Yuan Hu

Freelance Director

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsFilm Editor - Film Director - Camera Operator


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About me

Franco-Chinese filmmaker born in London Started out working as a Production Assistant to Spike Lee at his Forty Acres and a Mule Filmmworks studio in Brooklyn. Moved back to London in 2014 to work as a Camera Op, Editor, and eventually Director, for photographer Rankin and Hunger Magazine.

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  • Camera Operating
  • Directing
  • French
  • Musician
  • Composer
  • Editor
  • Drummer

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    • Photography
  • The Full Service

    The Full Service

    • Advertising
  • Rankin Film

    Rankin Film

    • Film
  • L

    LOVE magazine


    Work history


    Camera Operator/ Editor


    Jun 2015 - Apr 2017
    • London, United Kingdom
    • Full Time
    • Senior member of Rankin’s in-house film team of five, serving as camera operator and editor on a wide variety of commercials, music videos, fashion films and behind the scenes promos. This was a wide-ranging role with many facets, but typically involved working from a creative brief to plan a shoot, lighting and rigging sets, shooting, editing through to delivery to client, all under the guidance of and in collaboration with Rankin and his creative team.


    Production Assistant to Spike Lee

    40 Acres and a Mule Filmworks

    Sep 2014 - Nov 2014
    • Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    • Internship
    • Worked alongside Mr. Lee at his 40 Acres and a Mule production studio. Assisted him on set in New York and Philadelphia in the production of two documentaries (Mo’ne Davis: Throw Like a Girl and The Knicks: Triangle Offence) from pre- production through to post-production, handling a variety of camera and lighting equipment.



    BA English Film

    University of Exeter

    Oct 2011 - Jun 2014
    • Exeter, United Kingdom