Antony Harvey

Freelance Television Producer & Video Producer

Location:London, London, United Kingdom
2 Skills
Antony Harvey

Broadcast Credits
• Cruise Today – Rhine Cruise – Travel Channel, United Kingdom 2011 – Camera/Director VT insert focused on river cruising on the Dutch Rhine
• Cruise Today – Amsterdam: Shopping, Diamonds and Apple Pie – Travel Channel, United Kingdom 2011 – Camera/Director VT insert focused on alternative activities in Amsterdam
• 1.4 Billion Reasons the DVD – Global Poverty Project, United Kingdom 2010 – Producer/Director Globally distributed DVD feature, raising awareness on the fight to end extreme poverty

Personal Profile
A highly motivated and exceptionally driven Self Shooting Producer/Editor with in-depth knowledge of the broadcasting process from pre-production through to post-production. Extensive experience gained within the studio environment and on location, with a proven ability to take on challenging projects and lead them through from inception to completion within allocated budgets and resources.

Key Skills
• Communication – impeccable interpersonal skills in dealing with talent and clients
• Writing – creative and targeted approach honed writing hundreds of hours of script for broadcast
• Project Management – organised and decisive under pressure, never missed a deadline
• Conceptualising Ideas – able to take on briefs and quickly develop visual style and approach
• Networking – quickly build rapport and have established valuable contacts from PR events
• Technical – Mac Expert. Media Management, OSX, FCP Studio, MS Office, Keynote, IWork

Technical Skills
• Highly skilled in producing and directing location shoots
• FCP 101 Apple certified editor
• Camera operator on AF101, Canon 5D & 7D, XDCam, Mini DV, HDV, DVC pro
• Extensive experience of Final Cut Studio 3, After Effects, Photoshop, Clarity
• Over 200 hours producing in a professional television gallery

Employment History

Freelance | Various | Jan 2010 – Present
Betty Jackson | Producer
World renowned fashion designer
• Produced a sales promo for upcoming winter sale
• Shot on location at flagship store in London
• Captured the key pieces in the sale, displaying the fine detailing and high quality
• Edited and graded the piece to maintain consistent look and target colour pallet

Natural Resource Charter | Producer
Global charity organisation, working to assist governments and societies to harness natural resources effectively
• Video production consultant work to implement an effective media management system
• Edited video overview utilising existing content and designing and producing graphics
• Produced and shot annual conference including working with high profile figures including former MP Claire Short and Afghanistan Government Minister Wahidullah Shahrani

Land Securities | Producer/Director
Largest commercial property company in the UK
• Produced and executed a complex shoot performing all duties alone
• Shoot on location in Leeds, Liverpool and Livingston over the space of four days
• Edited and produced all graphical elements using FCP and After Effects
• Created backing tracks for final videos using Soundtrack Pro

Travel Channel | Camera/Director
Pan European/Asia Broadcaster, specialising in Travel Programming
• Filmed a location piece on Amsterdam and river cruising on location in the Netherlands
• Shot, directed talent, conducted interviews with leading travel industry figures
• Took lead on the creative direction of the piece

Global Poverty Project | Producer/Director
UN backed charity organisation, working to eradicate extreme poverty worldwide
• Wrote, produced, shot and edited the feature length ‘1.4 Billion Reasons DVD’ for global distribution
• Responsible for all aspects of production, from development through to post
• Managed the project, maintaining communications with offices in Australia, New Zealand and London
• Liaised with Hollywood celebrities and crew to produce a shoot in New York

Travel Channel | Assistant Producer | Feb 2007 – Nov 2009
Pan European/Asia Broadcaster, specialising in Travel Programming
• Responsible for producing long form programming to meet targeted briefs
• Worked alongside graphic designers, editors and voiceover artists providing technical and creative direction to produce video and audio packages
• Performed all research, structuring, writing and organization
• Maintaining relations with clients and partners
• Devised and produced highly visual strands and campaigns
• Researched, produced and led location shoots managing all areas of production

Bucks New University | Sept 2003 – Jun 2006
BA (Hons) Video Production & Creative Writing (2:1)
Eastbourne College of Arts and Technology | Sept 1999 – Jun 2003
National Diploma in Performing Arts (Technical design aspects) (Merit/Distinction)
OCN level 3: Screenwriting
A Level: Photography (B), Film Studies (B)

Professional Training
Apple Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro 6, Level 1
Health and Safety in Film and Television Production NVQ X3
Interests and Activities

Current Affairs – fascination with world news, politics and effects upon society
Technology – follower of digital technology with in-depth knowledge of history and developments
Sports – avid runner, follower of Football, American Football, Cricket, MotoGP and F1
Socialising – live music, Cinema and Rum tasting