Skills

Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Camera Coaching, Client relationship management, Communications and media, Documentary, Editing, Event Magagement, Film, Interviewer, Marketing Consulting, Offline Editing, Producer, Project Management, Story Development, Video

Employers

  • University of NSW
    FILM EDITOR | STORYTELLER
    2017 - Present

    Editor and consultant of short films

  • Ryan Walsh Films
    ASSISTANT EDITOR
    2016 - Present

    Assistant editor and assistant producer for feature length documentary centered around monastic community in Tibet's semi-autonomous region.

  • FILM EDITOR | ASSISTANT CINEMATOGRAPHER
    Bruce W Stephens & Associates
    2016 - Present

    Film editor of short-form web content for corporate, health & transport sector, and non-for-
    profit clients.

  • Digital Storytellers
    FILM EDITOR | CO-FACILITATOR STORIES FOR IMPACT
    2015 - Present

    Digital Storytellers is a fresh creative agency of film producers, digital pros and artists forming a social enterprise with a mission to use the power of storytelling to write a better narrative for the world.

    My role is as offline editor of short-form web content for ethical business and NGO’s, as well as co-facilitator of Sydney storytelling workshops. Teaching end-to-end video production to corporate and start-up students wishing to use film as an engagement tool.

  • Living Library Films
    STORY RESEARCHER | FIELD RESEARCHER
    2016 - 2016

    The finding of story ideas and conducting preliminary interviews with potential film-candidates. Research, lead generation, copyrighting.

  • Kreuzberg Hilft, Berlin, Germany
    Program Facilitator
    2015 - 2015

    Launched outreach program to teach newly arrived refugee teenagers from Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia rock climbing in Berlin to aid the cultural integration process.

  • Little Big Sounds
    ASSISTANT EDITOR
    2015 - 2015

    Feature length doco assistant editor - sorting, importing, syncing, assembling (offline, act-structure, storyboarding, receiving direction from directors and senior editors), normalising audio, and handling the general organisation of the editing room/process.

    Currently in production of "Search for Onoda", an independent documentary about Hiroo Onoda, the Japanese WWII officer who refused to surrender, surviving on Lubang island Philippines until 1972.

    This is a participant narrative documentary that will explore those lost years on Lubang through the experiences of both the islanders and Onoda himself, and make sense of those years in the present, as a legacy of war and consequence for future generations and the on-going relationship between the Philippines and Japan.

  • The Ensemble Theatre
    FRONT OF HOUSE MANAGER
    2010 - 2015

    The Ensemble Theatre in Kirribilli is Australia's longest, continuously running professional theatre company.

  • Reelists
    CO-FOUNDER | EDITOR | PRODUCER
    2010 - 2014

    The Reelists are a small team of videographers and storytellers dedicated to connecting people through social video, expression and authenticity.
    - Worked in partnership with a videographer to launch successful start-up business.
    - Development of our story, brand identity, marketing collateral.
    - Prospecting, sales, networking events, fostering client relationships.
    - Working with clients to develop their story, assistant directing, interviewing, camera
    coaching clients to express themselves authentically on camera, lighting, audio, data
    wrangling, bump in-out.
    - Short-form and documentary editor Adobe Premiere CC)

Education

  • Open Universities NSW
    Cert IV in Small Business Management
    2011 - 2012
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
    Screen Acting Techniques I & II
    2010 - 2010
  • University of Tasmania
    BA/Bsc
    2004 - 2007

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Monique Upton
Education Open Universities NSW
National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)
University of Tasmania
Employer University of NSW
Location Sydney Australia

 

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