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Alex Barrett

Director, Writer, Editor

Great Britain

Current Work Details

What I do

Writer, Director, Editor

Website

http://www.alexbarrett.net/

Where I work

I am just me

Technical Skills

Editing: I am AVID DS 101 certified and experienced in the use of Avid DS, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, AVID DV Express, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Prelude, Adobe Media Encoder, Adobe Speed Grade, Steenbeck editing platforms and linear analogue VHS suites. I also have advanced skills in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe DVD Encore, DVD Studio Pro, Adobe Audition, Microsoft Office and HTML web design. Cinematography: I have shot films on 8mm, 16mm, HD, HDV, BetaSP, D9, MiniDV, VHS and Hi8.

Resources / Expertise

Canon DSLR Camera and lenses, editing suite running Adobe CC.

Availability

Paid Work or Collaboration

Training

2002-2005

The Surrey Institute of Art & Design,
Film and Video , BA (Hons)

Social Media and Film

My Links

Shooters Q&A

Films I wish I had made

The Passion of Joan of Arc, Ordet, Werckmeister Harmonies, Cries & Whispers, Barry Lyndon, A Clockwork Orange, Edward Scissorhands, Gangs of New York, Solaris, Full Frontal, Three Colours Blue...the list goes on.

I left the cinema during

Nothing...you have to sit through films even if they're bad, because if you're going to insult something you still have to know what you're talking about!

Directors I love

Carl Th. Dreyer, Ingmar Bergman, Stanley Kubrick, Bela Tarr, Martin Scorsese, Michelangelo Antonioni, Andrei Tarkovsky, Richard Linklater, Steven Soderbergh, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Guillermo del Toro, Robert Bresson, Jean Cocteau, Alexander Payne, Wong Kar-wai, Roberto Rossellini, Akira Kurosawa, Georges Melies, Jan Svankmajer, Tim Burton, Sergei Eisenstein, etc. I've missed a lot of people off and this doesn't even begin to cover it all, but you get the idea!

Actors I admire

Daniel Day-Lewis, Cate Blanchett, Jack Nicholson, Liv Ullmann, Harriet Andersson, Renee Falconetti, George Clooney, Max von Sydow, Erland Josephson, Juliette Binoche, Robert De Niro, Steve Buscemi.

Writers I respect

Borges, Kazantzakis, Camus, Calvino, Thackeray, Alan Moore, Brian Michael Bendis.

My Work & Credits

  • Film default

    London Symphony

    My roles: Director, Editor

    Format
    unspecified
    Category
    unspecified
  • Life Just Is

    My roles: Director, Writer

    Format
    HD
    Category
    Feature
  • Paintbrush: The Epitaph

    My roles: Director, Writer, Editor

    Format
    Digital Stills Camera
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • Canbury

    My role: Writer/Director/Editor

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Paintbrush

    My role: Co-Writer/Director/Editor

    Format
    Digital Stills Camera
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • Hungerford: Symphony of a London Bridge

    My role: Director/Editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • Andrew

    My role: Writer/Director

    Format
    HD
    Production company
    Roll With It Productions in association with Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • Great & Small

    My role: Writer/Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Kill The Pain

    My role: Writer/Director/Editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Music Video
  • Product of the 80's

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Category
    Music Video
  • Film default

    Permanent End

    My role: Director/Editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Tiga Kali Studio
    Category
    Documentary
  • Film default

    Is This a Question? Is This an Answer?

    My role: Co-Writer/Co-Director/Co-Editor

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Tuesday

    My role: Editor

    Format
    16mm
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Answers

    My role: Writer/Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    BORDERS&BOUNDARIES

    My role: Writer/Director

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Category
    Short
  • Film default

    Tisaanah

    My role: Writer/Director

    Format
    Beta SP
    Category
    Short
  • play

    Disturbed

    My role: Documentary/stills

    Format
    Super16
    Production company
    The Disturbed Movie
    Category
    Short
  • Between the Lines

    My role: Cinematographer

    Format
    DVCam/Mini-DV
    Production company
    Tinyworld Productions & Local Heritage Initiative
    Category
    Short

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