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Ed Salkeld - Creative Director

A visually strong creative leader with a broad experience base, vibrant portfolio and over 250 moving image credits in commercials, online & social advertising, television and documentary. Ed is always pushing and developing ideas, and bringing his wealth of knowledge to a role through a mix of creative inventiveness, team leadership and a seasoned background.

As well as being an experienced editor and compositor himself, Ed regularly leads various post teams such as VFX teams, CGI & 2D animation teams, editors, compositors, colourists and audio. In addition through his work in product and table-top Ed has built an impressive reel leading specialist crews in motion-control, high-speed and macro filming.

Ed’s no stranger client side either having worked closely with brands, clients and agencies his whole career, managing not only creative expectations but also keeping clients onside, problem solving and running smooth shoots and projects.

Alongside his industry work Ed is a sessional lecturer at both The Met Film School and Ravensbourne teaching on undergraduate and MA film & media courses. He’s also published a book on his street photography, and more recently has been researching and creating in generative ai. He holds a degree in graphic design and a post-grad diploma in cinematography, he lives and works in the London area.

Open to full-time or contract roles in busy and dynamic content companies or departments.

Here you'll find a link to Ed's CV and below a selection from his recent moving image work in a creative lead capacity.

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