Rachael Kelly

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor

Contact Details

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

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Profile

After five years experience working in the industry, Rachael has an extensive knowledge & understanding of its inner workings. Priding herself on a strong technical background as well as being a fast learner.

Rachael works well in high-pressure environments & can communicate complex technical information clearly & concisely. She is very comfortable liaising with clients & colleagues alike.

Selected Credits

Waco (working title)DocumentaryITN Prods
for Channel 5 & Smithsonian
Edit Assistant
Great British MenuFoodBBC TwoEdit Assistant
AtlantisDramaBBC OneEdit Assistant
World Word II in ColourHistorical DocumentaryPrime FocusEdit Assistant
DispatchesCurrent AffairsChannel 4Edit Assistant
DetectoristsComedyBBC FourEdit Assistant
Finishing assistant
David Bowie:
The Last Five Years
Arts DocumentaryBBC TwoEdit Assistant
Archive technician
SherlockDramaBBC OneEdit Assistant
Finishing assistant
Star Wars: The Last JediFeature FilmPinewood StudiosEdit Assistant
Deliverables technician
Their FinestFeature FilmPinewood Studios
for BBC Films
Edit Assistant
Dailies assistant
Bridget Jones' BabyFeature FilmPinewood Studios
for Universal
Edit Assistant
Dailies assistant
MindhornFeature FilmPinewood StudiosEdit Assistant
Deliverables techinician

Additional Information

WORK HISTORY:

Pinewood Studios

Technical Operator & Deliverables Engineer
May 2016 – August 2017

Managing multiple projects simultaneously as a part of a miniscule team which was a welcome challenge. Rachael designed & executed the schedule, priority & workflow in lieu of a production team.

Management of archive restoration projects & databases,  PFClean, tape deliverables, file deliverables, archive management, vault management, asset management, client handling, grade reviews, DCPs, film scanning, projection.
 
The Mill
Technical Operations
February 2015 – May 2016


Adapted quickly to new workflows, kit & infrastructures. Integrated into the team and taken on new responsibilities as well as finding new confidence liaising with necessary producers, artists & supervisors on all issues that arise & dealing with issues as swiftly & as seamlessly as possible.

Archiving, assisting flame suites with wiretaps, play-outs, QC international orders & deliveries, file management, TVIPS remote grading and artwork prep.

Prime Focus
Offline & Finishing Assistant
November 2013 - February 2015


Within a short period of time Rachael was working very closely with the team delivering conforms, renders & rebuilds on time to Colourists & Artists. The job often meant taking on responsibilities above & beyond what was expected during busy periods with often no technical support beyond the team. Quickly learnt new workflows & QC Skills in order to be able to perform to a high standard.

Baselight, Smoke, DS & Avid Symphony & Media Composer support, managing renders, conforms, Flux, rebuilding & updating VFX shots for Baselight Projects, de-spotting film, investigations & troubleshooting, VT operations, client suite support.

Clear Cut Pictures
MCR Operator
January 2013 - November 2013


Learnt the inner workings of a Post-Production House becoming very confident with MCR duties. Worked many shifts alone so self-management was the key to success. Working on fast turnaround, high-pressure projects that demanded diligence & attention to detail.

Ingesting tape &tapeless formats in Media Composer & Final Cut Pro, offline finishing, media manage & conform, VT operations, offline support, online & pre grade.