FEAR, JOY AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN...
I've been very fortunate to work in many genres; food, natural history, advertising, science and the fast paced world of live TV. This taught me to keep calm and creative during stressful situations and how to hit a deadline.
Working on these vastly different formats has enabled me to be a confident and inventive storyteller. I'm open minded about changes that align with a narrative and enjoy using sound design and music to support the story and pacing.
For me, every story I tell revolves around emotion. It's a way to connect with an audience. It doesn't matter if the situation, location or character is alien as long as the emotional motivation of the scene is clear.
I have completed several high profile NDA natural history projects for international SVOD clients and the experience was very creatively rewarding. During these projects I worked closely with directors of photography, VFX companies, composers and commissioners.
“Andy is a fantastic editor, and my go-to choice; we've worked together on many BBC1 & BBC2 projects. He's got great editorial judgement, real creative flair, and works really well independently if needed. Always positive and productive even under time pressure, he's as comfortable on popular staples like DIY SOS and One Born Every Minute, as he is on NHU output. His work editing Comic Relief appeal films with me produced some of the highest grossing work they've ever put out. I'd highly recommend."
Beth Brooks / Show Runner
“In every genre and to every project he's brought his trademark wit and creativity, great technical skill, masterful storytelling and a total understanding of audience. With that comes bags of enthusiasm, a reassuring confidence and a refreshing sense of optimism and humour even under extreme pressure. Oh, and he's quick too. He really is one of the best out there. But then surely most SPs and Execs know that already? Lock him in early, he gets booked up fast!"
Simon Muriel / Director
“This is the best natural history rough cut I have ever watched."
Howard Swartz / SVP Discovery