Radio Drama: The Jobseeker’s Diary (2012) (BBC Radio Scotland)

Corporate Video – Filming & Editing

Client Project
Bam Nuttall Rosyth Dock Infrastructure Upgrade
Scotland’s Colleges Several Projects (ongoing)
Greaves Sport Shop floor video for conference in Sydney
NHS Physiotherapy DVD

Awards
Nominee (Best Drama): Sony Radio Awards 2011 for “In For A Penny”

Company: Reflections Video (freelance)
Job Title: Video Editor / Camera Operator
Dates: 12 June 2005 – ongoing

Since leaving University in 2002 I have filmed and edited hundreds of wedding videos. Most recently I have been working for Reflections Video, a company that has been in the wedding video industry for over 30 years.

Responsibilities / Skills:

• Video Editing of wedding videos on Final Cut Studio.
• Camera Operation for wedding projects.

Company: Mandragora Productions
Job Title: Writer
Dates: 01 October 2009 - ongoing

Responsibilities / Skills:

• Taking scripts from concept to completion.
• Research.
• Writing of screenplays.

Credits
Genre Project Production Stage
Sci-Fi / Drama Signal Fire (pre-production)
Comedy Xanadu (development)

Company: Neon Productions
Job Title: Script Writer / Researcher
Dates: 01 October 2008 - ongoing

Responsibilities / Skills:

• Providing comedy ideas for radio commissioning rounds.
• Research.
• Writing complete projects from concept to completion.

Credits

Genre Project Broadcaster
Comedy Panel Show: The Auld Grey Thistle Test (BBC Radio Scotland)

Company: RPL Media
Job Title: Head of Script Development
Dates: 01 June 2001 - 31 August 2002

RPL Media started mainly as a wedding video company. This has now become RPL weddings leaving RPL media to concentrate on the corporate and creative media markets. I worked with RPL for over a year as a part-time employee but still do freelance work for them from time to time.

Responsibilities / Skills:

• Video Editing of corporate videos and weddings on Final Cut Studio.
• Camera Operation for corporate projects and weddings.
• Development of the creative media side of the business.
• Script writing for corporate and creative media markets.
• Research of all projects.

Select Credits

Creative Media – Producing,Writing, Filming & Editing
Genre Project Release
Documentary: HMS Exmouth (Video Release)
Documentary: Area 51: Exposed (Area 51 concept album)

Corporate Video – Filming & Editing
Client Project
Scottish Borders Council Queen Elizabeth II: Golden Jubilee Visit
Chamber of Commerce Awards Ceremony 2002
Safeway Various projects
EMA TileWare & ElectraFlex promotional video


Company: The Comedy Unit
Job Title: Writer
Dates: 01 October 1999 - ongoing

I have been working for The Comedy Unit as a freelance comedy sketch writer for over a decade. In that time I have gained a great deal of experience in writing for a variety of different types of sketch show. All varied in the type of audience they were aimed at and all required me to have a good understanding of how to write for each audience.

Writing Credits

Genre Project Broadcaster
Sketch Show: Only An Excuse! (BBC Scotland)
Sketch Show: Watson’s Wind Up (BBC Radio Scotland)
Sketch Show: The Last ***** Radio Ever (BBC Radio Scotland)
Sketch Show: The Karen Dunbar Show (BBC Scotland)
Sketch Show: Keep Taking the Nandrolone (BBC Radio Five Live)
Sketch Show: Freddie Flintoff Ate My Ashes (BBC Radio Five Live)

Company: BBC
Job Title: Writer
Dates: 1997 - 2000

Writing Credits

Genre Project Broadcaster
Sketch Show: Velvet Cabaret (BBC Radio Scotland)
Sketch Show: Velvet Soup (BBC Scotland)
Sketch Show: Haywire (BBC Scotland)