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ASHLEY WILSON

Post Production Specialost in Branded Content, Broadcast Television, Music, and Documentaries


VALUE OFFERED

  • Avid, Adobe Premiere Pro and Apple Certified Final Cut Pro Editor with own in-house studio 

  • Professional editing experience in branded content, televised features, shorts, and documentaries in many genres

  • Professional shooting experience with Canon DSLRs including 5D Mark iv, 7D and 60D

  • Proficient in After Effects; skilled with motion graphics, compositing, titling and special effects


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Freelance AVID and Adobe Premiere Pro Editor/Producer/Shooter

August 2004 to Present

  • Edit branded content for clients including Samsung, Kiko Milano, Nexxus, Fender, Jenny Craig, and Vans

  • Produce, shoot, and edit a diverse array of projects from full-length features to short videos for clients including MTV, BMG, and PBS (USA)

  • Full post-production involvement including capturing, editing, sound, colour correction, special effects, and encoding/final output


AVID Editor – ITV, London

July 2013 to Present

  • Edit news and entertainment segments for ITV Daytime and Breakfast shows including This Morning, Loose Women, Good Morning Britain and Lorraine

  • Use Interplay and iNews to provide operational and creative support to the programme staff 

  • Perform finishing editing and quality control to ensure all segments met ITV’s technical and creative standards 


AVID Editor/Shooter – NBC Universal, Los Angeles California

September 2011 to April 2013

  • Shot and edited segments for Last Call with Carson Daly including interviews, artist spotlights, and band performances

  • Crafted segments and stories from raw footage often without a script, for a quick turnaround 

  • Performed finishing editing on segments and media conversion for segments to air on web and TV 


Final Cut Pro Editor/Producer – Current TV, Los Angeles California

February 2007 to September 2011

  • Edited television programs including a half hour documentary series, a music journalism series, hour-long concert specials, a daily entertainment news show, and short-form content

  • Worked with several different formats including HD, SD, RED footage and film

  • Created graphics and visual effects in Motion and After Effects 



Editor – PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals)

February 2010 to September 2011

  • Edited investigation videos, interviews, and public service announcements for television, Web and live events

  • Created graphics and visual effects using Motion and Photoshop

  • Worked from Los Angeles with PETA’s international entities to create targeted content for multiple countries


Editor – McGraw Hill (Publishers Media), Los Angeles (Full-time)

June 2006 to January 2007

  • Edited professional educational videos using Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Soundtrack Pro

  • Constructed numerous visual effects, green screening, color correction, and motion effects

  • Wrote, storyboarded, and assisted in the production of segments



BROADCAST TELEVISION EDITING CREDITS

    

"George Fest" Editor

Feature length concert film celebrating the music of George Harrison, which aired on MTV and PBS.


"This Morning", "Loose Women", “Good Morning Britain” & “Lorraine” Editor

Daily breakfast television shows on ITV featuring news reporting, celebrity interviews, fashion segments, musical performances, and human interest stories.

“Last Call with Carson Daly” 

Shooter/Editor

A late night half-hour show on NBC featuring several produced segments including interviews with musicians, filmmakers, and other artists; plus on-location musical performances.

“Vanguard”

Editor

An award-winning documentary series on Current TV that covers important issues across the globe. 

“Embedded”

Editor

A six episode half hour music journalism show on Current TV. Profiled artists include Mos Def, Ben Harper, Common, Decemberists, Thievery Corporation, and Silversun Pickups.

“Sigur Rós @ MoMA”

Editor

An hour long concert film on Current TV shot on various different formats of Sigur Rós performing their lastest album.

“Open Windows”

Editor

A half hour Current TV exclusive documentary on Death Cab For Cutie.

“Flaming Lips Xmas Show”

Editor

A half hour Christmas special on Current TV, hosted by Wayne Coyne of The Flaming Lips


“The Daily Fix”

Editor

Daily hosted music show deemed “the first music blog on television”

“Infomania”

Editor

A hosted comedy news show on Current TV.


EDUCATION 


College of the Canyons, Valencia

    Associate of Arts Degree 

    Graduation Date: May 23, 2003

    Major: Film                    Units acquired: 60

Video and Film Production             Grade Point Average: 4.0

Advanced Cinematography and Screenplay Writing


References are available upon request.