BA (Hons) Filmmaking
I am a graduating Filmmaking student with specialisms in Sound Design and Producing. One of the key reasons I chose to go to university after leaving school, in addition to developing my film production skills, was because I was unsure of which aspect of media production I wanted to pursue; while writing my dissertation on LGBT+ diversity and representation in children's television, I realised that I want to write and develop engaging television.
I have a particular interest in comedy and am in the process of creating short comedy sketches with my friend and collaborator who wrote and directed our final film Carpet People. Furthermore, I care deeply about entertaining family programming and regularly work with my local primary school to create fun and educational sketches and music videos, including one which raised money for War Child and was featured in The Star. I also have written many articles for various blogs and magazines including Chapter Z, Your4, and Girlish Collective.
Carpet People is a surreal yet subtle comedy which explores themes of identity and belonging through a day in the life of an anthropomorphic roll of carpet. They get ready in the morning, read books, and go out, but struggle to find meaning in these tasks; that is, until they visit a gallery and fall in love with a certain painting. Carpet People used to live their life on the surface but, through a love of art and family, they learn that self-acceptance is a challenging but worthy pursuit.