Philip Clyde-Smith

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Philip Clyde-Smith

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a freelance film director and editor with 5years experience in music promos; commercials; branded content and corporate film. I am a strong visual storyteller utilising the skills I have learnt as an editor (Premiere, FCP and Avid) and cinematographer. For example recently whilst directing a commercial with a dog and child actor the odds were against us. However I knew which shots I could drop and which I could combine visually to get what we needed and more. I take a lot of satisfaction from the variety of my work from having to for example spend a week self shooting in the Scottish mountains; filming on a remote sea turbine then directing in a studio with Reindeer and a crew of thirty.
Projects credited in
  • Visit Britain by Train
    Visit Britain by TrainOver a 10-day shoot across England, Scotland and Wales, we created a series of captivating videos and stills that captured the romance of travelling by rail. The assets were used across trade, website and social channels to drive Britrail pass acquisition and showcase Britain as a great travel destination. Agency - Digital Natives Director - Phillip Clyde Smith Producer - Rupert Elmes DOP - Leon Willis Second Camera - Craig Bilham Drone Operator - Leif Editor - Craig Bilham
  • The Taste of Summer - Refinery 29 + Costa
    The Taste of Summer - Refinery 29 + CostaWe partnered with influencers Megan Ellaby, AJ Odudu, Emily Hartridge and Darren Kennedy in Brighton and asked them what makes a “quintessential British summer”. Playful graphics and music contributed to the summer vibes, resulting in a series of fun, super catchy and engaging clips that would easily lend themselves to Instagram and appeal to mobile-first customers, while tying into Refinery29’s signature style. Agency - Digital Natives  Director - Phillip Clyde Smith Camera - Craig Bilham and Oliver Ledwith Editor and Animator - Craig Bilham Illustrator - Madeline Tan
  • 'Scat', A Random Act, Channel 4
    'Scat', A Random Act, Channel 4
  • Film
  • TV
  • Digital Content
  • Multi-platform Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Commercials
  • Directing
  • Documentaries
  • Short Films
  • Director of Photography
  • Environment
  • Final Cut Pro