Martha McAlpine

Martha McAlpine

Freelance Film-makerLondon, United Kingdom
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Martha McAlpine

Martha McAlpine

Freelance Film-makerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Martha’s experience span broadly across video production, documentary filmmaking and journalism. Her expertise lie in the ability to turn any niche subject or abstract concept into a story. Including digesting large academic or weighty material into concise narratives, writing scripts, editing footage into punchy compelling short videos. Her journalistic instinct means persistently looking to “find the story” building rapport with video subjects and using unique interview techniques.
  • Cutting It: A Dubplate Special
    Cutting It: A Dubplate SpecialMy new film about Dubplates and DIY production in the music industry is Live now on Resident Advisor, featuring some rising stars in the UK underground music world who are taking a different path to achieve success. See it here:
  • Video Director Showreel 2019
    Video Director Showreel 2019Compilation of some of my work through 2018 and 2019.
  • Blur: No Distance Left To Run
    Blur: No Distance Left To RunI was assistant to the exec producer Michelle D'Acosta on this feature Documentary. It was during the time Blur were reuniting for one last tour and gig at Glastonbury!
  • LFW AW
    LFW AWStreet Style London Fashion Week AW 17 Yahoo commissioned me to work with them during London fashion week Autumn/Winter 2017. Over the three days at the show I worked with presenters Zoe Dubs (Face Value Beauty Blog) and Sabrina Carder ( shooting backstage interviews including at both House of Holland and at Mark Fast. I was the official videographer for all Yahoo UK’s style London Fashion Week coverage; shooting catwalk events as well as producing and editing this video f
  • We Are Project Indigo
    We Are Project IndigoHackney based charity youth charity Project Indigo and Hackney Museum commissioned a documentary for their official LGBT history month exhibition which would feature the work of the young LGBTQIA+ community and represent the issues they experience in London in 2018. The resulting film is currently installed in 'From Bedroom to Battleground' until May 5th and was also screened to a large audience at Hackney Town Hall for the closing celebrations of Hackney's LGBT history month 2018 in London. Th
  • "Meanwhile back in Hackney Wick"
    "Meanwhile back in Hackney Wick"
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Projects credited in
  • Riopy — Ukiyo
    Riopy — UkiyoRuinous humanity, anchored by the regenerative power of nature; a performance video for classical pianist Riopy. Director: Jonjo Lowe Exec Producer: Mary Calderwood @ LEZ Creative Producer: Rosie Brear Commissioner: Stephen Taverner DoP: Michael Kinsella-Perks Steadicam: Rory Moles Grip: Giovanni Mattei Focus Puller: Sarah Rollason Loader: Tom Reid Camera Trainee: Joshua Ighodaro Gaffer: Maarten Alexander Spark: Benjamin Law Spark: George Wright Stylist: Francesca Martin MUA: Louise Linder BTS:
  • Editing
  • Creative Storytelling
  • Video Scriptwriting
  • Shooting
  • Promotion Videography
  • Cultural Journalism
  • Live Radio
  • Podcast Production
  • Documentary Film
  • Corporate Filmmaking
    PG Dip Broadcast Journalism
    London, United Kingdom
    Received a merit for the post graduate course