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Louise Orton

Director, 1st Assistant Director

Current Work Details

What I do

Producer, director, AP

Company

freelance

Where I work

I am an individual working from home

Technical Skills

Camera skills Canon 5D, Z5, Z7

Resources / Expertise

Trained journalist, experience of working in hostile environments, fluent in French

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2011

Bush House,
BBC Tri media course, radio, online and video

2005-2005

Surrey,
Hostile Environment Course

1988-1992

Queen Mary College, London,
BA European Studies (French and Politics), 2i

1985-1987

Bosworth College, Desford,
A levels, English Lit (B), Sociology (B), French (C)

1983-1985

Bosworth College, Desford,
O levels, Maths, English Lang, English Lit, French, Biology, Humanities, P

1994-1996

Leicestershire,
NCTJ print journalism course

2012-2012

London,
XF305 shooting and directing

My Links

 

Vimeo

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

Children of Gaza, Dispatches

I cried watching

Brassed Off

I left the cinema during

Roxanne with Steve Martin

Directors I love

Jezza Neumann, Brian Woods, Kate Blewitt, Almodovar

Actors I admire

Liam Neeson, Catherine Deneuve, Pete Posthewaite, Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Geoffrey Rush

Writers I respect

Aminatta Forna, Mariama Ba, Barbara Kingsolver, Dave Eggers

Books I have given my friends

Poison Wood Bible, Half of a Yellow Sun, Prayer for Owen Meany

My death row meal

Something French or Thai

My Work & Credits

  • TV default

    Researcher, AP at True Vision

    My role: Researcher

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    unspecified
    Production company
    True Vision
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    L'Arbitre (short doc on Congolese female football referees for ESPN)

    My role: Researcher

    Format
    unspecified
    Production company
    Bruce Dunlop Associates
    Category
    unspecified
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    My CV

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