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Ellen Evans

Documentary Filmmaker

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsDirector - Film - Radio Producer - Editor - Film

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About me

I'm a self-shooting filmmaker and radio producer specialising in character driven documentary. With an eye for compelling characters and powerful narratives, my documentaries present personal stories in a style that is intimate, engaging and emotive.

Skills

  • Creative Documentary
  • Observational Documentary
  • Radio Documentary
  • Avid Editing
  • Abode Premiere
  • Canon C300
  • Driving License
  • Self Shooter
  • Camera Operator
  • Sony FS7

Work history

Currently

Producer

Audible

May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Alongside award winning radio producer David Waters, I am currently developing a documentary podcast series for Amazon's new 'Audible Editions' platform.

Currently

Assistant Editor

Western Edge Pictures

May 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Since May 2016 I have been working on 'Pistorius', a feature length documentary exploring the life and murder trial of paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius. Due for theatrical release in early 2018, the film will later be available to stream online at Amazon Originals.

2017

Director/Editor

Western Edge Pictures

Apr 2017 - Apr 2017
  • Freelance
  • I shot and edited 'Post Natal Confessions', the 'behind-the-scenes' mini-doc for Alice Lowe's directorial debut 'Prevenge'.

2017

Videographer

Self-Employed

May 2016 - Jan 2017
  • Freelance
  • I worked for a number of clients across charity, education and corporate sectors to produce informative, engaging, and lively video content.

Education

2016

MA Ethnographic and Documentary Filmmaking by Practise

University College London

Sep 2014 - Apr 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • I received my MA with Distinction and my graduation film 'Everything the Light Touches' was selected to open the Film School Showcase at Open City Docs 2016. This short documentary then went on to screen at a number of film festivals across the UK.

2012

Bachelor of Arts in English Literature

University College London

Sep 2009 - Sep 2012
  • London, United Kingdom

Awards

2016

Higher Education Funding Council Urban Research Award

HEFCE

  • In 2016 I was awarded the HEFCE urban research award in collaboration with PHD candidate Matthew Holman. The award subsequently funded our film 'Schrodinger's Shoreditch'; a short documentary which had its first screening at the East End Film Festival 2017.