A highly accomplished senior editor with extensive motion graphics and animation skills. Broad experience of creating, managing and delivering commercial projects, ranging from UK and international terrestrial television, commercials, promos, music videos, pre-visualisations and mood edits. Extremely professional, and used to frontline client communication, at production company, agency, and broadcaster level. Experienced at working in-house for clients, and within UK and international production houses.
Post Production Supervision and Workflow Management.
Final Cut Pro Editing and Finishing
After Effects Compositing (including 3D passes), Motion Graphics and Animation
DVD Studio Pro.
Data Wrangling and Format Conversions.
Multi Camera Directing and Vision Mixing.
Locomotion London locomotion.co.uk
Senior Editor/Motion Graphics/Animator September 2007 - current
My portfolio of work here has covered a large range of projects, including servicing agencies on their commercial, business to business and Pre Visualisation projects. I have worked client facing, alone and as part of a team spread over Locomotion's London and Germany offices. In addition to agency projects I have worked on post-heavy television series in-house for CBBC on the request of clients.
Clients have included: JWT, DDB, CHI, OGILVY PRIMARY CONTACT, OGILVY AND MATHER, EURO RSCG, GREY, LEO BURNETT, McCANN ERRIKSON, RKCR/Y&R, PUBLICIS, BABER SMITH, KLP, FIRECRACKER FILMS, CBBC
Dirty UK and Draw Pictures
Editor/Motion Graphics/Animation/Directing April 2006 - September 2007
Primarily hired by Draw pictures as an FCP editor servicing their prolific Music Video output, I quickly demonstrated strong abilities for online/finishing, motion graphics, compositing and animation. Having on-lined and mastered many TV shows for broadcast since 2001, I developed techniques to help the company save money on expensive conforms and graphics in Soho post houses. I quickly moved on to sister company Dirty UK developing my skills in Motion Graphics and Animation, and taking control of their post production workflows.
Lima Films FIA European Dragracing Championships
Producer/Director/Editor/Motion Graphics April 2004 - October 2005
Lima offered me the opportunity to direct and produce shows for the FIA affiliated European Dragracing Championships. Shooting using Outside Broadcast units in locations throughout Scandinavia we created 24 half hour shows per season. As director across both race and pit action, I oversaw the delivery of finished shows to 10 regional broadcasters worldwide. My role also included scripting and the creation of regular news packages, developing my reportage and live camera editing skills.
Image Wizard Television
Offline/Online Editor and Motion Graphics March 2001 - April 2004
Having developed skills in the graphics department using Photoshop and After Effects. I then moved more towards offline editing on Avid. With the launch of Final Cut Pro online finishing solutions, I implemented a company-wide move to Final Cut Pro. During my period with the company, I onlined and finished 75+ half hour shows, many of which I post supervised.
Bug - The Evolution of Music Video bugvideos.co.uk
Editor/Animator April 2007 - current
BUG is a successful bi-monthly show hosted primarily at the BFI Southbank which I have helped create and have been involved with in the capacity of editor from its inception. Given the global reach of the content, my role as editor often includes converting video files of various formats and making them ready for projection on to one of the UK’s premier cinema screens, Screen 1 at the BFI Southbank. I also direct and animate the opening idents for the live shows.