Amanda Sym

    • Special Effects Technician

    Greater London

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2013prop maker
Film
GreyhawkBold Turtle Productions
2013Armourer
Theatre
Princess MononokeWhole Hog Theatre
2013Prop maker
Film
The CrafstmanLittle yellow Jacket
2012Prop maker/joiner
Film
Magic MirrorSarah Pucill
2011 - 2012Studio Technician
Other
VariousImage Casting
2011Props maker
Theatre
A Midsummer Night's DreamIris Theatre Company
The Actors church, Covent Garden
2010Prop Maker (severed head)
Theatre
The Anne Bolynne Monologuesprivate commission
2010Props maker
Exhibition
Royal Academy of Arts G.S.K ExhibitionHussain Chalayan/London College of Fashion
Royal Academy of Arts
2010Make-up assistant
Film
Dead CrazyThe FilmTheatre Company
2010Props Maker
Theatre
The Human ZooUniversity production
Cochrane Theatre
2009Assistant costume/props and armoury work experience
Theatre
Death and the King's HorsemanNational Theatre Studio
2008Assistant sfx and set dresser
Film
The HollowColdwood Productions
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2010BA in Technical Effects for PerformanceLondon College of Fashion

    Additional Skills

    Understanding and competence in the following areas:

    * Mould-making (plaster, silicone and fibreglass).

    * Two-part foam.

    * Sculpting and armature construction.

    * Performance and construction of puppets.

    * Silicone and fibreglass casting.

    * Foam latex.

    * Illustration and embroidery.

    * Metal fill casting.

    * Life casting.

    * Leather work - embossing, dyeing, stenciling,

    foil, plugging, ruching, pleating, cuir bouilli,

    broguing, filigree, jewelry and stud work.

    * Latex skin.

    * Wire work and soldering.

    Personal Skills :

    * Commitment to projects and the team.

    * Strong research and idea development.

    * Willingness to learn and impart knowledge.

    * Self-reliance.

    Referees

    Available on request

    About me

    I graduated July 2010 with a BA(Hons)in Technical Effects for Performance from the London College of Fashion. I am a confident team player and self-starter who is quick to learn and keen to expand my technical knowledge. I am currently the Head Technician for Image Casting.

  • Skills

    Organisation Memberships
    • BECTU (UK)
    Years in industry
    • 1 to 3 years
    Company Experience
    • Exhibitions
    • National Theatre
    Experienced In
    • Drama
    • Exhibitions
    • Pantomime
    • Shakespeare
    Interested in
    • Live Events
    • UK Tour
    • World Tour
    DBS checked
    • No