Manoli Despines

Manoli Despines

Film EditorLos Angeles, United States
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Manoli Despines

Manoli Despines

Film EditorLos Angeles, United States
About me
Manoli Despines is a filmmaker, film editor, and sound designer from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He recently moved to Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in the Film industry. A recent graduate of Syracuse University's School of Visual and Performing Arts, he received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film in 2019. For more info, visit or contact directly at
  • Demo Reel 2019
    Demo Reel 2019A 3 minute demo reel containing footage from various film projects completed from the years 2016-2019 during my sophomore, junior, and senior years at Syracuse University. CONTACT: email: Includes Footage From The Following Projects Made In Fulfillment With Syracuse University: "Locust Lane" GENRE: Narrative Drama/Comedy ROLES: Director, Writer, Editor, Producer, and Sound Designer 2019 "Vzpominam Na Popel" ("I Remember Ashes") GENRE: Narrative
  • Locust Lane (Syracuse University Thesis Film)
    Locust Lane (Syracuse University Thesis Film)2019 • Narrative Short Film (Drama/Comedy) • Director, Writer, Producer, Editor, and Sound Designer • 20 minutes Logline: A college student studying entomology named Max recounts the events of a series of weekends that occurred sometime in the late 1990s, in which he becomes best friends with a boy named Arthur. Max and Arthur’s favorite leisurely activity becomes people watching. As Max and Arthur gather both true and fictitious information about Arthur’s neighborhood, they begin to dream up f
  • I Remember Ashes (Narrative Short Film)
    I Remember Ashes (Narrative Short Film)Narrative Short Film (Drama) • Editor, Assistant Director, and Co-Sound Designer • 9 minutes Logline: Set sometime in the late 1960s, “I Remember Ashes” is the story of a young brother named Oliver and his older sister Sally who spend their summer days at their special hangout spot in the hills of the Czech Republic. Their relationship and personal ideals are tested when the two of them are forced to remedy a morbid situation. The film acts as a distant memory, an upended fairytale exploring bo
Work history
    Art Department InternAmerican High School
     - Syracuse, United StatesInternship
    Worked with and helped multiple members of the feature film Big Time Adolescence's Art Department dress and strike multiple film sets and locations over a 25 day shoot. Worked about 30 hours per week for a period of 7 weeks.
  • Cinematography
  • Directing
  • Videography
  • Camera Operation
  • Post Production
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Screenwriting
  • Photography
  • Avid Editing
  • Editing
    BFASyracuse University College of Visual and Performing Arts
     - Syracuse, United States
    Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Film Production in May of 2019.