Alan Brain

Film Editor

Sizzle Reel

Here, deconstructed and deprived of their original context, are a selection of shots from the projects I’ve edited.

PORTFOLIO

This is a selection of my editing work from the last few years.

These clips show documentary and narrative scenes.

PORTFOLIO

This is a selection of my editing work from the last few years. 

These clips show documentary and narrative scenes.

- Documentary -

The Rumba Kings

A brief clip from a medium-length documentary I edited for Amnesty International on human rights in South America.

- DOCUMENTARY -​

A brief clip from a medium-length documentary I edited for Amnesty International on human rights in South America.

- Documentary -

A brief clip from a medium-length documentary I edited for Amnesty International on human rights in South America.

- Documentary -

Fulfill Your Role

A brief clip from a medium-length documentary I edited for Amnesty International on human rights in South America.

- Documentary -

A brief clip from a medium-length documentary I edited for Amnesty International on human rights in South America.

- Documentary -

Online Love in Later Years

A clip from a short documentary on older adults finding love online.

- Narrative -

Montage Scene #1

A short montage scene from the crime TV Series ¨Acusados¨ (The Defendants).

- Documentary -

Shackling Children’s Futures

A segment from a short documentary about how parental incarceration affects the academic performance of children.

- Documentary -

Let Her Decide

A segment from a documentary I edited about a new Peruvian law that penalizes raped women who choose to have an abortion.

- Documentary -

Complaining While Black

A segment from a short documentary about the likelihood that public complaints against Chicago police will result in disciplinary action.

- Narrative -

Montage Scene #2

A flashback scene from the crime TV Series ¨Acusados¨ (The Defendants).

About Me

Alan Brain is a Peruvian-American award-winning filmmaker and film editor working across film, television and documentary. His most recent work, a feature-length documentary titled “The Rumba Kings,” was featured in 2021 at DOC NYC, DOXA, and Sydney International Film Festival. The film went on to win over a dozen accolades, including “Best Diaspora Documentary” at the Africa Movie Academy Awards

Alan is an experienced editor who has worked on a variety of projects, including documentaries, scripted television dramas, and feature films. In addition to that, he has also edited segments for organizations such as Amnesty International, the United Nations, Al Jazeera, and the American Sociological Association.

Alan is based in Washington DC but also works internationally. He is available to work both on-site and remotely. You can find him on IMDB here and on Linkedin here.

Alan Brain is a Peruvian-American filmmaker and film editor working across film, television and documentary. His most recent work, a feature-length documentary titled “The Rumba Kings,” was featured in 2021 at DOC NYC, DOXA, and Sydney International Film Festival. The film went on to win over a dozen accolades, including “Best Diaspora Documentary” at the Africa Movie Academy Awards.

Alan is an experienced editor who has worked on a variety of projects, including documentaries, scripted television dramas, and feature films. In addition to that, he has also edited segments for organizations such as Amnesty International, the United Nations, Al Jazeera, and the American Sociological Association.

Alan is based in Washington DC but also works internationally. He is available to work both on-site and remotely. You can find him on IMDB here and on LinkedIn here.

About Me

TOOLS OF THE CRAFT

Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Da Vinci Resolve, Final Cut X, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Waves, Izotope, Adobe Photoshop and Topaz Labs Tools, among other software.

REMOTE WORKFLOWS

Extensive familiarity with the entirety of remote workflows. From the most technically complex to the most basic.

English, Spanish & French

English and Spanish native speaker; fluent in French. Extensive expertise dealing with films spoken in English, Spanish, and French.

TOOLS OF THE CRAFT

Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Da Vinci Resolve, Final Cut X, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Waves, Izotope, Adobe Photoshop and Topaz Labs Tools, among other software.

REMOTE WORKFLOWS

Extensive familiarity with the entirety of remote workflows. From the most technically complex to the most basic.

ENGLISH, SPANISH & FRENCH​

English and Spanish native speaker; fluent in French. Extensive expertise dealing with films spoken in English, Spanish, and French.

TOOLS OF THE CRAFT

Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere, Da Vinci Resolve, Final Cut X, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Audition, Waves, Izotope, Adobe Photoshop and Topaz Labs Tools, among other software.

REMOTE WORKFLOWS

Extensive familiarity with the entirety of remote workflows. From the most technically complex to the most basic.

ENGLISH, SPANISH & FRENCH​

English and Spanish native speaker; fluent in French. Extensive expertise dealing with films spoken in English, Spanish, and French.

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