ANUREE DE SILVA
Anuree started her career as a trainee on the film "My Beautiful Laundrette" with director Stephen Frears and editor Mick Audsley, cutting on Super 16mm film. She began with the perils of the numbering machine before going on to master synching, logging and of course the ever present trims.
After this first film, Anuree went on to work on many features and TV programmes - both drama and documentaries. She worked with the likes of Derek Jarman on Caravaggio, Peter Kosminsky on The Life and Death of Phillip Knight, Mike Leigh on Career Girls and Kevin Reynolds on Robin Hood - Prince of Thieves . She worked on documentaries for the BBC - The History of Flight and Great Ormond St., ITV - Sulphur mining in Java, National Geographic - The Ijsselmeer and The Seal Plague as well as other smaller independent companies. All the time she continued to learn her craft.
Finally she worked with Danny Boyle and editor Masahiro Hirakubo on three films - Shallow Grave, Trainspotting and A Life Less Ordinary. The first as an assistant editor and the the other two as assembly editor. She then became an editor in her own right cutting features, documentaries and current affair programmes. Recently she has started cutting corporates, adding another strand to her capabilities.
Anuree edited a feature called "Taking Stock" for multi-award winning director Maeve Murphy which was selected for entry in the Raindance festival and is finshing a feature length documentary called "The Cuban Way". Her latest film is "Christmas Survival" for writer/director James Dearden who wrote Fatal Attraction.
In the course of her career Anuree has progressed from cutting on film Super 16mm and 35mm to non-linear. She has learned to cut on Avid, Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro. She is an Avid Certified Instructor and User. Always keen to learn new skills, Anuree is teaching herself After Effects and Photoshop and has completed a workshop on 3D storytelling. Although her main love is drama, Anuree can work in almost any genre both shortform and longform. She has a quick grasp of relevant facts and her storytelling instincts are very strong.
Anuree has her own editing kit with all three main editing softwares for use at home or on location.