Vasco Phillip de Sousa

Writer/director C.V.

Animations

2016-2018 – No Med School.  Animated web series.  (Screenplays and direction of the series.) Prod. and Internet distribution: Udigrudi

2010 – Bonjour Dewi. Animated educational series. (Wrote and directed three episodes, outline and design of eight.) Prod: Ptara Ltd. Internet distribution: Udigrudi

Fiction

2014 – Dara Says.  82 mins.  (Writer and director.)  Prod: Ptara Ltd. VOD.

Documentaries

2015 – The United States and Ukraine. 70 mins.   (Writer and editor.)  Prod: Ptara Ltd. VOD.

2012 – What Caused the War of 1812? 12 mins.  (Writer/Director.)  Prod: Ptara Ltd. Online.

2009 – Carers: A Secret Service. 25 mins.  (Co-writer and Co-director.) Prod: University of Wales, Lampeter.  

Written and in development

Short film and play scripts – [the Sandwich, Fresh Script, The Habbit, Today’s News, Gates In Hell, Antoine, Please Pass The Butter, Makeshift Ring, UK Film, Circuits, French Class, Bus Watch, Serve, A Walk In The Park, Sequels Not Even Hollywood Would Make, Zola and Cézanne, Seminar Room, The Accused, Dali And The Genie, Logjam Music Video, Detective Janice, #Saw_that_update, Aber Ads, I Don’t Get It, Doghouse, Attila 4 President, The Good Career Coach, Valhalla Apples, The Doctor’s Documentation, Dr Insurance, Welsh Doctors, Hunting For Remedies, and more]

Spec Instructional Video scripts: [How To Send An Email, Map Of Europe, Sit, Smart Goals Revisited]

Feature-length spec scripts:

Locked In

Rinsed In Blood

Artificial Insolence (Trilogy)

Deirdre’s Dreams

The Pitch (also a stage play)

Ganny

Counterfeit

Darren Freeman

Legend of the J

Television series: The Efficiency’s (or Mr Efficiency)

+ Short Stories, Essays, Articles and a Novel.

Skills 

Screenwriting, Video Editing, Blender 3d, Graphics,  CSS, Html, WordPress, Photography, Office

Job Titles

2013 – 2019 Ptara Ltd. Director

Created short and feature-length films. Told stories through various media.  Took productions from script through shooting to distribution. Photography and design.

2005-2019 Independent Writer, Designer and Filmmaker

Created short and mid-length films.  Wrote short screenplays and stories, taking media projects from concept to completion.

2004-2005  Manpower ℅ BT – Customer Advisor

Searched and maintained database while answering customers’ questions at an inbound call centre.

Education

2008-2010 University of Wales, Trinity Saint David – MA Media Production

Screenwriting; 3D graphics; digital video production.

1998-2003 University of Wales, Aberystwyth – BA Film and Television Studies with French Language and Literature

Scriptwriting for radio and television; screenwriting; presentations and websites for multimedia projects; Java programing; literature, history and practical media classes.

2000-2001 Coleg Ceredigion – ICT

RSA diplomas in Spreadsheets stage II, Text Processing II et III. Pitman’s “Bookkeeping and Accounts” level 1.

Languages

English (mother tongue), French (C1), Welsh (A2) and Portuguese (B1)