They say good things come in threes. The Musketeers. A swanky suit. The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Must be true.
Time flies when you’re having fun. March marks three years of Harry aka our video editor extraordinaire.
We couldn’t let this momentous occasion pass us by. So we prised the man of the hour away from his screen (and his lighting rig 👀), for a quick catch up. They grow up so fast…
WHEN IT COMES TO PROJECTS, YOU’RE A PREMIERE PRO (SORRY). TELL US ABOUT YOUR FAVOURITE ONE SO FAR.
Last Summer, we worked with Hull City to create a point-of-view fan experience film. It was a challenge both technically and creatively for the whole team. The owner of Hull City shared the video, raking in 2.5million views on his post alone.
WHEN IT COMES TO VIDEO CONTENT, WHICH BRAND WOULD YOU SAY IS SMASHING IT RIGHT NOW?
Under Armour have been smashing it with their video content this past year. Check out the Grind Now Glory Later ad, I love the visual style and the concept behind it.
WHAT WOULD YOU SAY HAS BEEN YOUR GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT DURING YOUR TIME AT NV?
My three years at NV have brought about heaps of progression, both in skillset and responsibilities, which comes from working on such a variety of projects. Reflecting on this is what makes me proud, seeing where I was, to where I am now as an editor.
DREAM CLIENT YOU’D LOVE TO WORK WITH AND WHY?
Creating content about everything and anything Formula 1 would be a dream. The adrenaline, the spectacle, the drama, are all things that got me into the sport, so I’d love to work amongst it all.
WHAT THREE THINGS WOULD YOU SAY TO SOMEONE LOOKING TO GET INTO A CAREER IN VIDEO EDITING?
My tips for someone looking to get into editing are: surround yourself with creative inspo, have an eye for detail, and the sooner you learn keyboard shortcuts, the better!
WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED FOR AT NV IN 2023?
I’m always excited about the next client to come through the door with a new project. But this year in particular, NV have plans to move office so it’ll be great to be in a fresh space.
QUICK FIRE ROUND.
Fave film? Interstellar.
Fave Adobe shortcut? Numbers for colour labels.
Fave spot to grab some lunch? Nibble.
Fave thing to do when you’re not at work? Watch F1 or go for a run.