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Kirstin Oliver

  • Production Coordinator with Locations, Health & Safety and Set/Set deco specialism
  • London, Hertfordshire, UK
  • 22/01/2022
Contractor Facilities Management Studio Management Producer / Production Programme / Project Management

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I am a cross over specialist, spanning 20 years.  My current work in the TV/Film sector, is at a Production coordinator Level.  

My Credits Include: 

  • -Netflix:  Indian Matchmaking
  • -ITV: A Place in the Sun
  • -Discovery+:  Yetti. 

My working career has a vast depth from Live entertainment, Theatre Consultancy (construction & Renovation), Locations (Research, Contracts, Building Safety, Logistics, Set Dress to Interior Design),  Arts Education (Teacher, Head of Department, Global Head), and Events.

I am currently based in Bishops Stortford, however not fixed, and able to travel on location to National and International recce and preparations of shoots.   Working remotely and on site, I am flexible. 

I am trained and worked directly in roles that involve me editing, constructing, monitoring, issuing, communicating and archive the following administrative legal documentation:  Risk Assessments, Release forms, Contracts, Rush sign offs, Call sheets, Information packs (Contents and or talent contributors).  

I do organise and outsource for a crew and production team: Locations, Food, Travel, and throughout Covid was a team officer to assist with National and International Covid/Health and Safety protocals for Film and TV shoots. 

I am based in Hertfordshire, but have lived and worked in Malaysia as a consultant for the growth of arts in South East Asia.  Therefore I have experience in permits, customs clearence, insurance, Copyright, Kit travel through to prop, costume and other artistic supplies and PO accounts.  

Alongside day to day, I am continuing to training as a freelancer to fully understand from both sides of the Camera, the demands and expectations per department.  I am able to forward you my qualifications and experiences in Health and Safety, DBS, Interior and Building survey, through to SA (extra) work and freelance Location Researching.  All since March 2021 and more on their way!  

Location assistant, and reseach:  My focus is on set and recce for London/South East and South East Asia, as a ‘lived in experience’.  There is more to learn, and while my current roles have been TV factual I am flexible for learning drama and Film Features, to the required asks.