siriuslylionel

Self Employed
Petaling Jaya, Selangor

About Me

A jack of all trades in video production, I’m adept in both cinematography & editing. I strive to learn more about my craft and the industries it supports.

Personal Details

Nationality
Malaysia
Gender
Male

Language

Preferred Language (Spoken)
English
Malay
Preferred Language (Written)
English
Malay

Current Status

Self Employed

Working Experience

  • Head of Video & Event Productions
    Ex Nihilo Sdn. Bhd.
    Kuala Lumpur
    Nov 2019 -- Apr 2020
    Company Type
    New Startup
    Industry
    Advertising & Media / Marketing
    Position
    Creative Director
    Specification
    Media - Broadcast and production
    Roles
    Producer
    Essentially, I lead and mentored the production division - providing ideas, skills and insights into generating new content. Beyond my usual job scope, I also provided blog posts for the company, and lead the creative team whenever the managing director was away.
    Reason Of Resign
    The company had to close down when COVID-19 hit.
  • Assistant Event Manager
    Red Tomato Works
    Kuala Lumpur
    Jun 2018 -- Nov 2019
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Events
    Position
    Manager
    Specification
    Media - Broadcast and production
    Roles
    Management
    I communicated the needs of the clients to the crew during our events, supporting and managing the event team. I observed our operations to ensure the safety of our set, maintaining the standard of quality the company was known for.

    I also involved myself in managing live-streams, the video conferencing equipment, and video switching for seamless projections.
    Reason Of Resign
    Given a better offer.
  • Assistant Content Creator
    Xeno Entertainment
    Bandar Sri Damansara
    Jan 2018 -- Apr 2018
    Company Type
    SME
    Industry
    Advertising & Media / Music
    Position
    Junior
    Specification
    Media - Broadcast and production
    Roles
    Cinematographer
    A pioneer member of their Content Department. I assisted with the ideation and production of their videos. I always made it a point to research each influencer and brand we worked with to make sure their brand image is consistent with each other and the content.
    Reason Of Resign
    Focused on building my production company, was given a better offer.
  • Video Team Lead
    Rousing Muses Sdn. Bhd.
    Damansara Perdana
    Jun 2017 -- Oct 2017
    Company Type
    SME
    Industry
    Advertising & Media
    Position
    Manager
    Specification
    Art & Creative
    Roles
    Supervisor / Team Lead
    - Supervised and mentored the interns in producing the company's promotional material
    - Provided photography & videography services for the company's events & artists
    - Manned the recording studio when the sound engineer was unavailable
    Reason Of Resign
    End of internship for the interns.
  • Freelance Video Producer
    EpyksLion Productions
    Kuala Lumpur
    Jun 2017 -- Mar 2020
    Company Type
    SME
    Industry
    Advertising & Media
    Position
    Director
    Specification
    Media - Broadcast and production
    Roles
    Film Director
    We provide end-to-end video production services & equipment rental, our clients ranging from local artists to start-ups. We first consult our clients to better understand their needs - thus making the production process more collaborative.

    I also trained and mentored each of my staff/trainees in video production, allowing them to explore and improve themselves in different roles & skills.
    Reason Of Resign
    It's my own company, March was when I managed to work with my last client. Have to find other means to sustain myself.
  • Video Production Intern
    Red Tomato Works
    Kuala Lumpur
    Jan 2017 -- May 2017
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Events
    Position
    Intern
    Specification
    Media - Broadcast and production
    Roles
    Cameraman
    - Provided photography, videography, & photo booth services for their events
    - Spent my off days freelancing as a video producer to improve skills
    - Became tech support, because no one else knew how to Google
    Reason Of Resign
    End of Internship
  • Social Media Apprentice
    LikesBeforeLove.com
    Damansara
    Sep 2016 -- Oct 2016
    Company Type
    Other
    Industry
    Marketing
    Position
    Intern
    Specification
    Management, Marketing, Sales, Admin
    Roles
    Intern
    In 2016, Jason Leong was running for Laugh Factory's "Funniest Person In The World" competition
    - Assisted in content creation and video editing for Jason's campaign.
    - Managed and provided copywriting for Jason's social media posts.
    Reason Of Resign
    End of campaign

Education

  • Other
    Diploma
    Art/Design/Creative/Multimedia
    May 2015 -- Dec 2017
    Major
    Film & TV Production
    Founder of the social media division of the student council, spent most of my college years juggling between freelance work and assignments.
Available for Hourly (Remote & Onsite)
Available for Hourly (Remote Only)
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