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Saskia Evans

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About Me

I was drawn to film making through studying Social Anthropology at Manchester and completed an MA in documentary production there in 2006. Following this came a couple of years in factual TV including stints on local television coordinating shoots and then working in Development at the BBC and other independent production companies.

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I was drawn to film making through studying Social Anthropology at Manchester and completed an MA in documentary production there in 2006. Following this came a couple of years in factual TV including stints on local television coordinating shoots and then working in Development at the BBC and other independent production companies.

Frustrated at not being able to be ‘hands on’ enough I went freelance and have been shooting, editing, directing, and producing ever since. My work now encompasses many styles from the observational to the more constructed. Recently I have covered human rights stories and worked for NGOs and charities here and abroad. Read Less

Credits last updated / confirmed indexing on 27th Feb 2017

Credits

Job RoleProduction TitleChannelCompanyDateNetwork Executive
Researcher/AP / The Divide / Dartmouth Films Ltd / Jan 2014 to Nov 2014
Researcher/APThe DivideDartmouth Films Ltd Jan 14 - Nov 14
Production Co-ordinator / Hive Alive / BBC 2 / IMPOSSIBLE PICTURES LTD / Jun 2014 to Aug 2014
Production Co-ordinatorHive AliveBBC 2IMPOSSIBLE PICTURES LTD Jun 14 - Aug 14
Editor / N/A (various) / Action Aid / Apr 2011 to Dec 2012
EditorN/A (various)Action Aid Apr 11 - Dec 12
Camera Operator / Money Lives / Ipsos Mori / Jul 2012 to Jul 2013 / Ipsos Mori
Camera OperatorMoney LivesIpsos Mori Jul 12 - Jul 13Ipsos Mori
Development Researcher / BBC Factual / BBC / Jan 2008 to Jan 2009
Development ResearcherBBC FactualBBC Jan 08 - Jan 09
Development AP / Development / Form Films / Jun 2008 to Jan 2009
Development APDevelopmentForm Films Jun 08 - Jan 09
Assistant Producer / To Tell the Truth / Lumiere Productions / Nov 2011 to Feb 2012
Assistant ProducerTo Tell the TruthLumiere Productions Nov 11 - Feb 12
1st Assistant Director / What I Used to Know: The Road to Ghana's Witches Camps / Friends of The Earth / Sep 2011 to Apr 2012
1st Assistant DirectorWhat I Used to Know: The Road to Ghana's Witches CampsFriends of The Earth Sep 11 - Apr 12
Film maker / The Water Tower / Arts Council / Feb 2013 to Apr 2013
Film makerThe Water TowerArts Council Feb 13 - Apr 13
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Saskia is fantastic - tenacious and a great team player, she has a real ability to build rapport quickly with contributors and hit the ground running. Her work is also thorough, organised and clear - I'd have no hesitation in recommending her.

Katharine Round, Producer/Director

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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

    Short Film

    Web Creation

  • Locations I can work in:

    Africa

    Asia

    London

    South America

    South East

    South West

    Wales

  • Language:

    Portuguese (Conversational)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Driving Licence

  • Technical Skills:

    Canon 5D

    Canon 5D MKII

    Sony HVR-A1

    Canon EOS C100

    Canon XF305

    EX1/3

    Final Cut Pro

    Self Shooting

    Sony HVR-Z1

    Sony HVR-Z5

    V1

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