Alex Weeks

Alex joined Blueberry in 2005 and he has been a firm favourite amongst our clients ever since. Adept at storytelling and narrative construction across multiple genres, from fast paced action to tranquil and emotive, he has strong creative ideas and a keen eye, coupled with excellent technical knowledge and execution.

Alex is also one of the most genuine, professional and helpful people we work with and we are delighted to be supporting his career journey through documentaries, factual entertainment and drama projects.

Joanna Morton

Jo is a highly skilled and experienced Creative & Versioning Editor for both television and digital media, working cross-platform with Adobe Premiere and After Effects.  Thanks to her former role as Senior Editor in a top advertising agency in Cape Town, she has extensive experience working directly with Producers and Directors on creative projects from concept to conclusion.  Her diverse range of work consists of everything from tv commercials, online branded content, behind the scenes and event coverage to music videos and short films.  Adding to that, she is proficient in Versioning, Localisation, and Adaptation for both UK and global markets.  With her sunny South African disposition, she is looking forward to working with new UK-based clients and brands.

One of her recent career highlights includes creating bespoke content for Burberry’s flagship store in Regent Street – the world’s tallest retail screen – a spectacular and elaborate display comprised of multiple screens on different levels known as the “Retail Theatre”.

Steve Teers

Steve is a highly skilled documentary and factual entertainment offline editor with a vast amount of experience. He has many credits to his name for cable and terrestrial channels, and his work for Channel 5 has ensured he is now a firm favourite amongst their producers.

Editing on Avid Media Composer since 1994, Steve has a strong musical background providing him with a trained ear and eye for stylistic presentation. Specialised in rapidly finding a witty story or an unexpected angle and crafting high-ratio broadcast observational documentaries with a socio-political funky edge, he has the skills, creativity and wisdom every edit needs.

Besides editing, Steve has also been producing, directing and shooting corporate, music and documentary films. His specialty is a strong sense of documentary narrative with an innate sense of rhythm and choreographic imagery.

Recent clients include Lion TV, ITN, Optomen, Middlechild TV, Oxford Film & TV and Channel 5.

Katherine Lee

Katherine is documentary editor from a drama background. Her experience ranges from working on large scale documentary series for television to independent feature films and shorts for festivals. She is an excellent story teller and prides herself on finding the emotional truth of the film. She is unafraid of vast amounts of footage and tight deadlines. She loves working within a team and looks forward to meeting the next challenge.

 

Simon Ruben

Simon is a fast and creative Editor, with much experience within documentaries, commercials and promos. He would be an asset on any project – we find him to be extremely proactive, and approachable making him perfect for client facing projects. We have had clients bring him in to work on specific projects who have gone on to use him on an on-going basis and also in the capacity of an edit trainer. We have worked together for years and have received nothing short of great feedback, your project would be in safe hands with Simon.

Henrik Sikstrom

One of our most experienced freelancers, Henrik is a versatile, humble and extremely talented polymath who works on a wide range of programmes, from drama and documentaries to music videos and commercials. He prides himself for having experienced celluloid and analogue workflows.

Dedicated, well organized and flexible with a good sense of humour, he works and communicates well under pressure and to tight deadlines. He is proficient in Premiere, Avid Media Composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, Motion, Steenbeck, Picsync, Moviola, 16 & 35mm, DVD Studio Pro, Compressor.

Henrik has a strong sense of narrative and structure and he is capable of creating distinctive looks and styles with his motion graphics skills. Clients who work with him tend to keep booking him on a regular basis. Recent clients include Deluxe Media Services, Quite Frankly Productions, The Edge Picture Company, All About the Idea, CC Lab, Discovery, ESPN EMEA, Blackbird Productions, CNN.

Alethea Lindsay

Alethea is a highly skilled, award-winning Editor who has seen over 150 hours of TV to broadcast and has achieved top audience ratings with a number of programmes. Her biggest strength is story and she is passionate about finding new ways to make programmes, approaching issues and subjects afresh.

Her extensive experience in the factual genre spans reality shows, factual entertainment, format TV, blue-chip wildlife, documentaries, children’s TV, magazine and archive programming. She has covered subjects from fashion to politics, history, relationships, gender violence, human rights, travel, food, antiques as well as the arts.

Proficient in Avid, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro, Alethea’s producer/writer background allows her to offer great creative support in the edit suite. Recently she also wrote and cut her first drama series for broadcast and she has shot a number of her own documentaries.

Recent clients include MTV, BBC, National Geographic, TLC, Discovery Channel, Sky, Channel 4.

Lee Hilse

Lee is a professional video editor with 10 years of experience, working in advertising and broadcast. Originally from South Africa, he has earned a degree in film and media at the University of Cape Town and then moved to London to start a career as editor and camera operator.

Proficient, among many others, in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere and After Effects, his credits includes commercials, infomercials, corporate content, events and promo films.

He is also experienced at managing post production departments and has a full understanding of producing content from script to screen, with special knowledge of UK TV’s advertising guidelines and the technical requirements for broadcasting.

Recent clients include high profile names such as Ford, Nestle, Microsoft, Unilever, Stella Artois, SCJ, HSBC, Credit Suisse, eHarmony, Dyson and Haart Real Estate.

Hardeep Takhar

Hardeep is an experienced editor with a broad set of skills and a level of experience ranging from broadcast, new media, news shorts and feature film.

Assisting and editing for over ten years, he is proficient in Avid Media Composer, Avid Symphony, FCP and Studio, AE and others.

Hardeep is a storyteller with strong narrative skills in drama, documentary and short form. He has knowledge of all current tape and file based workflows, from DigiBeta to HDCAM SR through to R3D, EVS, ARRI, XDCAM & 5D/7D.

Recent clients include BBC, Channel 5, Wall to Wall, ITV, Channel 4, MTV and Amazon Prime.

Jamie Roper

Jamie is an Editor and Cameraman whose strongest asset is the ability to adapt to whatever the subject matter throws at him. His understanding of corporate business language allows him to be able to tell a complex story, which is both interesting and visually engaging.

Skilled in Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere, Adobe AFX, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator – Jamie has been working for Quite Frankly Productions since graduating from University of Gloucestershire in 2008. His momentous experience includes filming the 2012 Olympic Torch Relay which has travelled from Athens to London for over 70 days.

Working with top fashion brands has given him the stylistic approach that befits their nature. Whilst the corporate world has given him the opportunity to work across a broad spectrum of subjects and provided him with means he can work competently to specific briefs. Recent clients include Coca Cola, Diageo, Omega, HSBC, AUDI, Louis Vuitton, Mishcon de Reya, CCEP, Cancer Research.

Steve Gilbert

Steve offers editing, compositing and grading in one neat package. He has an extensive list of broadcast credits to his name, consisting of many documentaries that aired on all domestic network channels and cable broadcasters (including some Emmy winners).

Active in the industry since 1998, he has worked his way up from being a runner in Soho to becoming co-director of an established post-house. His various useful attributes can help you create and finish your work with masses of editing, compositing and grading plaudits. Skilled in Avid and Final Cut Pro, Steve combines significant skills and speed with a very relaxed and client-friendly approach.

Steve can help build stories, create looks while grading and offer a well humoured, creative and informative edge to your project. Recent clients include Pioneer Productions, Ricochet, Blink Films, Knickerbocker Glory, Wall To Wall.

See Steve’s CV for full credit list.

Kieran Smyth

Winner of a Documentary Editing Award at the 2014 Amsterdam Film Festival, Kieran is a versatile, fast and creative Editor with a wide experience of factual programming for both terrestrial and cable channels and lots of strong documentary credits.

Skilled in Avid, he enjoys all aspects of bringing a producer’s vision together: from working as part of a team on multiple edits and one-offs to shaping formats and series style and being presented with weeks of self-shot footage, archive or actuality.

Despite his many credits on factual TV programmes, Kieran’s career focus is to keep working on more features and music docs as his true passions are documentary and music.

Recent clients include: October Films, ITN, Nutopia, Renegade, Wall to Wall, Raw TV and IWC.

 See Kieran’s CV for a detailed credit list.

Nigel Bunyan

Nigel has been in cutting rooms ever since graduating from film school in 1997. After starting out cutting corporate projects he moved into assisting on feature films and TV dramas working on major hits such as “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire” and “Ashes to Ashes”.

He then moved up to cut a wide range of programming from drama and soaps to docs, factual and reality. He just loves getting stuck into telling a good story and working with like-minded people.

His drama editing credits include long-running favourites “New Tricks”, “Waterloo Road” and “Spooks” as well as the US series “Keen Eddie”. His documentary, factual and reality credits include “Come Dine With Me”, “The Only Way Is Essex” and “Stage School”.

Duncan Hart

Duncan is a highly creative editor with an excellent understanding of narrative and technique combined with over 15 years of technical experience with Avid, Adobe and FCP. His work has been seen on all the major broadcasters in the UK and around the world.

Combining genuine visual flair, superb storytelling and a real feel for sound, his ability to deliver quickly under pressure coupled with his sense of humour has led to many repeat clients.

Working across all genres in both long and short form, he’s cut everything from commercials to promos and documentaries to multi-cam studio shows. He is particularly skilled at pre-titles, sizzles and trailers having worked extensively for Universal Pictures.

Recent TV work includes 3 series of “Jamie Oliver’s Quick and Easy Food” for Channel 4, “James Martin’s American Adventure” for ITV, “Science of Stupid” for Nat Geo and 2 series of “Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit” for Dave.

Duncan’s previous role as a director in commercials & promos means he is far more than just a button pusher. He has a real flair for story telling, a light comedic touch combined with a robust sense of timing. He’s also fast, making decisive creative decisions quickly. He is particularly comfortable editing sound and music, having also worked as a composer and sound designer.

If you’re looking for a fast collaborative creative editor – either for a series, one off shows, tasters, trailers, pilots, promos or VTs – get in touch.

Damian Townend

As a well-travelled observer of human nature and student of literature, Damian is passionate about storytelling and the way ideas are communicated. From his early days as a sound engineer and edit assistant in a New York post house on TV commercials, through extensive work as a short form producer and director, shooting and cutting TV promos, cinema trailers and branded content, and into the world of long-form factual, arts and entertainment for TV and film productions, Damian has applied his insight of narrative and structure to achieve purposeful creative in every job he works on. His ultimate aim is to ensure story is told well.

Nathan Baker

Nathan is an Assistant and Editor who combines technical prowess with creative cutting.
Proficient in Adobe, Final Cut and DaVinci Resolve and several years experience his abilities in post range from; DIT, ingesting, offline cutting, online conforming, online editing and deliveries.