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 — Reality/Doc (TV) — Emerge Pictures Details
6/16 – Current

co-producer, director, and editor

5/16 – Current

Director Art Broken

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Emerge Pictures Details
5/16 – Current

co-Producer, Director, and Editor

8/15 – Current

Director Havana Hope

Sizzle Reel — Reality/Doc (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

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

Commercial/Ad — JZB Projects Details
7/11 – 8/11

USA + Bulgaria

5/11 – 8/11

Director Staging Success

YOUTUBE — Internet — Atlantic Theater Company Details
5/11 – 8/11

Producer, Director, Camera, and Editor.

Media

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Education

Class of '14

Stanford University

MFA - Documentary Film & Video
Class of '05

Kenyon College

English Literature

My Gear

  • Adobe Premiere
  • Canon 5D Mark III
  • Canon XH-A1
  • Final Cut Pro HD Studio
  • Sony F-5

Affiliations

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

Skills

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