Elliot Wheatland-Clinch

Head of Production and Design London, UK

As the head of Production and Design, I’m an animator, editor, videographer, (occasional) writer, and (full-time) botanist. I specialise in all things sci-fi and fantasy. Follow me on Twitter and drop me some ideas/feedback on email.

Hi, I’m Elliot, the head of Production and Design. I’m more of a visual guy than wordsmith, so I’ll keep this short… being Berkshire born and bred, I’m equally thick in the arm and thick in the head.

I betrayed my southern roots by moving up north to study Film and TV production at the University of York, and there began to pronounce grass as ‘gr-ass’ and not ‘gr-arse’. Returning to the land of semi-detached houses, (equally ridiculed back home for my newly developed ‘northern’ dialect as I was up north) I began mastering the art of making tea and coffee as a runner for a post-production house in London.

I soon took the opportunity to cut my commute down by 90% and become a freelance video editor. However, after realising I was talking to my dog more than people, and developing an unhealthy relationship with the characters in my audiobooks, I soon craved an office environment and began working at Thred…

If you want to know what I’ve been up to recently, you need only check out our social media accounts…

 

Latest Stories from Elliot

The purpose of Documentary | ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ & ‘Apocalypse Cow’ – Review

The purpose of Documentary | ‘The Biggest Little Farm’ & ‘Apocalypse Cow’ – Review

Do documentaries have a responsibility to educate and inspire their viewers? In this review Imogen and Elliot look at two films that tackle one of today’s most contentious and relevant topics: sustainable agriculture. Award winning feature The Biggest Little Farm focuses on one couple’s mission to bring sustainable farming to an arid crop of land in California, whilst George Monbiot’s controversial Apocalypse Cow dives headfirst into the perils of...

By London, UK
Thred Talk – The DIY Generation | SoundCloud rap

Thred Talk – The DIY Generation | SoundCloud rap

What does it mean to be a pop star in 2020? As social media continues to change how we consume and discover new music, up-and-coming Gen Z artists are finding their voice without record labels, taking to platforms such as SoundCloud to distribute work independently. Elliot and Charlie sit down to chat about this new DIY era, considering how new waves of young hip hop and pop acts are...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – The future of gaming

Thred Daily – The future of gaming

With the next generation of consoles looming ever closer, our gaming editor Jamie and writer Charlie chat about what they think will be changing for the new systems, and how the gaming experience may evolve over the next decade. Whether it’s Unreal Engine 5, brand new specs, or shortening the gap between PC and console, we could be in for a big shake up. The closer we get to...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – Dating during lockdown

Thred Daily – Dating during lockdown

As human relationships increasingly move online, lockdown has accelerated the migration of dating apps into purely digital hang-out spaces. But can you really find love through a screen? Imogen and Elliot, two self-appointed dating experts, look into how COVID-19 has affected attitudes towards dating when physical interaction is off the table. Whether you’re taking advantage of the situation to get to know somebody better, or you’re developing the most important...

By London, UK
Adapting The Wheel of Time for TV – Review

Adapting The Wheel of Time for TV – Review

If you thought Elliot’s first journey through Randland was too brief, brace yourself for a far more detailed (spoiler filled) trip to the world of The Wheel of Time. Our resident film student talks us through the process of bringing a book to life on screen, and how to stay true to the spirit of the source material whilst breathing new life into the story. Turns out it’s a...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – How COVID-19 could change music

Thred Daily – How COVID-19 could change music

With all of us locked up inside for the foreseeable future, the music industry is having to rethink how it makes a profit without festivals, live performances, or small gigs. Charlie gives us brief tour of the sudden change that could have lasting impacts on the industry, and uses this as an opportunity to vent over cancelled tickets. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – How COVID-19 could change theatre

Thred Daily – How COVID-19 could change theatre

With all of us cooped up inside indefinitely during COVID-19, a lot of industries are feeling money burning a hole in their pockets, including the performing arts. Milo gives us a quick glance into the world of Broadway theatre during coronavirus and how the industry is remaining centre stage through tech. Be sure to comment and share this video if you want to see more like it (you’re basically our...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – How is COVID-19 impacting fashion?

Thred Daily – How is COVID-19 impacting fashion?

Fashion seems to be coming to terms with the fact it won’t be the same after COVID-19. Brands and designers are adapting in order to stay afloat during lockdown and people are getting creative from home with DIY couture and makeshift catwalks. Although the pandemic’s impact on the industry is proving relatively negative so far, Sofia reminds us that it’s not all bad news. With more time to reflect,...

By London, UK
Thred Daily – How is COVID-19 affecting cinema?

Thred Daily – How is COVID-19 affecting cinema?

Hollywood has ground to a halt, cinemas have closed their doors, and unimaginable quantities of popcorn are filling up warehouses all over the world (probably). With movie releases pushed back and streaming services becoming the go-to platform for consuming content during isolation, Elliot takes a quick look at how the COVID-19 outbreak is affecting the film industry, and what we can do to help small arthouse cinemas safeguard their...

By London, UK
‘Control’ | Gaming – Review

‘Control’ | Gaming – Review

After both sinking some serious hours into the game, Jamie and Charlie are here to break down all facets of Remedy Entertainment’s highly touted title Control. The distinct lack of fan fair and marketing may have let this one slide under your radar at launch, but this nerdy pair (who maxed the game fyi) will hopefully give you all the answers you’re looking for. Spoiler: It’s weird as hell. Be...

By London, UK