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ChrisJohn Burke - Filmmaker - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - LinkedIn Profile

John is a cameraman and experienced video editor, specialising in the production of short films. Recent projects include promotional films for the British Embassy and UK Department for International Development in Nepal. John spent 2 years working in Uganda where he created music videos and commercials for Ugandan television. He has 4 years experience working in the hub of the UK TV production industry in Soho, London. John is a fun person to work with a can-do attitude. For examples of his work, see

Professional Skills:

Working with clients to scope and design short films. Self-shooting DSLR camera operator. Final Cut Pro editor.

Managing post-production workflows; detailed technical knowledge of all aspects of post-production, including tape and tapeless workflows, media management, tape-based deliverables and AS-11 DPP file delivery.

Previous Clients and projects:

British Embassy Nepal – “Bicentennary Stories – Chevening Scholar Ila Sharma”

Role: Planning, filming, editing, delivery. (February 2016)

Sum-up: Election Commissioner and Chevening Scholar Ila Sharma remembers her time as a student in the UK. Sharma studied for a Masters in International Trade Law at the University of Hull under the British Government funded Chevening Scholarship programme. 

British Embassy Nepal – “Bicentennary Stories – Tim Peake & Brihaspati Vidyasadan School”

Role: Planning, filming, editing, delivery. (January 2016)

Sum-up: As part of the UK/Nepal 200 year Bicentenary project, portraying personal stories celebrating 200 years of Britain/Nepal relations. British astronaut Tim Peake speaks to Nepalese students in Kathmandu from the International Space Station.


Role: Planning, filming, editing, delivery. (December 2015)

Sum-up: The Nepal Climate Change Support Programme (NCCSP) is an innovative community based adaptation programme implemented by the Government of Nepal. It works in 14 of the most remote and climate vulnerable districts of Nepal – helping people to cope with floods, droughts and landslides.