Sally Hossack

Sally Hossack

Employment History

De Montfort University 2002 - 2007 -Lecturer in Media Studies and Photography & Video
Midland Broadcasting Corporation Midland Asian Television Leicester September 2000 – August 2002
MAC OPERATOR/ PC Tech support
Media 100 Editor as main job title. Producing and scheduling promotional material for the channel, including film promotion, advert production, graphic design and programme postproduction. Position also involved camera work. (Beta, Digital S, D9, Sony Mini DV) Newsgathering (including driving / interviewing), reporting and postproduction as well as stage management, voiceovers, graphic design and transmission skills using a Columbus transmission system (PC).


De Montfort University 1997/2000 B.A Single Honours
Wyggeston & Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form College 1994/96
Judgemeadow Community College 1989/94 Media Studies: 2:1 Upper Second Class A levels – Media, English, Theatre Photography City & Guilds 8 GCSE’s

Software Experience

Mac & PC Operator 10 years
Video editing Promotional work, programme postproduction, advertising and Channel I.D.Design & layout experience Graphic design to print ready graphics. Numerous flyers, leaflets, business cards, CD cover artwork and posters. Final Cut Pro, Media 100, Insight, Adobe Premier and Premier Pro.Adobe After Effects 3.1 – 7, Adobe PhotoShop 4 - CS 2Quark Express Macromedia MX

I work cross platform and am familiar with various operating systems and their problems. I present ideas well and am able to take clients from quote to final product. I have a full driving Licence with my own transport.InterestsI love music and play the guitar, flute, sing and gig and I also enjoy travelling and am an advanced/Nitrox Scuba Diver.

Freelance Work 2002 - ongoing

I have been a freelancer now for four years. I have good personal organisation, communication and teamwork skills. I am punctual, friendly, self-motivated and reliable. I learn quickly and I am eager to work hard. I have an eye for colour, and emerging style. What follows is an idea of the work I do;

    Videography for contemporary dance review site. 2005 – Ongoing
  • Inclusion on Home of Poi DVD
    Promo for Jules the fire dancer. June 2004
  • Mosaic – Verve 2006
    video workshops with teenagers with special needs.
  • De Montfort University, Humanities Faculty Promotional DVD, 2003 -2006 Camera, sound and edit. Production and graphic design.
  • Leicester Business School and DMU Law School Promotional video’s, Dec 2004
    Camera, sound and edit.
  • Behind the Scenes, Self Advocacy in Action – Documentary Jan/ Feb 2004
    To document the annual conference following four characters from the group to see how they cope with running the conference as well as their disabilities.Camera, sound and production.
  • First Light Project: Betrayal (Film Council/ Intermedia Nottingham) Nov 2003
    Cameraperson and mentor to young filmmakers. Stills photography covering all First light projects in the Midlands area. Betrayal was nominated for the UK First Light Drama Award.
  • In2Bluz Project - Documentary Sept 2003
    Locally funded inner city youth clubs blues workshops. We documented the process and the final gig held at Phoenix Arts, Leicester. Camera and production
  • Torque Media Productions, October – Dec 2002
    Corporate video creation – Morrisons Construction and Holistic Horse care. Editor.
  • The Leicester Comedy Festival Promotional Video 2001
    Launch Promo production from footage collected by myself at the Edinburgh festival.
    Camera, sound and edit.
  • Photographic Commissions Include
    Arts council, Centre for Indian and classical dance, various weddings, publicity shots for artists resumes’ and promotion.
    Photography for Dance videography for contemporary dance website
  • Independent Advert Production 2002
    Shimla Pinks (Radio Leicester) - Shop@Panasonic (Carlton) - St Martins Square Christmas Campaign, Status Solutions Mortgages and Finance Lab (MATV)
  • Voiceovers Ordinance Survey Instruction video 2002
    Lifesavers Instructional video 2002, Theme park animal voices 2004 – Farmers LTD.

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