Gareth Johnson

Gareth Johnson

Video Director and EditorLondon, United Kingdom
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Gareth Johnson

Gareth Johnson

Video Director and EditorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Specialist camera operator and editor with own broadcast spec kit and 7 years full-time experience. Good general skills in many aspects of digital production (After Effects, Da Vinci, HTML/CSS) and background in web design and content production. Creative, easy to work with, reliable and interested.
  • Clips from live briefs 2020 (90 seconds)
    Clips from live briefs 2020 (90 seconds)Short clips from recent work I have produced, directed and edited for clients. No agency work included- all camera work and editing by me except several shots in the BBC film (for which Jill Dramatic-Futter was DoP). Please contact me for longer clips/ private links to work that I'm not allowed to share publicly.
  • Patterns of Perception
    Patterns of PerceptionThis is a clip from a film I shot and edited aiming to challenge peoples perceptions of Parkinsons disease. The project involved a textile designer from Central Saint Martins, the English National Ballet, UCL Centre for Research into Degenerative Disease and a group of people who are living with Parkinson's. This is a clip from the exhibition edit- I also produced clips and photography for socials. (Thanks to Nathan Tinker for original compositions and Emily Schofield for graphic design- both no
  • In Other Words
    In Other WordsClip from a12 minute film which I pitched, directed and edited as part of the 'Listen to Britain' Project, managed by Wingspan Productions and broadcast on BB4.
  • SPACE / London Creative Network
    SPACE / London Creative NetworkSuccessfully pitched for this commission to make a longer film and a series of short edits to support a campaign seeking funding for the London Creative Network artist development programme run by SPACE, Four Corners and Cockpit arts. I managed the budget, sourced the illustration/ animators, biked the voice over artist and produced, directed and edited the shoots. Illustration (animated by Alita Serra) licensed from and by Rowan Ottesan.
  • Activity app- Promotional (60 seconds)
    Activity app- Promotional (60 seconds)Short promotional for an app that archives processes in digital art that I produced, shot, made the graphics and edited for UAL, Semiodesk, Jisc and Ligatus. Credit to Athanasios Velios (not on the Dots so crediting here) who I worked with on concept and voiceover.
  • Central Saint Martins (promotional 60s)
    Central Saint Martins (promotional 60s)A 60s social media edit from a package of video and photography that I produced and shot on behalf of Central Saint martins foundation course. With thanks to Chris Roberts (course leader) and Nichol Keene (Project Co-ordinator)
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Projects credited in
  • Meet the maker: Anna Niklova
    Meet the maker: Anna NiklovaMeet the maker highlights students and graduates from University of the Arts London who have products stocked in not just a shop. Anna Niklova is a freelance illustrator based in London. She studied MA Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. In her practice, she aims to nudge and subvert simple expectations through colourful play and visual narrative in print, publishing, and hand-drawn 2D animation. She has illustrated and created custom lettering for two children’s books, Chri
  • Meet the maker: Lily Kong
    Meet the maker: Lily KongMeet the maker highlights students and graduates from University of the Arts London who have products stocked in not just a shop. Lily Kong is a London-based illustrator, who uses her practice to celebrate joyful moments. She studied BA Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts and then completed an MA in Graphic Communication Design at Central Saint Martins. In her free time, she loves staring at the clouds for hours and is a big fan of Kew Gardens in London. She also loves sneakily listenin
Work history
    Producer and EditorVarious
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Freelance and contract; producer, camera and editor for a variety of clients including UMG (Bing at Christmas with LSO), Spoke Communications (HSBC, Focal Point, various), The Postal Museum ('Voices From The Deep' archive research, A/V display and sound design on behalf Nick Bell design) and UAL Awarding Body (Comms and video strategy)
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Central Saint Martins (UAL) logo
    Video producer and EditorCentral Saint Martins (UAL)
    Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4PQ, UKFreelance
    Various freelance and contract. Planning and production (concept to delivery) for course promotional videos, documentation of special projects with other stakeholders (including English National ballet and Eden Labs) and production of edits for exhibition, online and social medias.
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  • Video Editing
  • Camera Work
  • Colour Grading
  • Motion Graphics
  • Lighting
  • Dialogue Editing
  • Digital Production
  • Photography
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    London College of Communication, UAL logo
    MA Documentary FilmLondon College of Communication, UAL
     - Elephant and Castle, London, UK
    A 1 year, full-time practice based course covering all aspects of documentary film production as well as building a critical awareness around the history and context of the form in it's many different guises.