Born in London and trained at the National Film and Television School (UK), specialising in Editing.
I have recently finished editing the Sri Lankan feature film House Of My Fathers which premiered in competition at the Hamburg Film Festival (2018) and which the Hollywood Reporter called 'A poetic allegory on war and its consequences...'.
I was nominated at the Sundance Film Festival (2013) in the World Cinema Documentary Editing category for The Stuart Hall Project and was also on the shortlist for the 2016 Jules Wright Prize for Female Creative Technicians.
My editing portfolio consists of Sundance, Grierson, Sheffield and BAFTA nominated documentaries for television and the cinema. Dedicated and intuitive, I am sensitive to the material before me. I can pick up on nuances which reveal deeper facets of character and subtle turning points in a narrative that help add complexity to a story.
I am flexible in my approach to suit the needs of the project. I have worked on art projects which do not rely on linear-storytelling, but rather, seek to emphasise creative connections driven by the edit. Additionally, I have extensive experience of using archive to tell a story rather than simply as illustration.
Press Release for the Jules Wright Prize
for Female Creative Technicians
Nse Asuquo has contributed her creative and technical editing skills to a number of artists work but the jury were particularly impressed with the editing on John Akomfrah's triple screen 'The Unfinished Conversation'. This is extremely complicated and complex editing with wonderful juxtaposition of movement, stillness, sound, music, timing and rhythm. An intelligent approach that evokes rather than dictates, creating multi-layered levels of engagement and a real presence.
Guy Lodge, Variety Magazine
on The Stuart Hall Project
It's a lot of material fluidly edited by Nse Asuquo into a sustained narrative...
Shortlisted for the Jules Wright Prize for Female Creative Technicians
Nominated at the Sundance Film Festival in the Editing Award: World Cinema Documentary category for The Stuart Hall Project
FILM TITLE AWARD / FESTIVAL / CINEMA RELEASE
HOUSE OF MY FATHERS
Antelope South Ltd | BBC | PBS
Rogan Productions | BBC Storyville
Gen Rev Productions
THE STUART HALL PROJECT
Smoking Dogs Films | BFI
THE UNFINISHED CONVERSATION
Smoking Dogs Films | BFI | BBC | Autograph APB | Arts Council of England
Smoking Dogs Films
2018 London Film Festival, Debate Strand
2018 Busan Film Festival, New Currents Competition
2018 Hamburg Film Festival, Political Competition
2019 Winner Peabody Award
2018 Broadcast on BBC4, PBS, Arte
2016 UK cinema release
2016 BIFA nominated for Best Documentary
2016 Sheffield Documentary Festival
nominated for The Grand Jury Prize
2016 UK cinema release
2016 Sheffield Documentary Festival, Best Of British Strand
2014 John Grierson Awards nominated Best Cinema Documentary
2013 UK cinema release
2013 Sundance Film Fest, World Cinema Documentary Comp
2013 Sheffield Documentary Festival, Best Of British Strand
2013 - 2019 Tate Britain
2012 Liverpool Biennale
2012 Museum Of Modern Art, New York
2013 Toronto Film Festival
2012 UK cinema release
2010 Winner Jury Prize, Look & Roll Disability Film Festival
2009 Winner Best Film, Fuji Film Short Film Competition
2009 Royal Television Society Student Awards
2009 Edinburgh International Film Festival
2008 Dinard Film Festival
2008 San Sebastian International Film Festival