About Me

Summary

Freelance Camera Operator/Editor based in the UK, working for several video and tv production companies such as:

Kalifilm Productions a London based team of European film and video production experts. Portfolio includes: music videos, short films and video artfashion shows, promotional videos, commercials, showreels and dance castings, wedding videos and events. Our work has been screened at film festivals all over the world, from America to Europe, winning prestigious awards and obtaining global distribution.

TRT (Turkish Radio and Television Corporation) the national public broadcaster of Turkey. Editing the second and third season of the TV Show Farklı Kültür Aynı Müzik at Formidable.arts a London based TV production company.

Three years of experience as  a TV Camera Operator/Editor for an italian satellite TV channel working on new TV formats, live events and news. Average experience in live TV programs and live events, TV broadcasting and live video streaming.

Previous experiences in several Video Productions Companies and Web Design Studios covering different roles from photo retoucher to video editor assistant.

Specialties

Well experienced in shooting with different types of cameras such as Canon XF 305, Panasonic AG 151 HMCJVC GY-DV 5000, Sony HVR-Z1U 3CCD, and Canon DSLR Cameras. Experienced in using several editing softwares for PC and Mac ( Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere CS5, Edius 6, Pinnacle Liquid, Avid). Average experience with graphic softwares and in web design (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Swish Max, basic HTML)


Work History

Kalifilm Productions                                                                                                                                                               2010 – Present

Videographer/Editor/DoP

“D.I.V.A.” (Video Art Piece). Officially selected at New Media Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2011 (World Premiere) and European Premiered at Bideodromo, Internacional Experimental Film and Video Festival, Bilbao, 2011 WHO ART YOU? Artistic Contest at Design Library 2012 Milan, TATE MODERN‘s new exhibition space, THE TANKS, 2012 LONDON. (DoP)
“Five Past Ten” a music video shot in Lanzarote, Canary Island for the new album of the rock singer Nico Greco. (DoP)
“Think & Grow Younger” a tv pilot written by Cindy Harvey (tv presenter/image lifestyle expert). (DoP)
“Cloud 9 Dance Audition 2011″ dance casting showreel for Cloud 9 Agency – at Pineapple Studios, London. (videographer)
“The Great Donate” a charity fashion show in Barking, London. Organized by Harsharan Landa for Scope, the leading UK disability charity for children and adults with cerebral palsy (CP). (videographer/editor)  “Miss Rejuvenator – Part 1 & 2″ beauty showreels (videographer/editor)“Kalifilm Productions – 2012 Showreels”: Wedding Videography and Event Videography (videographer/editor) plus several London wedding videos (videographer) “A Tale Of Two Lovers” a bohemian wedding promo (DoP) and the “The Making of Mirages” a making of the short film Mirages directed by Lara Celenza. (videographer/editor). 

Formidable.Arts                                                                                                                                                                2011 – 2013 
Video Editor
Editing the second season of the TV Show Farklı Kültür Aynı Müzik broadcasted by  TRT Muzik Channel,  the national public broadcaster of Turkey.
S.I.I.M.M. – Multimedia Company                                                                                                                           2011 – 2011

Videographer/Editor

Shooting and editing medical conferences. Producing Dvds

Giacinto Sirbo – Wedding Videography and Photography                                                                                         2010 – 2011 
Videographer/Editor

Shooting wedding videos, communions, christening, dance and school essays.

T.R.S.P. satellite TV channel                                                                                                                               2009 – 2011
Tv director/Camera Operator/Editor/Interviewer

TV formats, sports, news, live streaming and broadcasting. (Hotbird 13° 11179.00H SKY 886 – Italy)

Clipper EdizioniVideo Production Company                                                                                                         2008 – 2008

Camera Operator (2nd unit)/Editor Assistant

Cabaret Festival and a TV fiction.

Education

University of Perugia
2008
BA Communication Studies
Camera Operator Workshop
2007
Shooting live performances of international artists live on stage (Patti Smith, Art Brut, Canadians) making a music video for MTV- Italy.
Multimedia Producer Certification
2005
Web design – web marketing and corporate communication video editing – shooting – computer graphics.

2 thoughts on “About Me

  1. I alco viewed your films on Vimeo. Nice work! Best wishes and good luck!

  2. Thank you Dave! I much appreciate your opinion and your work! All the best, Serena.

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