Katie Beard


London, United Kingdom
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About me

A confident and capable director/videographer/editor with a track record of high quality productions. Able to create engaging creative content. and deliver projects on time and on budget. Experienced in working across a diverse range of genres with a special interest in short form content. Popular with crew and cast, many of whom consistently comment on the high-quality performance they achieve when working with Katie. Consistently called out for four key strengths: - Creative flair whether working to tight briefs or blue sky projects - Organisational ability ensuring work flows smoothly before, during and after shoots - Ability to operate in the new world, be it making video that goes viral or organising online marketing campaigns - Technical ability in camera work and post production skills Now looking for a career specifically with a brand or within a larger production to expand skills and knowledge of content creation and project coordination.


  • Videography
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Photoshop
  • Photography
  • Music Videos
  • Directing
  • Camera Operation
  • Colour Grading
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Final Cut Pro

Companies I’ve worked with

  • P

    Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts

    • D

      Dead Ready Productions

      • D

        Dartmouth Films

        • L

          LeMoon theatre and film collective

          Work history


          Independent Filmmaker

          Katie Beard Film

          Nov 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • A popular and in demand filmmaker, working across a spectrum of roles to deliver high quality content to a variety of clients. Key role and highlights include: - Commission as camera operator for BBC Three Quickies for a series of sketches with comedy duo JAMES & CRAIG - Editor and camera operator for promotional videos for social media platforms for companies such as Kelloggs - Director and assistant director roles for a series of short films across a variety of genres, including directing role for an award winning anti-bullying short film Virus, 2017 - Photographer for Kingston History Centre projects and exhibitions - Motion Graphics Assistant for holocaust feature documentary Destination Unknown, British Documentary Awards nominee, 2017 - Selected to be part of the Devon Short Film Commission, 2014


          Jul 2015
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Writing, planning and developing theatre and film projects in collaboration with other artists and the community. Currently working as a director and editor for LeMoon’s latest short dance film WAKE


          Sep 2016 - Aug 2017
          • Paignton, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Teaching children age 6-16 Filmmaking skills


          Prduction Assistant

          Dead Ready Productions

          Apr 2016 - Jun 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Internship
          • Setting up camera and sound equipment, transferring and logging rushes, assisting with camera operation and editing.


          Production Assistant

          Dartmouth Films

          Mar 2016 - May 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Experience of the wide range of the work needed to create successful productions eg Greeting guests, operating autocue, coordinating extras, location scouting, setting up equipment, creating call sheets, transferring and logging rushes



          Drama BA (Hons) 2:1

          The University of Exeter

          Sep 2012
          • Exeter, United Kingdom


          Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Distinction

          Richmond Adult Community College

          Sep 2010 - Jul 2011
          • London, United Kingdom


          Sep 2009 - Aug 2011
          • London, United Kingdom
          • A levels: A in Drama , A in Biology, B in Chemistry


          Sep 2004 - Aug 2009
          • London, United Kingdom
          • GCSE: 6As: Maths, Physics, Biology, English, French, English Literature