Liana Jackson

VFX Editor

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  • LocationMaidenhead, United Kingdom

About me

 

A creative individual who has developed highly efficient skills in both design and the media, having gained experience within feature films, commercials, broadcast and the web. An enthusiastic and hard-working individual or team player that is keen to work with other talented artists in order to gain the necessary experience within the still and moving image industries by creating something that the audience will remember!

Skills

 

  • Film
  • TV
  • Editing
  • Data Wrangling
  • Documentary
  • Assistant Editing
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Indesign
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

VFX Editor

Image Engine

Sep 2014

2014

VFX Editor

MPC

May 2013 - Sep 2014

2013

Assistant Editor & Data Wrangler

Freelance

Jan 2012 - May 2013

2011

Compile Editor & Ingest Operator

XYZ Networks

Mar 2011 - Sep 2011
  • Reversion Content

2010

IO Assistant

Fuel VFX

Sep 2010 - Dec 2010
  • Assisting TVC and Film IO Deparment

2010

Edit Assistant

New Moon Television

Sep 2009 - Jul 2010
  • New Moon is perhaps most famous for the films made for London’s bid to host the 2012 Olympic Games, Inspiration and Sport at Heart. New Moon makes a wide range of films, from feature length documentaries to internal communication films, business television and web virals to TVC’s. Clients include Qatar 2022, Microsoft, TfL, UKTI, COI, Tesco and Promethean • Digitizing and setting up AVID and Final Cut Pro projects - Working with Sony & Panasonic decks and tapeless formats from Sony EX1/3, Canon 5D and RED • Converting a variety of different media (archive, downloads, etc.) using MPEG Streamclip for use in edits • Exporting rough cuts and making DVDs or QT movies to send links for clients or production team • Organised deliverables for online/audio facilities • Created promotional materials linked to DVD showreels (e.g. building showreel menus and content, DVD covers, pitch documents and proposals using InDesign) • Rough edits and selects in Final Cut Pro with clients and directors • Responsible for maintaining tape & DVD libraries, QC material before leaving the building • Format and upload new work onto the company website, maintain the branded FTP site and update Intranet • Implemented a RAID Storage and LTO Archive system • Performing administrative/reception duties: i.e. tape/dvd stock orders; ordering camera and post equipment; maintain Post Production Calender - Suite/Editor bookings, answering phones

2008

Retouch & Restoration

Framestore

Feb 2008 - Jul 2008

2007

Dec 2006 - Dec 2007
  • Framestore is known around the world for the groundbreaking visual imagery it has created for feature films, commercials and television shows such as The Dark Knight, The Golden Compass, Harry Potter and Primeval. Runners are responsible for client hospitality, including providing food and drinks. The main task of a runner is to ensure the cleanliness of the facility, including edit suites, reception and kitchen for the benefit of clients and colleagues. • Team Leader/Head Runner: Ensuring the comfort of clients and handling their requests in a friendly, reliable and efficient manner, delegating tasks to at least at team of 6 other runners, cashing up petty cash after each shift • Training on Reception: Circulate post around the company, covering lunch breaks at front desk, ordering stationery and greeting clients • Training in Library/Despatch: Deliver & collect tapes/film reels around Soho, archive tapes/reels in the library, book items in and out of the library using ScheduAll • Training in MCR: Digitise footage from commercials, blank (wipe) tapes, create copies in various formats (VHS, CD, DVD), label tapes

Education

2005

BA(Hons) Digital Media

Southampton Solent University

Dec 2002 - Dec 2005
  • BA (Hons) Digital Media - Gained 2:1 Core Modules included: Event Production, Experimental Media, Global Media Cultures, Portfolio Production, Working in the Media Skills Acquired: Producing, Researching, Storyboarding, Graphic Design, 2D/3D Animation, Photography, DVD Production and Editing. Dissertation: ‘Technology and the Human Body’ 2nd & 3rd Year Course Rep: Attend Course Committee Meetings, Voice Student Problems and Organise Course Events Organised a Games Expo ‘Game On’ in Southampton Solent Conference Centre as part of an ‘Event Production’ module. Took on the role as the Producers PA.

2002

A Levels: Design Technology, Business Studies, German General Studies AS Level: Informationtechnolo

The Henley College

Dec 2000 - Dec 2002
  • A Levels