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
email
aaronclose@hotmail.com

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.

PROPMAKER/SFX

  • 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
    varnishing.
  • 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
    driver.

Credits:

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

RUNNER/LOCATIONS

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

Credits:

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)
Freakfilms
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

Runner/Driver(Dailies)
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