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!
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?
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/
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.
Set in the early 1980s, fear grips a small American town when a cunning, manipulative sociopath emerges from the shadows. Targeting young females with his irresistible charm, The Chameleon carefully covers his tracks by masking his identity with multiple disguises, while the authorities race against the clock to save a survivor who has been his captive for 12 days. Watch the trailer -here-
October Films’ The Chameleon has now won 2 awards at Sydney Indie Film Festival for best Production Design and Best Film. It has also won a bronze leaf at the Mexico Film Festival and Best feature Film at the British Independent Film Festival!
Our congratulations to October Films and To Paul Holland who edited the film.
George Clarke travels the country looking for new and interesting spaces made in ways that are unique. He also sets about making his own designs. From people making homes out of shipping containers, horseboxes and old buses, to those building tiny huts or incredible tree houses in the middle of the woods, this series celebrates the small space innovators.
Roy Williams and Belle Borgeaud both worked on this brilliant series, there are only two episodes left, if you missed any catch up on 4OD!
Catch the final next Thursday 3rd November on Channel 4.
The search is on for the Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year with the first programme of the new series transmitted at 8pm on Tuesday, October 11.
The competition sees artists across the country compete to paint a winning landscape. This is the second series of the show, which is produced by London and Glasgow-based independent production company Storyvault Films. Last year’s LAOTY was the best-performing, non-scripted series of all time and second-biggest series ever for Sky Arts. The series is presented by Frank Skinner and Joan Bakewell – a leading figure in the arts. The show not only highlights the tremendous artistic talent from every corner of Britain and Ireland, but also how the beautiful British countryside has inspired past and present generations of artists.
Congratulations to our editors Aidan Sansom, Trevor Smith, Dave Berezai and Becky Solomon who all worked on the series.
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Editor: Jake Lofdahl Exec Producers: Benjamin Turner & Leo Pearlman Fulwell 73 for Netflix Picture: Netflix Confirmed to be the final season with just three episodes, Sunderland Til I Die returns to Netflix on 13th February. Jake Lofdahl was co-editor on Episode 1. The returning sports ob… Read More
Editor: James Sheldon Exec Producer: Sam Rees-Jones Studio Lambert for Peacock and BBC 12th Jan 2024 The Traitors USA Series 2: Peacock. Official Trailer This immensely popular show was a real viewings winner and is back for a second series. It’s hosted by Alan Cumming and the US cast… Read More
Nutopia for Netflix Premieres: 29th November Editor: Franco Bogino Director: Ben Steele This documentary series explores the rise and then dramatic downfall of the ‘superstar surgeon’ Paolo Macchiarini. In 2011, Macchiarini was heralded for revolutionizing transplant medicine with his groundbreaking alternative to organ donation , plastic windpipes that seemed… Read More
RSA Films for Netflix Exec Producer: Asif Kapadia & Dominic Crossley-Holland Dir. Joe Pearlman Editor: Jamie Williams Eps 1 & 2 Released 8th November Netflix are calling this this four-part documentary series raw, honest and real. This biopic docuseries looks at British pop superstar, Robbie Williams. One of… Read More
North One for Disney+ 15th November 2023 Exec Producers: Neil Duncanson and Keanu Reeves Editors Matt Lowe, Jayesh Lathia Felix Black and Bahader Mattu This filmic four-part documentary series with Keanu Reeves uses interviews and archive to tell the incredible story of Ross Brawn who led a… Read More
Empress Films for Netflix Director: Marcus Plowright Executive Producer: Emma Cooper Editor: Abraham Teweldebrhan In 1999 BBC presenter Jill Dando was sadly shot dead outside her home in west London, her murder led to a high profile and complex investigation. A suspect, Barry George was convicted and imprisoned for… Read More
Passion Pictures for Amazon Prime Exec Producer: Amy Foster Series Director: Jay Ahmed, Editor: Sarjit Bains Premieres 18th August This four part fly on the wall docuseries delves into the life of Amritpal Singh Dhillon, the self-made superstar known globally as AP Dhillon. He is known for his tracks… Read More