ABOUT

An experienced Film and TV Editor with an extensive track record of driving the delivery of creative and quality productions which fulfil narrative requirements across drama ,documentaries and commercials.

Adapting to challenging schedules; shaping and developing soundtracks, adding an artistic viewpoint to mould vital emotional content and enhance overall productions.

Managing people, processes and systems to drive at-pace delivery of small and large editing projects; and collaborating with clients, including worldrenowned Directors and Producers, to produce BAFTA award winning content with global distribution.

Please see full details of major credits and show clips in either documentary or drama sections.

CV

Notable Assignments

Feature Length Drama

Feature Length Drama: Engaged to edit a number of feature length one-off drama’s including, ‘The Flint Street Nativity’ a 75 minute Film Drama with ITV Network Director, Marcus Mortimer and ‘Wall Of Tyranny’ a 105 minute action adventure. Columbia Pictures Worldwide Distribution Director, Desmond Davies. “To Each His Own” ITV Network. Director: Moira Armstrong. “On the Tracks” Ruth Jones, Tidy Productions

Black Comedy Drama
  • Edited the BAFTA award winning, ‘Being Human’ written by Toby Whitehouse for BBC3. Worked alongside Drama Director: Colin Teague and Producer Matthew Bouch.
  •  Sci-Fi Drama: Initially engaged as Editor on the “Torchwood” series, further engaged to edit “Doctor Who” and ‘Sarah Jane Adventures’ Special and Series. Producers: Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner Phil Collins
Sci-Fi Drama
  • Initially engaged as Editor on the “Torchwood” series, further engaged to edit “Doctor Who” and ‘Sarah Jane Adventures’ Special and Series. Producers: Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner Phil CollinsSci-Fi Drama: Initially engaged as Editor on the “Torchwood” series, further engaged to edit “Doctor Who” and ‘Sarah Jane Adventures’ Special and Series. Producers: Russell T Davies, Julie Gardner Phil Collins
Comedy Drama
  • Main Editor on ‘Stella’ Sky’s top billing Comedy. Directors: Tony Dow Ashley Way and Simon Deleaney. Producers: Spencer Campbell , Ruth Jones
Observational Documentaries
  • Engaged to work on a number of observational documentaries including ‘Posh Pawn’, ‘GT Academy’ and ‘Summer in Wales’. Handled large volumes of footage to creatively produce powerful narrative, intuitively selecting moments, comments and actions to build storyline. Worked alongside award winning Producers Ceri Roberts.
One-Off Documentaries
  • include BBC4 series, ‘Legends’ utilising archive footage and interviews to deliver ‘Roll over Beethoven’ –Chess Records, “The Life of James Last”. Other BBC 4 features include “The Most Incredible thing about Contemporary Dance’ “Young Musician of the Year “ 2012 and 2014
Commercials
  • Edited commercials and promotional films for leading brands including Photobox, Glasses Direct, Hungry Horse, National Botanic Gardens of Wales, Learning Direct, Nationwide Swalec etc. Demonstrated ability to create a story in short-form format with strict and demanding criteria.

Career Highlights

Hidden
  • Hidden Series 3 . Detective Drama .Severn Productions .BBC1.
  • Directors : Andy Newbury , Producers: Hannah Thomas .Exec Producer: Ed Talfan.

 

In My Skin
  • Coming of age comedy .BBC Three . Director: Lucy Forbes Producers : Gina Lyons , Nerys Evans
  • Bafta Best TV Drama 2019

 

Doctor Who

Engaged as Editor on “Doctor Who” to deliver a dynamic and engaging edit. Liaised with special effects (gained CGI experience) to understand planning preparation of technical requirements managed diverse stakeholders with varying agendas; supervised Assistant Editor; compiled footage to BBC broadcast technical standards: assisted with music selection; and succeeded in delivering an enthralling final edit to exacting standards and strict budget.

Keeping Faith
  • Series 1 & 2 .Directors : Pip Broughton, Andy Newbury , Judith Dine Producers: Adrian Bate, Maggie Russell
Black Mountain Poets

a comedy feature film set in Wales . Tasked as Editor to edit high volume of improvised footage. Utilised creative skills & storytelling to build engaging narrative; demonstrated close attention to detail to accurately manage timings; worked closely with Director to hone the film for pacing and comedy in long format: and shaped material into cohesive film. Succeeded in delivering final edit to budget, enabling film to achieve ‘Critic’s Choice Award’ at Edinburgh ,Dublin and Luxembourg BIFS Film Festivals

Dal/Yma Nawr

Engaged as Editor to create layered visual and sound interpretation of poetry both historical and contemporary. Worked alongside 7 Creative Directors; demonstrated patience and precision; communicated diplomatically with range of stakeholders; and created eye-catching edit encapsulating message of the company and product. Succeeded in achieving BAFTA Wales Best Editor Award.