Alan Sullivan

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2008ART DIRECTOR
Film
PONDERLANDVANITY PRODUCTIONS
2007 - 2008ART DIRECTOR
Film
BBC MUSIC ENTERTAINMENTBBC
2007ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
Film
BBC GLASTONBURY 2007BBC
2007ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
Film
T4Eyeworks
2007ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
Film
Celebrity ScissorhandsEndemol
2007ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
Film
DANCING ON ICEITV
2007ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR
Film
HELLS KITCHEN IIIITV
2006 - 2007STANDBY ART DIRECTOR
Television / TV
The BillTalkback
2005 - 2006SET DESIGNER
Film
WATERFALL PRODUCTION STUDIOSBIG AS TV
2006ART DIRECTOR
Film
The Omid Djalili ShowBBC
2006ART DIRECTOR
Film
QiTalkback
2005ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT
Film
CATHERINE TATE SKETCH SHOWTiger Aspect
2005ART DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT
Film
HOUSE OF TINY TEARAWAYSOUTLINE
2004ART DIRECTOR
Film
Dead RingersBBC
2004ART DIRECTOR
Film
KUMARS AT NO 42Hat Trick Productions
2004ART DIRECTOR
Film
Children in NeedBBC
2003ART DIRECTOR
Film
CELEBDAQBBC
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2003PRODUCTION DESIGN FOR FILM AND TELEVISIONKINGSTON UNIVERSITY

    Additional Skills

    Skills:

    Technical Drawing

    Cad drawing

    Drafting

    3-d and 2d Vectorworks and Sketchup.

    Computer visualisations

    Advanced operating skills in:

    Quark Xpress, Adobe Photoshop,

    Vectorworks. Sketchup.

    Graphic Design and production of graphics props

    studio build supervision and general studio setting.

    Set dressing,standby props

    Able to manage budgets, and work to given

    time restraints.

    Able to work as a confident individual or as part of an established team.

    Props Buying/making

    Locational and product research.

    Able to research and become fully focused on a set brief..

    A practical thinker and problem solver.

    Experienced retail manager with proven people management capabilities.

    MODEL MAKING

    Efficient and cost effective production of

    sketch or final presentation models.

    colour or monochrome.

    Adaptable to a range of different materials,

    techniques and scales. studio or location

    based.

    STANDBY

    ART DIRECTION

    DRESSING PROPS

    Full experience as a Standby Art director

    and dressing props.

    able to work confidently on own

    initiative or part of an established

    props dressing crew

    an experience van driver with prop pick-up/

    returns experience

    DESIGN AND BUILD

    Experience in Design and cost effective

    Construction of timber framed sets,

    Prop making, set decorating

    and template production.

    Owner of workshop equipment

    and relevant power and carpentry tools.

    About me

    I am an Art director for Television and film.

    I Have worked as an Art director and standby art director for the past 5 years. I have also worked as a Set Designer and builder for a shopping channel:

    (Star bazaar the luxury Channel) for the period 7 months, until the demise of the company in April 2006.

    I am experienced in studio and locational environments and have worked on a diverse range of productions, and have a varied portfolio of graphics, model-making, visuals, and prop makes.

    I am a keen and confident draftsman fully proficient in hand drafting and Vector-works and Sketch-up both in the 2-d and 3-d form.

    Plans, sections, elevations, Conceptual visualisations and 3-d model making.

    I have page layout experience in Quark Xpress, and strong graphics design skills in, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator

    I show attention to detail, an eye for design and have excellent visual presentation skills.

    I am fully competent and able to work on own initiative.

    I feel I can offer an all round dynamic to an art department having had scenery build experience as well as some years hands on Art direction experience.

    I can also offer a positive can do attitude, to any design team and are competent on many levels, being able to solve those complicated logistical problems that tend to crop up from time to time.

    I am able to work as a confident individual or as part of an established team,

    Fully proficient in, supervising a studio build, Standby Art directing, Model making, set dressing, prop buying/making, locational and product research, production and design of graphic props and standby carpentry work.

    I work regularly as an Art director for the BBC in BBC music entertainment. I also continually Work with established designers on a freelance basis.

    I would be very grateful If you would bare me in mind next time you are putting a crew together.

    I enclose an up to date CV for your file, many thanks for your time,

  • Skills

    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years
    Company Experience
    • UK Touring Theatre