Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders
Ruaridh Stewart
Film office for Edinburgh, East Lothian and the Scottish Borders

Ruaridh Stewart

Person Name
Ruaridh Stewart
Mobile Phone
07881578351
email
ruaridh@odinsravens.tv

Smart, keen, creative and capable assistant/runner looking to increase experience in all aspects of TV/Film/Other Media industry for career progression.

Edinburgh based but willing to travel. Able to acquire/master skills quickly and step-up into new roles. Clean driving license, age 25+.

Credits:

Art Dept Assistant - TV Advert "Stop It Now". Art Director: Nathan Elliot. MTP February 2020.

Runner - Netflix TV Away Game – Fixer: Vikki McCraw, Locations 365, Boardwalk Pictures US September 2019

Runner - TV – The Voice Kids UK Production Coordinator: Lauren Atkinson, ITV Studios, August 2019

Prop Buyer - Photoshoot – Blåkläder Scotland Campaign – Fixer: Vikki McCraw, David Taylor Events, Blåkläder, August 2019

Stage Crew - Live Event – Ferry Fair 2019 Matthew’s Technical Services, August 2019

Location Marshall - Outlander, The Last Bus, \Eurovision - Crexcell - Sept & Oct 2019

Runner -Social Media Content - Quit Cigarettes - Producer (Local): Jeannine Mansell, Diagonal View - Vice/Change Inc. - July 2019

3rd Lighting Assistant - Fashion - Next Scotland 2019 - Producer: Michelle Methven, MM Productions - The Production Factory - July 2019

Runner- Social Media Content - 150th Birthday - Project Manager: Katie Welsh, Greenroom Films - Sainsbury's - April 2019

Runner - TV Advert - Gran - Production Manager: Katie Welsh, Greenroom Films - Scottish Governent - April 2019

Runner/Art Dept. Assistant: TV Advert - Belongings - Project Manager: Katie Welsh, Greenroom Films - Leith Agency - March 2019

Runner - TV Advert - Sophie - Project Manager: Katie Welsh, Greenroom Films - Royal Bank of Scotland - February 2019

Art Dept. Assistant - Film - Etch - Art Director: Paul Lambie - Eyebolls - November 2018

Runner: TV - Britain's Got Talent - Thames/Freemantle Media (UK) - Oct 2018

2nd Assistant Cameraman: YouTube Channel - Planet Slow Mo - Rooster Teeth (US) - NeedAFixer - Sept 18

Locations Assistant: Film - Marionette - Bos Bros (Netherlands) - Locations 365 -Sept 2018

Locations Runner/Food Expert: TV - Delicious Destinations - Tremendous Entertainment (US) - Locations 365 - Sept 2018

Runner/Auto-cue Operator: Corporate - The Shop - Sky (UK) - LA Media - Aug 2018

Runner: Corporate - Financial Future Vox Pop' - Royal London - LA Media - Aug 2018

Locations Runner: Fashion - Hemington Menswear AW18 - L'Appart PR Agency (France) - Locations 365 - June 2018

Locations Assistant: Advertising (Multi-media including VR) - Road Safety Advert - Infinite Content - Locations 365 - Feb 2018

Previous Tasks:

Art Department: Set dressing/strike, prop rigging & movement puppeteering, prop sourcing/costing & buying, set painting, Litedeck
stage rigging/strike, scaffold support construction/strike, prop & set continuity awareness & resetting.

Production Department: Street-casting, quick turnover audition co-ordination, contributor release forms, locking off & releasing,
equipment/set firewatching, E-Z Up/Video Village rigging, radio usage/distribution/collection & charging, craft supplies purchasing, petty cash and receipts handling, keeping hire vehicles secure and clean, rubbish collection & recyclables sorting.

Locations Department: Online locations scouting, locations research, controlled-area marshalling with drone team, residents'
notification letter drop with Ordnance Survey map research, route planning, restaurant sourcing for talent/crew & meals/drinks ordering,crowd-flow and barrier pressure awareness, running power feeds, traffic management (Including: collision avoidance direction, stop & go, parking pressure management & direction, correct sign placement, one-lane alternating contraflow direction), crowd/visitor permissions vetting, site safety and hazard reduction awareness
Camera Department: Over-water shot position rigging & camera waterproofing (Phantom Flex 4k), loading/unloading camera
equipment, lens handling/cleaning and battery charging, memory card labelling and cataloguing.

Additional: Autocue script preparation & editing, equipment rigging and operation during shoot.
On-camera food-expert interview.

Training:

Screenskills: Coronavirus basic awareness on production

Scottish Theatre Technical Symposium, Jan 2020: Set Model Making, Lighting.

Graduate of Floor Runner’s Bootcamp, Black Island Studios, London -12th August 2018 https://www.floorrunnersbootcamp.com

Previous Employment:
Before becoming a Freelancer, I worked in hospitality, progressing to management level positions, most recently Sous (2nd) Chef at an award-winning Highland restaurant.

Due to my period in this industry I have a proven history of good time and task management with a view to meeting important deadlines and have many years experience in high-turnover fast-paced work environments.

I am able to work well autonomously or function well as part of a collaborative effort team. I also have experience in management/leadership roles, so am able to concisely and efficiently direct others towards the completion of tasks if required, maintaining both productivity and workplace enjoyment/enthusiasm.

I have good timekeeping and punctuality, am accustomed to working long shifts on my feet and I also have a good health and safety track record, particularly with regards to safe manual lifting/moving of heavy/dangerous objects in a busy workplace.