Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn

Jonny Elwyn is a freelance editor and blogger who has been living and working in London, UK for the past 10 years. Having grown up with a deep love for film and a healthy geek interest in all things technical, editing is his perfect job.

Off the back of a decade of successful freelancing, Jonny has written a 100 page primer on How To Be A Freelance Creative – a straight-forward, practical guide to building a freelance creative career from the ground up.

He also runs a blog on all things post production at jonnyelwyn.co.uk. Twitter: @jonnyelwyn

Three tips to help when you're editing to a tight deadline

Published in Post & VFX

How would you go about editing a film that would normally take three days, in just three hours? Jonny Elwyn has some cogent advice.

Editing is about much more than just the plug-ins...

Published in Post & VFX

Jonny Elwyn urges editors to stop fixating on plug-ins and use more of that time and energy on building better stories.

Arguing in the edit suite: how it can be a good thing

Published in Post & VFX

Jonny Elwyn reckons that effective arguing in the edit room is not only an important part of the creative process, it can play a vital part in getting the end product right. Plus there's Pixar's implementation of 'plussing' to consider

Jonny Elwyn tries out the multitude of new editing tools in the public beta of Blackmagic's DaVinci Resolve 12 and gives us the lowdown from an editor's point of view.

One technique to improve your edits

Published in Post & VFX

RedShark Replay: Jonny Elwyn on one technique to make any edit you are working on much more effective - make it shorter.

Opinion: Which are the best NLEs right now?

Published in Post & VFX

Jonny Elwyn dishes on the conversation every editor has when meeting another editor.

10 things Editors would like to say to Directors

Published in Post & VFX

Replay: what editors would really like camera operators to do to help out the process.

RedShark 12 Days of Christmas Replays: Always good to read editor and blogger Jonny Elwyns' handy list for shooters and camera ops on the many ways to not only keep their editors happy, but make them even happier.

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