Sara Hughes

Freelance Video Editor/Art Buyer

Level
Mid Level
Location
Montreal, Canada
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

Projects

  • Freelance Video Editor/Art Buyer

Skills

  • Editing Film
  • Creative Direction
  • Project Management
  • Buying
  • Licensing

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Warner Bros.

    Warner Bros.

    • Media Production
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    DHX Media

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      Dissolve

      Work history

      2019

      Art Director

      Dissolve

      Jan 2017 - May 2019
      • Calgary, Canada
      • Full Time
      • As Art Director of Dissolve's exclusive content, I was responsible for shaping and curating all exclusive content in Dissolve's stock footage collection. I did the following: - discover and recruit filmmakers - curate exclusive content acquired from filmmakers - offer tips and guidance to filmmakers based on industry knowledge via regular shooting briefs - art direct film shoots to produce commercial high-quality footage - negotiate contracts and footage licensing - work with Marketing to establish the best path for each individual filmmaker and their content

      2016

      Video Editor

      Dissolve

      Aug 2014 - Dec 2016
      • Calgary, Canada
      • Full Time
      • Before switching roles to Art Director at Dissolve, I was a video editor for the company. Duties included the following: - combed through terabytes of raw footage to find and edit authentic, commercially viable moments - edited together creative reels for marketing purposes - wrote critical feedback for filmmakers to learn and grow in their skills

      2008

      Production Coordinator

      DHX Media

      May 2006 - Sep 2008
      • Vancouver, Canada
      • Full Time
      • I worked as the Production Coordinator at Vancouver's Nerd Corps Entertainment (now known as DHX Media). My duties included the following: - coordinated voice recording sessions - created and negotiated contracts for actors and studios - coordinated closed captioning on episodes - assisted with post-production.

      2004

      Executive Assistant

      Warner Bros.

      Mar 2003 - Jul 2004
      • Los Angeles, United States
      • Internship
      • I worked as an executive assistant to the Academy Award-winning producer Adam Schroeder. Duties included the following: - read screenplays and gave feedback on potential movies - researched trends in modern tv/movies - day-to-day administrative duties including flight, hotel, and all calendar bookings

      Education

      2004

      Certificate in Film Studies

      Los Angeles Film Study Center

      Jan 2003 - Jan 2004
      • Los Angeles, United States
      • Studied for a year in general film studies that included screenwriting, producing, cinematography, directing, editing, film history.

      2006

      Bachelor of Arts (BA)

      Trinity Western University

      Sep 2002 - Jun 2006
      • Vancouver, Canada
      • Received my bachelors degree in communication and media studies, taking a year off to attend the Los Angeles Film Studies Center