scriptwriter

Showreel

My latest showreel. Chiefly considering myself a writer, I wished it to highlight my ability to create striking and imaginative visuals, unique situations, concepts and dialogue, as well as displaying impressive camerawork and production values. All the films featured are viewable on my website.

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CV and Contact Information

JOHN REES

Mob: Available Upon Request

E-mail: jrees256@gmail.com

Personal Statement

I am highly driven, with an insatiable desire for work and creativity that has produced a wealth of essays, films, scripts, and other creative projects. I take constant inspiration from life and possess a strong determination to produce truly inspiring, original work of the highest quality, with the aim of provoking thought and discussion on social issues.

Work Experience

I have a huge amount of film production and writing experience. I specialise in directing, producing, and scriptwriting, having taken on these duties for the majority of all my university and independent projects. Through this, I have gained considerable organisational and managerial skills and developed a strong initiative. I’m constantly seeking to better myself, regularly posting on my website and always working on my next project.

My company Outré Media has brought me work as a document editor, proofreader, scriptwriter, and videographer. I’m employed as a tutor, teaching English, Film Studies, and Scriptwriting. I’m the script-editor for the web series Long Shots. And from 2010-2013, I was a trusted employee at Innovate Trust, assisting in the running of a cafe and training individuals with learning difficulties to operate successfully in the work environment.

Key Skills   

I possess a diverse range of skills, used in my employment and on varied projects such as documentaries, theatrical events, and films and radio dramas of varying genres.

  • Acting
  • Directing
  • Document editing/proofreading/writing
  • Event hosting and organising
  • Extensive use of Adobe Premiere Pro editing software
  • Extensive use of Canon DSLR cameras
  • Film and script analysis, blogging, and reviewing
  • Producing
  • Scriptwriting, adaptation, and script-editing
  • Tutoring

Education

  • 2009-2010 Coleg Glan Hafren, Cardiff. A-Level Film Studies – Grade ‘A’
  • 2010-2013 University of Glamorgan. Film & Video Degree – Grade ‘First Class’
  • 2013-2014 University of Glamorgan. Scriptwriting MA – Grade ‘Merit’

Filmography [Selected Credits – Writer & Director of All] – Viewable on My Website

Unproduced Scripts [Selected Credits] – Available on My Website or Upon Request

  • Bottle (Radio Short)
  • Nice Guy (Short Film)
  • Toast (Short Film)
  • The Darning Needle (both TV – 3×45 Min Episodes – and Feature Length versions)

Website

My website offers a unique insight into my creative process, with a focus on my career ambitions and work ethic. It contains a number of my essays, films and scripts.

References on Request

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About

I work as an English, Film Studies and Scriptwriting tutor, and a videographer, but I chiefly consider myself a writer. I specialise in screenwriting, having written numerous films, many of which I’ve also directed and produced. I’m a constant worker, always progressing with new films, scripts and other creative projects, regularly posting on my website and taking submission opportunities. I’ve had some success, my films being nominated in and winning competitions and festivals, but I’m hoping my hard work will bring more in future, drawing attention to my talent and helping me achieve my ambition of becoming a professional screenwriter for film and television. For more information, see my CV and explore the rest of my website.