Sean Usher

Freelance Shooter / Editor

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  • LocationDurham, United Kingdom

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About me

 

Hi my name is Sean and I am a creatively lead and passionate filmmaker with a strong can do attitude. I have gained solid recognition from numerous production companies and film festivals including Cannes Short Film Corner. My capabilities as a camera operator and editor have been generally recognised by my ability to produce high quality work under pressure and to strict deadlines. My strengths lie in my analysing and problem solving skills when it comes to producing digital content. I'm a confident self directing shooter and I have a keen interest in new media and design technology and an extensive knowledge of Premiere Pro and other post-production softwares. 

Skills

 

  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Digital Content
  • Music Videos
  • TV Film Commercial
  • Editing
  • Corporate Content
  • Camera Operation
  • Design
  • Digital Video
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Freelance Shooter & Editor

Seanusher.org

Feb 2015
  • I produce promotional videos for individual clients which covers live events, advertising and other corporate media. All of my digital content is created in house and I have access to a modern Panasonic GH4 camera that shoots in 1080 & 4k resolution, GoPro Hero 3, Boss sound equipment and Final Cut Pro X editing software.

2016

Shooter & Editor

Get Film

May 2016 - Jul 2016
  • Video journalist, shooter & editor

2016

Total Warrior Camera Operator

Hight Street TV

May 2016 - Jun 2016
  • Second Shooter.

2016

Second Shooter

Round House

May 2016 - Jun 2016

2016

Video Journalist, Editor and Designer

Deadline Digital

Feb 2016 - May 2016
  • Tasks Include: Working to Briefs, Time Management, Camera operating, Editing and Coordinating corporate videos, Graphic design including Motion 5 and sound recording using radio microphones.

2016

Behind the Scenes Shooter

The South West Yorkshire Filmmakers Network

Mar 2016 - May 2016
  • Self shooting, editing and directing a Behind the Scenes Feature for the 2weeks2makeit music video competition.

2016

Behind the Scenes Shooter

Brawl Agency

Mar 2016 - Apr 2016
  • Filming the behind the scenes footage of the Morrison's 'Food for Thought' social media campaign and filming additional footage for the creative content agencies website homepage.

2015

Spark & Lighting Technician

Risky Things

Nov 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Blue Moment is a 45 minute film drama developed in collaboration with the Refugee Therapy Centre in London. Tasks Include: Setting up Provision lighting and electric equipment, clapper board & manual handling duties.

2015

Shooter

Flash Light Films

Dec 2015 - Dec 2015
  • Filming the ISENC Conference at Northumbria University

2015

Shooter, Director and Editor

Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Tasks Include - Marketing research, directing video content, editing and camera operating, grading and after effects. Sound recording and design, liaising with advertisers, digital promotions and implementing social media strategies. Shoot, directed and edited a promotional video for the Thrift Energy Atlantic Challenge team. The aim of the race was to raise money for two key charities, Alzheimer's Society and St Clare's Hospice. On December 15th 2015 Sean McGuigan and Andy Warner set off to row across the Atlantic Ocean from La Gomera to Antigua. A 3000 mile trip which took around two months to complete. During this time the team rowed 24 hours a day in 2 hour shifts between the two of them.

2015

Digital Marketing Executive

Thrift Energy

Jan 2015 - Aug 2015
  • Task Include: Marketing research and assistance, directing video content, editing and coordinating corporate videos, camera operating, grading and after effects, storyboarding, graphic design, copywriting, sound recording and design, liaising with advertisers, digital promotions, website design, implementing social media strategies and general administration.

2015

DOP

Junction 42

Feb 2015 - Jul 2015
  • Junction 42 is film which follows the stories of people who have found an alternative life to their troubled pasts. The documentary explores the extraordinary lives of born again Christians based in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Tasks Include: Camera operating, research into the charity, the contributors and their Christian beliefs, interviewing contributors, liaising and coordinating with the producer, drone flight, editing, and grading. (Cannes Short Film Corner 2016)

2015

Director

York St John

Sep 2014 - Jan 2015
  • Desmond (2015) Award Winning Short Film - (Cannes Short Film Corner 2015)

Education

2014

Film and Television Production

B/A Hons Degree

Aug 2011 - May 2014

    Awards

    2014

    YSJ Best Fiction Award - Short Film