Alasdair Killin

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor

Contact Details

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

This CV may be kept on file and distributed for employment purposes.

Profile

Alasdair is a diligent and proactive edit assistant with seven years of experience across long form, short form, online and offline editing. He has worked on both small productions and at large post production houses and he is comfortable adapting his skills to suit any workflow.

With great customer awareness and the ability to react tactfully and sympathetically to requests from production staff and clients in stressful situations Alasdair is a great addition to any editing team.

Selected Credits

Death to 2020DocumentaryNetflixEdit Assistant
PIX uploads for Netflix.
This Time with Alan PatridgeComedyBBCEdit Assistant
Series 2.
Made in ChelseaReality TVChannel 4Edit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
The X FactorEntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Live show capture, NAM & LAM deliverables creation.
Britain's Got TalentEntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Live show capture, NAM & LAM deliverables creation.
DispatchesCurrent AffairsChannel 4Edit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
Ross Kemp On GangsDocumentarySky OneEdit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
Ex On The BeachReality TVMTVEdit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
The Graham Norton ShowChat ShowBBCEdit Assistant
Studio rushes ingest, BBC & online deliverables creation.
The Secret Life Of The ZooDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
Dinner DateEntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Conform & pregrade.
YesterdayFilm Trailer-Edit Assistant
Assembly edit of rushes for trailer editors.
The FavouriteFilm Trailer-Edit Assistant
Online & theatrical trailer deliverable's creation.

Equipment Used

Avid:
Ingesting
Exporting
Grouping
Syncing
Mic Reps
Atomised Avid Media
Finishing for online & audio (EDL, AAF creation)
Subtitling
Conform
Pregrade
Capture from tape/Studio tape ingest (HDCAM, Digibeta)
Managing Isis/Unity workspaces

Premiere Pro:
Ingesting
Exporting
Syncing
Subtitling

Adobe Media Encoder & Da Vinci Resolve for rewrapping & transcoding files.

DVD creation
LTO archiving

Education

University of York: BA (Hons) in English and Philosophy: 2:1

Additional Information

WORK HISTORY:

Empire Design as Edit Assistant from January 2018 – November 2018: 
Assisting senior editors working on film trailers for clients such as Universal, Fox & Disney.

Freelance as Editor from August 2018 - November 2018: 
Editor for the feature length documentary The Unknown Masterpiece. Being responsible for a seventy minute edit, managing the pacing & narrative.

The Farm Group as Edit Assistant from April 2014 – December 2017: 
Using Avid Media Composer to fulfil a variety of different workflows for offline edits, conform for online edits, deliver files for transmission & assist client editors.

Freelance as Writer/Director from March 2016 - December 2016: 
Wrote, directed & edited the short film When The Sea Gulls. The film was selected for festivals in Ireland, the UK & Europe. It won screenplay awards at the International Independent Film Awards & the Nottingham International Microfilm Festival, as well as a best actor award at Birmingham Film Festival.

The Roundhouse Trust as Videographer from May 2014 – March 2016: 
Working as a camera operator & editor on a broad selection of projects including short documentaries, live broadcasts & promotional videos.