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SCHWARZKOPF, ANGLE

ROLE: Offline editor

FORMAT: 1 x 15’’,  1 x 30’’, 1 x 60’’,1 x 3′

CLIENT: Schwarzkopf

AGENCY: Angle

RESULTS: The campaign was screened during the British Hairdressing Awards 2020.

BRIEF: We created a series of videos to advertise the new colour lines created by Schwarzkopf and increase brand awareness.

BRITISH GAS: SMART STREET

ROLE: Offline editor, colourist

FORMAT: 136 x 3′ Social Films, HD

CLIENT: British Gas

AGENCY: Ogilvy & Mather

BRIEF: British Gas launched a new online series designed to showcase the consumer benefits of connected homes and smarter living. Developed by OgilvyOne, the series of 136 short documentaries follows three real families over three months, capturing their daily lives while they experience smart technology.

AWARDS: Top 10 Customer Engagement campaigns for the year, Campaign magazine.

HIGHLIGHTS: Develop the families’ individual stories into the brand’s wider message, and cut in record time hundreds of videos without losing sight of the big picture.

GTP: WHAT DO YOU RECKON?

ROLE: Offline editor

FORMAT: Music video, 1 x 3’30”, 4K

CLIENT: George The Poet

AGENCY: Dark Pictures

BRIEF: For this video clip for the British spoken-word artist George the Poet, the director created a modern minimalist look, based on a sleek high definition black and white intercut with superimposed mirrored images.

HIGHLIGHTS: Creating an imaginative edit through the artist’s personality and lyrics.

BERKELEY SQUARE HOTEL BRISTOL

ROLE: Offline editor

FORMAT: 1 x 2′, 1 x 30”, 5 x 15”, 4K & HD

CLIENT: Clifton Hotels

AGENCY: Online Post-Production

BRIEF: The Berkeley Square Hotel in Bristol is one of the top boutique hotels in the UK (fifth according to the Guardian), but also and more significantly, the city’s first Art Hotel. While working at Online Post-production, the company was approached by the brand to produce and edit several video pieces for their website, which showcased the hotel’s full range of services.

HIGHLIGHTS: Through the treatment of the video piece, portraying the customers stay at the hotel as a full on visual experience, deeply connected with the artistic roots of the city.

HILTON WEEKENDER

ROLE: Online and GFX editor

FORMAT: Commercial, 1x 30” x 3 and 1 x 15” x 3, HD,  English, German and Turkish versions

CLIENT: Hilton Hotels

AGENCY: Ever After

BRIEF: Commercial for the hotel chain Hilton with a family and welcoming feel.

HIGHLIGHTS: Masking out unwanted elements during an exceptionally rainy day.

FISHPONDS OF THE AMAZON, MANOS UNIDAS

Fishponds of the Amazon is a short documentary about a sustainable project in a remote village of the Peruvian rainforest. An inspiring story of collaborative work where economic progress meets conservation efforts, in the hope of effecting widespread impact by starting small.

Fishponds of the Amazon is currently being presented at festivals so the full film is for now only available as private screening. If you received a password to watch it, please type it below.


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ROLE: Offline editor, director 

FORMAT: Short documentary, 1 x 16′, HD

COMMISSIONERS: Manos Unidas and Tacif, N.G.Os

SYNOPSIS: We all read the headlines: the Amazon is burning, threatened by mass exploitation; public opinion is split between conservationists and liberalists. But what if it were possible to conciliate both? In 2018 filmmaker Cristina Balduin gained access to a remote village in the Peruvian rainforest, where the N.G.O. Tacif had started a  sustainable entrepreneurship project: they promoted aquaculture as a way to support low-income families and protect river wildlife. Combining live-action footage and a colourful animation, this short documentary follows 24 fishermen while they learn to run a sustainable fish-farm. And listening to its frenzied Latin-American soundtrack, we get a glimpse into the local way of living. We discover the fishermen’ s positive approach to change and learn how gender equality and motivation are deeply connected. Narrated by renowned journalist Georgina Godwin, this documentary sheds a light on a proposal that aims at preserving the environment whilst fostering economic development, hoping for a new ‘butterfly effect’. Because a little community in the Amazon could perhaps make an impact on the future of the planet.

HIGHLIGHTS: Shooting in the jungle, under a 45 degrees sun, then come back home and find the real story in the editing room.

BAD SPORT, NETFLIX

ROLE: Assistant editor on Episode 3, Footballgate

FORMAT: Documentary series,  6 x 55’, HD

COMMISSIONER: Netflix

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Raw TV

SYNOPSIS: Bad sport follows six stories of sports and crime, told by the athletes, coaches and law enforcement officials. In this episode set in Italy, investigators detail shocking allegations that former Juventus director Luciano Moggi influenced referees in a scandal that rocked Italian football.

ANTHEA’S TURNER HOT TOPICS, LONDON LIVE

ROLE: Assembly editor

FORMAT: Broadcast documentary, Episode 03, 1 x 24′, HD

CHANNEL: London Live

SYNOPSIS: In this series, English television presenter Anthea Turner investigates current stories with big impact in the UK. She meets experts and common people and discusses the personal and wider implications of these issues. In this episode, Anthea talks about the diagnosis and treatment of bowel cancer, taking advice from doctors and cancer survivors including BBC journalist Jeremy Bowen. 

HIGHLIGHTS:  Treating a sensitive subject while balancing informative and entertaining sections.

EVERY DAY MAKES A DIFFERENCE, JUNGLE CREATIONS

ROLE: Offline editor

FORMAT: Short documentary, 1 x 4′, HD

COMMISSIONER: Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC)

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Jungle Creations

The film was featured on The Drum Magazine. Please read the full article here.

SYNOPSIS: ‘What I love about my job is how every day is so new, and that’s what makes me happy. Sammie, just 18, supports Josie, a disabled woman with mobility impairment. And while Sammie walks us through the challenges and satisfactions of her job, we learn how caring for others means not only responsibilities, but also, a learning experience and a friendship.

HIGHLIGHTS: Being moved by Josie’s and Sammie’s story of kindness and understanding. 

NAZI MEGASTRUCTURES, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC

ROLE: Assistant Editor for Series 7, Ep. 05 and 06

FORMAT: Broadcast documentary, 2x 60′

Series 06 is currently available for streaming on Sky Uk or National Geographic USA.

COMMISSIONER: National Geographic

PRODUCTION COMPANY: Darlow Smithson London

SYNOPSIS: This history series examines the military mind-set, pioneering tactics and state-of-the-art technologies deployed by the Nazis and the Allies during World War II. 

Episode 05, Hitler’s desert War, showcases how Rommel’s brutal campaign in North Africa pushed the British to their limits and dictated the course of the war. Episode 06, Hitler’s Mediterranean Fortress, talks about Operation Mincemeat and how allied spies planted false documents on a corpse to carry out of the most audacious deceptions of World War II.

HIGHLIGHTS: Juggling between hours of archive footage to find the right shot.