The Story of Bruce Forysth – Channel 5

S2 Episode 1 – Edited by Ian Smith The Story of Bruce Forysth.

A Dancer, singer and game show host with perfect comic timing, Bruce first appeared on screen as an 11 year old in 1939, the decade the BBC began broadcasting. Once established on the box in the 50’s, he has rarely been off it.

Broadcast on 5th March but can be viewed online until 4th April – click here –

Look out for the next episode that Ian edited ‘The Story of Miranda Hart’ coming soon!

UK Screen Interview

The Satusfaction Team!

UK Screen is the trade association that represents UK studios, post-production, VFX and animation, this week they have done a spotlight and interview with Satu on Satusfaction, see the full article here.

The National Television Awards

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Last night was the 2017 National Television Awards and we are proud to say that some of our editors worked on the winning shows!

Winner for the Best Challenge Show went to ITV’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out Of Here.  Tim Fielding flew out to Australia and worked for the duration of the show. Well done Tim!

Winner for the Best Daytime show went to ITV’s The Chase. The Quiz show where four contestants must pit their wits against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them winning the cash prize. Congratulations to Andrew Watters who has worked on the series.

Winner of the best Factual Entertainment Show went to Studio Lamberts’ Gogglebox. Several of our editors have worked on the show over the years but a special congratulations to Aidan Sansom, Jack Brown and Ben Burges who helped to edit the 2016 series.

 

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Undateables Series 6

The uplifting show returns for a new series to follow extraordinary singletons as they look for love.

The brilliant Hugo Fowler, Liam Jolly and Dan Wilkes all worked on this popular, long awaited new series.

Catch episode 2 tonight at 9pm on Channel 4 where we will meet Musician Eddie and accompany a couple on a date in a haunted house!

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Paul O’ Grady’s Favourite Fairy Tales. Edited by Connor Snedecor

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Paul O’Grady travels to Germany and into the world of his fairy tale heroes – the Brothers Grimm. He discovers that there’s more to fairy tales than first meets the eye. Paul explores the landscapes, picture-book castles and chocolate-box villages that inspired his favourite stories; from the land of the Seven Dwarfs to the castle where a Rapunzel is said to have been held. Edited by Connor Snedecor and spot the cameo with Jen Sheridan!

Tues 20th Dec at 9pm ITV

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Captive- the new true-crime documentary available on Netflix. Episode 5 edited by Paul Holland.

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Season 1 consists of eight freestanding episodes about captives, each one set in a different country and centred on a specific hostage situation. Eyewitnesses re-tell the events of the episode and authentic broadcast footages is intercut with reconstruction witnesses they tell their stories linearly, breaking down the period of captivity day by day.

The season has an all-star team on board including Director and Producer Doug Liman ( The Bourne Identity, Edge of Tomorrow ). We are proud to say that Paul Holland edited Episode 5 – Chechnya.

“Captive” has been reviewed to have “ranks well above the typical cable-TV documentary. It is cinematic and slickly produced, with production value visible in nearly every frame and equally impressive from a journalistic standpoint”. We can’t wait to watch the series. Congratulation’s Paul!

Available on Netflix now.

Watch the trailer here.

#DeathPenaltyFail – One Is Too Many

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Paul Holland recently edited #DeathPenaltyFail – One is Too Many for Sundog Pictures, directed by Bruce Goodison.

Meet Anthony ‘Ray’ Hinton, a man who spent 30 years on Alabama’s death row. Ray was innocent. #DeathPenaltyFail explores a very human story of loss, and unpicks the devastating impact that the death penalty can have. But Ray’s story is not entirely unique, we learn that there are many others who have suffered the consequences of this flawed system.  A total of 156 people have been exonerated from death row in the U.S. The question is:  How many innocent people have been executed?

Watch the short film here.

Congratulations Paul Holland and Sundog Pictures on this important film.

#DeathPenaltyFail a new campaign to promote the repeal of the death penalty across the US. The series of short films highlight America’s system of capital punishment. For more information on the campaign, please see http://deathpenaltyfail.org/

PROMAX UK Gold Award

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Congratulations to MTG Creative and Flame Artist Lem Lawrence, for winning a PROMAX UK GOLD AWARD last Friday.

The Promo, for Danish Channel Viasat TV3 Sport, was graded and onlined by Lem and directed Andreas Eidhagen, it can be viewed here.

Dispatches: Britain’s Home-building Scandle.

Edited by Ella Newton-Unreported World investigates the reason why people are struggling to find a home and the reasons why too few houses are being built.

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Monday 7th November @ 8pm on Channel 4

Children of the Snow Land

We are proud to say that Graham Taylor is editing this unique project. The film is being made to help the mountain people of Nepal. It tells the story of 3 children who were sent away by their families at age 4 for an education. Now aged 16, they’re returning home to see parents for the first time in 12 years. By raising awareness this film can improve the situation and reconnect more children with their families.

Directed/produced by Zara Balfour and Marcus Stephenson, Exec Producer Christopher Hird – this documentary tells an important story that needs to be told.

Watch the trailer -here-

The film will be funded by an Indiegogo campaign. To find out more please click -here- or contact Zara Balfour on

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FIFA Uncovered

Ventureland for Netflix Editor: Graham Taylor Streaming from 9th Nov In less than a month’s time, Qatar will become the first ever middle eastern country to host the FIFA World Cup. Qatar’s successful bid to host the World Cup has proven to be one of the most controversial moments… Read More

Grierson Trust 50th anniversary Doc Bucket List

To marks its 50th anniversary, The Grierson Trust has named the most influential and ground-breaking documentaries of the last five decades. Included on the list is Life, Love, Death in A Day edited by Nick Follows. Sue Bourne’s extraordinary documentary captured the joy and heartbreak of an ordinary… Read More

The Grierson Awards 2022

The Nominations for the 2022 Grierson awards have been announced! The Missing Children has been nominated in the ‘Best History Documentary’ category. Made by True Vision for ITV, this documentary explores the scandal of Ireland’s Missing Children from behind the closed doors of Irelands most notorious mother and… Read More