My name is Mattia Capasso, Italian, I live and work in London.
I am a freelance production assistant / runner working in every aspect of visual entertainement (film, TV, commercial, corporate video, etc.).
I have a creative and well-tempered mind and good improvisation skills.
I am willing to undertake any task, putting all my energy into the role.
With a good understanding of the production process and set etiquette, I work well with other crew members and have great communication skills.
Besides my main PA/Runner position, I also work part-time as Digital Projectionist at Pinewood Studios.
Plus, I have qualified as a Commercial Drone Operator and I own a DJI Sparks Drone, therefore I’m still developing my operational drone skills.
I had previous experiences working in customer service, organizing events and meeting and volunteering in various film festivals.
Full clean UK driving licence.
Fluent Italian and basic Spanish.
British Red Cross First Aid (until December 2020).
Experienced scuba diver.
Drone owner: DJI Spark.
PfCO Drone Licence.
Basic Adobe: Photoshop and Premier Pro.
Basic DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) Certificate
Freelance Production Assistant
- Driving van or bus to transport crew, cast and equipment to location
- Assisting the directors with daily tasks
- Serving drinks, snacks and organizing lunch or dinner
- Managing budget for extra equipment or catering
- Assisting the art department when needed
- Loading props or equipment to location
- Working in a busy production: managing crew, answering phones
Pinewood Cinema in Pinewood Studios
Position: Freelance Digital Projectionist
- Ingesting DCPs (Digital Cinema Package) and KDMs onto the servers
- Setting up AV for presentations
- Assisting in Dailies screenings
- Creating player lists for weekend cinema
- Reporting bookings for each cinema screening using the database programme Veezi
- Deliver a high standard of customer service and dealing with any enquiries customers may have
Interests & Hobbies
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Of course I love films, or I would not be working in production.
There are many, and honestly is kind hard telling you what are my favourites. Plus, I do not have any sort of preference when is about Genre, I can watch because their plot or because is entertaining, I can love an Author film or a Cinecomic.
So just to give you an idea, here is some example of particular films I like so much that I haven’t mind to watch more than one time:
Of course there are many, many others!
As well as films, there are too many to mention.
I use to watch more Sit-com or Comedy-Drama, whatever is live action or animated.
Here is a list of some series I like:
I like both reading Manga and waching Anime when there’s an adaptations or when is original.
Here is a list of some of my favourite:
I love mostly the actions and the RPG, I am a big fan of the Final Fantasy games. Not into sports kind, but I am happy to play in company.
Here is a list of some of my favourites :
(note: I list those games based on the saga I like rather than the single one)
I am mostly into Hard Rock, Punk Rock, Metal and Nu Metal. I love to listen to groups both in English, Italian and Japanese.
Here is a list of some of my favourite groups:
Not always playing and I am not the best in majority of them, but I love them, especially when I am with friends or groups.
Here is a list of some of the board game I played more often:
I like mountain bikes, however, I am not a big or professional rider.
Here is few pictures of me riding:
I love to taste everything from all part of the world.
Currently I am trying to follow a vegetarian diet, however I still have few moment where I eat meat.
I list some pictures just to give an idea of my kind of food:
Of course I love the ITALIAN one
And the JAPANSE one