Mikko Makela

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2016Editor
Commercial
Primark: Christmas – “Go, Get, Gift”Studio Private
2016Editor
Commercial
Primark: Autumn Main Mens & WomensStudio Private
2016Editor
Commercial
Primark: Autumn KidsStudio Private
2016Editor
Corporate
Xbox Survival Billboard case studyMcCann-Craft
2016Editor
Commercial
Primark: Autumn Transitional Mens & WomensStudio Private
2016Director / Editor / Colourist
Commercial
Barn Boys - Mens editorial
Mikko Makela
Unblock Magazine
2016Editor / Colourist
Film (Docu)
My Run Across Transylvania
Szabolcs Ruczuj
Szabolcs Ruczuj
2016Editor
Commercial
Primark Mens and Womens Summer 16 in-store campaignStudio Private
2015Editor / Colourist
Commercial
Amanda Wakeley S/S 16 Backstage videoWonderland / Amanda Wakeley
2015Director / Editor
Music Video
Christianoshi / Fake Blood
Mikko Makela
Wildbeast Films
2015Editor
Corporate
Baku 2015 - Athletes in Focus: Sugra MugabilzadaWing Productions
2015Editor / Colourist
Corporate
Nespresso Aguila machine B2B promoWing Productions
2015Editor
Commercial
Nespresso Atelier Chefs' Tips (16 videos)Wing Productions
2015Editor / Colourist
Commercial
Three Men and a Windtunnel (McLaren Engineers)Wing Productions
2014Editor / Colourist
Commercial
McLaren-Honda: A New EraWing Productions
2014Editor / Colourist
Music Video
Polar Zu / Saw Scenario
Simon Jenkins
Somebody Nobody Productions
2014Director / DOP / Editor / Colourist
Music Video
Soft Riot / Your Own Private Underworld
Mikko Makela
Wild Beast Productions
2014Editor / Colourist
Music Video
Edmylson / Cansei
Sharon Akinwande
Baychanik Entertainment
2014Editor / Colourist
Music Video
Pixel Fix / Lungs
Tim Willrich
Limbo Pictures
2014Editor
Film (Short)
They Call Me The Kid
Mark Tehnsuko
LILYwoot Pictures
2014Editor / Colourist
Corporate
Craft Beer Bus (Promo)
Sameer Patel
Independent
2014Director / Editor / Colourist
Music Video
Christianoshi / Trust
Mikko Makela
Wild Beast Productions
2014Additional Editing
Film (Short)
Hard to Lose
Manfredi Mancuso
London Film School
2014Videographer / Editor
Education
The Making of 'Free' (18 eps.)Team Angelica / Stonewall / Wild Beast Productions
2014Editor
Music Video
Heavyball / Black Eye Friday
Sameer Patel
Elena Fuller
2013Editor
Music Video
Sigma / Rudeboy (feat. Doctor)
Sameer Patel
Aaron Reid
2013Editor
Music Video
Noor / Keno Je Tumi
Uday Tiwari
Uday Tiwari
2013Additional editing
Film (Short)
Nighthawks
Anthony Lee
Alcove Entertainment
2013Editor
Film (Short)
On the Bridge
Sameer Patel
Elena Fuller / Danny De Warren
2013Director / Editor
Music Video
Turnstile Junkpile / Time Is Running Out
Mikko Makela
Independent
2013Editor
Music Video
Doll Hunt / Preacher
Sameer Patel
Elena Fuller
2013Videographer / Editor
Corporate
Artist interviewsWild Beast Productions / Platform Six
2012 - 2013Videographer / Editor
Commercial
Features on art exhibitions, music performances, fashion shows and current affairsPi TV (Pi Media)
2013DIT / Edit Assistant
Film (Feature)
Free
Rikki Beadle-Blair
Team Angelica
2013Assistant Editor
Television / TV
Making Sparks
Jack Delaney
App Media
2013Editor
Music Video
Breathless / Time Flies
Malcolm Ong
Independent
2012Assistant Editor
Film (Feature)
The Coven
John Mackie
FX Team Productions
20121st Assistant Director
Film (Short)
Love Letter
Lucia Yandoli
Independent
2012Camera and Lighting Assistant
Film (Short)
An Experiment
Alessandro Grespan
Loris Sanson
2012Editor
Film (Short)
Next Time We Get a Taxi
Sameer Patel
The De Warren Company
2012Editor
Film (Short)
The BossLoris Sanson
2011 - 2012Assistant Editor
Film (Feature)
Fallen SoldiersSavage Media
2012Assistant Editor
Film (Short)
De AmoreMB Productions / Grido Film
2012Assistant Director
Film (Short)
On Line
Sameer Patel
English National Opera
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    2012MA FrenchThe University of Nottingham
    2011BA English Studies and FrenchThe University of Nottingham

    Equipment

    I own (and can operate):
    Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, Canon 60D

    About me

    East London-based freelance editor with five years' experience of cutting brand and corporate films, a variety of online content, music promos and short films, as well as of assisting on features. Besides collaborating with a number of independent filmmakers, I have cut content in-agency for clients including the BBC, Nespresso, Primark and McLaren. I have my own iMac edit suite, and cut primarily in Avid and Premiere, with grading in DaVinci Resolve along with basic After Effects.

    Referees

    Available on request.

    Additional Information

    Courses attended:

    'Fundamentals of Camera Assisting' - Alias Hire, London, 2014 (Skillset sponsored)

    'Final Cut Pro Advanced' - Film and Video Workshop, London, 2012

    'Video Techniques and Editing' - South Nottingham College, 2009

  • Skills

    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Finnish
    • French
    DBS checked
    • No
    Interested in
    • Arts
    • Commercials
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Documentary
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music Promo
    • News & Current Affairs
    • Television
    Experienced in
    • Arts
    • Digital/Online Campaigns
    • Documentary
    • Film (Feature)
    • Film (Short)
    • Music
    • Music Promo
    • News & Current Affairs
    Years in industry
    • 3 to 6 years

    Professional Recommendations

    Tim Willrich Director

    Mikko was great to work with. He brought ideas and enthusiasm and showed great dedication when we had to change the work flow in the midst of technical issues.