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Senior Video Editor for LFC TV (Liverpool Football Club, Sky/Virgin/International channel and websites). My duties include managing 7 editors, training, outsourcing training where required, designing workflows and procedure, technical troubleshooting and researching software and hardware for post production. My editing duties include working on top craft shows such as magazine shows like #LFC WORLD, The Academy Show, LFC Later and Premier League Preview/Review shows. I also cut long and short form documentary, PR/Marketing campaigns, promos, Ads, showreels, VTs for studio shows, news, behind the scenes, branded content, openers/closers, multicam events/interview features and social/mobile content...not to mention long and short form football highlights and international content.

I also shoot Interview based features, B roll and GVs, Vox Pops etc when required.
I also produce Corporate video and work as a freelance producer, editor and lighting camera op for a number of clients around the UK. I get most of my freelance work as cameraman using 5D and external recorders for broadcast.

I can work on my own with my own kit or as part of crew, developing workflows, recruiting crew members, hiring kit, writing risk assessments, scripting, storyboarding, managing Junior staff, training, technical troubleshooting, planning and directing shoots, sourcing and researching music and other media, liaising with clients and writing up costings and break downs. I have experience in a variety of content genres from live broadcast, film, animation, social media, PR campaigns, branded content, educational, social and corporate documentary, promos, showreel, Ads, motion graphics and music based content.

I have my own transport and insurance, public liability. I own and have industry standard qualifications in a variety of production software from Adobe, Apple and Avid (see my CV for qualifications and kit list).

I have a well developed skill set in production, editing and camera work and I have a genuine keen interest in cameras and associated software, music, graphic design, art and photography.

I can shoot and online video for broadcast QC and have produced films for broadcast since University; my two graduate documentary films (I shot and edited) have been distributed for the last 7 years via Shorts International across Europe and America.
I have qualifications and experience in Film, Photography and Graphic Design.
I am a always looking to learn, I love to produce, shoot and edit video and motion graphics and make films in my spare time with industry colleagues, friends and myself to further develop my skills.
I am personable, conscientious and reliable.
A cool head, cheery smile and humble demeanour, very personable.
Dedicated, keen to working till the job is done with a can-do attitude.

Versed in a wide variety of formats, codecs, still image and graphical files.

Able to Online for broadcast - Colour grading/correction, legal picture/audio levels, VFX (After Effects), Audio mixing, subtitling.

Able to edit in Live studio/location environments, emergency playout, live playouts.
Tight turnarounds daily, able to work in Client/Producer facing role or on own direction. Experience in Long and Short form edits, plus finishing for Cinema/Broadcast and International Broadcast delivery. I can make editorial content calls, creative calls deciding on looks and concepts and produce videos from ideas stage to delivery.

I have more recently completed training courses in Final Cut X (I am Apple certified), Avid Media Composer 7 101 and 110 (Avid certified) for my own personal development. I am also trained in Premiere Pro and After Effects by Adobe to a craft level on bespoke course for LFC TV (currently using CC 2015), and have also taken After Effects (101 and 201), Final Cut Pro 7, Intro to Apple Color, Colour Grading software courses on my volition to better my education as an editor.
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When Sam met Simon Mignolet - Liverpool FC TV , United Kingdom
2017 - Editor (Premiere Pro)
A VT for the Studio magazine show LFC Later, Scouse Olympic
gold medalist Sam Quek's LFC TV debut, interviews Simon
Mignolet at his home on everything from his Liverpool debut to returning to the team.

Ceremony - Indie , United Kingdom
2016 - Editor (Avid)
Short Documentary Film on retiring Crematorium worker, shot on Steady Cam in 2K and HD slow mo on C300 mk2 in C-log.

Added Time: Igor Biscan/Jerzy Dudek/Stig Inge Bjornebye - Liverpool FC TV , United Kingdom
2016 - Editor (Premiere Pro)
A 'Where Are They Now' Documentary series for Liverpool FC on past players who were fan favourites. Jerzy Dudek now endurance race car driver, Igor Biscan a Croatian football Manager and Stig Inge Bjornebye Sports Director at Rosenborg FC.


#LFC WORLD Promo - Liverpool FC TV , United Kingdom
2015 - Camera Operator
Stings for LFCWORLD Liverpool Football Club's flagship magazine show. Cut to together into a montage to make a TV Promo
for the show,
I shot the majority of the stings on Canon 5D mk3 with Atomos Ninja 2 recording Pro Res HQ.
A second camera man captured the water bottle and ball hitting the net shots on Sony FS7.

LFC WORLD Bolton Preview feature with Emile Heskey and Neil Lennon - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2015 - Cameraperson/Editor
I edited a Bolton FA Cup match preview feature for LFC WORLD Liverpool FC TV's magazine show. The feature was made up of archive footage and Interviews and training footage shot at Bolton Wanderers' training ground. I also shot the close up on both Emile Heskey and Neil Lennon's Interview, on my Canon 5D mk3. The interviews were used in LFC News TV show, and LFCTV GO website and as part of the Gary McAllister Documentary currently in production at LFC TV.

LFCWORLD 2014 Year Review - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2015 - Cameraperson/Editor
Myself and another Camera man shot a round table chat for Liverpool Football club's flagship magazine show LFC WORLD, with Liverpool FC legends, Jason McAteer, Gary Gillespie, John Aldridge and David Fairclough, capturing their thoughts on the last year's near title winning season and this season's progress throughout 2014. I shot all the intro and outro GVs of the pub location and the picture frames which acted as titles for each section. I also shot all of the footage of Jason McAteer and Gary Gillespie at the table. All GVs were shot on my Canon 5D mark 3 and the round table chat on Sony PMW 400 and 300. My camera was the PMW 400. I also edited the piece as mutlicam event in Adobe Premiere CC.

LFC Global Promo - Liverpool FC , United Kingdom
2015 - Editor (Premiere Pro)
A global Promo to recruit corporate partners from around the World to work with the Liverpool Football Club brand.

Coutinho Home From Home - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2015 - Cameraperson/Editor
I Shot Vox Pops and GVs and co-edited a 48 min broadcast Documentary on Liverpool FC player Philippe Couthino entitled 'Coutinho Home from Home' for LFC TV

Dillistone Remix Music Video - Indie Production for LIPA and Kulturfondet Odda , United Kingdom
2014 - Director/Cameraperson
Directed, Shot and Edited (with another Director/Editor/Shooter) a Music video for Radio One featured artist Dillistone for his Remix of the track Exaltation, funded by The LIPA and Norwegian funders Kulturfondet Odda. Shot on Canon 5D with Atomos Ninja 2 (for Pro Res HQ) and FS700 for slow motion and Timelapse on Canon 5D mark3.

The Anthony Burgess Promo - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2014 - Cameraperson
Shot a short Promo on Canon 5d mark 3 and Canon 7D for The Anthony Burgess Foundation in Manchester.

Promo for Volunteering (for The Imperial War Museum North) - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2014 - Cameraperson
Shot a Promo for Volunteering for The Imperial War Museum North across 4 days at: The Imperial War Museum North, Manchester Museum, Dunham Massey, Museum of Science and Industry and Manchester Jewish Museum.

Liverpool Music Week - Mocha , United Kingdom
2014 - Camera Operator
Shot a Promo (Canon 5D) of Liverpool Music Week (as part of 2 camera DSLR crew with some slow motion shot red epic by a third operator). Close ups of Bands from the pit and stage edge and wides of the crowd on long and Prime lenses at: Liverpool University Leggate Theatre, The Camp and Furnace, The Kazimier and Constellations. Bands filmed were: Vessel, IMMIX ensemble, Forest Swords, Mogwai, Peaking Lights, Eagulls, Liars, Nick Mulvey, Chvrches, Black Lips and most bands supporting acts.

Imperial War Museum North Promo - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2014 - Camera Operator
Slider GV Shots, Vox Pops, Interviews and history workshops, plus an AV show comprise the elements, cut to Music in this Promo for The Imperial War Museum North in Manchester.

Nicholas Hall's 2014 'European OTC Conference' Promo - Asta Films , Switzerland
2014 - Camera Operator
A promo for Nicholas Hall's OTC Pharmaceutical conference. Shot in Lucern, Switzerland the Location of the 2014 conference using Canon 5D and 7D, with slider shots on the main interview, vox pops and GVs from the conference, workshops, networking and award ceremony.

Nadine Carina 'The Love' performance video - Clearcutedits , United Kingdom
2014 - Cameraperson/Editor
A stripped down Electro Folk song made into an intimate acoustic performance for Nadine Carina's new EP. The Electro Folk artist signed to a small Swiss Label currently tours Europe and the U.K. with songs of her own introverted perspective, consistently winner her new fans.

I was one of two Lighting Camera Operator/Editors.
Filmed at The L.I.P.A in Liverpool.
Shot on Canon 5D mark 3 (my camera) 24-105mm, 5D mark2 24-70mm and HDV and Gopro.
I operated the 5D mark 3 and HDV camera and my angles were generally from her front and behind, the candle/mic shots, the feet and hands side on shots. The Other operator stayed low getting in profile closeups of the face and moves onto and off her face.

Edited jointly by myself and the other Editor/Camera Op in Multicam in Premiere CC, graphics by me in After Effects CS6.

Greatest Scientific Achievements of the 20th Century' series - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2014 - Cameraperson
I Shot GVs of Laboratories, workshops, rocket parts and Multicam Lit Interviews and Timelapse on 5D mark 3 and mark 2 with canon 70-200mm L series lens and slider, for The Royal Society at The Mullard Space Science Laboratory (MSSL) for their 'Greatest Scientific Achievements of the 20th Century' series.

Greatest Scientific Achievements of the 20th Century' series - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2014 - Camera Operator
Shot a Promo mini Doc for The Royal Society at Newcastle Uni and Bellingham Industrial Plant (Timelapse) on Renewable Energy. Shoot included GVs of Lads, 3 Camera interview with FS100 as a wide 2shot, 1 canon 5D 1 canon 7D for closeups of 2 scientist being interviewing each other. A timelapse of Bellingham Industrial Plant at Night. Shots of Scientist reminiscing in the grounds of the University, plus a piece to camera about the scientist's background.

'On My Mind' Music Video - clearcut edits , United Kingdom
2014 - Director/Cameraperson
Shot and Edited (Canon 5D/Premiere CC) a Music Video for Edinburgh Hiphop artist 'Think', for his track 'On My Mind' using Atomos Ninja 2 for Pro Res HQ, mostly on a rig and occasionally a tripod in and around Edinburgh and Liverpool.


Liverpool Food and Drink Festival 2014 Promo - The Sugar Factory , United Kingdom
2014 - Cameraperson
Shot (Canon 5D) and Recorded Sound for The Sugar Factory who made a Promo for Liverpool Food and Drink Festival 2014. Acted as Camera op A shooting Interviews and cookery demos with celebrity chefs Tom Kerridge and Yotam Ottolenghi, Vox Pops, Exhibitor Interviews food demos and general GVs.

Liverpool Get Into This Awards Promo - Indie production , United Kingdom
2013 - Cameraperson/Editor
Shot/Edited a Promo for The Get Into This Awards (Liverpool Echo) at The Leaf Liverpool, Music Award show for Liverpool based musical achievements, included Live Sets from the Nominees and video messages/music videos screened.

Shot on Canon 5d mark3 and Sony HDR HDV FX7.

Edited on Adobe Premier CS5.5

Quantum Computing Pilot - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2013 - Camera Operator
A series of 12 videos have been commissioned by the Royal Society to Celebrate the 10 greatest Scientific achievements of the 20th Century. The first video on Quantum Computing is the pilot.

I shot several, 'pieces to Camera' using a Canon 5D mark 3 and mark 2 and Eazy Jib at The UCL London (the same lecture theatre used in the Michael Caine scene in Inception) delivered by a well known Academic, using the Jib for movement.

I also shot Cut Aways (5D mark3) in the London Science Museum, mainly of Calculation machines, Super Computers and a range of Calculators from across the last few hundred years. Most exhibits were in their display cases.

Indy Man Beer Con - Asta Films , United Kingdom
2013 - Camera Operator
Indy Man Beer Con 2013 is a Craft Beer Convention held at Victoria Baths, Manchester with the aim of showcasing Craft Beer and its brewers. With 100's of different beers, food provided by a food festival supplier and a meal made by a Master Chef Champion to match 3 selected beers, the event was busy to say the least.

I shot all of this video (apart from the Brewer Interviews) on Canon 5D mark 2 and 3 with a selection of prime and zoom lenses. We also used an Easy Jib for some setups. A second camera man shot the interviews with the brewers.

LFC NOW (LFCTV News)  - LFCTV , United Kingdom
2013 - Cameraperson
Shot a short Interview with Kenny Dalglish for LFCTV on the death of Anne Williams, leading campaigner for Justice, after the Hillsborough tragedy.

Shot on Canon 5D mark 3.

Liverpool Get Into This Inspiration Award Video Message - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2013 - Cameraperson
I lit and shot video messages from Leighton Baines & Kenny Dalglish to be played before the announcement of 'The Get Into This' Inspiration Award, for The Justice Collective's cover of The Hollies 'He Aint Heavy He's My Brother', which reached Christmas number one single, to fund legal bills for the families of the deceased Hillsborough victims.

Shot on Canon 5D mark 3

Stephen Packer A Tribute 22min Documentary for TV - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2013 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
A 22 min Documentary for TV on Stephen Packer. The Doc covers the Liverpool FC Under 9 Player who tragically died of Cancer in November 2012 and the LFC staff plus his family and friends take on a Sponsored 3 peak Challenge to raise money for his Hospital.

Friday Night Live - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
A series of VTs for a Live studio show, with celebrity guest from footballers, to actors and musicians all LIverpool FC fans. "Fab 4 goals VT" four goals sandwiched between GFX stings from yester year which are voted on by home audience through email and phone. "Either Or" VT: a series of interview answers with a famous footballer or manager connected to Liverpool FC. Answers are represented by a still with a zoom move on it, from the heyday of the subject and text. The VT has a music bed with up sound for the question graphic. 4 end of part VTs are included with stadium GFX over match footage of famous goals. A celebrity predictions VT is included with football bags GFX promoting the result prediction for upcoming matches. Up sound from a music bed for the GFX.
Several other VTs ranging from IVs, doc packages, Highlight, VoxPops and SVOs are also included in the 90' TX.

The Match Extra - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
256' TX, 6 Part programme containing 2 halves of football matches with added GFX and a post match Interview from Players/Managers, plus 3 more parts varying from Goal Rushes to Highlights packages, etc, including stings bumper GFX and slate. Distributed Internationally each week to Foreign Partners.

LFC Now - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
Daily News shows VTs on Matches, Players and Club events. Interviews, Documentary Packages, Photomontage, SVO and various match highlights.

Inside Melwood - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
Liverpool FC TV and websites most watched programme. Distributed by the BBC on i-tunes.

A magazine style football show based around Liverpool FC training facility Melwood.

Exclusive Interview features with Brendan Rodgers, training staff and players from the 1st, u21 and u18 teams. Stylised montage highlights and GFX led stat packs. Complete with menus, links and the latest training and match shots.

11 or 22 min TX.

Count Down To Kick Off - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
A series of VTs usually consisting of Press Conference IVs (covered with cut aways), Mananger/players IVs, Previous Match Highlights and sometimes Goal rushes/montages and mini doc packages. The VTs are part of a studio show in the build up to any upcoming football match.

Most Wanted - LFC TV , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
TX of Top twenty most watched videos from the LFC website. GFX and Studio Links with the clips counting down from 20-1.

Amandine Vincent Actor's Show Reel - Clearcut Edits , United Kingdom
2012 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)
An update of a previous Actor's Showreel for DVD and web purposes.

A mix of clips with opening montage to music, documentary, corporate, short form film and pieces to camera.

Edited on Final Cut Pro in SD.

P400 Plastic Media Cyclone System Promo - Clearcut Edits , United Kingdom
2012 - Cameraperson/Editor
A promotional Sales video for Odlings MCR LTD to illustrate the features and inner workings of a machine that cleans Aircraft wheels and landing gears to safety standards, whilst recycling the media used to blast the dirt and grime free.

I was Director/DOP/Editor, shot over one day at Odlings MCR HQ.

Produced using F.C.P. 7/ A.E. CS 5.5 in HD for DVD, i pad and web use.

Crime (Working Title) - Green Banana , United Kingdom
2011 - Camera Assistant
An Educational Short Film in the guise of a Drama for Lothian and Borders Police and Edinburgh City Council. To be part of school curriculum next year.

Production Assistant:

Helping Recruit 1st A.D., gaffer, other production Assists, Production Designer, Maker up, Wardrobe, Runners etc.

Helping source prop's and make prop's, driving crew members and actors.

Camera Assisting when necessary with boards and focus pulls. Focus Puller on last day of the shoot. Lighting, grip work, shopping and sourcing etc.

Shot on Canon 7D, with a range of lenses.

On The Verge@ The Arches - Watch Me Disappear/Sex, Violence and Lady Macbeth - R.S.A.M.D. Classic and Contemporary Text M.A. Students , United Kingdom
2011 - Cameraperson/Editor
Videography of two pieces of acting/movement from the On The Verge Festival at the Arches, Glasgow.

"Watch Me Disappear" is a piece about anorexia and the modern obsession with the concept of beautiful women. The piece takes place in a bathroom, to samples of radio/interviews and adverts in audio form played on CD in sync with performance. Audio editing by myself using Adobe Soundbooth. Videography of 3 practice rehearsals without audience cut together to give a filmic account of the performance.

Sex, Voilence and Lady MacBeth combines Yoga, movements and visceral Shakespeare, with three actresses moving like Scorpions and Spiders to an intense sound track and lights under one of the main arches. Two performances filmed at different angles, cut together to give a filmic accountant of the performance.

Scottish Animation Network Edinburgh International Film Festival Reel - Scottish Animation Network , United Kingdom
2011 - Editor (Offline)
A 52 min Reel for the Scottish Animation Network's
Screening at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2011. Various animation clips in various formats/codecs, outputted to Digibeta tape via Final Cut Pro.

Falko - Student Final Year Production , United Kingdom
2010 - Editor
Final Year Project B.A. Hons. Photography Film and Imaging. I was editor, Co-Camera Operator and Sound Recordist. Shot on HDV and upconverted to HDCAM at Screen Academy Scotland. 10 mins in duration Documentary Short on a German Masterbaker and coffee shop owner trying to bring european coffee culture to Soctland, Screening at Loch Ness Film Festival 2011. Avaliable to watch on my productionbase showfolio and:
youtube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_WcLesBZ98w
vimeo: http://vimeo.com/22349731

Urban Exploration - Student Final Year Production , United Kingdom
2010 - Editor
Final Year Project B.A. Photograhpy Film and Imaging. I was Editor Sound Recordist and Camera Assist.
Shot on HDV and upconverted to HDCAM at Screen Academy Scotland. 15 mins in duration Documentary Short on the passtime of Urban Exploration, Screening at Loch Ness Film Festvial 2011.
Online for viewing at my productionbase showfolio and:
youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVc6XFtv9Fw
vimeo:http://vimeo.com/22423890

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Employment History

April 2016 - Present: Senior Editor at Liverpool FC TV
January 2012- 2016: Staff TV and Web Editor at Liverpool FC TV
June 2010: Freelance Videographer and Editor/Graphic Designer
2005-2010: Student and Videographer/Web/Graphic Designer
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Education

B.A. (Hons.) Photography Film and Imaging
Afer Effects 101 and 201
Avid Media Composer 101 and 110
Intro to Apple Color
Final Cut 101
NQ Graphic Design
Adobe Premier CS6
 
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Industry Qualifications

B.A. (Hons.) Photography Film and Imaging
After Effects 101 and 201
Avid Media Composer 101 and 110
Intro to Apple Color
Final Cut 7 101
Adobe Premier CS6 Advanced Training

 
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Technical Equipment

Canon 5D mark 3
Canon 25-105mm F4 EF  L series Lens with USM and IS.
Canon 17-40mm  F4 EF  L series Lens with USM.
Olympus Prime 50mm f1.8 lens
Atomos Ninja 2 external recorder for Pro Res 422 HQ or DNxHD
Small HD 7inch 720HD Camera monitor
iFootage Shark Slider 0.75m-1.5m, manfrotto 502 flat based head
Sony HDR FX7e
Dedo 150 Watt light and stand
Seinheiser G3 Radio Mic kit CH70
Tascam HD P2
Rode NTG 3
Video Microphone Camera mount and stabiliser
Manfrotto 503 Fluid head tripod
Small camera kit
F.C.P. 7/Studio 3
Avid Media Composer 6
Adobe Production Suite Premium CC
i-Mac 27inch Core i5.
Mac Book Pro 17inch Anti Glare screen, Core i7.
 
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Referees

Nina Berry - Production Operations Manager at Liverpool FC TV
Paul Rook - Sub Editor at Sky Sports News
Joshua Lorenz - Sound Supervisor at The Farm, BBC Sport News, Media City Manchester
Roger Buck - Napier University
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Skills

Offline/Online Editor  F.C.P./Avid/Premier
Camera Operator/Focus Puller/Assist
Motion Graphics
Photography (Photoshop)
Graphic Design (Illustrator)
Web Design (Flash interactive menu systems)
HDR photography
Photo Timelapse
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Additional Information

Industries

  • Corporate, 
  • Film, 
  • Online, 
  • TV

Programme Types

  • Biography, 
  • Corporate, 
  • Documentary, 
  • Sport

Specialisms

  • Anthropology, 
  • Cinema/Film, 
  • Final Cut Pro, 
  • Football, 
  • High-Definition, 
  • Location Filming, 
  • Popular Culture, 
  • Social Anthropology, 
  • Sociology, 
  • Sport, 
  • Wildlife, 
  • Wine

Licenses

  • Basic Driving (PLG)
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