As you can imagine, taking on a self-employed placement year wasn’t entirely my initial plan. It was a decision motivated by the desire to secure some sort of a work placement having failed to do so on numerous occasions with broadcasting companies. However, it was always a consideration as, at the time, I’d been working on my own brand to showcase my portfolio work - TotallyMedia. As well as that, I’d also completed a number of video projects for several clients during my second year. So, after putting together a plan for who I’d be working with and what the business would aim to achieve, I pitched the idea of a video production company to members of the University of Portsmouth’s Creative Careers service and nest. Needless to say, the idea was green-lit and my self-employed placement as TotallyMedia began. Of course, it didn’t take long before I hit a few hurdles.
|Published - 8 Sept 2018