Sara Pampaloni

TV producer & fixer

Fixer, producer, researcher, location scout: permits, vehicles, hotels, translation. Rome-based, available throughout Italy: crews, equipment and any production need, from cameramen to make-up and catering, for TV, photo shooting, commercials and feature films.

FIXER / PRODUCTION COORDINATOR

  • Driving PlatesDecember 2015

    Rome

    Camera car b-rolls around Rome and Ostia

  • Moon Media November 2015

    Rome

    Hellers Flavour, a New Zealand TV commercial with comedian Leigh Hart

  • Axelrod ProductionsAug 2015-Sep 2015

    Rome

    Be Right Back, feature lenght documentary about the artist Maurizio Cattelan

  • NutopiaSep 2014-Dec 2014

    Rome

    Finding Jesus: Faith Fact Forgery: CNN new insight into the historical Jesus

  • EclecticprodOctober 2014

    Rome, Naples

    Enquête d'Art: an investigation of the art of Caravaggio for France 5

  • AAMODJul 2014-Aug 2014

    Rome

    Aperossa: five nights of cinema, music and culture, sponsored by the "Comune di Roma"

  • AnaprodMar 2014-Aug 2014

    Southern Italy

    Le Grand Tour: a journey following the footsteps of the Normans throughout Europe for France 3

  • Signature ProductionsMar 2014

    Rome

    Fashionably Roman: corporate video for Bulgari exhibition in Dubai

  • Boundless/FremantleMedia UKFeb 2014-Mar 2014

    Italy

    World's Best Diet: a documentary on food habits around the world for Channel 4

  • Profile MediaOct 2013-Feb 2014

    Rome

    Casting and pre-production

  • Windfall FilmsSeptember 2013

    Rome

    Rise of the Machines: a docufilm on Italo high speed train

  • Gravitas DocufilmsAugust 2013

    Rome

    Being George Clooney: a documentary on the world of film dubbing

  • Fox International (24kitchen)April 2013

    Rome

    Top Tables, Top Cities: series on food and lifestyles around the world hosted by Ishai Golan

  • CBS NewsMarch 2013

    Rome

    CBS News This Morning and CBS Evening News: live shows on the Papal Conclave and election of the Pope

  • BBC PanoramaJanuary 2013

    Rome

    The Spies Who Fooled the World: documentary on the 1991 Gulf War (local fixer in Rome)

  • La7Sep 2011-Oct 2012

    Rome, various locations

    Piazzapulita: TV channel La7’s flagship live show on current affairs, with guests

  • Travel Channel Apr 2010-May 2010

    Rome

    Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations Rome: travel and food show, season 6

  • Canale 5Mar 2010-Apr 2010

    Rome

    Guinness World Records Show: studio and field producer for Mega TV (Greece)

  • H24 LiveMar 2008-Dec 2008

    Rome

    Tv news agency, live news field producer for various TV companies (e.g. Al Jazeera, France24, RAI, Antena3)


PRODUCTION MANAGER

  • ItalyproducersJune 2013

    Rome

    The Doctors’ Channel: short web video interviews with an ipad teleprompter during a medical conference in Rome

  • Profile MediaFebruary 2013

    Rome, Salerno

    Cittaslow: pilot episode on cities that live at a different pace (in production)

  • Sky UnoJan 2011-May 2011

    Rome

    Lady Burlesque: reality and talent show. Daily workshops, rehearsals and weekly theatre performance


FEATURE FILMS

  • Panorama FilmSept 2007–Dec 2007

    Lucca, Rome

    Set Production Assistant on the movie Miracle at Sant’Anna by Spike Lee

  • PalomarOct 2006–Jan 2007

    Rome

    Set Production Assistant on the movie Piano, solo by Riccardo Milani

  • Cineritmo s.r.l.Jun 1998-Jul 1998

    Florence, Rome

    Set Production Assistant on the movie A Tea with Mussolini by Franco Zeffirelli


OTHER

  • Profile MediaFebruary 2013

    Rome

    Casting / Production Assistant for the pilot episode on cooking classes for children Angelina: Elementary Chefs (in production)

  • Travel ChannelMay 2011

    Rome

    TV Guest in Anthony Bourdain’s The Layover: Rome

  • F.B.C2004-2005

    Rome, London

    Filing, duplication, editing for the Rome and London archives


TRANSLATION and SUBTITLING

  • Profile MediaFebruary 2013

    Rome

    ENG>ITA, closed captioning / subtitles for When Patrick Met Kylie (Nat Geo Adventure)

  • Rio FilmJanuary 2013

    Rome

    ITA>ENG, subtitling of the DVD version of the movie Fuorigioco; ENG>ITA, various translations of CVs and brief essays

  • Chefaro PharmaSept 2011-Dec 2013

    Rome

    ENG>ITA / ITA>ENG, translation of various healthcare and pharmaceutical products: websites, packages, leaflets

  • F.B.C. 2007–2010

    Rome/London

    ENG>ITA, translation and subtitling of TV shows (Sky Vivo)

    ENG>ITA, translation, editing and speaker for Alitalia Inflight Entertainment and for promos and episodes of the Italian version of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy (I Fantastici 5, La7)

    ENG>ITA, translation of website and marketing brochures and material of the Italian branch

  • Escuela Oficial de Idiomas2001

    Alicante

    SPA>ITA, translation of EOI website pages (Italian language, culture and traditions, literature and similar topics)

  • L’EspressoMar 1999-Apr 1999

    Rome

    ENG>ITA, translation and compiling of the CD-Rom The English Literature on sale with L’Espresso weekly magazine


  • EDUCATION

    • University of Florence / RAI2003

      Florence

      Masters Degree in Multimedia Content Design

    • Accademia di Arti Cinematografiche2002

      Bologna

      Avid Editing course

    • Escuela de radio y televisiòn2001

      Madrid

      E.N.G. course (shooting, video and script editing, speaker)

    • Ministero dell’ Istruzione2000

      Rome

      Teacher Certification in English Literature

    • University of Bologna1999

      Forlì

      Postgraduate course in Translation for Cinema and TV

    • University of Florence1998

      Florence

      Degree in English Literature


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Languages

  • Italian

  • English

  • Spanish

  • French

Computer Skills

  • Windows, Mac OS

  • Office

  • Avid,
    Final Cut,
    Premiere

  • iNews, Air Speed

  • After Effects, Photoshop, InDesign

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