Asta Philpot

Asta Philpot

Diversity Consultant

Location
Leeds, United Kingdom
Industry
Entertainment

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Asta Philpot's Overview

Current
Past
  • Founder at Asta Philpot Foundation
  • Founder at Asta Philpot Foundation
  • Founder at Asta Philpot Foundation
Education
  • Newman High School
  • Amelia Airheart
Connections

500+ connections

Websites

Asta Philpot's Summary

I am a successful businessman, inspirational speaker and disability advocate across the world. Star of several documentaries, shown across the globe, Award winning executive producer of Hasta la Vista (Come As You Are) - I am no shrinking violet.
With my knowledge and experience I can provide you with the tools to face disability in diverse environments and make a positive change for the benefit of all.

Based in Leeds and working both nationally and internationally I speak, and have spoken all over the world about overcoming barriers, being positive in life and going for your dream, and never give up... I take my audience through a journey of twists and turns that my life has been, to now, a hollywood film producer, despite being told I had a week to live when I was born.

I have experience of working with all the major UK broadcasters, and have presented several prime-time television and radio programmes for the for many channels/stations across the globe.

I am also an authority on disability issues and have featured as an expert on radio and television stations across the world.

Asta Philpot's Experience

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Professional Training & Coaching industry

January 2009Present (5 years 9 months)

We provide services to people with disabilities and employers. We specialise in Disability employment and retention.

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Professional Training & Coaching industry

20092014 (5 years)

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Professional Training & Coaching industry

20092014 (5 years)

Self-Employed; Myself Only; Professional Training & Coaching industry

20092014 (5 years)

Executive Producer

Fobic Films

Public Company; 1-10 employees; Entertainment industry

July 2008January 2013 (4 years 7 months) Leeds, United Kingdom

Award winning executive producer/writer of Hasta la Vista (Come As You Are)

Diversity Consultant

ITV

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ITV:LN; Broadcast Media industry

January 2009March 2010 (1 year 3 months)

During ITV’s 2009 re-structure I co-ordinated outplacement training for staff under threat of redundancy. I dealt with outside facilitators to get the best and most cost affective training, in the end this saved ITV over £100,000 in training costs.

Video Editor

ITV

Public Company; 5001-10,000 employees; ITV:LN; Broadcast Media industry

January 2001December 2008 (8 years)

Craft Editor on ITV Yorkshire's regional news programme.

Asta Philpot's Skills & Expertise

  1. Diversity Training
  2. Photo Editing
  3. Video Editing
  4. Motivational Speaking
  5. Digital Photography
  6. Video Production
  7. Image Editing
  8. Documentaries
  9. Event Videography
  10. HD Video
  11. Web Video
  12. Media Production
  13. Video
  14. Broadcast
  15. Training
  16. Digital Video
  17. Strategy
  18. Producing
  19. Television
  20. Film Production
  21. Broadcast Television
  22. Post Production
  23. Creative Writing
  24. Digital Media
  25. Film
  26. Storytelling
  27. Multimedia
  28. New Media
  29. Voice Over
  30. Commercials
  31. Radio
  32. Final Cut Pro
  33. Screenwriting
  34. Journalism
  35. Short Films
  36. Reality

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Asta Philpot's Education

Newman High School

19921998

Amelia Airheart

19871988

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