In Conversation With Carly Brown Part 1

by Paddy Bird on
December 3, 2021

One of the parts of an editor's personal story that I find truly inspiring is how they've managed to rise through the ranks. We all have a unique path into our art form but listening to the struggles, sacrifices and choices that fellow artists made along the way to success is often one of the most useful and motivating things we can take on board.

And today's guest on Once Upon a Timeline has one of those great stories. The hugely talented Carly Brown has worked on a unique range of genres as she rose up the editing ladder. From short promos to quick turnaround sport's shows to documentaries and all the way up to high-end drama.

We're very lucky to have this amazing editor as our first guest on Season 3 and I know you'll love this first part of her interview.

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Tracks Featured in This Episode from Universal Production Music

Track 1: Porcelain

Composers: Alessandra Kristensen, Beatrice Grace & Cecelia Harpo
Publisher: TLL LMNTL YSF Nashcap
Album: The Light Beckons
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Track 2: Culture

Composers: Rainman & Rohan Jones
Publisher: Bruton Music Ltd
Album: Transient Ascent
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Track 3: Morning Chorus

Composer: Rainman
Publisher: Focus Media
Album: Daybreak
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Track 4: Ripple Water

Composer: Philippe Bronchtein
Publisher: TLL Threeing Burst Nashcap
Album: Liquid Layers
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