Lawrence Mallinson

Relevant training


2013 London Screenwriters Festival (various workshops and seminars)
2013 Producers Workshop (Cannes)
2007 City & Guilds Level 3 Media Techniques
2006 Euroscript Dazzling Dialogue workshop (Euston, Charles Harris)
2003 Bognor Film Production Workshop
Nicola's Shedim (Short)
Feb 15 to Date
From the 3rd Story Productions
Producer
Produce this micro-short that was written by and will be
directed by Saranne Bensusan for From the 3rd Story
Productions over the Summer of 2015.
http://fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/Nicola


Mano a Mono (Short)
Dec 14 to date
From the 3rd story productions
Producer, Screenwriter, casting director
Write the screenplay for the film and cast it appropriately, whilst also
ensuring that we recruit an appropriate crew to produce a high
quality product. Following the production of the film I am responsible
for festival submissions.
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/mano-a-mono.html


Professor Marshmallow's New Bed (Short)
July 14 to Date
From the 3rd story productions
Producer, Screenwriter
Write the screenplay, and raise funding for, short film
based an animated cat named Professor Marshmallow.


Speak Out On Hate Crime (Documentary)
May 12 to Nov 13
The Action Group
Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Raise funds to pay for this film which was collaboration between the
Action group and Sussex police, arrange shoots, take responsibility
for lighting and ensuring that we had a high quality of picture to work
with, manage the editing process and arrange the shooting of any
necessary pickups.
http://www.vimeo.com/theactiongroup/hatetrailer


I put my Heart into this Film (Feature)
June12 to April14
From the 3rd story productions
Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Casting Director,
Storyboarder
Creation of and responsibility for all aspects for feature film inspired
by my 2007 short film of the same name. Shot at the end of May
2013, and finished to embark on the festival circuit throughout 2014


www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/
i-put-my-heart-into-this-film.html


The Hunting of the Snark (Feature)
Apr.10 to May 15
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Propmaker, Assistant Animator,
Casting Director, Mr. Thingumajig (voice)
Overseeing all aspects of production relating to feature length stop-motion
animation based on Lewis Carroll's 1874 poem, as well as
taking responsibility of financial and distribution issues. This film is
is now available on VOD and DVD.
http://www.thehuntingofthesnark.co.uk



Inevitability Nov. 11 to May 12
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, co-director, Writer, Camera Operator,
Himself
A feature length mockumentary following a the daily life of a disabled
man to see how ho copes with the mundane day to day tasks that
we all take for granted in a world that is filled with hazards and
difficulties that the result of us don't see.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2201414


Sept2016 Toronto Film Week “Official Selection”

June2016 Southway Film Fest  "Official Selection"

Feb2016 North Wales International Film Festival “Best Animation”

Jan2016 World Animation Awards “Award of Merit – Best Animated Feature”

Oct2015 Russian International Film Festival "Official Selection"

Sept2015 IN.S.A.N.E. animation festival "Official Selection"

Sept2015 London Comic Con and Film Festival "Official Selection"

Aug2015 Fantasmagorical Film Festival, Kentucky

"Best of the Fest - Animated Feature Film"


Puppet building with Chris Wright
Nov.11
From the 3rd Story Productions
Director, Producer, Cameraman
Short documentary where Puppet maker Chris Wright talks about the
processes behind the creation of the characters in the stop-motion
animation "The Hunting of the Snark"
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2170571


Charlotte's Journey Nov.10 to May 11
The Action Group
Producer, Editor, Cameraman
Produce, shoot and cut together a short documentary on what bus
travel can be like for somebody with a learning disability.
www.vimeo.com/theactiongroup/videos


One Bullet in the Chamber (Short)
Jan.11
Neo Oke
Assistant Editor, Production Assistant
Cut clips together and tidy up prepared footage from the camera for
editing, and working with the director to achieve this. Assisting on set
with lighting, help putting the sets together, giving advice and other
general tasks during the four day shoot.
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/one-bullet.html


Flushed (Short)
June 10
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Camera Operator, Himself
This was a 6 minute promotional short based upon the upcoming
feature of The Hunting of the Snark, where the director of the film
managed to encounter a Boojum in the bathroom.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1779057


The Raven (Short)
Feb. 09 to Oct. 10 The Raven
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Writer, Camera Operator, Animator,
Himself
A six minute animation based on the tale of Edgar Allan Poe s 1845
poem
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1758805/


Mansys Ltd. (Programming job)
Mar. 08 to Sept. 08
Mansys Ltd., Crawley, West Sussex
Solutions Developer
Create specifications for, design, write, code and test new module for
company s existing range of logistics software products, written in
Visual Basic 6 and SQL Server.


I put my Heart into this Film (Short)
Sept. 06 to Apr. 07
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (screenplay), Set
Dresser, Storyboard Artist, Assistant Animator, Casting Director, Set Decorator, Actor, Assistant Editor
A 21min. short horror looking at the attempts of Davis, a down on his
luck filmmaker, trying to drum up interest to find a producer for his
next film, before plundering his savings and buying the equipment to
make the film himself, when he finds that he gets a little unexpected
help in the form of a possessed Camcorder.
This film received the following accolades:
May 2012 San Francisco short film festival - "Official Selection"
Oct. 2011 British Horror Film Festival - "Highly Commended"
Dec. 2010 Chicago short film festival - "Official Selection"
Sept. 2010 Festival de cine internacional de Barcelona - "Selección
Oficial"
April 2010 Short Film Festival of Los Angeles Official Selection
May 2008 End of the pier international film festival Director s
Special Mention
Aug. 2007 Edinburgh international film festival selected for
videoteque
May 2007 first presented in Cannes Marché du film
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/myshort.html


Un regista ed il suo cane (Short)


Aug. 06 to Sept. 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer,Property Master, Editor, Cinematographer, Casting Director, Set Decorator
This film was screened at the following festival:
May 2007 Marché du Film, Cannes
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1414331


Ratios (Documentary)
June 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (written by), Director, Editor
This film was screened at the following festival:
July 2006 Festival of Inclusion, Horsham
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0853145


Barriers to Work (Documentary)
Mar. 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, Camera Operator
A documentary about people with Learning Disabilities and the
barriers faced
by them in getting into work.
This film was screened at the following festival:
July 2006 Festival of Inclusion, Horsham
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0853085


Maxzilla(Short)
Aug. 04 - May 05
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Property Master, Editor, Cinematographer, Set Decorator, Sound Recordist, Casting
Write/Direct/Produce A two min. short story about a boy who
wants to be a filmmaker, who, having grown up watching old monster
B-movies sets about making his own in his garden with a few simple
props, some action figures and his pet dog Max who reigns terror
down on his model village and little villagers, only for him to start
suffering nightmares at the hands of his films.
This film was screened at the following festivals:
2005 Noir in Festival Shorts in the Dark nominee
2005 end of the Pier international film festival (selected)
May 2005 Marché du Film, Cannes
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/maxzilla.html


Outreach3way (I.T. Support)
June 04 to Dec. 04
Outreach3way, Crawley, West Sussex
Maintenance and support of company s Windows2003Server
Network with Exchange server supporting users across throughout company s 10
sites in the south of England some of which are connected to head office by
routers. All users running Office2000 or XP on various versions of
Windows. Also support users of Sage. All users in head office are
wireless.
Creation and maintenance of asset register
Tracking all software licences
Provision of first line helpdesk support, for all users regardless of
software
or hardware.
Helpdesk support for Office2000, OfficeXP, Windows2000,
WindowsXP,
Sage,
Development of Intranet.


United Bibles Societies (I.T. Support)
June 03 to Aug. 03
United Bibles Societies, Crawley, West Sussex


Creation of in-house applications to assist users with file
management
through the organisation, using VB5
Providing support to staff creating their own custom user interfaces with Data management systems such as Access as Excel using VBA.

Bognor Regis Film Production Workshop
2003-2006
Various jobs on films with BRFPW, after starting out on some of the
workshop courses that they'd offered in 2003, mainly as runner or
stills photographer.


Decision Graphics
(Software Developer)
1997-2000
Decision Graphics, Crawley, West Sussex
Developer
Created Specifications, and design GUIs for company's software
products
Responsible for coding of ActiveX .dlls from which others could
access methods and properties to manipulate data via nameless
ODBC data sources through R.D.O./A.D.O. with VB5/6.
Creating add-ins and macros for Microsoft Office products to access
the company s products via VBA.
Development of Databases for these products in both Access and SQL Server.
Writing of training materials for use with products by end users.
Overseeing any testing programme that the company decided to implement.
Dealing with support queries that the first line helpdesk were unable to resolve
Maintaining and Administering the company s NT Network and Exchange
Server in the absence of a Network Administrator.
Administering and maintaining the company s website and IIS based
Intranet pages, with HTML and ASP.
Writing Help documentation required for the any of the programs or
utilities that were produced.

Education Mar. 06 to Feb. 07
Queen Elizabeth Training College, Leatherhead, Surrey
City & Guilds Level 3 diploma in media Techniques
Credits in:
Unit 301 Media Industries: Organisation, Regulation and Practice
Unit 302 Research and Record Information
Unit 306 Video Production Techniques
Unit 321 Digital Image Manipulation Techniques
Unit 326 Short Film Production


2000-date
Open University
Degree in Mathematics
Sept. 94-June 96
University of Brighton, Sussex
HND Maths for Management
Additional Skills I currently give my free time to provide Advocacy for adults with
learning difficulties in Sussex.
I have recently completed a GSCE in Italian in June 2011 for which I
got a 'C' grade and am already a good speaker of Italian as I go to
Italy every year for Film Festivals.
I have also completed a level 2 French course.
I have also studied B.S.L. for 4 years up to Level 2. This means that I
can communicate with deaf people on set, and put this into action
when a Deaf animator came to work on The Hunting of the Snark







Mano a Mono (Short)
Dec 14 to date
From the 3rd story productions
Producer, Screenwriter, casting director
Write the screenplay for the film and cast it appropriately, whilst also
ensuring that we recruit an appropriate crew to produce a high
quality product. Following the production of the film I am responsible
for festival submissions.
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/mano-a-mono.html


Professor Marshmallow's New Bed (Short)
July 14 to Date
From the 3rd story productions
Producer, Screenwriter
Write the screenplay, and raise funding for, short film
based an animated cat named Professor Marshmallow.


Speak Out On Hate Crime (Documentary)
May 12 to Nov 13
The Action Group
Producer, Director of Photography, Editor
Raise funds to pay for this film which was collaboration between the
Action group and Sussex police, arrange shoots, take responsibility
for lighting and ensuring that we had a high quality of picture to work
with, manage the editing process and arrange the shooting of any
necessary pickups.
http://www.vimeo.com/theactiongroup/hatetrailer


I put my Heart into this Film (Feature)
June12 to April14
From the 3rd story productions
Writer, Director, Producer, Executive Producer, Casting Director,
Storyboarder
Creation of and responsibility for all aspects for feature film inspired
by my 2007 short film of the same name. Shot at the end of May
2013, and finished to embark on the festival circuit throughout 2014


www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/
i-put-my-heart-into-this-film.html


The Hunting of the Snark (Feature)
Apr.10 to May 15
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Propmaker, Assistant Animator,
Casting Director, Mr. Thingumajig (voice)
Overseeing all aspects of production relating to feature length stopmotion
animation based on Lewis Carroll s 1874 poem, as well as
taking responsibility of financial and distribution issues. This film is
currently in production.
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/snark


Inevitability Nov. 11 to May 12
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, co-director, Writer, Camera Operator,
Himself
A feature length mockumentary following a the daily life of a disabled
man to see how ho copes with the mundane day to day tasks that
we all take for granted in a world that is filled with hazards and
difficulties that the result of us don't see.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2201414


Puppet building with Chris Wright
Nov.11
From the 3rd Story Productions
Director, Producer, Cameraman
Short documentary where Puppet maker Chris Wright talks about the
processes behind the creation of the characters in the stop-motion
animation "The Hunting of the Snark"
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2170571


Charlotte's Journey Nov.10 to May 11
The Action Group
Producer, Editor, Cameraman
Produce, shoot and cut together a short documentary on what bus
travel can be like for somebody with a learning disability.
www.vimeo.com/theactiongroup/videos


One Bullet in the Chamber (Short)
Jan.11
Neo Oke
Assistant Editor, Production Assistant
Cut clips together and tidy up prepared footage from the camera for
editing, and working with the director to achieve this. Assisting on set
with lighting, help putting the sets together, giving advice and other
general tasks during the four day shoot.
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/one-bullet.html


Flushed (Short)
June 10
From the 3rd Story Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Camera Operator, Himself
This was a 6 minute promotional short based upon the upcoming
feature of The Hunting of the Snark, where the director of the film
managed to encounter a Boojum in the bathroom.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1779057


The Raven (Short)
Feb. 09 to Oct. 10 The Raven
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Writer, Camera Operator, Animator,
Himself
A six minute animation based on the tale of Edgar Allan Poe s 1845
poem
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1758805/


Mansys Ltd. (Programming job)
Mar. 08 to Sept. 08
Mansys Ltd., Crawley, West Sussex
Solutions Developer
Create specifications for, design, write, code and test new module for
company s existing range of logistics software products, written in
Visual Basic 6 and SQL Server.


I put my Heart into this Film (Short)
Sept. 06 to Apr. 07
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (screenplay), Set
Dresser, Storyboard Artist, Assistant Animator, Casting Director, Set Decorator, Actor, Assistant Editor
A 21min. short horror looking at the attempts of Davis, a down on his
luck filmmaker, trying to drum up interest to find a producer for his
next film, before plundering his savings and buying the equipment to
make the film himself, when he finds that he gets a little unexpected
help in the form of a possessed Camcorder.
This film received the following accolades:
May 2012 San Francisco short film festival - "Official Selection"
Oct. 2011 British Horror Film Festival - "Highly Commended"
Dec. 2010 Chicago short film festival - "Official Selection"
Sept. 2010 Festival de cine internacional de Barcelona - "Selección
Oficial"
April 2010 Short Film Festival of Los Angeles Official Selection
May 2008 End of the pier international film festival Director s
Special Mention
Aug. 2007 Edinburgh international film festival selected for
videoteque
May 2007 first presented in Cannes Marché du film
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/myshort.html


Un regista ed il suo cane (Short)


Aug. 06 to Sept. 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer,Property Master, Editor, Cinematographer, Casting Director, Set Decorator
This film was screened at the following festival:
May 2007 Marché du Film, Cannes
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1414331


Ratios (Documentary)
June 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Executive Producer, Producer, Writer (written by), Director, Editor
This film was screened at the following festival:
July 2006 Festival of Inclusion, Horsham
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0853145


Barriers to Work (Documentary)
Mar. 06
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Producer, Editor, Cinematographer, Camera Operator
A documentary about people with Learning Disabilities and the
barriers faced
by them in getting into work.
This film was screened at the following festival:
July 2006 Festival of Inclusion, Horsham
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0853085


Maxzilla(Short)
Aug. 04 - May 05
Lawrence Mallinson Productions
Director, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, Property Master, Editor, Cinematographer, Set Decorator, Sound Recordist, Casting
Write/Direct/Produce A two min. short story about a boy who
wants to be a filmmaker, who, having grown up watching old monster
B-movies sets about making his own in his garden with a few simple
props, some action figures and his pet dog Max who reigns terror
down on his model village and little villagers, only for him to start
suffering nightmares at the hands of his films.
This film was screened at the following festivals:
2005 Noir in Festival Shorts in the Dark nominee
2005 end of the Pier international film festival (selected)
May 2005 Marché du Film, Cannes
http://www.fromthe3rdstoryproductions.co.uk/maxzilla.html


Film,Television