biog.jpg      I have been cutting it as a creative Avid/FCP/ Premiere editor for over 20 years and am accomplished at editing a wide variety of styles and genres.  I started editing in Beijing, working 24 hr shifts on a MTV style movie show for a Chinese/American production company. We used Photoshop, After Effects and Avid, in Mandarin, in which I'm semi-fluent.
    I moved back to the UK in 1999 as a freelance Avid editor in Bristol working on presenter-led docs such as 'Ray Mears Extreme Survival,' on Ob. docs like 'Everyone's a Winner,' and  Arts documentaries e.g, BBC4's 'Painting the Weather.' More recently I've enjoyed pushing the buttons on stylised docu-dramas like 'Raised Wild,' about feral children.

Bristol is on the map for the BBC's Natural History Unit with whom I've made blue chip landmark series 'Wonders of the Monsoon' and 'North America,' for the Discovery Channel. I've also enjoyed cutting character based docs like ' A Monkey's Tale,' issue-based films about gorilla conservation and tiger shark attacks and worked on live events such as Springwatch and Autumnwatch for five consecutive years.

Across the Severn in Cardiff I've cut some fantastic drama. For instance, cinema released, 'A Bit of Tom Jones,'and 'The Devil's Vice,' both by acclaimed director Peter Watkins Hughes. Also multi-cam concerts and archive based music docs such as 'The Motown Invasion.'
    I have endeavoured to work on as large a variety of programmes as possible and been lucky to work in exotic locations as diverse as Hawaii, Alice Springs, Patagonia, the Galapagos and the Masai Mara in Kenya where I cut 'Big Cat Diary series 6.' Which was nice.
    Current Activity: Finished hard hitting doc. re, the medicalisation of childhood for BBC1."The Doctor Who Gave Up Drugs.' Currently cutting arts doc presented by Mark Gatiss:'John Minton by Mark Gatiss.'

Meboid Ltd was created in 2005 as both an editing company and a studio to produce unique artistic short films, music videos, VJ events, graphics and web design. I designed, directed, cut and graded 3 vids for the latest Malachai album 'Beyond Ugly,' for Domino Records and recently made a 2D animated commercial for Chimney Sheep ltd.

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