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About me

I am a video editor based in London with experience working in documentary, promo and trailers as well as short film formats. I edit using Premiere and Avid. - I'm experienced in working on documentaries, promos, trailers, and short films. - I have a proven track record in working with specific, complex briefs. - I'm well practiced in developing strong relationships with filmmakers, as well as working with Talent. - I'm very comfortable working remotely or within a post facility. - I have experience editing with Adobe Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and FCPX. - I have experience editing audio and mixing using ProTools. - I have experience working with Adobe After Effects. - I'm adept at sourcing archive material for commercial use, including royalty free material. - I have a full clean driving licence.

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  • Film
  • TV
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Digital Video
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Word
  • Protools
  • After Affects
  • Promo Film
  • Abode Premiere
  • Avid
  • Documentaries
  • Trailer Editor
  • Branded Content
  • Video Editing
  • Editing
  • Editor Film

Work history


Dec 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Offline editing short and long form projects for TV and online using Premiere and Avid.


Freelance Video Editor


Sep 2014
  • Freelance
  • • Stamp The Wax, London: - 'Cosmic Slop: Parties With A Purpose' documentary - Editor. • Stitching Pictures, London: - 'About Sierra Leone' documentary - Editor - 'Home Leone Explained' documentary - Editor • Laura Martínez Boj, Barcelona: - 'Linda de Mi Corazon' music video - Editor - 'El Panu Moruno' music video - Editor - 'Las Tres Morillas' music video - Editor • MGS Films Ltd, London: - 'Mrs Saxena at the Hotel Grand' crowdfunding video - Editor • Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos 2015, Barcelona: - 'Festival Promo' - Editor - Ojo al Sancocho' Round Table Intro Sting - Editor - 'División de Poderes' - Camera Operator • Vestra Pictures, London: - 'Virus of the Dead2: Uploaded - Games' short - Editor • Vestra Pictures, London: - Virus of the Dead - Opening Credits' - Editor • Festival de Cine y Derechos Humanos 2014, Paris: - 'I'm From Here' Workshop Trailer - Editor


Senior Edit Assistant

Pulse Films

Sep 2016 - Nov 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Offline editing short form projects; Assisting in offline edits; Creating cutdown versions of existing material; Creating reels; Creating EDLs and AAFs; First point of call for the Editors; Responsible for assisting in all parts of the post production process from ingesting new material to prepping for final playouts; Creating digital media files using Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Media Encoder and DaVinci Resolve; Transcoding various video and audio file types; Uploading files to FTPs for clients to download; Sole point of contact for post; Scheduling editors, edit suites and equipment; Quoting and invoicing for all work done in post-production.


Tecnico de Sonido


Nov 2014 - Nov 2015
  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Full Time
  • Dub recording for a variety of programming including documentary and children’s using Pro Tools. Audio editing dub records using Pro Tools - trimming audio, track laying. Creating digital media files using FCPX, Premiere, After Effects and Digital Rapids. Producing translated scripts - formatting, proof-reading to check for spelling and grammar as well as language nuance; Liaising with clients and actors to book and schedule jobs. Project managed large children’s animation client - first port of call for all enquiries, organising work flow, quote estimations, uploading/downloading material from FTPs, checking files and tapes.


Edit Assistant

The Farm Group

Jul 2011 - May 2013
  • Full Time
  • Loading pictures into Nucoda Film Master for grading. Loading pictures into Avid DS for online edits and picture correction. Loading pictures into Avid for online and offline edits. Setting up HDCAM SR, HDCAM, Digibeta and Beta SP decks for play-in and play back from audio, DS, online and offline suites. Doing copyruns - cloning and dubbing tapes. Transcoding various video and audio file types. Uploading files to FTPs for clients to download.


Tape Librarian

The Farm Group

Nov 2010 - Jul 2011
  • Full Time
  • Logging, locating and pulling tapes, DVDs, Drives and other media storage equipment using ScheduALL and CETA. Liasing with clients and producers to arrange the delivery and despatching of tapes, drives etc. Carrying out stock takes.


Feb 2010 - Nov 2010
  • Full Time
  • General runner duties.


May 2009 - Sep 2009
  • Internship
  • Worked on The Huey Show for 6Music and Johnny Walker’s Sounds of the Seventies for Radio 2. Runner for the filming of the BBC Introducing Stage at Reading Festival 2009. Worked extensively on Bauer Media’s ‘This is Who I Am’ with Orange on Heat Radio, Q Radio, Kerrang! Radio, and Kiss - research, managing Kerrang! Website, writing interview questions, creating a promotional trailer for Orange. Created a pitch for KISS - research, created an audio trailer, and interviewed guests.


Jan 2009 - May 2009
  • Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Created and edited adverts, jingles and promos played on the station


Aug 2008 - Oct 2008
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Worked extensively on Big Brother’s Big Ears for Channel 4 Radio - managing website, creating sound packages and research. Created sound packages and writing scripts for Brit 40 UK. Worked on the BBC’s ‘In New DJ’s We Trust’, The Radio 1 Rock Show, and the Gilles Peterson Show for BBC Radio 1. Working on 1968: Day-By-Day for BBC Radio 4. Worked on The Selector - creating rough edits of the show and research. KISS Experience: Created sound packages for KISS Fresh 40.



Sep 2005 - Jul 2008
  • Leeds, United Kingdom
  • Bachelor of Arts