Nicholas Akass

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2014Art Director
Music Video
Kelsey Ellison / Pom Pom
Sophia Ray
Nice And Polite
2014Art Department Assistant
Commercial
Supercasino Sponsorship BumperPace Media
2014Art Department Assistant
Commercial
Vernon's Bingo Sponsorship BumperPace Media
2013SFX Assistant (Rain)(Daily)
Film (Feature)
Gemma Bovery
Anne Fontaine
Albertine Productions
2013Art Director
Film (Feature)
Squat
Nic Auerbach
Scanner-Rhodes
2013Art Director
Film (Feature)
The Anomaly
Noel Clarke
Unstoppable Entertainment
2013Dressing Props (Daily)
Film (Feature)
The Hooligan Factory
Nick Nevern
Think Big Productions
2012Art Director
Film (Feature)
Powder Room
MJ Delaney
DJ Films (WWW) Ltd
2012Art Director
Film (Feature)
It's A Lot
Femi Oyeniran & Darwood Grace
Mirror Image (It's A Lot) Ltd
2012Set Dresser
Commercial
Harry Potter PromoSky TV
2012Standby Art Director
Music Video
Little Mix / DNA
Sarah Chatfield
Blink
2012Set Dresser
Live Event
Future Cinema: Grease
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Shorts
2012Art Department Assistant
Commercial
Save The Children Brand Film 2012
CJ Clarke
Locate Productions
2012Set Dresser
Live Event
Future Cinema @ Wilderness Festival
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Shorts/Future Cinema
2012Set Dresser
Commercial
RMHC Hospital
Jon Evans & Chris Strong
Blac Ionica
2012Set Dresser
Music Video
Tulisa / Live It Up
Michael Holyk
Nice And Polite
2012Standby Art Director
Television / TV
Tom & Jenny
Chaplin & Forbes
Objective Productions
2012Set Construction/Standby Carpenter
Music Video
The Vaccines / Teenage Icon
Jesse John Jenkins
Partizan
2012Standby Art Director (Part 1)
Film (Short)
Eternal Return
Victoria Keon-Cohen
Eternal Return Ltd
2012Art Department Assistant
Commercial
Dynamo TV Promo
Matt Rhodes
Red Bee Media
2012Art Director
Commercial
Cash Converters Payday Loans
Mark Jackson
London Creative
2012Standby Art Director
Film (Short)
Shackled
Nour Wazzi
Panacea Productions
2012Standby Art Director
Film (Feature)
Confine
Tobias Tobbell
Cork Films/Two Bells
2011 - 2012Set Construction
Live Event
Secret Cinema: The Third Man
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Shorts
2011Art Department Assistant
Music Video
Haziq & The Giggles / TestosteroneNice And Polite
2011Art Department Assistant
Commercial
Kingfisher: DominoesBlack Jack Films
2011Art Director
Film (Short)
The Infectious Imagination of Henry Bramble
Derek Boyes
Hopscotch Films Ltd
2011Set Dresser
Commercial
BBC Children In Need 2011 Promo
Mikko
Red Bee Media
2011Standby Art Director
Film (Short)
The Enemy Within
Zaheer Ahmed
ESA Films
2011Dressing Props
Commercial
Samsung - "Anything You Can Do"
Theo Delaney
Hotspur & Argyle
2011Art Department Assistant
Music Video
Modestep / To The Stars
Eoghan Kidney
Vuecom
2011Art Department/Props
Live Event
Future Cinema: California Classics: Lost Boys/Top Gun
Fabien Riggall
Future Cinema
2011Standby Props Daily
Film (Feature)
The Wedding Video
Nigel Cole
Squirrel Films
2011Art Department Assistant
Music Video
Yogi Ft. Ayah Marar / Follow You
Blake Claridge
Davey Inc
2011Standby Art Department
Film (Feature)
Naachle London
Neville Raschid
Aviary Films Ltd
2011Art Department Assistant (Dailies)
Film (Feature)
Welcome To The Punch
Eran Cravey
Red Diesel Films
2011Art Department Assistant
Music Video
We Are The Ocean / Run Away
Andrea Colomb
Arid Pictures
2011Dressing Props
Television / TV
The Cricklewood Greats
Peter Capaldi
BBC
2011Props
Commercial
Radio 3 Live Concerts “Standing Ovation”
Toby Crawford
BBC
2011Standby Art Director
Film (Short)
What You Looking At?
Faryal Velmi
Southern Exposure
2011Art Department Assistant/Junior Carpenter
Film (Feature)
Betsy & Leonard
Bernhard Pucher
Iron Box Films
2011Art Department
Live Event
Future Shorts: Kirin First CutFuture Shorts/Kirin
2011Co-Art Director
Music Video
We Are The Ocean / The Waiting Room
Andrea Colomb
Factory Films
2011Art Director
Music Video
Louis Barabbas & The Bedlam Six / Hold On To Me
Joe Mannion
Independent
2011Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Freak
Daniel Jerome Gill
Rising Sun Productions/Trail Blazer Pictures
2011Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Telescope
Peter-Frank Dewulf
Independent
2011Standby Art Department
Live Event
Secret Cinema: The Red Shoes
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Cinema
2011Art Department Assistant
Film (Feature)
The Roundabout
Dan Wilson
The Roundabout Movie Ltd
2011Standby Art Director
Film (Short)
Good Night
Muriel D'Ansembourg
Independent/Blindeye Films/LFS
2010Asst. Art Director/Set Builder
Film (Short)
The UnDream
Alexander Thomas
Tag Films
2010Standby Art Director
Film (Short)
Spine
Cara Barry
Spine Films
2010Art Director
Film (Feature)
The Diana Clone
Sajeev Cheeroth
Red Buddha Films
2010Standby Art Department
Live Event
Secret Cinema: Lawrence Of Arabia
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Cinema
2010Art Director
Film (Short)
Jung
Munir Malik
IdeasTap/Independent
2010Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Hally
Sally Pearce
Independent/NFTS
2010Art Department Assistant
Corporate
How To Dance In 3D
Sam Martin
Kode Media
2010Standby Props
Film (Short)
Eden
Mal Woolford
Blooblah
2010Installation Artist
Live Event
Future Shorts: Live Every LitreFuture Shorts/Honda
2010Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Anna
Mototake Makishima
Makishima Films
2010Art Dept. Assistant/Set Dresser
Film (Short)
Dead Time
Mototake Makishima
Makishima Films
2010Co-Installation Artist
Live Event
Secret Cinema: Blade Runner
Fabien Riggall (Creative Director)
Future Cinema
2010Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Ida R.
Lisa Forrell
Parkville Pictures
2010Set Dresser
Film (Short)
Over The Anvil
Sam Hanna
Magic Lantern Film & Theatre
2010Art Dept Asst/Construction Chargehand
Film (Feature)
Darkness Into Light
David Fairman
Albion Films
2010Assistant Director
Music Video
Blee / Respect Your Legacy
Robert Bertrand
Robert Bertrand
2010Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Interval!
Tom McNie
Trademark Media
2010Runner
Film (Short)
Last Tango In Croydon
Armand Attard
Armand Attard Films/Cows Go Moo
2010Art Department Assistant
Film (Short)
Talion
Scott Mann
Mann Made Films
2010Prop Assistant
Television / TV
Coming Up
Various
Touchpaper Television
2010Assistant Director
Music Video
Ben Dalby / Doctor Can
Robert Bertrand
Robert Bertrand
2009Runner
Film (Short)
Deviant
Ines Bonhorst
Dionysius Production
2006Vision Mixer/Reporter
Film (Student)
Transferable skills unitPortsmouth University
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2009BSc (Hons) PsychologyUniversity of Portsmouth

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Small Standby Kit, Makita 14.4V Combi Drill, Jigsaw

    About me

    Experienced Art Department Assistant seeking bigger projects to get involved in, more contacts and opportunities to develop my skills.

    I work all across the Art Department, from being on standby with the shooting crew to building/decorating sets and sourcing props during pre-production.

    I also have some organisational experience, handling budgets/expenses etc. as well as problem solving skills.

    Additional Information

    My current skills include:

    -Set construction/basic carpentry.

    -Decorating skills such as painting and wallpapering.

    -Set dressing and prop sourcing.

    -Basic design.

    -Standby props & art direction.

    -Texturing polystyrene to look like bricks/stone etc.

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Interested in
    • Animation
    • Arts
    • Comedy
    • Commercials
    • Cookery
    • Documentary
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Live TV
    • Music
    • Music Promo
    • Natural History
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • ENG/Outside Broadcast
    • Competition/Gameshow
    • Sport
    • Television
    • Travel
    • Youth TV
    Licenses
    • Standard Driving (PLG)
    Experienced in
    • Corporate
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    • Television
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Organization/Union Membership
    • Shooting People (UK)

    Professional Recommendations

    Helen Langston Production Manager

    Nick is incredibly hard working and professional. Truly talented and always great to work with, you can trust him to make your visions become reality.