Anthony Swords

Anthony Swords

Videographer and EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Anthony Swords

Anthony Swords

Videographer and EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
My name is Anthony and I am a videographer and editor. I have worked with many London PR, marketing and brand agencies to create dynamic video content for many leading corporate and commercial organisations. My portfolio reflects my ability to produce quality online advertising as well as short-form, narrative led content. Key skills: Proven self-starter as a business facing video producer working directly with clients to develop ideas and deliver high quality video content Experienced lighting cameraman proficient with Sony FS7, Canon C100/C300 & DSLR models Strong post-production experience highly skilled in Adobe suite software including Premiere, AE, Illustrator Experienced Director/Producer of short form content able to manage budgets, hire crew, direct talent & non-professional contributors Experience working with cross-functional teams in large organisations and deadline driven environments A portfolio of work that demonstrates experience in creating content with knowledge of contemporary techniques and industry standards Documentary filmmaking and narrative-driven content experience Experience working cross-culturally and in global environments Retail/Fashion/Beauty/Corporate/Fitness/Sports/Charity sector experience
  • 2019 Highlights Reel
    2019 Highlights ReelA look back at an exciting 2019 and many of the new clients and agencies that I collaborated with.
  • House of Holland & The Body Shop
    House of Holland & The Body ShopHere is a video I shot for The Body Shop at LFW2017 to showcase their partnership with HoH.
  • Hewlett Packard at BETT2018
    Hewlett Packard at BETT2018This is a highlight video I produced for HPE to showcase their participation at BETT trade fair.
  • The Nespresso Project Manchester Edition
    The Nespresso Project Manchester EditionAnother fun weekend working with Nespresso team to promote their pop-up tour across the UK.
  • The Nutcracker for ENB
    The Nutcracker for ENBIt was a pleasure to shoot & edited this BTS trailer for English National Ballet.
  • Emily Roux & Lexus
    Emily Roux & LexusHere are some highlights of the footage I shot for Lexus with chef Emily Roux giving an audience at London's Westfield centre a cookery masterclass in 2019 as part of their Takumi Ambassadors series.
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Work history
    VideographerAnthony Swords
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    A freelance videographer working directly with a broad client base and for several leading PR, marketing and brand agencies to shoot and edit dynamic short form content. Clients have included Lexus, Nespresso and Hewlett Packard. 7 years working in a freelance capacity demonstrates my skills as a highly motivated self-starter.
    staff videographerNational Theatre London
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    During my employment as a filmmaker for the National Theatre, I was responsible for shooting and editing live performances, trailers and short docs for their Marketing, Archive, West End and Learning departments. During this time I demonstrated excellent communications skills to work alongside many producers and department heads to meet multiple deadlines and manage a varied workload of content production within a huge organization. Directing actors and working with celebrities has been an added skill that I have developed from this position.
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  • Editing
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Directing Actors
  • Producing Short Film
  • Producing Digital Content
  • Directing Shoots
  • Video Directing
  • Video Content
  • Video Director
  • Video Editing
  • Camera Operating
    Masters of Arts (MA), in Film Production The University of Salford
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    MA Film Production - practical and theory based degree in film techniques
    BA (honours) Film & Television StudiesSheffield Hallam University
     - Sheffield, United Kingdom
    Honours Degree course in film theory and criticism