Benjamin Phillips

Freelance Film Editor

  • LocationUnited Kingdom



  • Events
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Visual Arts
  • Digital Content
  • Camera Operation
  • Customer Services
  • Wordpress
  • Digital Video
  • Media Relations
  • Excel
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history


Visual Artist


Aug 2004


Freelance Film Editor

Kingston University

Apr 2014 - Aug 2015
  • Recorded and rendered 8 artists' lectures for the Kingston University Fine Art archives: •Filmed & edited Stanley Picker Lectures 2015 hosted at the ICA: Gavin Turk, Rose Wylie, Doug Ashford, Sophie von Hellermann •Filmed & edited Stanley Picker Lectures 2014 hosted at the ICA: Stephan Dillemuth, Fiona Banner, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Katrin Plav?ak


Student Ambassador

Kingston University

Apr 2014 - Aug 2015
  • •Regularly gave guided campus tours during Open Days which involved me clearly communicating to prospective students and their families about life at the university. •Introduced new students to the Fine Art Department which involved me explaining the course structure, modules and giving tours of studio workshops.


Assistant to the Talks & Events Programme

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Aug 2014 - Dec 2014
  • Voluntary internship, responsibilities included: •Worked closely with the Talks and Events Programme to host successful panel and one-to-one forums, such as the Culture Now series: Lisa Schiff with Gregor Muir, Neïl Beloufa, Joshua Decter, and Renzo Martens •Thoroughly researched future lecture themes, compiled and logged information on topics and guests like Barry Rosen, Mary Moore, Gilane Tawadros, Daniel McClean for the talk The Artist, The Artwork, The Guardian and The Legacy presented by DACS •Documented the week-long symposium ICA Off-Site: The Old Selfridges Hotel and opening night of Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014 as a Vox pop video •Filmed, edited and uploaded talks of a wide-ranging discourse using Adobe CS software, including revisiting themes from the 1960's landmark exhibition in the symposium Cybernetic Serendipity: a Documentation •Accurately edited and proofread press releases and collated spreadsheets for the archives & exhibitions, like the Beware Wet Paint group show, creating the visual PowerPoint for the panel debate The Trouble with Fashion •Front of house duties e.g. received BBC reporters for interviews with the Fig-2 curator Fatos Ustek and Gagosian Director, Mark Francis •Assisted Education Partnerships with widening access programmes, such as preparing video camera equipment and creating accompanying storyboard idea charts for the youth programme, Into Film Filmmaking Workshop With Alex Reuben •Started the foundation research into Artificial Intelligence for the #FOMO talk series which followed in May 2015



MFA Fine Art

Kingston University

Aug 2013 - Aug 2015
  • 2 year studio-based, research-centered interdisciplinary taught programme


BA Fine Art

State University of New York at Fredonia, Undergraduate BA in Fine Art

Jul 2003 - Dec 2007
  • 4 year studio-based, art history and foundation courses in Fine Art and digital media


High School Diploma

Stockbridge Valley High School, New York State

Aug 1999 - May 2003
  • • Fine Art & Graphic Design, Mathematics, Spanish, English literature, History and Social Studies, Chemistry, Physics and Biology