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    Twelve years editing entertainment documentaries and obs-docs for BBC and various indies. Stucture and story-telling are my strengths.

    In 2004 I edited a feature film for Bros Quay. Also some art/dance films for Bros Quay.

    Previously a TV commercials editor. My most famous clients were Tony and Ridley Scott. I also directed many TV commercials in the 80's and 90's.

    Served on BAFTA  jury for "Editing Factual" in 2001.
     
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    Credits

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    • Pink
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    The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes - Koninck , United Kingdom
    2005 - Editor (Avid)
    Drama feature film shot entirely on constructed sets. Dr Droz abducts an opera singer and takes her to his island where he will install her voice into his tide-driven automatons. The piano-tuner intervenes...

    The Great Treehouse Challenge - October Films , United Kingdom
    2011 - Editor (Offline)
    2 x 60 mins obsdoc style. Can Charlie Luxton and his team build each of these huge community tree-houses in five days?

    Rogue Traders - BBC , United Kingdom
    2010 - Editor (Offline)
    Hidden Camera consumer-unit investigation/Entertainment doc. (BBC1) Cut on FCP.

    The Money Programme - BBC , United Kingdom
    2007 - Editor (Offline)
    Investigation into the impact of the Smoking Ban on Britain's traditional bingo halls (BBC2)

    Joe Smeal's Wheels - - , United Kingdom
    2008 - Editor
    Comedy drama short. Cut on FCP.

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    Technical Equipment

    I edit on Avid and Final Cut Pro.
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    Referees

    1. Jeremy Daldry, Producer at October Films
    2. Keith Griffiths, Producer at Illuminations Films
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    Additional Information

    Industries

    • Film, 
    • TV

    Programme Types

    • Animation, 
    • Arts, 
    • Comedy, 
    • Commercial, 
    • Current Affairs, 
    • Documentary, 
    • Drama: Feature Film, 
    • Drama: Short Film, 
    • Dramatised Documentary, 
    • Entertainment, 
    • Investigative, 
    • News, 
    • Observational Documentary, 
    • Reality TV

    Specialisms

    • Advertising, 
    • Architecture, 
    • Art, 
    • Art History, 
    • Arts, 
    • Children's, 
    • China, 
    • Cinema/Film, 
    • Comedy, 
    • Consumer Affairs, 
    • Corporate Films, 
    • Current Affairs, 
    • Dance, 
    • Drama, 
    • Final Cut Pro, 
    • Literature, 
    • News & Current Affairs, 
    • Period Drama, 
    • Popular Culture, 
    • Puppetry, 
    • Writing

    Licenses

    • Basic Driving (PLG)
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