Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders
Aaron Close
Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders
Film(s)

Aaron Close

Person Name
Aaron Close
Work Phone
0131 466 7637
Mobile Phone
07540 352 227
email
aaronclose@hotmail.com

SKILLS

  • Painting: acrylics, emulsions, spray paints, metallic effects, weathering and stencils.
  • Drawing: sketching, concept art, illustration, basic technical drawing.
  • Graphics: basic photoshop skills, flyer and poster design, menus, business cards, stationary, letterheads, logos etc.
  • Basic Carpentry: set build and repair, flats, false walls, basic furniture and shelving.
  • Basic Metalworking: non-structural fabrication in sheet, box section, tubular steel and bar.
  • Mould-Making & Casting: simple casting in silicone, fast-cast, liquid latex, expanding foam, modroc.
  • Sculpting: plastiline and water clay.

Credits

Production Designer (Contract) Untitled Bike Show Teaser (The Mob Film) Sep '19 - Southampton, UK
Design and Build, Buying, Set Dress and Standby for Live Cycling Show concept being pitched to major broadcasters (5 Days)

Art Director (Contract) Zebra Girl (Northisle Productions/Zebra Girl Ltd) Jun – Aug '19 - Kelso/Selkirk, UK
Assisting Production Designer, buying, prep, set build, set dressing, storage/supervision of action props on low budget feature (9 Weeks)

Art Department Buyer (Contract) The Batchelorette (LS Productions/NZK Productions/ABC) Mar – Apr '19 - Inverness, UK
Assisting Production Designer & Art Director, prop and décor purchase, set dressing, standby props on US reality TV show (9 Days)

Prop Maker/Standby Props (Unpaid) Dweller (Boleskine Productions) Oct – Nov '18 - Edinburgh/St Andrews, UK
Assisting Art Director and Production Designer, Set and Prop building/painting, supplying and supervising Prop Hero Weapons (3 Weeks)

Art Department Assistant (Unpaid) Outer Spiral Arms – Teaser Trailers (North Isle Productions/Gibbet FX) Aug ‘18 - Edinburgh, UK
Assisting Art Director and Production Designer on set for shooting three teaser trailers for upcoming web series, set dressing, continuity, smoke effects, costume fitting, standby props (2 days)

SFX Trainee (Contract) Outlander (LBP Outlander 4 Ltd/SFX (GB) Ltd/Creative Scotland) Jan – July ‘18 Cumbernauld, UK
Responsible for workshop health & safety, ensuring equipment cleaned/tested before use, loading/unloading of all equipment,
fabrication/testing/setup/operation of indoor/outdoor steel/copper propane gas fire rigs, setup/operation of indoor/outdoor smoke
machines, operation of CO2/Water fire extinguishers, measuring/cutting/welding/grinding/priming/painting of steel box section and gas barrel, safe use of gas/liquid fuel flambeaux. (27 Weeks)

Art Department Assistant (Unpaid) Dark Sense (Encaptivate Films) Apr ‘17 - Edinburgh, UK
Assisting Art Director and Production Designer on set for final days of shooting, set dressing, continuity, smoke effects, costume fitting,
assisting armourer, basic carpentry (3 days)

Prop Maker/Assistant (Unpaid), Blood’s A Rover (Barrie Pictures/Gibbet FX) Mar ‘17 - Edinburgh, UK
Assisted with sealing and priming prop masks, prop/costume fitting and final adjustments, blood squib testing for gunshot to head (3 days)

Film(s)