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Aslı Umut

Freelance Videographer / Editor

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsVideographer - Editor - Film - Creative Editor

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About me

Born in Istanbul and based in London, Asli is a versatile filmmaker with a particular interest in memory, existentialism and feminist cinema. After graduating with a BA in Philosophy and Film Studies, Asli pursued an MFA in Media and Design and taught documentary and film history. As an avid cinephile, she started playing around with found footage material under the supervision of video artist Volker Schreiner. Around the same time, she completed her first short documentary, Protest (2012), that has shown at several festivals nationwide. In 2013, Asli was accepted on an MA course at The London Film School and moved to London. During her time at the school, she wrote and directed both fiction and documentary films. Her mid-course fiction film We Were Waves Once (2015) premiered at Toronto Inside Out Film Festival and has been screened in many others including the BAFTA qualifying London Short Film Festival. In 2016, she started her own film production company Studio ASBO and has been working as a freelance videographer and editor. She is also currently in pre-production for her next short film, a sci-fi drama about immortality through mind upload to synthetic copies. She owns various camera equipment and points her camera at anything that she finds inspiring.

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Skills

  • Adobe Premiere/photoshop/indesign
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Davinci Resolve
  • Abobe Creative Suite
  • Lighting
  • Camera Operating
  • Avid
  • Logic

Work history

Currently

Videographer

ASOS

Jul 2016
  • Kings Cross, London NW1 2JA, UK
  • Freelance
  • I shoot and edit catwalk videos.

Currently

Videographer

Studio ASBO

Jun 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I work as a freelance videographer and editor at Studio ASBO, an East-London based video production company I co-founded last year with my partner Bora Demirbilek.

2017

Editor

RCSSD

May 2017 - Jun 2017
  • Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8AN, UK
  • Freelance
  • On a short film commissioned by RCSSD, I worked as a camera assistant on set and edited the picture.

2017

Freelance Editor

Screencult

Feb 2017 - May 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Working closely with the motion graphics designers, I edited corporate videos and promos for clients like Kier, Microsoft, Centric Software and Yorkshire Water and New Entrepreneurs Foundation.

Education

2016

MA Hons in Editing and Cinematography

The London Film School

Sep 2013 - Aug 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • I completed a 3 year long practical MA in Filmmaking with a distinction in Editing and Cinematography. During my time there, I worked on numerous collaborative projects in lighting and camera teams on set and directed and edited several short films that garnered international recognition in film festivals.