Official Bio


Elaine Smith is a freelance filmmaker based in Perth, Western Australia. She specialises in editing and post production. She studied an Advanced Diploma of Digital Cinema at Central Institute of Technology in 2015.

Her experience to date includes broadcast, short form, web series, music videos, and corporates.

Elaine was an editor on Project Planet, an ABCME 8-part broadcast series from Metamorflix. She received a NextGen Webfest award for editing The Big Spaghetti webseries. She also worked on ABC doco mini-series Home: The Art of Ian Strange and on two short films for the PIAF exhibition Museum of Water. She has edited music content for San Cisco, Beni Bjar, The Money War and Philip La Rosa. She has worked under Sandbox Productions, The Office of John Cheese and OK Media Group on corporate and commercial projects.

She has 5+ years of practical experience with Premiere Pro and Avid Media Composer, as well as After Effects and DaVinci Resolve. With a background in art department and producing, filmmaking is where her passion lies.

Elaine has a strange affinity with beagles and a habit of trying to convince herself she’s got a green thumb, despite her lack of gardening knowledge.