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Joe Kissane

BA (Hons) Drama and Film & Television Studies 2 Canterbury Road, Flitwick, Beds, MK45 1TZ D.O.B. 13/06/1991. Contact No. 07774527109. Email – j_kissane@hotmail.com I am an enthusiastic, hard working and dedicated person with a passion for Film & Television who is actively searching for an opening into the industry. I enjoy taking on a challenge and can produce results whether I am in or a team or working individually.

Work Experience
Editing Assistant, Shepperton Studios, Shepperton July 2011  Worked closely with the editor and other members of the editing department.  Had the opportunity to produce my own interpretations of footage  Gained further knowledge and skills of editing software, Avid.  Ran personal errands relating to the editing department Office Assistant, Ruddy Joinery, Flitwick, Bedfordshire May 2006  Gained further abilities of Microsoft Office  Worked in various departments across the office, furthering my knowledge of business. I.e. Marketing, Finance and Human Resources.  Maintained the office environment by answering phones, filing and managing the incoming and outgoing mail Commercial Services Assistant, Woburn Safari Park, Woburn, Bedfordshire June 2007 – Present  Work closely with the head chef in food preparation for standard days and private functions.  Responsible for opening, running and closing particular carts and kiosks as well as handling the till floats.  Work as part of a large team and as one of the elder members of staff provide encouragement and support for the younger and newer members  Responsible for the deliveries of food and cleaning products. Cleaner, Redborne Upper School, Ampthill, Bedfordshire September 2008 – June 2009  General cleaning around the school after every school day

Skills
 Proficient in both Mac and PC and am able to learn new programmes efficiently at a fast rate.

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Confident in all programmes of Microsoft Office. Particularly in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Publisher Confident use of editing software’s Avid and Final Cut Pro. Skilled in handling of video cameras and video filming. I am a very confident person with excellent communication skills and am more than willing to speak in front of large audiences.

Achievements
  As a confident actor, I managed to obtain the highest performance mark in my year for my A-Level Drama performance My second year University Film Project which I shot and edited gained a very high grade and has been described as “a super example”. Moreover, the film has been screened at the University Arts evenings and is also to be used in the introductory lecture for the upcoming Brunel School of Arts students. Level 1 & 2 Food Hygiene and safety courses passed 2008

Educational Qualifications
September 2009 – June 2012 Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Film & Television Studies (Ongoing), Brunel University, Kingston Lane, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH September 2004 – June 2009 Redborne Upper School & Community College, Ampthill, Beds A – Level Qualifications: Drama & Theatre Studies: B, Film Studies: B, English Literature: C 10 GCSE’s. Grades A – C Including Maths and English.

Hobbies and Interests
       Sports – Rugby, Football, American Football, Boxing Movies Video Games Music Film production and script writing Theatre Editing video footage

References
References available upon request