I am a freelance creative, with 10+ years experience.

For the last 7 years I have been Creative Filming Director & Snr Motion Graphic Designer for global studios within a corporate company, as well as operating in a freelance capacity as Director/DOP, Editor, Motion Graphic artist & Photographer. Prior to that I was Multimedia Producer & Director of Documentation for a digital creative agency in East London.

I have produced content for numerous & diverse clients, from Sony, NBA, Innocent, BA, Walkers, London Fashion Week, Netflix & other well known brands to music video and graphic content for signed artists & major festivals/events.

Whether corporate or creative, from storyboard to post production, I am passionate about creating a fresh, original and stand out end production

Thanks for stopping by,

Laura Henry

laurahenrystudios@gmail.com

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A bit more info:

BA Hons Graphic Media Design/Moving Image, LCC, University Arts London 2006.

I started my career in the animation field producing pieces that have been screened at the ICA, Ginglik and numerous venues around the UK including work made collaboratively with onedotzero and the V&A museum which continued to tour internationally.

I have produced film and live visuals for recording artists and events such as Pendulum and Glastonbury Festival. Noisettes, Billy Bragg, Joss Stone, Hard-Fi to name a few.

I toured with Human League’s Martin Ware and the Future of Sound, as Director of Documentation, live vision mixing and editing shows.

I directed documentation crews on the large scale performances 'Freeze- B' in Paris and MPT– Movement Poise Thrill (Dance/Mass freeze event) on the London Southbank, part of the Hide & Seek Festival.

I have directed, produced, edited & collaboratively animated music videos for critically acclaimed up and coming artists.

 

Freelance work

EDITOR/DIRECTOR/SHOOTING PRODUCER/CAMERA OP/EDITOR/MOTION GRAPHIC ARTIST

Tiger Films – Digital media Services

I frequently work in an editor & motion graphic capacity for Tiger films working on material by and for Sony, Warner & Universal Pictures & AKA amongst others.

I also act as Shooting Producer and Camera op on everything from Press junkets, Promos, Red Carpet and BTS shoots.

A few of which have been:

Tina Turner, a Ghostbusters stunt at Waterloo, Dreamgirls the Musical Rehearsals, Interviews, NBA Graffiti stunt, Steve Nash meeting Thierry Henry, NBA Global games, Thierry Henry Interviewing Larry Bird, Tottenham Hostpur stunt, Oswald Boateng suit fittings for NBA stars, Several theatre opening press junkets & red carpet interviews & producer on NBA mascots around Paris to name a few.

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Special Treats Productions

I work as an Editor and camera op for Special Treats, working on content on a vast range of promo and narrative content from Netflix to movie sets BTS.

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I created a suite of nine 2d character animations, for a Virtual reality ouput, for the NHS, aimed at 3-6yr olds to walk them through the process of coming into hospital for an operation and to put the at ease.

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I have created content for a new fitness & lifestyle company GHOGY, Directed the Promo film for Skirt Club which has gained much publicity, inc editorial & shot content for fashion brand WEKOKO, beauty promo for Zero Skin & MTV interviews. BTS and backstage content for Rudimental & Anne Marie and other artists.

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As well as my moving image work, I have also been employed as a photographer for many of the above and have had 2 exhibitions in London for my photography work.

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I have my own SONYFS100 camera, Lapel mics & Prime lenses but work consistently with Sony FS7's, C300's, Arri's & all other cameras and kit.

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All content on my site has been both shot and edited by myself.

Full Time Experience

Sep 2009 – Sept 2016

SENIOR CREATIVE FILMING DIRECTOR/SENIOR MOTION GRAPHIC DESIGNER/EDITOR

McGraw-Hill Financial – MHFI Studios

Highlights:

  • Directed, filmed & edited a documentary about teaching women Financial Literacy in remote villages in India

  • Directed a global re-brand campaign 'I am essential' for the S&P Capital IQ – 14 days in New York working directly with the board and another agency

  • Directed numerous shoots in Paris, Frankfurt, New York & Amsterdam

  • Created a suite of documentaries for MHF Education on BA, Walkers, Cafe Direct & Innocent Smoothies

  • Directed 'The Power to Capitalise' a global company promo

  • Responsible for Directing high end promos, adverts and documentary content

  • I initiated our Creative Filming department and mentored a global team

 

May 2007 – Sep 2009

MULTIMEDIA ARTIST/VIDEO PRODUCER/EDITOR

Body>Data>Space

Highlights:

  • Director of Documentation for Hide & Seek Festival, London Southbank

  • Director of Documentation for Post Me New ID - A dynamic collaboration between b>d>s (London,UK) and CIANT (Prague, Czech Republic) & 16 international partners

  • Directed a 4 person camera crew to document the live Freeze-B interactive event in Paris

  • Production of Motion Graphics and film content for stage content and live video mixing for Glastonbury 2007

 

Mar 2009 – Sep 2009

VIDEO DIRECTOR & EDITOR

Future of Sound – Illustrious Company -Martyn Ware (Human League)

  • Directing 6+ Camera crew & live vision mixing for the Future of Sound Tour for all live shows which toured the UK

 

Education

Jun 2006: University of The Arts. London College of Communication

BA (Hons) Graphic & Media Design, Moving Image Pathway 2:1

 

Sept 2003: Middlesex University

Diploma in Foundation Studies in Art & Design (Merit)

 

Short films:

  • See Saw drama

Winner - Best Short Film: One in Four Film Festival, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (2015)

Highly commended: Reel Health Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia (2014)

Official selection: My Love, Michelle Film Festival, Texas, USA (2015), Medway Visions Film Festival, Kent, UK (2014),

Nightpiece Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK (2014), Landed Festival, Wales, UK (2014)

 

  • Dog Day drama

Distributed by Shorts TV (2015)

Winner: Award of Merit: Women's Independent Film Festival, Hollywood, USA (2012)

Official selection: Brighton Film Festival, UK (2012)

 

Music videos:

  • Celebrate’ – Manou

  • Africa’ - P*NUT & Leon Jean Marie

  • Merry Profits - The Great Malarkey

  • Whiskey too far - The Great Malarkey

 

Short films:

See Saw – drama

 - Winner - Best Short Film: One in Four Film Festival, University of Central Lancashire, Preston (2015)

 - Highly commended: Reel Health Film Festival, Melbourne, Australia (2014)

 - Official selection: My Love, Michelle Film Festival, Texas, USA (2015), Medway Visions Film Festival, Kent, UK (2014),

 - Nightpiece Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK (2014), Landed Festival, Wales, UK (2014)

Dog Day – drama

 - Distributed by Shorts TV (2015)

 - Winner: Award of Merit: Women's Independent Film Festival, Hollywood, USA (2012)

 - Official selection: Brighton Film Festival, UK (2012)

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