Do It For Real is all about Confetti students getting real industry opportunities whilst studying, to help them get work in the creative industries.
We’ve invited some of Confetti’s top graduates from media courses to talk about their industry experiences since leaving, and answer all your questions.
Come and meet some Confetti graduates, and come armed with lots of questions to ask them.
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Brian Githiomi is a Freelance Production Assistant specialising in film and TV production, commercials and music videos.
Since graduating from Confetti in July 2019, he has been part of productions like The Batman (in production), Redbull 3×3 basketball commercial and a few shows for the BBC. In between crew jobs, he does a lot of supporting artist/extra work, the most successful being a Havens holiday commercial, which featured in the cinema and on TV across the country. He’s also appeared as a supporting artist in The Crown season 4, Made in Chelsea Season 18, War Machine and Justice League.
Regan studied a foundation degree in Film Production Technology at Confetti, before making a move down to London where he spent the best part of two months doing internships and work experience in multiple post-production companies in London. After this hard work, in August 2019 he received three job offers in the space of five days, before accepting a job as a runner at Freefolk in Soho, where he has continued to progress and now works within the transfer department.
Kat Brown graduated from Confetti with an FdSc in Digital Video Broadcast Production and went on to win Confetti Student of the Year in 2013. She later returned to her studies in 2017 to complete her degree in BSc Television Production Technologies. Since graduating she’s worked as a Creative Editor for Spool Films, Director and Vision Mixer at Notts TV and the BBC and most recently worked as a Producer at Fat Free Media. She currently works Freelance as a Producer.
Since leaving Confetti in 2014, I have worked around the UK in Stage, Production and Tour Management and as a Venue Technician, Production Coordinator and Comedy Promoter. I’ve worked predominantly in theatre and festivals across many different types of shows – from new writing pieces in Nottingham to musical theatre in Glasgow to pantomimes in Yorkshire to comedy shows in Edinburgh. Highlights have included working with Basil Brush, London Hughes, Myra DuBois, Lost Voice Guy and with So Television (Graham Norton’s company). I’m currently working in Events Management and recently co-founded Rally Comedy.