Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Aaron Close

Person Name
Aaron Close
Work Phone
0131 466 7637
Mobile Phone
07540 352 227

Reliable runner and props assistant with a background in AV, IT and venue management.

Full Driving License – car owner and experienced 3.5 tonne van driver.

Trainee at Gibbet FX, Edinburgh based special effects company.


  • Mould-making & casting: silicone, fast-cast
    resin, liquid latex, expanding foam, modroc,
    plaster, and jesmonite.
  • Sculpting: plastiline and water clay.
  • Painting: acrylics, spray paints, metallic
    effect, and weathering.
  • Metalworking: mig welding, bandsaw, angle
    grinder, pillar drill, scribe, centre-punch,
    deburring tool & files.
  • Basic carpentry: measuring, cutting, mitre,
    drilling, sanding, fixing, painting and
  • Smoke: Set up and operation of artem,
    medium, colt 3&4, dragon smoke machines,
    and HZ-500 hazers.
  • Fire: Fabrication, testing, installation and
    operation of indoor and outdoor gas rigs,
    operation of bernzo blowtorches, butane
    and liquid fuel Flambeaux.
  • Full driving license – experienced 3.5 tonne


Art Department Assistant
Outer Spiral Arms (Web Series Teasers)
Gibbet FX/North Isle Productions
Edinburgh, UK
(2 days) Aug ‘18

SFX Trainee
Outlander(TV Series)
LBP Outlander 4 Ltd/SFX (GB) Ltd/Creative Scotland
Cumbernauld, UK (27 Weeks) Jan – July ‘18

SFX Work Experience
Outlander (TV Series)
LBP Outlander 4 Ltd /SFX (GB) Ltd
Cumbernauld, UK
(5 days) Nov – Dec ‘17

Art Department Assistant
Dark Sense (Low Budget Feature)
Encaptivate Films
Edinburgh, UK
(3 days) Apr ‘17

Prop Maker/Assistant
Blood’s A Rover (Low Budget Feature)
Barrie Pictures/Gibbet FX
Edinburgh, UK
(3 days) Mar ‘17


  • A reliable runner and location assistant
    back from a six month SFX Trainee role on
  • A prior background in hospitality, venue
    management and AV.
  • Full Driving License – car owner and
    experienced 3.5 tonne van driver.


Location Runner (Dailies),
A Teia (Portuguese TV Drama Series)
Plum Films/Plural Entertainment
Glencoe, UK
(1 day) Oct '18

Locations Assistant(Dailies)
Outlander (TV Series)
LBP Outlander 4 Ltd/Left Bank Productions
Cumbernauld, UK
(1 day) Aug '18

Locations Marshal (Dailies)
Outlaw King (Feature)
Loudoun Productions/Sigma Films/Netflix
Mugdock, UK
(5 weeks) Oct – Nov ‘17

Runner/Driver (Dailies)
Centre MK Autumn/Winter Campaign (Ad)
Berwick upon Tweed, UK
(2 days) Aug ‘17

Runner/Driver (Dailies)
Can Big Data Beat Diabetes?
Seventh Crow/Coast Productions (Ad)
Edinburgh, UK
(2 days) Aug ‘17

The Biggest Little Railway in the World (Doc)
Love Productions/Channel 4)
Inverness, UK
(2 days) Jul ‘17

Guest Driver (Contract)
Edinburgh International Film Festival 2017
Centre for the Moving Image
Edinburgh UK
(21 days) Jun – Jul ‘17

Locations Marshal (Dailies)
Avengers: Infinity War (Feature)
Assembled Productions III Ltd/Marvel Studios
Edinburgh UK
(5 Weeks) Mar – May ‘17