Aydan Tair
Flat 3, 156 Westcombe Hill, London, SE3 7DH
07580 three-zero-seven 845
Personal Statement
Award-Winning Film Director and Content Creator with 8+ years crafting engaging theatre and film productions. Specializing in story structure and directing talent, I am versed in every aspect of film production and content creation, including: script writing, pre-production, production and overseeing post, as well as marketing strategy, copy writing, camera operating, sound and lighting, video editing, and more. 
I’ve recently finished filming my debut, self-funded feature film “The Sky Looks Different in Chicago” due to be released in festivals this year.
Awards and Accomplishments
Winner: Best Director
Short Film “The Easiest Things in the World”, AIKU Summer Festival, 2020
Winner: Best Concept
Short Film “The Easiest Things in the World”, AIKU Summer Festival, 2020
Winner: OffWestEnd (Offies) - OneOff Award
For Co-Founding Online Fringe Festival, 2020
MA Directing
London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts (LAMDA), 2015-2016
BA (Hons.) Acting and English
Edinburgh Napier University, 2011-2015

Relevant Experience

Director – Producer
“The Sky Looks Different in Chicago” – Feature Length Film, 2023-2024 (post-prod.)
•    Conceptualized and Co-Wrote Feature Length Script.
•    Directed story, shots and talent in both production and pre-production.
•    Overseeing post-production process, refining story and editing.
•    Onboarded a freelance crew of 50+ professionals to execute production.
•    Researched Indie film market and identified strong audience niches.
•    Liaised with both creative and production departments to execute vision.
•    Conducted rehearsal process and facilitated creative direction of the film.
•    Created a strong distribution plan for future release.
•    Handing marketing and distribution channels for future release.
•    Successfully raised production and post-production funds.
•    Budget management and oversight.
Director – Producer
“The Easiest Things in the World” – Microbudget Short, 2021
•    Conceived and Devised Story and Structure
•    Directed talent and story in creative execution
•    Camera Operation
•    Lighting
•    Sound Operating
•    Editing and Post-Production
•    Successful festival distribution (x2 awards; x5 individual nominations)
Director – Producer
“Flowers” by J. Knowles – Live Action & Animation Music Video, 2021
•    Concept and script that successfully matches the meaning of the song
•    Raised and oversaw funds to ensure successful production
•    Successfully sourced a crew to execute production and filming
•    Liaised with lead animator and editor to ensure creative alignment in executing vision
•    Oversaw post-production
•    Successfully distributed across festivals (x1 honourable mention x7 individual nominations)

Animation Script Writer (Freelance Extended Contract)
VED Media – London, September 2023 – Present
•    Craft compelling and informative scripts for short-form animated videos.
•    Tailor scripts to convey complex scientific concepts in an engaging and accessible manner.
•    Liaise with client and key stakeholders to ensure alignment between script and core research findings.
•    Collaborate with animation department to ensure clear visual communication.
•    Conduct research to ensure accuracy and relevance of scientific information presented.
•    Develop creative narratives that resonate with the target audience and support educational objectives.
•    Utilize storytelling techniques to captivate viewers and maintain their interest throughout the animation.
•    Incorporate marketing insights to tailor scripts to the preferences and interests of target audience.
Content Creator (Freelance Extended Contract)
CECOS College Student Recruitment Agency – London, July 2023 – August 2023
•    Created captivating graphics with clear and compelling messaging and CTA.
•    Captured and edited high-quality video content with fast delivery.
•    Successfully drove Social Media campaigns to increase Lead Capture.
•    Developed creative strategies for visual storytelling and promotion.
•    Collaborated on concepts for cohesive brand visuals.
•    Researched trends for relevant visual content creation in respective field.
•    Managed schedules for timely visual content delivery.
•    Analyzed metrics to refine visual content strategies.
Owner, Lead Videographer and Editor
Independent Videography Business – London, August 2018 – Present
•    6+ Years of sustainable and independent growth.
•    Maintained relationships with 100+ returning clients from diverse sectors.
•    Successfully positioned and expanded into a variety of niche content markets.
•    Executed reliable direct marketing strategy, resulting in over 300+ bookings.
•    Established a niche brand, competitively situated in Theatre and Media.
•    Invested in a variety of equipment, including: x2 studio cameras, x3 lenses, x2 lav mics, x1 boom mic, x2 tripods, x1 lighting stand + led panel, x1 vid. monitor and more
•    Developed deep understanding and mastery of sales journey development.
•    Established strong working relations with marketing affiliates and creative partners.
•    Received OffWestEnd award for co-founding Online Fringe Festival, supporting struggling artists during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Content Creator and Script Writer (Freelance Partnership)
Vibes Art Media, London, November 2017 – Present
•    Wrote engaging copy and captivating scripts for a variety of clients.
•    Directed talent in Music Videos and Corporate Client shoots.
•    Camera Operating and Videography on multiple different projects.
•    Helped create and implement strong content strategy across various projects.
•    Online Content Creation
•    Video Production
•    Lighting
•    Sound Operating
•    Camera Operating
•    Video Editing (Davinci Resolve Studio 18.6 / Premiere Pro)
•    Acting
•    Presenter
•    Script Writing
•    Graphic Design (Canva / Photoshop)
•    Copywriting
•    Marketing Strategy
•    Social Media Marketing
•    Social Media Content
•    Film Producing
•    Film Directing
•    Theatre Directing
•    Acting Coaching
•    Client Relationship Management (CRM)
•    CRM Systems (Hubspot, Salesforce, Close CRM)
•    Team Management
•    Leadership
•    Sales
•    Fundraising
•    Budget Management

References upon request. Thank you!
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