Beth Elston

Animatic and VFX Editor

 

WORK

EXPERIENCE

JELLYFISH PICTURES - March 2019 - Present

Series Editor - Dennis and Gnasher: Unleashed (CBBC)
 

  • Using Adobe Premiere to assemble and fine cut 52x 10 minute episodes

  • Managing audio: using a walla and temp sound effects library
    Keeping track of pick-ups and adding temporary scratch dialogue

  • Liaising with the director

  • Publishing shot durations and audio through in-house tools, to Shotgun

  • Conforming the edit with the latest animation, lighting and comp updates

  • Track-laying episodes for mix and preparing episodes to be sent to the offline facility. Archiving episodes and restoring data when necessary.

  • Mentoring the assistant editor

DNEG - February 2018 – March 2019

VFX Editor – Dr Who Series 11 (BBC)

VFX Editor – Mrs Wilson (BBC)

VFX Editor – Black Mirror S5:E2 (Netflix)

  • Setting up shows to be integrated into the DNEG pipeline; dealing with colour-space and video formats

  • Processing turnover and keeping edits up to date in Adobe Premiere

  • Using shotgun to track and update VFX shot information

  • Liaising with the client side VFX editor

  • Preparing and running dailies sessions and reviews with the client

  • Acting as a point of contact for internal production and artists

  • Creating and checking final full-resolution shots to deliver to the online

JELLYFISH PICTURES - January 2017 – January 2018

Assistant Editor - Cbeebies’ ‘Bitz & Bob'
 

  • Using Adobe Premiere to create animatic assemblies of 44 x 10 minute episodes. Addressing client feedback and publishing locked episodes to Shotgun.

  • Keeping episodes updated with the latest animation batches.

  • Maintaining shot databases through Shotgun, updating asset tags and creating character counts

  • Building a large walla library from raw takes sent from the recording studio.

  • Track-laying episodes for mix and preparing episodes to be sent to the offline facility. Archiving episodes and restoring data when necessary.

  • Covering the work of the Series Editor when away.

University of LeedsSummer of  2015

Digital Media Assistant
 

  • Assisting the Digital Learning Team to create and market online educational courses.

  • Recording interviews and ingesting/logging footage and audio files

  • Editing course trailers with Avid Media Composer, using a combination of in-house and stock footage

  • Creating courses on the FutureLearn platform

EXPERT
Adobe Premiere

Final Cut Pro

Shotgun

Microsoft Excel

Adobe Photoshop

 

WORKING KNOWLEDGE

Adobe Illustrator

Avid Media Composer

Adobe Audition

Nuke

RV Player

Avid Pro Tools

RTS STUDENT AWARDS

Editor for the short film ‘Tug of War’ which won Best Comedy and Entertainment at the Yorkshire RTS Awards

EDUCATION

Sheffield Hallam University

First Class BA (Hons) Film and Media Production

Roundhay Sixth Form

​A LEVELS

Psychology – A*

Media – A
English Literature – A
General Studies – A*

OTHER

EXPERIENCE

Sheffield Doc/Fest

Camera Operator - 2014 - 2015

Sheffield Hallam 

Content Manager - Media and Communications Online Blog  

Student Ambassador

Software Skills

AWARDS

 

Dissertation

Black Mirror - A Warped Reflection of our Reality?

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