Alexander J Cockburn

Freelance Video Editor Branded Content

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  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom

About me

 

Award winning London based film and video editor with some motion graphics skills and over 7 years experience ranging from international music labels and artists to leading multi-platform content producers in the UK along with boutique and digital agencies. Creative, confident and easy to work with. AWARDS include British Short Film Festival Best Experimental Short, BFI Script Development Grant for "Filament" and grants from Arts Council England. Drawing on my production and directing experience, I bring a calm and easy-going nature to the edit. I work on Avid or Premiere Pro, am happy to offline and online, and I colour grade on both systems. Broad skill set including directing, editing, tapeless workflows, ISIS storage, DVCAM, compositing, grading, chroma keying, motion tracking, animation (2D & 3D), visual effects and storyboarding using Avid 8.0, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premier Pro, Photoshop. Training includes AVID support on AVID systems.

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Digital Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Documentary
  • Assistant Editing
  • Corporate Video
  • Short Film
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere Pro
  • After Effects Lighting and Animation

Work history

2016

Premiere Pro

Capco Digital

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016

2016

Premiere Pro Editor

Nomadic Films

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016

2016

Premiere Pro

Unit9

Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
  • Virtual Reality film for Lexus in conjunction with ABC network and the TV show Qunatico

2016

Video Editor

TBWA

Nov 2015 - Jan 2016

2015

Premiere Pro

UNIT 9 Films

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

2015

Video Editor & Motion Graphics

Rufus Leonard

Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
  • Lloyds Banking Group 250 Year History. DVD for colleagues and stakeholders.

2015

Video Editor & Motion Graphics

Rufus Leonard

Aug 2014 - Apr 2015
  • Scottish Widows anniversary. Four documentaries for global installation.

2015

Video Editor & Motion Graphics

Rufus Leonard

Jan 2015 - Jan 2015
  • Various corporates, internal, web based and DVD Clients included Mclaren F1, Reading University, Huntswood and Lloyds Banking Group

2014

Assistant Editor

1 Giant Leap

May 2014 - Aug 2014

2014

Avid Editor

ITN

Mar 2014 - Jun 2014

Education

1998

Experimental Fim Video Production

Northern Media School

Apr 1995 - Apr 1998

    1993

    BA(Hons) ENG Lit Theatre Lit

    University of Leeds

    Aug 1990 - Aug 1993

      Awards

      1997

      Best Newcomer

      • British Short Film Festival