James Callow

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James Callow

 Actor  Presenter  Model  Entertainer  Extra

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  • Playing Age: from 27 to 35
    Location: London
    Gender: Male

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About Me

I am a natural and sincere Presenter whom the audience warms to instantly. I'm able to adapt my style of presenting to the needs of the job whether that be formal and authoritive or relaxed and cheeky.

I've also appeared in numerous Commercials and Corporate Videos plus modelled for Esquire Magazine, The Quarterly and Out There.


Acting


Experience

 -  Commercials
 -  Corporate
 -  Film (Professional)


Accents

 -  Cockney
 -  RP
 -  South London


Employment History & Experience

2013 - Yapital Commercial
2012 - Minute Maid Commercial
2012 - Cash Converters Commercial
2012 - Eso.TV Corporate Video
2011 - Telemedia Corporate Video


Presenting


Experience

 -  Commercials
 -  Corporate
 -  Internet/ Web
 -  Promotions
 -  Radio
 -  TV
 -  Voiceover


Specialist Areas

 -  Business
 -  Childrens TV
 -  Corporate
 -  Dating/ Match-Making
 -  Game / Quiz Shows
 -  Health & Fitness
 -  Interactive
 -  Internet/ Web
 -  Psychic
 -  Travel


Employment History & Experience

Eso.TV Psychic TV Channel

PlayTV - Global TV (terrestrial) Canada. Live TV Show

GameTime - ETV (terrestrial) South Africa. Live TV Show


Presented on Channel 5, FTN, Living 2, Bravo, ITV:Play, The Great Big British Quiz, Quiz TV, The Dating Channel, and TX1 Mobile Phone Games Channel

Numerous Corporate Presenting Jobs including Allen & Overy, the Carbon Neutral Company, and PA Consulting

Model: Model shoots for Esquire Magazine, the Quarterly, Selfridges

Commercials: Quizcall Terrestrial TV campaign, the Dating Channel

Acting: 'Asylum Nights' film, 'Raspberry Ripple'for BBC3, 'Rapido' for Endemol


Modelling


Experience

 -  Commercials
 -  Fashion
 -  Hand


Employment History & Experience

2012 - Out There Magazine
2011 - Esquire Magazine
2010 - Esquire Magazine


Entertainment


Experience

 -  Holiday Rep


Employment History & Experience

HavenMate


Extras Work, Partipant, Contestant


Experience

 -  Commercials
 -  Corporate
 -  Film
 -  Magazine Features
 -  Promotional Work


Physical Details

Ethnicity:
White/ Caucasian
Skin Colour:
white
Height:
6 ft 0 in
Weight:
12 st 2 lb
Build:
Defined
Dress Size:
n/a
Chest:
38 in
Waist:
32 in
Hips:
n/a
Shoe Size:
9 UK
Eye Colour:
Brown
Hair Colour:
Brown
Hair Length:
Short
Hair Style:
Straight

Languages Spoken


 -  English

Experience & Qualifications


General Experience

Over 1,000 hours live TV Presenting, plus pre-recorded studio and location based shows.

Autocue, piece-to-camera, vox pops, scripted and unscripted presenting, hard counting into and out of shows. Use of open talkback, movement between cameras, walk-and-talk

Research, scripting and presenting of materials

Corporate Presentations:

I've presented a graduate recruitment video involving scripted pieces-to-camera, interviews, and chairing a discussion group on working life in a law firm. I've also presented vox pops asking office workers about how 'green' their company is, plus touring the country on a graduate recruitment programme.

Interactive Quiz Shows:

I launched Quiz TV in June 2004 and have since presented on numerous interactive quiz shows for Channel 5, FTN, Living 2, Bravo and ITV:Play in the UK. I've also presented on terrestrial shows in Canada (Play TV for Global) and South Africa (Game Time for ETV). These 3-hour live shows involve talking to viewers on-air, sole presenting and co-presenting.

Promo Videos/ Commercials:

Eso.tv infomercial for Australia, Eso.tv for MIPP, Quiz TV promo video for parent company, Quiz Call commercial for C4.

The Dating Channel:

I wrote the scripts and presented infomercials regarding the Dating Channel both in the studio and on location.

TX1 Mobile Phone Games Channel:

I researched into the games, scripted and presented the magazine style reviews of all the latest mobile phone games.



Qualifications & Training

BSc(hons) 2:1 - Management Sciences: University of Warwick

For this business degree I studied a broad range of subjects including Economics, Marketing, Operational Research, Management and Psychology.


Other Information

Miscellaneous Information

Manager - The Dating Channel

Responsible for the overall running of the channel including strategy, operations, marketing, and personnel. During my time here I turned the channel from loss making into profit and created a strong base for future growth.

Management Consultant (PA Consulting):

Specialising in monitoring and improving efficiency/ performance through operational research techniques and modelling. My clients included the Prime Ministers Delivery Unit, Met Police, London Underground, Sainsbury's and Defra.

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