Stuart  Edwards

Stuart Edwards

Freelance Self - Shooting Director

  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Career stage: Experienced
  • Freelancer: Available

Stuart Edwards is a Royal Television Society award winning self - shooting Documentary filmmaker based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stuart graduated from Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University in 2012 with a 1st class Honours Degree in Photographic & Electronic Media. In 2014 he graduated from the Scottish Screen Academy, Edinburgh College of Art with an MFA in Documentary Film Directing. The companies & organisations Stuart has worked for include Ridley Scott Associates, Vice Magazine, Alzheimer Scotland, Unroofed Records, Registers of Scotland, Railroad Records, Arika, Hibrow, Sunstore Technologies, Flux Video, Raw Film Productions, Glasgow Film, Pink Saltire, 7 Wonder & See Me Scotland.

Stuart's Short film - A Wee Night In - Won Best Postgraduate Camera Work & was Nominated for Best Postgraduate Factual at the Royal Television Society Student Awards 2015. In November 2014 the film was nominated for Best Student Documentary at the International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, the largest documentary film festival in the world. The film has gone on to play at AFI DOCS In Washington DC and was recently the Winner of Best Documentary at the Student International Film Festival. The film is continuing to screen internationally.

Work History

Freelance Self - Shooting Director - Freelance

Aug 2014 - Present

Self - Shooting Producer, Director & Editor - See Me Scotland, Glasgow Film

Jun 2016 - Oct 2016

Self - Shooting Producer, Director & Editor - Pink Saltire

Jul 2016 - Sep 2016

Self - Shooting Producer, Director & Editor - Sunstore Technologies

Oct 2014 - Sep 2016

Self - Shooting Director - 7 Wonder

Jan 2016 - Mar 2016

Self - Shooting Director - Ridley Scott Associates

Dec 2013 - Jan 2014

Camera Operator - Vice Magazine

Dec 2011 - Dec 2011

Education

MFA - Documentary Directing - Distinction - Edinburgh College of Art, Screen Academy Scotland

Sep 2012 - Jul 2014

BA Hons Photographic & Electronic Media - 1st Class BA Hons - Grays School of Art, Robert Gordon University

Sep 2008 - Jul 2012

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe PremierePro
  • Scriptwriting
  • Video Editing
  • Audio Editing
  • Camera
  • Camera Assisting
  • Camera Operating
  • Camera Operation
  • Camera Operator
  • Cameras
  • Corporate Filming
  • Corporate Filmmaking
  • Digital Camera
  • Director
  • Documentary
  • Documentary Film
  • Documentary Photo Essays
  • Documentary Photography
  • Film Direction
  • film editing
  • Multi-Camera
  • Observation
  • Short filmmaking
  • Social Documentary
  • Sony FS700
  • Sound Recording
  • TV and Online Video Production
  • Video Producing
  • Video Production

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