Oliver Mason

Oliver Mason

Video Editor and DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Oliver Mason

Oliver Mason

Video Editor and DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
  • Oliver Mason Editor Reel 2023
    Oliver Mason Editor Reel 2023Including editing work for VICE, Tate, BFI, BBC Four, GQ and Prada. Please consider me for your future projects. I'm interested in working across scripted and unscripted.
  • Why You Should Be Worried About This Glacier
    Why You Should Be Worried About This GlacierKnown as the ‘Hollywood Glacier,’ Europe’s largest ice cap has been the picturesque and otherworldly scene of movies and TV shows for decades. But the real drama lies underneath; Vatnajökull glacier sits across some of the most active volcanoes in Iceland. Embedded with a team of drone pilots and scientists, VICE World News investigates if the country’s melting glaciers could lead to catastrophic volcanic eruptions which could impact our entire planet. Directing Producer: Louise McLoughlin DO
  • VICE - South Africa's Heroin Pills
    VICE - South Africa's Heroin PillsA new form of packaging heroin has landed in the South African coastal city of Durban, where capsules are being used to streamline and market the drug. This has fuelled a rise in brutal gang wars over the lucrative product that the police are struggling to contain.
  • Tate - Queer Cornwall
    Tate - Queer CornwallI was commissioned by Tate to direct a short film exploring the lesser known queer artists of Cornwall in the mid 1900s. Lamorna is a small village on the Cornish coast, in the far southwest of England. The expansive skies and landscapes of the area have long been a draw for artists, most famously painters associated with the Newlyn school such as Laura Knight, Alfred Munnings and Lamorna Birch. Less well known are the ground-breaking queer artists who set down roots in the village: Marlow Moss
  • The Trip To Greece
    The Trip To GreeceI was Assistant Video Editor on The Trip To Greece, the fourth series of Michael Winterbottom's comedy series starring Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. The series aired on SKY in Spring 2020, and has also been cut as a feature film for international distribution.
  • Aubrey Beardsley – The Art of Being a Dandy | Tate
    Aubrey Beardsley – The Art of Being a Dandy | TateI was commissioned by the TATE to direct and edit this short film ahead of their exhibition of Aubrey Beardsley’s work. Curator Stephen Calloway and drag performer Holly James Johnston sit down to tea to discuss the ‘dos and don’ts’ of dandyism according to artist Aubrey Beardsley. Beardsley shocked and delighted Victorian London with his black and white drawings. In fact, the 1890s even became known in some circles as the ‘Beardsley Period’. At the centre of this decadent world was the ‘dandy
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Projects credited in
  • Tate Lates Night In
    Tate Lates Night InTate Lates Night In brought an artist-led programme online, streaming monthly from May 2020. They included a mix of artist talks, workshops, film, poetry and music, featuring artists working both in London and across the world.
  • Have we met before?
    Have we met before?BFI short film screened on BBC4 and now in the festival circuit. Written and directed by Oli Mason, Produced by Syd Heather.
Work history
    Director and EditorBBC and BFI
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    I have recently completed my new short film, Have We Met Before? It's a docudrama exploring different ways gay men have met for sex over the last 50 years. It was made with the BBC and BFI as part of their new and emerging talent scheme, Born Digital. It has screened on BBC Four in the UK and premiered at the BFI London Southbank. You can watch it on the BFI Player here: https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-have-we-met-before-2019-online
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Video Editing
  • Adobe Editing
  • Directing
  • Video Directing
    BAOxford University
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    Degree in Experimental Psychology.