Joshua Wakley is a lighting and colour specialist, with 6 years professional experience branching across the mediums of film, live performance, theatre and television. He has built up a practical knowledge of media production from a variety of professional bodies including BBC Bristol, Films @59, Icon Films and Bristol Media.
His craft skill in lighting and colour grading embodies both the technical knowledge and creative thinking; proving a vital asset in seeing light and colour utilised and manipulated to its fullest extent in order to push the boundaries of what is achievable. He is driven by stylisation in his work for unique meanings to be carried across visually; using it as a method to express a narrative through colour.
Furthermore he prides himself in the quality of his work, determined to produce to the highest professional standard. His strengths centralise around his leadership ability; coming down to good organisational and time management skills. His reliability pulls together all these strengths to ensure his contribution will be executed efficiently and effectively.
Overall Joshua embodies the concept of colour through his craft skills, becoming a ‘technically minded creative’, a fusion of technical competence with creative thinking, apparent throughout every stage of production he works within.
This blog follows his progression as he moves into his final year of study and begins to enter the world of professional practice.