Films that make you feel something

I am daniel Young

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About me


 

Age: 31

Phone: 07984 368 751

Email: daniel@rivercovefilms.com

Location: 79 Ashwood Road,

Bridge Of Don, Aberdeen,

UK, AB22 8QX

Hello, it’s nice to meet you. I’m Dan.

A film-maker. A marketer. A social media specialist.

I have a wife, Bethany and I have a daughter and son, River and Cove.

I like to make video content that resonates with people. Utilising over 10 years of marketing experience (incl. a BAHons in Management with Marketing degree) I’ve spent the last 3 years building an audience on social media with our family YouTube channel, creating content that people can relate to.

Additionally, my wife and I have been running RIVERCOVE Films producing videos for families, weddings and for global and local businesses (B2C & B2B).

 
 

MY LINKS


 

YOutube channel

Over 38k subscribers
+2 million views

 

video production & social media business

weddings - family
corporate video

 

experience & education

Experience


 
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co-founder – rivercove films
(dec 2017 – present)

  • Business development, client relations & sales

  • Pre-production

    • Storyboarding

    • Defining clients goals, themes & messaging

    • Submission & acceptance of client proposal

      See example (password: ashleighb)

  • Production & filming

    • Directing the filming process

    • Recording high quality video & audio

  • Editing, sound design, colour correction and motion graphics

  • Video optimisation for various social media platforms

 
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YouTube – The Youngs Channel
(Feb 2016 – present)

  • Filming & editing multiple videos per week

  • Design of channel branding & artwork

  • Creation of eye-catching & interesting content

  • Networking & driving traffic to our channel

  • Storytelling & engaging with our audience

  • Experienced user of Adobe Photoshop, Premiere Pro, InDesign

 
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Marketing coordinator – Aubin Group
(Nov 2013 – present)

  • Manage global brand, marketing & PR strategy

  • Creation of eye-catching branding, videos, website & materials

  • Filming and editing video content

  • Liaising with global sales team

  • Analysis of marketing activity

  • Linking marketing with sales results

  • Working directly with board & directors to mould & tweak marketing strategy


Details on previous experience available upon request

education


The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
2.1 - BA(Hons) Management with Marketing (Sept 06 – Jun 10)

  • Key Modules – Business Strategy, Management in Practice, Professional Skills, Applied Consumer Psychology, E-Business, Strategic Marketing Management, Management Concepts, Marketing, People Management, Communication Industries, Advertising Communications, Organizational Behaviour and Business Enterprise Skills

  • In depth study into a variety of different business areas

  • Student placement as a marketing assistant

  • Extensive research performed to complete fourth year dissertation

Managing People For Growth – Scottish Enterprise (2015)

Aberdeen College (Aug 2005 – Dec 2005) – Beginners Spanish

Skills & Achievements

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Pre-production

  • Defining client goals & expectations

  • Key theme selection

  • Messaging & desired response

  • Storyboard & concepts

  • Location scouting

  • Call to action

Directing & Filming

  • Managing & planning the filming process

  • Working with clients, actors & camera operators

  • Using camera stabilizers, tripods and sliders

  • Experienced at working in a variety of lighting conditions

  • Ensuring high quality audio is captured

  • Working within allocated time

Video Editing

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Premiere

  • Proficient in Adobe After Effects

  • Can turn around video edits in short time-frame

  • Optimising video for various uses and platforms

    • Vertical videos for Instagram Stories or Snapchat

    • Square videos for Facebook

  • Experienced at using overlays, effects, transitions and motion graphics

Sound Design

  • Highly proficient in Adobe Audition

  • Experienced in sound design using sound effects or pre-recorded audio

  • Experienced at improving audio

    • Noise reduction & sound removal

  • Developed a thorough soundtrack selection process

    • On-brand for clients

    • Consistent with theme & message of video

testimonials & results

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