Cristina Patiño Sheen

Originally from Peru, Cristina is a bilingual Director, Camera Operator and Editor, now residing in London. Extremely creative and with an incredible eye, Cristina is able to capture magical moments and construct compelling narratives.

She has worked for a number of years at the prestigious Cine 70 Films in Peru, editing national and international TV commercials for creative agencies such as Leo Burnett, McCann Erickson and Ogilvy and brands like Coca-Cola, Gatorade, Telefónica, Nescafé and BCP Bank.

Proficient in Final Cut Pro 7 & X, Adobe Premiere – her most notable work as a director is a compelling documentary series of 16 films, shot for the charity Amantani UK, titled ‘Meet My World’.  These ‘how-to’ films enable a group of indigenous children living in the Andes of Peru to share skills learnt from their family, which they wish to pass onto future generations. Such skills include fishing with bare hands and using vegetables to dye fabric. The films are quite beautiful, they’ve been showcased in cinemas around the world and have a celebrity backing. The children wrote the scripts themselves and Cristina worked tirelessly to help them achieve their vision and more.

Currently working on several promotional films and documentaries for UK and US based companies, Cristina is definitely one to watch. Recent clients include The Hospital Club, NHS, Amantani UK, Ceviche UK, EC Harris.

Ruth Horner

Ruth is a creative, beautiful and passionate soul. She has an array of experience working on projects for clients including ITV, BBC and Channel 4 in the form of documentary and documentary-drama.

Ruth is extremely hard working, her goal is to always produce a polished and engrossing film for her clients. With a strong eye for detail and excellent story telling ability, Ruth will always go the extra mile to get the work delivered on schedule. Stand out projects include ‘When Ant and Dec Met the Prince: 40 Years of the Prince’s Trust’ for ITV, ‘The Gift’ for BBC 1 as well as numerous projects for ‘Panorama’.

Ruth is especially strong with sensitive and hard-hitting material, engaging the audience through her nurturing and stylistic approach.

 

Yulia Martynova

Yulia is a National Film and Television School graduate with over 12 years of editing experience in documentaries.

She is particularly passionate about observational and factual docs and prides herself on being able to find a narrative in the rushes and ensuring that every scene has a purpose, moves the story forward and contributes to the dramatic story arc.

Some of the independent documentaries she has worked on have won international awards.

 

Graham Hodson

Graham is a highly experienced, BBC-trained editor who has made significant contributions to award-winning and critically acclaimed programming, and was nominated for a Royal television Society Award. His offline editing experience includes corporate, sports, comedy, drama, children’s shows and documentary.

Proficient in Avid and Final Cut Pro, he has solid online and offline skills including the final audio mix, grade and video effects. He also has a thorough understanding of the exact delivery requirements for all HD and SD material delivery for transmission on all major UK Terrestrial and Satellite channels as well as foreign delivery.

Recent clients include Curve Media, IWC, Oxford Scientific Films, Nutopia, Renegade Pictures, BBC, Flame TV, Boundless Productions, Sky.

Alex Robbins

Alex has over 17 years of experience in the media industry. From his adventures in advertising to Oscar and BAFTA-nominated feature film production, he has been lucky enough to have worked on a wide range of formats and footage. His experience has mostly found him specialising in the world of advertising,

Adaptable, skilled in Final Cut Pro 7 (Final Cut Studio 2), Premiere, After Effects, Photoshop and Illustrator – he knows how to deliver and work to high standards and always meet the challenges of short deadlines, producing to a high level at supercharged speeds.

As Senior Editor at the Bank and as a freelancer Alex’s work spans cinema advertisements, re-versioning and editing national campaigns, internal communication films, brand image films, sponsorship idents, showreels, sizzle reels and promos.

Alex edited Peroni’s ‘Storie di Stile’ cinema advert and in his spare time, he has cut a feature-length documentary, short films and has worked on BAFTA-winning and Oscar-nominated short films as a camera trainee. Recent Clients include Barclaycard, Rolls Royce, Fitness First Coca-Cola, HSBC, American Express, Peroni, Diageo, Captain Morgan, Guinness, GE, Omega, Red, Galaxy, Deloitte, CRUK and Julius Baer.

Harry Syed

Harry is a highly creative editor who also freelances as a director, which gives him a great ability to work unassisted. His showreel reflects his natural flair for music videos, fashion content and light entertainment.

A technically minded talent who is confident in using Final Cut Pro, Avid Media Composer, Avid McXpress, After Effects, Adobe Photoshop and Color.

Harry gets requested on a regular basis by clients like Across The Pond, Merchant Cantos and CNN. He has recently worked for Mighty Fine Productions, Ocicat, Havas Worldwide and Lansons Communications LLP.

David Potter

David has an excellent sense of timing and rhythm, a meticulous eye for detail and a strong creative flair. Technically adept and always willing and eager to learn new systems and software. He responds quickly and professionally to new challenges and enjoys working within a team as well as autonomously.

David has risen through the ranks editing the 2012 RTS Award, nominated ‘The Impressionists’, and working alongside notable Directors such as Oscar nominated Laura Poitras, Romain Gavras and top creative minds such as M.I.A.

David has cut a variety of programs from hard hitting current affairs to long form documentary and virals, demonstrating the same enthusiasm for every project and collaborating creatively with the director and producer every-time.

Will Burgess

A charismatic and capable editor,  Will cut his editing teeth at The Bank in London where he spent 3 years working his way up through the ranks.  Working in FCP, Premiere, After Effects and Lightroom, Will has cut adverts, corporate films and events. His projects include cinema adverts for Peroni,  communication films for Coutts Bank and DRTV Ads for Cancer Research and CARE International.

Clients Will has delivered for include: Nickelodeon, NIKE, Peroni, William Hill, Cancer Research UK, CARE International, NEFF, CMI, Coutts

Jonathan Granger Miles

Award-winning filmmaker and film and television editor, with extensive experience of music videos, commercials, drama, and documentaries. Jonathan has many years of experience in the cutting room, on set and as a writer, working across a broad range of projects from drama and documentary to music videos and advertising in roles from director and AD to voice-over artist.  Most recently he has been working as a screenwriter developing feature film projects with the BFI. He brings years of experience into the cutting room and is happy to work with a director or following a brief, script or storyboard.

Adam Garstone

Adam is a film editor with over 25 years of experience in the post-production environment. He has lived and worked in Los Angeles, Australia and the UK on a variety of projects; from feature films to prime-time TV. His most recent credits include flagship BBC arts and science factual shows, as well as programming for PBS in the USA and other major UK broadcasters.

A member of the Guild of British Film and Television Editors, he is skilled in Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro (7 and X).  Adam combines his solid knowledge in the technology, techniques and craft of film editing with strong storytelling skills.

With a great eye for detail and pacing, Adam enjoys working closely with directors and producers, as well as working alone when he gets the opportunity. Recent clients include BBC and Channel 5.

Safi Ferrah

Safi offers over 20 years experience as a broadcast Editor, with many high-end UK documentaries and factual programmes to his name. His wealth of knowledge and skills has seen him cut numerous historical, human interest and challenging topical films. Safi crafts compelling narratives that engage and entertain. He takes his work seriously but has a great temperament and sense of humour.

Safi was the winner of New York Film Festival in the category of Best Foreign Documentar for Somalia: What Price Peace. He is fluent in French.

 

Chris Travis

Chris is an offline, storytelling editor with 10 years experience in broadcast documentary and factual television. A good collaborator who brings a lot of ideas to the edit, he has a visual flair and a strong sensibility with music.

Proficient in Final Cut Pro, Avid and Premiere Pro, he is used to taking his own initiative and working unsupervised, but also enjoys working as part of a team. His main strengths are finding and developing storylines, as well as scriptwriting. He has a real funny bone, able to bring humour both to the edit and the script.

Lovely and fun to work with, Chris has a Preditor’s eye for big picture and story. His credits include over 100 broadcast shows for Channel 4, Channel 5, Discovery, National Geographic, The Food Network and more.

Highly skilled, extremely well organised, efficient and professional, Chris has overseen a number of high profile projects from start to finish. All these qualities haven’t gone unnoticed by his clients.

Tom Sales

Tom is an adaptable editor who has worked on a broad range of shows, genres and styles. He is a hard worker who prides himself on being a strong problem solver with a natural technical intuition and love of story.

Proficient on both Adobe and Avid, Tom has worked up through the ranks of Assistant Editor and Assembly Editor. His past experience on site, shooting, technically assisting on rig shows and helping in development has given him a rounded knowledge of the whole process.

Adaptable, intuitive, and passionate about what he does, Tom is always willing to put in the hard work for a great outcome. Some of his recent projects include Sniper (Netflix), The Supervet (Channel 4), Gold Rush (Discovery) and Dr Jeff: Rocky Mountain Vet (Animal Planet).

Whetham Allpress

In the last ten years, Whetham has been cutting documentary, factual television and film for UK broadcasters, including BBC, Channel 4, Vice, Al Jazeera, Channel 5 and other international channels. He has enjoyed editing current affairs, observational, drama documentary and natural history formats. This long-form work gets him involved very early in the scripting process and Whetham has a solid instinct for the essential story, how it should expand, develop and resolve. Most of his work requires great attention to tension and pacing; he is equally absorbed crafting a slowly unfolding observation, a dramatic action scene or a lightning fast montage.

Whetham is an experienced musician and takes a keen interest in how to drive and colour stories with sound design and music – an excellent conduit between director and composer. His academic background is in biological sciences, he graduated with a BSc in Botany from Canterbury University, New Zealand.

Joe Marcus ISE / BFE

Joe is a highly creative editor. With over thirty-five years of experience in film, television and music he has cut everything from promos, concerts and TV dramas, to documentaries and feature films and has worked with Oscar winning and nominated directors. Combining a strong sense of narrative with an ability to pull sync quickly, Joe can craft a film under tough conditions. Working mainly on Network commissions, Joe is used to juggling tight deadlines and constant revisions, whilst focusing on the prime objective, to deliver a world class programme for the producer and the audience. Joe is phenomenally fast, having spent years cutting news and current affairs.

With a highly impressive musical background, Joe can quickly choose, sync and edit music. Having also written, produced and directed documentaries for the BBC, as well as corporates for the likes of Dell and Apple, he brings years of scriptwriting to the edit. At his own facility, Joe also on-lines, mixes, grades, masters and delivers programmes to broadcasters across the UK and Ireland and so also brings a wealth of technical know-how to every project. With efficiency and calm in equal measure, Joe never fails to impress.

Chris Santana

With over eight years experience working in Media, Chris is currently working as a freelance video editor for a variety of companies and projects such as ‘OTRO’, ‘BBC Worldwide’,  ‘Discovery’, ‘Reel One Entertainment’ ‘Clearcut Pictures’, ‘Pocket Motion Pictures’ and many more.

Prior to that Chris worked as a Studio Operator for one of the ‘magic circle’ Law Firms, shooting and editing a variety of live and on-demand content. Chris also has been involved in TV shows for channels such as BBC & Channel4. Chris logged and assisted edits for ‘The Great British Bake Off”.