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What do you do best?
What makes you the best?
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Most challenging moment?
Favorite Motto?
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Current Passions?

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Heather Aspinall: Filmmaker, Trapped Magic

My NativeAdVantage: Trapped Magic


Heather Aspinall has worked in various roles on multiple film projects. She has worked for several media companies including AVP Studios and Shoot it Yourself which was featured on the television series Dragons Den. Heather has a passion for the fantasy genre and all things filmmaking. She enjoys employing new techniques and trying out creative ideas and unusual approaches. She is currently studying at the University of York completing a masters degree in Postproduction with Visual Effects. Her knowledge of the fantasy genre, range of experience and willingness to explore new filmmaking techniques is invaluable to create a cohesive, interesting and dynamic film.

What do you do best?

 My interest in editing began during my undergraduate degree and I am now extremely enthusiastic about editing. I also love the magic of 3D Animation, creating visual interest out of nothing. Animation can be an arduous journey, but I love the challenge of its complexity. I find self-criticism the most challenging aspect, However I believe it is very important to help transform my ordinary video clips into professional video productions. During my course I enjoyed working on films that combined animation and live action as it enabled the possibility of ‘taking’ / ‘moving’ an audience into a new fantastical world.

What makes you the best?

 I have a passion for the fantasy genre and all things filmmaking. I enjoy employing new techniques and trying out creative ideas and unusual approaches. My knowledge, range of experience and willingness to explore new filmmaking techniques are invaluable in creating cohesive, interesting and dynamic films.

How will you become the best?

I have grown up greatly enjoying fantasy films such as ‘The Never-ending Story’ or the ‘Harry Potter Franchise’ I believe there is a huge benefit to young individuals in how they widen imagination and broaden self-believe. Fantasy film and movies in general often carry that message that ‘anything is possible’ and I believe this message needs to be promoted more to young adults, especially at a time when the economic situation makes it more difficult to pursue dream careers. After being offered the YMOS scholarship at the University of York my aim is to promote a similar message ‘anything is possible’ especially in how learning encourages young people to believe that they have the capability to complete any task, whether it be improving media skills, following their dream or overcoming their disability.”

What are your aspirations: business & personal?

I really enjoy editing and postproduction, as well as animation, I might possibly open my own business editing videos in the future as I want to keep a connection with the customer. I am currently directing a short dark fantasy film called Trapped Magic so my aim at the moment is to create a unique engaging and ultimately entertaining film.

What fascinates you?

 People fascinate me!

Favorite Motto?

“We learn more from our mistakes than we do our successes”

Favorite People?

Alfred Hitchcock his movies are iconic he was a heavy influence on my decision to enter the filmmaking industry.

Favorite Places?

I really want to visit New Zealand as I feel I would be quite at home with all it’s fantastical scenery.

Favorite Products?

I feel the mac is more productive than other systems it’s my ‘creative’ friend.

Current Passions?

I have a massive passion for the film and television industry this really sparks my determination to succeed in my field.

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