About

This used to be the site for our old photographic studio, Trackside London, which closed with the loss of the building it was located in. I keep the site now as a c.v. for myself, Stephen Thurlow:

Experienced technical Event Producer with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and video games industries. Skilled in Event Planning, Production, Construction and Management. Proven track record in all aspects of live events…

  • Title: Freelance Event Production and Management
    • Dates Employed: Feb 1998 – Present
    • Employment Duration: 23 yrs 4 months
    • Location: London, United Kingdom
    • Freelance Event Production and Management. From notepad to execution with a focus on the technical side.
      Previous clients include Sony, Nike, Red Bull, Warner Bros, Pernod Ricard, Nokia, Amplify, Saatchi & Saatchi, Stem and many other industry leaders.
  • Title: Construction Manager
    • Company Name: Event Concept 
    • Dates Employed: Oct 2016 – Jul 2020
    • Employment Duration 3 yrs 10 mos
    • Location: London, England, United Kingdom
    • Working from creative images or from brief; plan, hire freelancers, order materials and construct to deadline and budget. Also responsible for training staff, H&S in the workshop, tool and material stock, all machinery and extraction systems. Also some CNC design and programming, carpentry, electrical work and basic plumbing.
  • Title: Freelance Senior Production Manager
    • Company Name: Shape Construction
    • Dates Employed: Apr 2013 – Oct 2016
    • Employment Duration: 3 yrs 7 mos
    • Location: London, United Kingdom
    • keeping Mitch at Hotel Creative happy and helping Nike shift sneaks. In that order.
  • Title: Director
    • Company Name: Trackside London
    • Dates Employed: Oct 2010 – May 2016
    • Employment Duration: 5 yrs 8 mos
    • Location: London, United Kingdom
    • Office, Photographic Studio and labour of love.
  • Title: Senior Production Manager
    • Company Name: Making Waves LTD
    • Dates Employed: Jan 2007 – Jan 2009
    • Employment Duration2 yrs 1 mo
    • Location: London, United Kingdom
    • Retained to SCEE as senior technical event producer: Working to brief; designing, commissioning and executing experiential marketing activities from small scale one off events to European tours. Highlights include the successful launch of the PlayStation 3 and PSVita plus the highly acclaimed FIFA interactive World CupTitle: ArboristDates Employed: Aug 2003 – Jan 2007
  • Title: Freelance Arborist
    • Employment Duration: 3 yrs 6 mos
    • Location: London, United Kingdom
    • I have a passion for the outdoors and woodwork, so as an aside to freelancing at events I studied horticulture focusing specifically on arboriculture. Duties Included rope access, aerial rescue, working at height, large scale felling, mechanical harvesting, planting and disease management.

Education

  • Chingford School:
    • 7 x GCSE at C or above
  • Barking Technical College
    • BTEC in Photography and Photographic Image Manipulation
  • Capel Manor College:
    • Arboriculture and Forestry Extended Diploma & all NPTC chainsaw/climbing tickets