Thilini Thewarapperuma

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

With over 5 years experience as an edit assistant, Thilini has worked with globally renowned clients including the BBC, ITV, Netflix, YouTube Red & the wider film industry.

She has a strong creative & technical ability using Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects combined with comprehensive knowledge of advanced methods & techniques used within visual storytelling.

Thilini is tenacious & resilient with excellent interpersonal skills, working collaboratively throughout the entire production process from edit to grade, sound design & animation alongside all offline, online & audio suites.

Having recently left Splice TV as the Senior Edit Assistant, Thilini has taken the plunge into the freelancing world & is raring to go!

Selected Credits

All or Nothing:
Tottenham Hotspur
Sports Documentary72 Films
for Amazon Prime
Edit Assistant
Data Wrangling including workflow design. Ingest, Avid Playouts & Uploads.
Location work.
MaradonaDocumentaryRonachan Films
for Netflix
Edit Assistant
4K 60’ Documentary Series.
Avid Offline edit changes, archive replacement, audio replacement, subtitles & caption amendments. Avid playouts, uploads & edl exports.
Salvage HuntersReality TVCurve Media
for Quest
Edit Assistant
Ingest, Conform & Baselight Slat prep.
MasterchefEntertainmentEndemol Shine
for BBC
Edit Assistant
Ingest, Interplay & Conforms. Avid playout & Uploads.
Secret Life of the ZooDocumentaryBlast
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
File based ingest, syncing & grouping. Avid playout & Uploads.
The Big Nastie ShowComedyWarner Bros
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
Grouping & Syncing in Premiere.
X FactorEntertainmentFremantle
for ITV
Edit Assistant
Ingest, syncing & grouping. Avid playout & Fred Uploads.
ICON:
Music Through The Lens
DocumentaryCheese Film & Video
for Netflix
Edit Assistant
Ingest & proxy workflow. Syncing, Conform & Audio prep.
24 Hours in A&EObservational DocumentaryThe Garden
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
Ingest, syncing & grouping. Avid playout & Uploads.
The Sidemen ShowQuiz / Game ShowBlue Ant
for YouTube Red
Edit Assistant
Ingest, syncing & grouping. Conform & Audio prep. Avid exports & uploads.
How Did They Build That Reality TVCurve Media
for Discovery
Edit Assistant
Ingest, Interplay & Conforms. Avid playout & Uploads.
Meet The McKeithsReality TVEndemol Shine
for BBC
Edit Assistant
15’ Pilot.
Offline segment changes & adding captions using Title tool.
Ross Edgley’s Great British SwimReality TVRed Bull
for YouTube
Edit Assistant
Offline segment changes & adding captions using Title tool.
Creative Cities ConventionEventsEndemol Shine
for BBC
Edit Assistant
15’ VT Inserts.
Ingest, Interplay & Conforms. Avid playout & Uploads.
Going Going GonePilotNorth Pacific
for ITV
Edit Assistant
Offline edit, Caption & text edit. Sync pulls & shot assemble.
Access All AreasPilotWhat Larks
for Performance Theatre
Edit Assistant
15’ Performance Pilot.
Short form offline edit & shot assemble. Export & Delivery.
Sainsbury’s TUCorporateDrum/
Online Platform
Edit Assistant
Ingest & Premiere conform. Premiere to Avid conversion using Resolve. Exports & Uploads.

Equipment Used

TECHNICAL SKILLS:
Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Avid Interplay & Media Composer, Forscene, Resolve, Media Encoder, DNA Storage, Avid ISIS, FRED, Content Agent, Farmers Wife & ScheduAll.

Education

University of the Creative Arts, Surrey: BA (Hons) Graphic Design - New Media.
University of the Arts, London: Foundation Diploma - Art and Design.

Additional Information

WORK HISTORY:

Splice TV as Senior Edit Assistant from Aug 2017 - Feb 2020.

  • Collaborate with the Editor and Director throughout the editing and post-production process to deliver engaging and informative edits.
  • Make creative decisions and implement innovative ideas to edit audio and videos, selecting the best shots and camera angles for the edit. Add colour correction within the editing software as well as video effects.
  • Ingest and assemble material for edits, exports, syncing, grouping, finishing, pre-grades and 4K work flows/deliveries.
  • Support the creative team assisting with offline, online, grade and audio suites.

The Farm Group as Edit Assistant from Jun 2015 - Jul 2017.

  • Ingested and assembled materials using Avid and Adobe Premiere Pro for exports, syncing, grouping, finishing, pre-grades and 4K work flows/deliveries.
  • Reviewed raw footage, followed storyboards, and selected appropriate music/sound tracks.
  • File-based capture (link to AMA), imported and exported file formats, FREDs, prepared Op Atom MXF media files for use in Avid, group clips and sync mapping.
  • Converted and re-wrapped non-standard file via WinFF, Catalyst, Davinci Resolve, Content Agent and MPEG Streamclip.

Cookies Production as Online / Offline Editor from Nov 2013 - May 2015.