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Amanda Hussain 07766 467037

arhussain1987@googlemail.com
37 Oxford Road, Southsea,
Hampshire, PO5 1NP

I am a Final Year Entertainment Technologies student interested in video editing. I have pre-
production, production, and post production experience. I have been part of several short films in
both a film crew and a post production perspective. I am looking to expand my post production
editing repertoire and skills.

Relevant Experience
9 month placement at Portsmouth University, working in Creative Technologies, mostly video
based projects.
5 days work experience with London based TV programme production company Firecracker
Films. Work undertaken included: pre-production research and planning, logging rushes footage
on computers, and going out to help on shoots.
3 years of university course training with AVID, Photoshop, and Macromedia Director experience,
as well as several group based video projects.

Skill Set
Organisation skills- planning a wedding during final year of university, and assisting in the
planning of another.
IT skills and familiarity with computer programs including: Macromedia Director MX, Adobe
Photoshop and AVID.
Interpersonal skills - Have worked in many groups with various roles. All involving listening and
negotiating with group members over ideas.
Leadership qualities - led a group in a documentary producing unit.
Participation as part of a group, in producing a 20 minute studio based television program
Responsibility, as Producer/Project Manager of a group documentary.

Education
2007-2010, University of Portsmouth, BSc Creative Platforms
Entertainment Technologies. Final Project part 1 70%
Year 3 units: Final Project part 2
Documentary Film and Video 58% British Sign Language 1A 68% pass
Music in Context 3 56% Year 2, average grade 59%
Advanced Video Production and Editing Techniques Year 1, average grade 61%

Amanda Hussain arhussain1987@googlemail.com


2004-2006: St Paul's Catholic College, Burgess Hill
3 A Levels grades A-B including Media Studies B, Film Studies B
4 AS Levels grades A-B
1999-2004: Warden Park Comprehensive School, Cuckfield
9 GCSEs grades A – C including English and Mathematics

Employment
September 2008 - June 2009 Placement Student, University of Portsmouth, Video Editing.
August- September 2008 Pre-production assistant at Firecracker Films, London. Paperwork,
research, part of a film shoot, editing assistant.
October 2007- June 2008 Term Time Student Shelver
December 2006 - June 2007 University of Portsmouth Library Responsible for re-shelving returned books.
July 2007- August 2007 Domestic Cleaner (Full time) ‘Ladies that Do’ cleaning company, Hassocks,
Sussex.
July 2006 - September 2006 Domestic Cleaner ‘Dusting Dollies’ cleaning company, Burgess Hill
August 2005 Burgess Hill Library (two days voluntary work) Responsible for dealing with the
public and looking after children’s reading scheme.
July 2005 Library Assistant (one week work experience) Burgess Hill Public Library.
Responsible for tidying shelves, re-shelving returned books, answering phones, providing
assistance to the public.
June 2003 Sales Assistant (one week work experience) Charles and Diana Bridal Studio,
Burgess Hill. Duties included: answering phones, tidying store, assisting customers, booking
appointments.

Interests
active part of a friend based craft group, co-leader of a church peer group, reading and writing
fiction, painting and crafts

References
Mr Charlie Watts Mr Gary Bown
Senior Lecturer Principal Lecturer
University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth
Creative Technologies Creative Technologies
Eldon Building West Wing Eldon Building EL0.13
Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, Winston Churchill Avenue
Hampshire, PO1 2DJ Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 2DJ
charlie.watts@port.ac.uk gary.bown@port.ac.uk

Amanda Hussain arhussain1987@googlemail.com