Bridget Scarr is a household name in the United Kingdom’s creative scenes following her impressive work as creative content producer and writer. She has bravely fought life’s adversities to rise and be great at what she does. She credits her creative mind for saving her from the jaws of depression and giving her a platform to express herself. Her training gave her a firm foundation to launch her career in the creative industry. She graduated in 2004 from Rhodes University with a Bachelors of Arts degree in drama, English, journalism, psychology music and politics.
After college, Bridget Scarr took a position with a South African firm, Urban Brew Studios as a Production Manager, a position she held for one year. She then took her experience to Ogilvy & Mather who hired her as the Line Producer and Production Manager. Her expertise impressed the management who promoted her to the position of the firm’s TV Producer. After leaving the company, she worked for Primary Films and later Bite Animation as a TV Producer, cementing her skills further. She then landed an opportunity to be a co-founder of a creative company in Cape Town in the year 2010. Her earlier experience came into play in the running of the company named Zero Point Studios. She was engaged as the Head of Production, and she also handled finances.
After a year, Bridget started Pollen Creative Media in partnership with other people. Though the starting was small, she went on to record remarkable growth in the company. The employment opportunity went up to over 200 employees up from five at the beginning. She led the company to produce top quality content that attracted leading broadcasters and stakeholders in the digital media sector. The company closed two years ago.
The closure of her business took her to a difficult period in her life but creativity saved her. She bounced back in the game bigger and better and prepared to use the opportunity to showcase her abilities fully. She started Colibri Studios that brought her work under one roof while giving her a much-needed chance to be her own boss. She has learned to appreciate her gift in creativity and cites meditation and finding time to rejuvenate as her ways of staying in touch with her talent. She has worked on projects touching various arms of creative content such as animation, augmented reality, virtue reality, drama digital content and television production among others.
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