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James Kelly

Video Editor/Motion DesignerUnited Kingdom
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James Kelly

Video Editor/Motion DesignerUnited Kingdom
About me
A Masters graduate with 10+ years of experience in the creative industry. I've worked on projects ranging from social and online content for start-ups and SMEs all the way up to award winning global campaigns for blue chip brands. Specialising in Adobe CC (predominantly Prem and AE) I am currently freelancing - agency clients include adam&eveDDB, Fitch, Territory Studio, M&C Saatchi, Superunion, VCCP, Elvis, Spark44, B-Reel and many more.
Projects
  • Häagen Dazs 'Everyday Made Extraordinary'Fun film made for Häagen Dazs, launching their Everyday Made Extraordinary campaign. Editing and motion design done in house at Agency Space, London.
  • Porsche Social ContentVertical motion and video content for Porche's Instagram. Art directed and animated in house at Keko London.
  • Harley Davidson 'Snowquake'Edited a series of videos for Harley Davidson. A group of influencers from the motorbike world were sent to Snowquake and reported back on their experiences on and off the track. Shot and produced by the team at Itdrewitself. Very fast turnaround on these, delivered on time to brief.
  • Bacardi 'We Are The Night'Edited a series of videos for Bacardi's seminal event - We Are The Night. Featuring Kenzo Digital and ASAP Ferg.
  • Timberland 'The Green Room'Edited for Timberland featuring Yungen and Raye. Later recut for projection into installation on London's Southbank.
  • MTV 'Blade Runner 2049'Edited a series of videos for MTV, used as promo in the run-up to the release of Blade Runner 2049. Created motion titles/intro/outro and lower third name straps.
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Work history
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    Senior Video Editor/Motion DesignerSelf
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I am currently freelancing - agency clients include adam&eveDDB, Fitch, Territory Studio, M&C Saatchi, Superunion, VCCP, Elvis, Spark44, B-Reel and many more.
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    Head of VideoElectrify Worldwide
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Lead on all video projects, managing production timelines and costings. Liaising with clients, overseeing all edits and final outputs, and troubleshooting for junior editors.
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Skills
  • Art Direction
  • Adobe After Effects Flash Photoshop Illustrator
  • Sound Audio
  • Editing
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Video
  • Motion Design
  • Time Management
  • Client Facing
  • Producing
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
Education
    MSc Digital Video & Visual FXUniversity of Leeds
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
    MSc in Digital Video and Visual FX
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    BSc Hons Media ProductionLeeds Trinity University
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
    BSc in Media Production
Awards
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    Cannes Lion GoldB-Reel
    Worked on the award winning case study film for Gorillaz - Humanz App as lead editor/comp artist/motion designer/sound design.