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May 16, 2019

For a few years now a 'gaming mouse' has been a consistent part of my editing setup. As an Assistant Editor I was always looking for ways to speed up my workflow. The way I saw it the quicker the editor got the rushes, the better. Even if they were swamped, at least th...

February 15, 2019

Well here we are, another year behind us and the new one is in full swing.

My 2018 finished off with a great couple of projects. Firstly I edited a rather special block of five episodes for Hollyoaks. Directed by Sean Glynn, who is an absolute joy to work with. I've kno...

December 1, 2017

Recently I was asked to give a guest lecture at Northumbria University by course leader, Neil Percival. I'm a big believer in helping others within this industry so was only too happy to find some time to do so. From my time at The University of Cumbria, I remember som...

July 6, 2017

After having worked on CBBC's 'The Dumping Ground' for three series as an assistant, I was delighted to be asked back by Producer, Gert Thomas & Exec Producer, Jonathan Phillips, as an editor for four episodes later this summer. Working with experienced Director, Jamie...

January 20, 2017

Wolfblood Series 5 -


I returned to CBBC’s Wolfblood for my third consecutive series in September 2016. It’s a great show to work on. Produced by an absolute gent, Jonathan Wolfman. The show really is a pleasure to be a part of, with a really close relationship between...

September 30, 2016

The Dumping Ground Series 5 -

In March of 2016 I returned for my third consecutive series of CBBC’s flagship show, The Dumping Ground. The series follows the adventures and mishaps of children living in a care home and is a spin off from the Tracy Beaker series created...