Geordie Bottomley / INFO

About Me

I am a freelance artist and video editor equally at home working on commercial projects as well as the more experimental pieces.

I am fluent in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects, though also find is pretty easy getting to grips with most software.

I am enthusiastic and really enjoy what I do, and I quickly pick up whats needed when presented with a brief.

 

Overview

DEGREE
1st Class Honours in Fine Art

RESIDENCE
North Yorkshire

EMAIL
geordiebottomley@gmail.com

Experience

Young Turks - London
Ethan P Flynn

Video Editor / Freelance
February 2020 – Present

I have just completed two music videos for musician and producer Ethan P Flynn, for his single “Everybody’s Dying To Meet You” and “Are You Doing This To Hurt Me?” which are set to be  released in Summer 2020, Ethan is signed to Young Turks – London record label, and has recently co-written and performed on tracks for the latest FKA Twigs album. I have also been asked to work on videos for future releases.

Viking Arms Ltd - Harrogate

Video Editor / Freelance
November 2019 – Present

Working as a freelance editor I have been working on a series of films about deer species of Britain, which are designed to be informative pieces about the animals, their environment and the benefits of stalking them as well as promoting the equipment used in the hunt.

I have also created 5 second YouTube ads for various products.

FKC London - London

Video Editor / Intern
November 2019

Most recently I worked in London for two weeks as a video editor for an advertising agency called FKC London.

I was given tasks to create short and snappy online adverts for Superdrug’s 2020 Mothers Day. The idea for these being about different generations of mums and encapsulating that era in a stylized eight second video.

Viking Arms Ltd - Harrogate

Video Editor / Intern
July – October 2019

I worked as an intern in the media department of Viking Arms Ltd, who are one of the UK’s leading arms and ammunition distributors.

My role here has included working with existing footage to create a series on films of the Deer Species of Britain, which highlight the benefits of culling to the local economy and environment as well as the deer and their conservation, whilst also placing the products that Viking distribute in the films.

I have also created a few short product specific films for social media, all of which are designed to promote brand awareness of the products Viking represent in the sporting shooting market.

In all of the films I have also been responsible for creating logo and graphic animations for various applications.

Vision Street Wear - London

Freelance Videographer / Video Editor
July 2017

Commissioned by Urban Nerds London and working with fashion photographer Max Granger to film and edit a short video for the relaunch of skateboard brand now streetwear label Vision Street Wear, that was used on their web site and pop up store in Shorditch.

I was required to create 3 edits of the film of 1 minute, 30 seconds and another with a specific model edited out, all to a very tight deadline.

Education

Leeds Beckett UNiversity

 

2016 – 2019
BA Hons in Fine Art

I have recently graduated with a 1st Class BA Honours in Fine Art.

Throughout my course video was my chosen medium, where I experimented shooting in hi-8 video digitising it and using green screen and overlaying other textures I created using a 3TrinsRGB+1 a analog audio video synthesizer. The results of this can be seen in the work section on the website. 

HARROGATE COLLEGE

 

2015 – 2016
Foundation in Fine Art

My time spent at college was very important, it let me discover what I enjoyed in Art and gave me a perfect opportunity to learn and discover video editing.