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The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors wins Best Foreign Documentary in China Academy Awards of Documentary Film

The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors has won the Best Foreign Documentary Award at the 2017 China Academy Awards of Documentary Film (CAADF). CAADF is China state-level academic award of documentary […]

January 7, 2018

Ziona will have its world premiere at the American Documentary Film Festival

Ziona, a documentary I worked on last year as an editor, will receive its world premiere at the American Documentary Film Festival ‘AmDocs’ in April 2018. Directed by Clare Carter […]

January 3, 2018

The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors is a critically acclaimed ratings hit

I recently finished editing all four episodes of the HBO Asia and Star World co-production The Talwars: Behind Closed Doors, which shines light on one of the most infamous Indian […]

December 18, 2017

Out of Thin Air wins Best Documentary award at Cinema Scandinavia Awards

Out of Thin Air came home with the Best Documentary award at the recent Cinema Scandinavia Awards. It was up against four other Nordic documentaries – Who We Were, Hobbyhorse […]

December 2, 2017

Johnno’s Dead scores an awards hat-trick

Johnno’s Dead, the sequel to Chris Shepherd‘s Bafta-nominated animation Dad’s Dead, has won three awards at three separate festivals in the past week. The first prize was awarded at the […]

November 19, 2017

Out of Thin Air receives rave reviews

Dylan Howitt’s psychological thriller documentary, Out of Thin Air, has won universal acclaim with the critics. Produced by Andy Glynne’s Mosaic Films in co-production with Saga Film for Netflix, BBC […]

September 5, 2017

Broadcasts, World Class Festivals, Awards and Rapturous Reviews

Film Editor News: From Tribeca Film Festival to Hot Docs Documentary Festival, and Annecy International Animated Film Festival to Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival, it has been a busy Spring on […]

May 10, 2017

‘Out of Thin Air’ has its World Premiere at Hot Docs

‘Out of Thin Air’, Dylan Howitt’s debut feature documentary, will have its world premiere at the prestigious Hot Docs Documentary Festival in Toronto in May 2017. The film was produced […]

March 28, 2017

2016 Editor News Round-up: Murder Mysteries and Doomsday Cults

Echoing the tumultuous events of 2016, the year has been filled with editing projects exploring the darker side of the human experience. Murder, political corruption, poaching and religious fanaticism are […]

December 29, 2016

Johnno’s Dead World Premiere and First Award Win

Johnno’s Dead, Chris Shepherd’s sequel to his Bafta-nominated multi-award winner Dad’s Dead, had its world premiere at the London International Animation Festival in early December. It was presented in the […]

December 16, 2016