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Sam Getliffe

Sam Getliffe

Production Manager & Technician

The Old Fire Station

Student at Bournemouth University


The Old Fire Station

Production Manager & Technician

Part time work alongside my studies at Bournemouth University, at SUBU's Student Union owned Nightclub and Live Music Venue "The Old Fire Station". Work includes setting up for gigs and club nights and ensuring the smooth running of the nights themselves. It involves liaising with external promoters, DJs, tour managers, equipment suppliers, security personnel and technicians, managing and working as part of a setup crew to rig lights, visuals, sound equipment and staging as well as helping to maintain a safe, operational and high standard venue. Involves working long hours as part of the job, a large portion of the time working overnight.
Includes work at the annual 'Summerball', for which I acted as stage manager and assisted with the setup and set down of the festival site.
Also includes some experience acting as Bar Staff.

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Fonix LED

Camera Operator & Production Runner

Work experience, working on a casual basis with Fonix to provide live video coverage for display on their large LED screens at events and concerts in various locations around the UK.

Includes work as a Production Runner and Camera Operator for Fonix's coverage of Bournemouth Air Festival which was displayed on LED screens across the seafront and streamed online.




Part time work. Newspaper & Leaflet distribution to properties in Sholing, Southampton.

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A weekend placement assisting with the production of the Nickelodeon Fruit Shoot Skills Awards at the ICC in Birmingham, a large scale live event which is to be broadcast on the network in August.

Aspects of the role included running pre-show activities for young people, helping to manage audience areas and assisting with the running of the production in general.


Butterfly FX

Workshop Assistant

Worked to provide Green Screen workshops using live chroma-keying hardware and software to local schools and families at the recently opened Sea City Museum in Southampton and the City's Art Gallery.

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Bournemouth University

BA (Hons), Television Production

Barton Peveril College

Media & Photography

Chamberlayne College for the Arts

Various Subjects