Ash Dibben

Shooting PD / Video Editor

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
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Professions
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Projects

About me

I’m a creative professional with 10+ years’ experience creating attention-grabbing media for a variety of digital and broadcast platforms. My skills include conceptualising, directing, producing, filming, lighting and editing on Premiere Pro, After Effects, Adobe Creative Suite, FCP and Audition. The projects I have worked on range from short-form social releases, to long-form broadcast content for companies like SKY, MTV, FIFA, Universal Music Group, and McCann. Over the years, I have mastered all aspects of video and post-production, and know how to optimise content to fit any digital platform.

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Skills

  • Videography
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Camera Operation
  • Directing
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Post Production
  • Video Editing
  • Motion Graphics

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Sky

    Sky

    • Television
  • Diagonal View

    Diagonal View

    • Media Production
  • M

    MultiChoice

    • E

      ETV

      Work history

      Currently

      Senior Video Editor

      Seven League

      Feb 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Seven League provides Consultancy and Agency services to accelerate the digital performance of the biggest names in sport. Key Responsibilities: • Producing and editing social media videos for FIFA and other clients when required. • Creatively contribute to ideas and story of each video. • Run story meetings with Community Managers. • Create simple title animations to give each video a unique and polished feel. • Music selection using Audio Networks. • Downloading, labelling, and archiving clips and content to internal and external drives. Tournaments / Events: • FIFA Women's World Cup Paris 2019 • FIFA eWorld Cup London 2019 • The Best FIFA Football Awards Milan 2019 Role: On location directing, filming and editing of 3 to 10 minute FIFA Fan Movement Mini-Docies and Fan Spotlight Episodes for all FIFA social channels. Equipment: Canon 5D Mark lll Kit, DJI Osmo, LED Panel and a Mac Laptop. Achievements: • First instagram post, 120k views in 24hrs. • 821k views on Instagram and 111k views on YouTube 1,311,991 - Reach Total 1,102,155 - Views Total 207,554 - Likes Total 2,177 - Comments 105 - Retweets

      2019

      Video Editor

      Sky

      Jan 2019 - Jan 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Freelance
      • TV Show Pilot / 22 Minute Episode Key Responsibilities • Source stills, footage, SFX and music from various stock libraries. • Assemble rough edits according to a script, grade and upload versions. • Working with a writer, creative director, producer and execute producer.

      2018

      Senior Video Editor

      Sky

      Mar 2018 - Nov 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • 52 episodes of The Alltime Greatest Clip Show needed to be delivered correctly and on time. I achieved this goal by guiding 3 junior creatives through the process of high volume deliveries. Key Responsibilities • Assembled, rough cut, audio mixed, fine cut, pic locked and onlined episodes. • Delivered a high volume of content with a very quick turnaround. • Worked within a team of editors, producers, and researchers. • Quality checked and exported final deliverables in line with broadcast specs. • Mentored and supported a junior video editor from assembly to online. Achievements • Reduced budgets by delivering on-time, and with a 98% QC pass rate. • Improved workflow and team communication with real-time status reports.

      2018

      Video Editor

      Diagonal View

      Mar 2018 - Nov 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • We are Alltime10s and we aim to bring you the most informative, fascinating and engaging top 10 videos on YouTube. Our channel has over 5.3 million subscribers and 1.9 billion video views. Key Responsibilities • Assemble, rough cut, chromo key, online, mix, QC and encode episodes. • Quick thinking resulting in real creative input into the programmes. • Worked within a team of editors, producers, and researchers. Achievements • Recognised for the quickest episode delivery maintaining quality and info accuracy. • Episode backups during drive failure ensuring no interruption in episode delivery.

      2017

      Creative Producer / Senior Video Editor

      ETV

      Sep 2014 - Dec 2017
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Full Time
      • I was responsible for managing the production workflow and to initiate a new ‘look and feel’ for a tv show on ETV. With the help of my team we increased the viewership by over 400 000 p/w. Key Responsibilities • Working closely with the director to ensure creative consistency across the board. • End-to-end creative oversight with continuous production leadership. • Conceptualising and producing print ads, radio ads, videos, promos, and episodes. • Creating shooting briefs and schedules, communication with all creative departments. • Booking and scheduling freelance crew, equipment, studios, and locations. • Keeping accurate budgets and track of expenditure, negotiating with agents / vendors. • Client relationship management and cross-functional collaboration. • Implementing and monitoring QC and creative integrity on all media delivered to ETV. • Weekly green screen compositing with 2D and 3D virtual set applications. • Sourcing library music and stock footage whilst monitoring all usage right agreements. Achievements • Increased weekly viewership from 149 223 to 557 891 for a tv show over 156 episodes. • Mentored, trained and lead a team of 5 students over a 3 year period.

      2018

      Shooting PD / Senior Video Editor

      Hot Footage

      Jun 2006 - Jan 2018
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Full Time
      • At Hot Footage I produced, shot and cut hundreds of music videos, some winning awards. This new exposure gave me the opportunity to work on commercials, branded content, multi-cam events, and tv shows. Video Creator / Producer Key Responsibilities • End-to-end creative oversight with continuous production leadership. • Creating shooting briefs and schedules, communication with all creative departments. • Booking and scheduling freelance crew, equipment, studios, and locations. • Keeping accurate budgets and track of expenditure, negotiating with agents and vendors. • Client relationship management and cross-functional collaboration. Videographer Key Responsibilities • Sourced camera and lighting gear from multiple suppliers and negotiated hire rates. • Shot and lit various sets using brands like Arri HMI Fresnel, Kino Flo, and Chauvet. • Worked closely with clients, producers, directors, and directed talent when needed. • Creative offline and online editing, cutting and versioning existing content. • Ingested material and encoded media for various digital and broadcast platforms. Video Editor Key Responsibilities • Creative offline and online editing, cutting and versioning existing content. • Cut short-form and long-form content for social, digital and broadcast. • Narrative/story-telling edits, OB live multi-camera edits and extensive cutting to music. • Quality checked and exported final deliverables in line with broadcast specs. • Motion graphics, green screen, virtual sets, and stock footage searching. Achievements • Over 300 videos produced, shot and cut for Universal Music Group, Sony Music, and Gallo Records. • Trained and mentored a team of 5 junior video editors daily for 3 years.

      2014

      Shooting PD / Video Editor

      Universal Music Group

      Sep 2001 - Sep 2014
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Freelance
      • From music videos to electronic press kits, and album launches to live music concerts, my experience working with Universal Music made me a master of all aspects of video production. Key Responsibilities • Conceptualised, shot, edited and delivered content for digital and broadcast platforms. • Understood and executed creative briefs with precision and delivered on time. • Worked closely with label managers and artists on various digital and broadcast production. • Sourced film school graduates to be second cameras ops and camera assistant crew. Achievements • Won Best Video at the Metro FM Awards and Best Live DVD at the Crown Gospel Awards. • Worked with artists like Johnny Clegg, Lira, Mango Groove, Rebecca Malope and more.

      2006

      Director / Video Editor

      The Picture House

      Sep 2000 - May 2006
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Full Time
      • My role at The Picture House was to direct music videos and edit animatics for big brands. I worked my way up to AD and was soon promoted to direct TVCs for agencies and charities. Key Responsibilities • Conceptualised, pitched, directed and edited music videos for major and indy labels. • Directed a commercial for a fashion brand, furniture store, and a national mobile network. Achievements • Won best RnB Music Video at the Channel O Awards at the age of 22. • Worked on brands like Radox, Sanex, Kiwi Show Care and MTN.

      1999

      Audience Co-ordinator / Production Assistant

      MultiChoice

      May 1999 - Sep 1999
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Full Time
      • Key Responsibilities • Sourced 70 audience members for a weekly live studio broadcast every Thursday night. • Assisted the production team and crew onsite and managed the audience for the show. • Ensured the audience were given drinks prior to the show and that they were seated in the studio on time, and abided by the pre-agreed seating plan. • Checked tickets of audience members IDs, management of audience guest list, including VIP guests. Achievements • Worked with celebrities like Spike Lee, Dennis Quaid, Sarah Brightman and Austin Peck. • 100% audience attendance pass rate over 26 Episodes.

      Education

      2005

      Jan 2005 - Jun 2005
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Sales and Marketing Management

      1998

      Jan 1998 - Dec 1998
      • Johannesburg, South Africa
      • Filmmaking and Television Broadcasting

      1997

      High School Diploma

      Lyttelton Manor

      Jan 1993 - Dec 1997
      • Pretoria, South Africa

      Awards

      2017

      1 Million Views in 3 weeks

      youtube

      2013

      Best Live DVD

      Crown Gospel Awards

      2012

      Top 10 YouTube Videos in South Africa

      youtube

      2012

      Best Female Video

      Channel O Awards

      2011

      Best Music Video

      Metro FM Awards

      2004

      Best RnB Video

      Channel O Awards