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Rising Talent

Take a look at our Class of 2022

Rising Talent is a 6-month programme where 10 candidates will join our roster to help kick start their careers as freelancers in production and post production.

The main goal of the project is to help bridge the skills gap and assist in pushing the industry to be more reflective of the diverse society we live in, by utilising our agency and freelancers to create a programme that will nurture talent and guide them through professional practice in their desired role.

Rising Talent is a 6-month programme where 10 candidates will join our roster to help kick start their careers as freelancers in production and post production.

The main goal of the project is to help bridge the skills gap and assist in pushing the industry to be more reflective of the diverse society we live in, by utilising our agency and freelancers to create a programme that will nurture talent and guide them through professional practice in their desired role.

How does it work?

Launched for the first time in the Summer of 2022, Rising Talent is all about helping to nurture new talent into the media industry, whilst also trying to help tackle the skills shortage our clients are facing. Our aim is to bring 10 rising freelancers on to our books each year and get them booked on at least one job, to help kickstart their careers.

Are you an aspiring freelancer, just starting out in your career?

Keep an eye out next year for when applications open again for our next round of TCC Rising Talent.

Are you a client looking for new aspiring talent?

For clients looking to book one of our Rising Talent, please check out their skills below, and get in touch if you’d like to enquire about booking anyone! You can view how we work here.

How does it work?

Launched for the first time in the Summer of 2022, Rising Talent is all about helping to nurture new talent into the media industry, whilst also trying to help tackle the skills shortage our clients are facing. Our aim is to bring 10 rising freelancers on to our books each year and get them booked on at least one job, to help kickstart their careers.

Are you an aspiring freelancer, just starting out in your career?

Keep an eye out next year for when applications open again for our next round of TCC Rising Talent.

Are you a client looking for new aspiring talent?

For clients looking to book one of our Rising Talent, please check out their skills below, and get in touch if you’d like to enquire about booking anyone! You can view how we work here.

Luke

Luke Asco

Runner / Production Assistant

Luke is a recent graduate from the University for the Creative Arts and has a keen interest in Production Management in film and TV. He recently completed an internship for a film distribution company, where he worked alongside the Director setting up screenings at Cannes Film Festival. He is seeking Runner roles and any production experience to further his knowledge of the media industry. He has a hard working, ‘can do’ attitude and enjoys the organisational side of the industry and setting up shoots.

Dora Blechova

Dora Blechova

Edit Assistant

Dora is an incredibly self-motivated individual, whose ambition is to become an Editor in Film and TV. She is confident assembling raw footage and is proficient in offline, online editing, colour correction, sound design and visual effects using Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, After Affects, Blender and Cinema 4D, though having worked mainly across academic projects whilst at Westminster University, Dora is ready to hit the ground running in an industry role. She can speak fluent Czech (native) and was also accepted onto an Edit Assistant role at Envy but it clashed with her University studies.

Lucy

Lucy Galliford

Camera Assistant / Videographer

A recent Ravensbourne graduate, Lucy has already successfully been working with her own branded content clients as a Videographer for 4+ years. She has her own camera kit and has experience with Panasonic, Sony, Canon, Arri Alexa cameras, gimbals and Ronin-S. She has a successful YouTube travelogue channel with over 10k followers. Her ambition is to be a DOP but for now would love as much Camera/lightening Assistant work as possible to better understand the industry. She is extremely driven and loves to play football in her spare time!

Kelly-Ho

Wing Tung Ho (Kelly Ho)

Animator / Motion Graphics Designer / UX/UI

A highly talented Animator, Illustrator and aspiring Motion Graphics Designer, Kelly is a recent graduate of the University for the Creative Arts. She is proficient in Cinema 4D, Adobe Premiere, After Effects, 3D printing and UX/UI and has had three Internships spanning across graphic design, coding technology and marketing. Originally from Hong Kong, Kelly is fluent in Mandarin and Cantonese. She also has experience in Web Design.

Timi

Timi Mcewen

Digital Content Producer / Junior Producer

Timi is an impressive aspiring AP/Producer. She is a graduate of Mama Youth and has just completed a 1yr internship at Lime Pictures working in scripted, where she got to produce her own Hollyoaks spin-off mini web series as a Digital Content Producer. Timi has enjoyed short form but would love to branch into long form broadcast. She is proficient in Production Coordination, location scouting, managing on-screen talent and journalists on location and pitching storylines. She has great communication skills and is also a keynote speaker and keen volunteer.

Leonard

Leonard Kuhn

Production Assistant/ Gaffer / Camera Assistant

Leonard is an enthusiastic Production Assistant with some gaffer and camera/lighting assistant experience in short film. He is incredibly driven and since graduating, has been getting as much location experience as possible. Originally from Poland, Leonard recently graduated from the University of Westminster and loves being behind the camera developing his technical skills. His boss described him as a dedicated employee who always tries to make himself available to support other staff members and the business. He has smiley demeanour and is a pleasure to be around.

George

George Larman

Runner / Junior Videographer

George is an aspiring film director, who is seeking Runner jobs in TV and Film to deepen his understanding of the industry. He has already gained a couple of Runner credits on BBC’s This Time with Alan Partridge Series 2 and ITV’s Love Your Garden and has his own Videography company with his partner, covering local events and weddings. George is competent on Sony FS7 and owns a Canon 80D. He loves being on set and learning about each department and what their roles involve! 

Domante

Domante Rimkute

Edit Assistant

Domante’s ambitions are in Editing and Colour Grading but she would like to start her career as a Runner/Edit Assistant to gain a greater perspective on these roles. She took on these roles in University projects, and feels most competent working across Adobe Premier Pro, DaVinci and Avid. She can speak Lithuanian (native) and Russian, as well as English and holds a valid Driving License. She is intelligent, hard working and pays great attention to detail.

Afonso

Afonso Santos

Runner / Junior Sound Designer

Afonso specialised in Sound Design at the University of Creative Arts in Surrey and throughout his studies worked across projects as a Sound Designer, Sound mixer, Boom Operator and Foley Artist. Feedback from his Lecturer is that he would often stay up late in the studios to work on extra-curricular projects. He is experienced in iZotope RX, Ableton Live, AVID Pro Tools, Premiere Pro Sound. Music has always been a passion of Afonso’s; his ambition is to create sonically induced feelings on audiences in film and advertising. Afonso speaks Portuguese (native, Spanish (fluent), English (fluent) Russian (Level A2) and French (Level B2). He also holds a full driving license. 

Sarah

Sarah Viegas

Camera Assistant / Junior Camera Op

Sarah is a confident, ambitious aspiring Cinematographer who is a recent graduate of Ravensbourne and is seeking industry experience as a Camera Assistant. She has experience with Sony FS7, FX, Alpha, Arri Alexa, Canon C series and Blackmagic URSA cameras, and has been working freelance for a charity, creating online promo material for them. Originally from Brazil, Sarah is fluent in Portuguese. She has great communication skills and knowledge of cameras. She enjoys spending time in nature and photography in her spare time.

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