Flaura Atkinson

Company: The Quarry
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Flaura is a London based editor of commercials, music videos, short films and online content and has been with The Quarry for almost 4 years. Flaura started her career by editing music videos, working with artists such as Marilyn Manson, Jake Bugg, Gabrielle Aplin and Mø. Flaura has worked with director Ed Morris on numerous projects, including a promo for Massive Attack which was shortlisted for Editing at Ciclope Festival in 2016 and selected to screen at the Hammer Museum in LA in October of the same year.

Flaura has cut several short films, two of which are currently in post production and due for release early Summer 2018. Flaura edited a short horror film called NASTY, directed by Prano Bailey-Bond, which has been screened at over 90 festivals worldwide including the BFI Film Festival in 2015. NASTY has received multiple awards including Winner Best International Short at the Women in Horror Film Festival 2017 and Winner Grand Prize International Competition at Dijon Short Film Festival 2016. Flaura took part in the BFI Future Film Club earlier this year with the rest of the NASTY crew as part of a panel discussion and Q&A session with students and young film makers.

There is always a faint snoring coming from the corner of Flaura’s edit suite, the source is her pug Dink, the laziest dog in the world.