Ben is a Bristol-based editor that has cut multiple award-winning short films, music videos and short-form series. He specialises in tackling sensitive topics, including male suicide prevention, sexual harassment in schools, FGM, racial and class inequality, and the celebration of the female form to name a few. He works quickly and collaboratively, giving particular focus to emotion and story in his cuts.

Ben has edited for drama, documentary, childrens' television, wildlife, music, trailers, commercials, showreels, weddings, promos and more. He has a great deal of experience editing both live action and animation, having worked with companies such as Netflix, BBC, Disney, HBO, A Productions, Aardman Animations, Silverback and BFI. He has also worked with performers such as Tom Davis, The Reytons and lostboy.

His short film Hungry Joe qualified for both BAFTA and Oscar consideration, won multiple prestigious awards worldwide, and was described by Short of the Week as 'one of the UK's great modern horror shorts'. He was a member of the team awarded with Best Short Form Limited Series by Jackson Wild for the How To Save Our Planet online content that accompanied Netflix's David Attenborough Our Planet series.

He is proficient on Adobe Creative Cloud, Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro 7. He also regularly oversees the technical side of post-production, as post-producer and online editor.

Additional credits, experience, skills and testimonials are available on his CV.

Top Credits

  • Title: Dino Club
    Length: 20 x 7'
    Genre: Natural History
    Producer: Adam Oldroyd, Jo Ashman and Emma Cole
    Channel: Sky Kids
    Company: True to Nature
  • Title: Our Planet - Online Content
    Length: Various 1'-8'
    Genre: Natural History
    Producer: Dan Huertas, Jonnie Hughes and Jon Clay
    Channel: Online - Netflix and WWF
    Company: Silverback Films
  • Title: Whatever Happened to Pete Biscuits?
    Length: 30'
    Genre: Drama
    Producer: Prod: Joe Sims, Dir: Paul Holbrook
    Channel: (In Discussions)
    Company: Bristol AF Productions
  • Title: Love Monster
    Length: 25 x 6’, 1 x 13’
    Genre: Animation
    Producer: Prod: Imogen Dentith; Dir: Jack Tilley
    Channel: CBeebies and HBO
    Company: A Productions