Helen Iley

Director's Assistant & Freelance Editor

Mid Level
London, United Kingdom
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  • Director's Assistant & Freelance Editor

About me

Director's Assistant currently based in London. Outside of working on film productions I focus on editing and design work, mostly editing for YouTube clients and marketing for events and theatrical productions. Currently building up a portfolio of scripts to create short films and would love to find collaborators. Come and say hi @hiley_productive

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  • Adobe Create Suite
  • Runner
  • Dlsr Photography
  • Dslr Videography
  • Events Marketing
  • Stage Management
  • Production Assistant
  • Assistant Directing
  • Workshop Facilitator
  • Designing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • NCS with The Challenge

    NCS with The Challenge

    • Social Enterprise
  • P

    Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

    • P

      Pathe Productions

      • L

        Limina Immersive

        Work history


        Director's Assistant


        Apr 2019
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Director's Assistant on upcoming Netflix feature film 'Rebecca'. Dir: Ben Wheatley - Continuing work as a Director's Assistant on an upcoming project


        VR Assistant, Intern & Assistant Producer

        Limina Immersive

        Oct 2017
        • Pervasive Media Studio Leadworks, Anchor Square, Harbourside, Avon, Bristol BS1 5DB, UK
        • Internship
        • VR Assitant and Intern for new VR events company 'Limina Immersive' founded by BAFTA award winning Catherine Allen. I assistant produced the UK's first dedicated VR Festival, which ran from 1st-3rd December, and will be working for the company in the future for other events and general business enquiries.


        Aug 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Freelance editor and videographer for Youtube clients and Theatrical productions such as bullet theatre's 'FREAK' and influencers such as Nile Wilson (Team GB Gymnast) and The Green Twins.


        Set and Crowd PA


        Jul 2018 - Apr 2019
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Dailies Set PA and Crowd PA on various feature films and HETV including Wonder Woman 1984, Watchmen (HBO) and Maleficent II.


        Production Runner/3rd Assistant Director

        Sky Arts & Creative England

        Nov 2017 - Nov 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Location shoot for Sky Arts funded 'SHORTFLIX' film 'Nosebleed', in partnership with Creative England. I was production runner and Third AD for the two day location shoot, filmed in Bromley - South London both in exterior locations and interior including a swimming pool and leisure centre.


        Office Runner

        Pathe Productions

        Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
        • London, United Kingdom
        • Internship
        • Intern and office runner for Pathe Productions Ltd. UK office. Worked on reception performing tasks including general administration as well as assisting the production team with various assignments for films currently in production. I also assisted the development team in reading scripts and writing script reports.


        Sep 2016 - Oct 2017
        • Bath, United Kingdom
        • Full Time
        • Teach 6-18 year olds skills in film making and screen acting. Throughout the year they learn different techniques including Audition practice for Quirky Kids Casting Agency, and create films from original scripts for academy cinema screenings. After September 2017 I will be working as a cover teacher for PQA Bath.


        Media (Film) Practioner

        NCS with The Challenge

        Jun 2016 - Aug 2017
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Teaching film making and editing skills (Adobe Premiere Elements) to 14-17 year olds before visiting charities and local community organisations, creating documentaries on our visits and for their own promotional use.



        Joint Honours (BA) English Literature and Theatre Studies

        University of Bristol

        Sep 2015 - Jul 2018
        • Bristol, United Kingdom
        • Upper 2:1


        3 A-Levels, 1 AS and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ)

        Abbey Grange C of E Academy Sixth Form

        Sep 2013 - Jul 2015
        • Leeds, United Kingdom
        • 3 As at A-level in Drama and Theatre Studies, English Language and English Literature 1 A at AS level in Art & Design 1 A* in my EPQ (Extended Project Qualification) specialising in the conversion from silent to sound in 1920s Hollywood, and the introduction of the 'talkies'.



        Gold Arts Award

        Trinity College London