Summary

Edward Symes is a producer, director, and editor. Edward has shot and produced short documentaries in Rwanda, Ethiopia, Guatemala, South Africa, and East Timor. Commercial cinematography for IBM, Facebook, Quora, UNDP, Project Hope, among others.

Credits

6/16 – Current

Director Minor Leagues

Sizzle Reel — TV — Emerge Pictures Details
6/16 – Current

co-producer, director, and editor

5/16 – Current

Director Art Broken

Sizzle Reel — TV — Emerge Pictures Details
5/16 – Current

co-Producer, Director, and Editor

8/15 – Current

Director Havana Hope

Sizzle Reel — TV — Emerge Pictures Details
8/15 – Current

Producer, Director, co-Camera Operator, co-Editor, co-Writer

9/13 – 6/15

Director (Writer, Producer, Director, Camera, Editor) Gold Heist

Film (Short) — Here and Now Films
9/13 – 6/15
1/14 – 2/14

Camera Operator (Canon 5d Mark III) Boxeadora

Film (Short) — Meg Smaker Productions Details
1/14 – 2/14

Camera Operator and co-field producer in Havana, Cuba.

3/13 – 3/13

Cinematographer (Sony F-5) Nocturnity

Film (Short) — Lapana Films
3/13 – 3/13
7/11 – 8/11

DIT (Digital Imaging Technician) (+ Camera Operator) VSA Partners

IBM — Advertising — JZB Projects Details
7/11 – 8/11

USA + Bulgaria

5/11 – 8/11

Director Staging Success

YouTube — Digital — Atlantic Theater Company Details
5/11 – 8/11

Producer, Director, Camera, and Editor.

Orgs

  • IFP
  • Barefoot Workshops Instructor
  • Frontrunner Collective
  • Maine Media Workshops Instructor

Media

Recos

Would you like to write a recommendation for Edward? Write a Recommendation »

Education

Class of '14

Stanford University

MFA - Documentary Film & Video
Class of '05

Kenyon College

English Literature

My Gear

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • Canon XH-A1
  • Sony F-5

Skills

  • Business Development
  • Video Production
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Media
  • Entertainment
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • New Media
  • Social Media
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Field Producing
  • New Business Development
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Public Relations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Cinematography
  • Blogging
  • Lighting
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Marketing
  • Digital Marketing
  • Online Advertising
  • Sales
  • Digital Strategy
  • Strategy
  • YouTube
  • Start-ups
  • Location Sound
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Video Journalism
  • Editing: Adobe Premiere
  • Final Cut Pro HD Studio
  • Camera: Canon 5d
  • Camera: Sony F5
  • Editing: FCP