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Andre Brito

Director, Editor, Camera Operator, Training Provider

Great Britain

Current Work Details

What I do

Videographer, indie documentarian and university lecturer

Company

Freelance (various clients), Loughborough University and Lougborough University in London

Website

www.andrebrito.eu

Where I work

I run my own company or organisation

Technical Skills

Camera (mostly XF305 but able to shift inc. DSLRs with Atmos Samurai or Ninja), lighting and Editing (FCP or Premiere), also Motion graphics designer and colourist when required. Fluent Photoshop user.

Resources / Expertise

Canon XF305 (BBC approved HD broadcast quality), GoPro Hero3, Canon 700D, 3-point Lighting Kit, pop-up green screen, editing suite (Final Cut Studio in a MAC Pro). Experience working with skeleton crews and self-shoot; multiple and single camera projects; working on tight deadlines and stringent budgets. Shooting and wrangling MXF, XD Cam or tape. On the ball with documentation (forms, disclaimers, floor plans). Experience managing large teams. Experience training/teaching at corporate and university level.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2010-2010

Oxford Film and Video Makers Centre for Digital media (www.Ofvm.org),
Lighting Workshop with Graham Reed (www.grahamreedlightingcameraman.com)

2007-2009

Royal Holloway University of London,
MA Documentary by Practice, Master of Arts (Final Project: Distinction)

2007-2007

Media School Bournemouth University,
Short Film Making (short course), n/a

2006-2006

Oxford Film and Video Makers Centre for Digital Media (www.Ofvm.org),
Shooting Video, 3 Credits at Level 2, National Open College Network

2011-2011

Bournemouth University,
British Sign Language, First Level

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

The Act of Killing, In The Death Row, Cave of Forgotten Dreams, Waltz With, Bashir, It Happened Just Before, Touching The Void, Primer

I cried watching

Hangover. And had stomach cramps too! That's how hard I laughed...

I left the cinema during

I have never left the cinema during the performance.

Directors I love

Nicolás Alcalá, Herzog, Broomfield, Lynch, Croenenberg, Wenders, Richard Kelly, Darren Aronofsky, Cohen Brothers, Terry Gillian, Gideon Koppel, Franny Armstrong, Michel Gondry, Milos Forman

Actors I admire

Ian McKellen, Patrick Stuart, Matt Damon, Nicole Kidman, Hilary Swank, George Clooney

Writers I respect

José Saramago, Philip K. Dick, Jack Kerouac, Bill Bryson, Richard Dawkins, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Dostoevsky, Ray Bradbury, Brecht

My desert island discs

Scratch My Back (Peter Gabriel) The Resistance (MUSE) Real Life (Simple Minds) Nocturns (Chopin) Romeo and Juliet (Sergei Prokofiev)

Books I have given my friends

On The Road (Kerouac), Blindness (Saramago), The Watchmen (Alan Moore), The Travels of Marco Polo, Superior (Mark Millar)

My death row meal

Colombian 'bandeja paisa' Antioqueña

The best thing I own

I won't know until I lose it...

More about me

Experience teaching video at university level, as well as working with young adults with learning difficulties and disabilities, full CRB check available on request, trained in Safeguarding, Challenging Behaviour and Makaton sign language.

My Work & Credits

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    ENDURE Video Prototype

    My roles: Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Commercial
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    Dilemmas In Suicide Prevention

    My roles: Writer, Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Production company
    Loughborough Design School
    Category
    Documentary
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    Back to the Drawing Board

    My role: Cinematographer

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Keele University
    Category
    Documentary
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    Lufbra Service Design Jam - London

    My roles: Editor, Cinematographer, Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    Lufbra Service Jam London 2016 Promo

    My roles: Director, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    Lufbra Service Design jam 2015

    My roles: Director, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    Loughborough Design School E and PDE Conference 2015

    My roles: Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito Moving Image Media Services
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    London Fusion Open Data Design Jam

    My roles: Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    Service Design Jam Loughborough 2014

    My roles: Director, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    John Storer House Action Videos - Allotment

    My roles: Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    Corporate / Promo
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    Service Design Jam - Loughborough 2013

    My roles: Director, Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Andre Brito
    Category
    unspecified
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    CONSCRIPTED (trailer)

    My roles: Director, Camera Op and editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Independent
    Category
    Documentary
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    Tim... But Seriously (trailer)

    My roles: Director, Camera Operator, Editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Academic piece for MA Documentary by Practice
    Category
    Documentary

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