About me

I’m Ben Franklin, a Webby Award winning UK based freelance video editor and filmmaker with over 16 years of experience.


I’m an extremely versatile video editor using Adobe Premiere Pro, with a broad range of work across Corporate, Commercial, Brands and TV/Film based projects.


Previously a director of Post Production at London based Spectrecom Films, I moved into freelance editing in 2014, and have worked on content for some of the biggest companies in the world, alongside leading edge production companies. I've edited on videos that have gone on to receive Webby, IVCA and Corporate Content awards, an am excited to collaborate with other video production companies and agencies, where I can use my experience and skillset to craft the highest quality content.

 
The Nature of Sleep: Bears of North America
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The Nature of Sleep: Bears of North America

Hibernation helps bears conserve energy during winter, enabling them to survive the cold. Wildlife biologist Wes Larson studies the physiological changes of the bears to offer new insights into sleep, even for humans. Discover the benefits of sleep: https://www.sleepnumber.com/pages/health-well-being Subscribe: https://bit.ly/3jXJhwW Larson explains heart rate variability and what it means for quality sleep, and how his Sleep Number 360® smart bed helps support his overall wellness. Thanks to our next-level SleepIQ® technology, he can seamlessly track his heart rate variability to understand his overnight recovery and potential energy levels. Want to learn more about SleepIQ® technology? Click here: https://youtu.be/-v5ZxZN3fx8 At Sleep Number, our goal is to improve lives by providing people with the best possible sleep every night. Using world-leading sleep science and data, we've innovated the Sleep Number 360® smart bed to bring you effortless comfort and an individualized sleep experience. Because quality sleep isn't just vital to our health and wellbeing — it's life changing. Subscribe for tips on how to sleep better, interviews with your favorite NFL athletes, and even learn how to assemble your Sleep Number® bed. We have everything you need to guide you on a journey to better sleep. Shop With Us Online: http://sleepnumber.com Find a Sleep Number Store: http://www.sleepnumber.com/stores Like Sleep Number on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SleepNumber Follow Sleep Number on Instagram: http://instagram.com/sleepnumber Tweet With Us: https://twitter.com/SleepNumber Pin With Us: http://pinterest.com/sleepnumber Work With Us: http://jobs.sleepnumber.com/ #Bears #Sleep #SleepNumber
Rising to the Challenge: Leroy's Story
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Rising to the Challenge: Leroy's Story

Leroy Cummins, a long-distance runner breaking barriers in his 70s, is living proof of the importance of quality sleep. Discover the benefits of sleep: https://www.sleepnumber.com/pages/health-well-being Subscribe: https://bit.ly/3jXJhwW As a runner, sleep is vital and his Sleep Number 360® smart bed is helping him get the quality sleep he needs for all aspects of his wellbeing: physical, mental, emotional. Today, he’s an inspiration to both his community and his daughter, who’s not only impressed by his athletic ability, but his commitment to a healthy, well-rested life. #LongDistanceRunning #RunningOver70 #SleepNumber At Sleep Number, our goal is to improve lives by providing people with the best possible sleep every night. Using world-leading sleep science and data, we've innovated the Sleep Number 360® smart bed to bring you effortless comfort and an individualized sleep experience. Because quality sleep isn't just vital to our health and wellbeing — it's life changing.  Subscribe for tips on how to sleep better, interviews with your favorite NFL athletes, and even learn how to assemble your Sleep Number® bed. We have everything you need to guide you on a journey to better sleep. Shop With Us Online: http://sleepnumber.com Find a Sleep Number Store: http://www.sleepnumber.com/stores Like Sleep Number on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SleepNumber Follow Sleep Number on Instagram: http://instagram.com/sleepnumber Tweet With Us: https://twitter.com/SleepNumber Pin With Us: http://pinterest.com/sleepnumber Work With Us: http://jobs.sleepnumber.com/
All Together Now: One Obstacle At A Time | Episode 1
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All Together Now: One Obstacle At A Time | Episode 1

High-quality sleep is essential, especially for larger families. Cleo and Brandy are childcare providers who know the importance of a good night’s sleep to keep up with their kids. Want to find the best mattress for families? https://www.sleepnumber.com/categories/mattresses Subscribe: https://bit.ly/3jXJhwW Improve your sleep with these sleep tips: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLR6a2QUEJa7CMLqEICc9nsUUyHYrPRM5q At Sleep Number, our goal is to improve lives by providing people with the best possible sleep every night. Using world-leading sleep science and data, we've innovated the Sleep Number 360® smart bed to bring you effortless comfort and an individualized sleep experience. Because quality sleep isn't just vital to our health and wellbeing — it's life changing.  Subscribe for tips on how to sleep better, interviews with your favorite NFL athletes, and even learn how to assemble your Sleep Number® bed. We have everything you need to guide you on a journey to better sleep. Shop With Us Online: http://sleepnumber.com Find a Sleep Number Store: http://www.sleepnumber.com/stores Like Sleep Number on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SleepNumber Follow Sleep Number on Instagram: http://instagram.com/sleepnumber Tweet With Us: https://twitter.com/SleepNumber Pin With Us: http://pinterest.com/sleepnumber Work With Us: http://jobs.sleepnumber.com/ #AllTogetherNow #BestMatress #SleepNumber #SleepNumberBed
 

Experience

I've worked with The Edge Picture Company, Wilder Films, Connected Pictures, Jack Morton, Brands2Life, Chrome Productions, Plastic Pictures, Indy8, Rebel Ventures, Crypt TV, Casual Films, Wall Street Journal, CNN/Courageous Studio, Northstar, Cheil Worldwide, Little Crush, Nuveen, The Telegraph Media Group, Creative Cherry/Manifesto Digital, DMS Media, Fortemus Films, Spectrecom Films, Somersault, ESA Films, The Science Museum, FOX Digital Studios, The Rockefeller University, Bank of England, Cisco, Total Video, Procter & Gamble, Short and Tall, The Garrick Club, Beefjack, SThree Media, Cloudshift, Kessler & RODE Mics.


I've edited films for Barclays, Under Armour, Vitality, Land Rover, Lululemon, HSBC, McDonalds, Facebook, TUI, 20th Digital/Disney, Glencore, AT&T, Lego, Network Rail, JCB, Toyota, Villeroy & Boch, Intel, Department for Education, NFL, Glencore, BT, Amazon, SK-II, Jaguar, Travis Perkins, Tennis Channel, Saffron Road, Shell, ADA, Thomson Reuters, Sleep Number, National Grid, Glencore, Lexus, Cisco, Qatar Airways, The Rockefeller University, Fujitsu, Lexus, Tesco, Sainsburys, Unicef, Kelway, ABB, Asda, Blackrock, Morrisons, Crimestoppers, BSkyB, Cloudshift, BHA, Invesco, HP, Hologic and Hulu.

 

Please get in touch

I'm available for work from my home office, where I am setup to accommodate all editing needs; I also have a fast download/upload fibre connection for file transfers.

I'm based in one of the best commuter towns in the country, and regularly work in London and have done so for over 12 years.

I’m also available to work in the East Anglian region, including Cambridge & Peterborough and for remote international work. 


Do you have questions? Would you like to work with me on a project? Please feel free to get in touch, I'd love to hear from you.

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