Will Edelsten

Will Edelsten

Freelance Assistant Director, Production Coordinator and Researcher

  • Location: London
  • Career stage: Early
  • Freelancer: Available
Production Safety Passport

Freelance Researcher, Production Coordinator,and Production Assistant. Currently working in news and current affairs for the BBC World Service. 

I have also worked a great deal for ITN on programs for Channel 4 and Channel 5 from live studio shows through to quick turnaround documentaries. 

Currently looking to develop myself more as a researcher with a view to moving up to AP over the next few years. 

I also have a background working in audio for video games as well as  over ten years of experience working as an actor,  musical director and stage director in Theatre and Opera with organsiatons including The Royal Opera House, English Touring Opera, Told By an Idiot, and Tall Stories. 




This ScreenSkills member holds a Production Safety Passport.

News Assignment & Location Safety


22nd March 2019 - 22nd March 2024


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe PremierePro
  • basic filming and editing
  • Finance and budgeting
  • General Audio Production
  • Report Writing
  • Training and Education
  • Ableton Live
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Audition
  • Arts and Events Management
  • Assistant Directing
  • Audio Editing
  • Audio Engineering
  • Data Management
  • Health and Safety
  • Live Sound
  • Logic Pro
  • People skills
  • Pitching/presenting and proposal writing
  • Producing
  • Rights and Clearances
  • Scheduling
  • Sound Design
  • Stage Management
  • Teaching
  • Theatre
  • Time Management
  • Vocal Coaching