2012 Showreel for Videographer Ray Bird.

All footage either shot and/or edited by Ray. See breakdown for further details.

Breakdown of footage:

Film/TV
Parkarma - Director of Photography.
Short shot on location in Glasgow. Directed by Brian Larkin.

Betrayal - Editor/Colorist.
Short shot on RED One MX, and edited with Adobe Premiere and After Effects Color Finesse for the grade

Tim's Nightmare - Editor/Colorist.
Short edited in Final Cut Pro.

iStock Footage - DoP / Edit / Grade.
Videographer for iStock.

Killing Time - Editor/Colorist.

Sophie in the Souk - Co-Editor.
8 x 30' series developed by Pixelle Ltd and shown on Sky Travel in the UK.

Documentary

Skeleton Crew: Behind the Scenes of Battleground. Editor.
Long-form, 45-minute documentary produced for the International Feature film, 'Battleground', as part of it's distributed DVD content.

A Fighting Spirit - Director/Editor
Royal Television society Best Factual Award Winner about life in a hospice with a terminal illness.

Porthmeor: Tradition on the Edge. Producer/Director.
Celtic Media Festival Shortlisted film about a unique studio complex shared by artists and fishermen in St Ives, Cornwall.

Against the Wind / Into the Wind. Director/Producer.
Short docs made about the two sides to the wind farm story. That of a farmer profiting from the wind, and that of a 'NIMBY' group who are set against their development.

My Dad - The Reluctant Scot. DoP/Editor
Short documentary shortlisted by Scottish documentary Institute on a Pakistani immigrant's relationship with his homeland and Scotland.

Stage

Princess Bari. Producer/Director.
Short trailer made for the international stage show performed at the Edinburgh Playhouse, with tight turnaround for the Edinburgh International Festival during the 2011 promotion. Produced by the EIF.

Peter Pan - Learn to Fly! Producer/Director
Full-length stage show DVD produced with multiple camera angles, as well as a series of short, promotional videos for publicity purposes of the show. Done in collaboration with Leith on the Fringe (LOTF) and Pundigrion Films.

This Twisted Tale. Producer/Director.
Full-length stage show DVD produced with trailer for the show, again in collaboration with LOTF and Pundigrion Films.

Mother a la Carte. Producer/Director.
Full-length multicamera theatre show produced, alongside shorter summary / trailer of the show for marketing purposes. Made in collaboration with Strange Theatre. Additional footage by Julien Pearly.

Corporate

Royal Highland Show & Scottish Good Food Show. Producer/Director.
Produced these films as event highlights for Lidl UK of their presence and involvement at these two major Scottish events. Additional Camerawork by Julien Pearly and Ben McNeill.

Roseisle. Director/Editor.
Short film made for Diageo on the opening of a new Whisky distillery in the Speyside region of Scotland. Produced by Sandstorm Media.

Barclays films. Director/Editor.
Two shorts made to highlight the highly valued personal service of the bank amid adversity. Set against the backdrop of the terrible floods in Cockermouth, and a branch going the extra mile in Wolverhampton. Produced by Sandstorm Media.

Scottish Home Awards. Editor/Grader.
Promo video for the SHAs hosted at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Produced by Nexi Tv.

Festivals

Live Film in Leith. Producer/Director.
Covered event promotion and shot&directed all videos as well as created and updated website and managing technicalities of each event for the festival. Produced by Pundigrion Films. Tango dancing footage courtesy of Julien Pearly.

GoNorth! Festival. Producer/Director
Short promo film made on this unique industry event for musicians/delegates and filmmakers alike. Made in collaboration with Pundigrion Films.

Kelburn Garden Party. Producer/Director.
Footage shot for Kelburn Garden Party to be made into a series of promos to build anticipation for next year's event. Made in collaboration with Pundigrion Films.

Tinderbox flashmob. Producer/Director.
St James' Centre Flashmob promo for Tinderbox Orchestra to whip out their instruments and play to an expanding and endearing crowd. Made in collaboration with Pundigrion Films.

Avignon Festival. Producer/Director
The second-largest arts festival after Edinburgh, a short promo was produced for this event.

Music video/Live show

Eden Sessions. Camera Op.
Worked on multicam production for MTV HD at the Eden Sessions in Cornwall, filming bands/artists such as Raconteurs, Kaiser Chiefs, Bill Bailey, The Verve and many more.

Subfocus - 'Follow the Light'. Editor.
Music video made for Internationally-renowned DJ Subfocus, produced by Sandstorm Media.

D12 - Live at the O2 Academy. Camera Op.
Hip Hop sensations D12 recorded live at the O2 in Islington.

Little Dragon - 'Shuffle a Dream'. Camera Op.
Crowd-sourced music video shot as a behind the scenes operator on this production. Produced by Foundlight Productions.

SMI featuring TQ - 'Don't Stop'. Producer/Director.
Music video produced for RnB star TQ in collaboration with producers Streets Made Innovators.

Camille O'Sullivan. DoP/Editor
Shot and edited this multicamera show of international sensation Camille O'Sullivan during her sell-out live tour during the Edinburgh Festival. Additional camerawork by Adam Barnett, Ben McNeill and Julien Pearly. Produced by Adam Barnett.

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