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Nigel Davies

Starting out at the BBC, Nigel learnt the tricks of the trade as a film edit assistant  then Editor and soon went to work in USA as a commercials editor.

Specialising in Avid, he is a familiar face in some of the UK’s biggest post houses having regularly worked on some of the UK’s biggest drama series including Eastenders, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks. After 15 years in the game Nigel has a confidence and technical knowledge that is a valuable resource to have on any project.

OTHER WORK
Started at the BBC in 1983 as an assistant Film Editor. Moved to a Facility House in 1986 (INSYNC) where I was based until 1988. - From 1988 to 1990 I lived and worked in Hollywood, California. I worked for one of the largest commercial houses: Hollywood Film and Tape where I edited commercials on 35mm film until the introduction of non-linear editing. -I returned to work for INSYNC based in Manchester until 1993 and have been freelance editor ever since.

TRAINING CONSULTANT
I teach and train in Tunis, Tunisia for BBC Media Action, I train Libyan Media students Final Cut Pro X – from basic to intermediate editing & Post Production.

Shooting – ingest – edit  workflow  from start to finish

KEY STRENGTHS AND SKILLS
A creative, dedicated and confident operator with the organisational ability to produce quality work to deadline.
I'm resourceful, flexible and self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team.
I'm effective under pressure and an excellent communicator who is able to relate to everyone from senior management to edit assistants.
I bring a vast experience of all television genres and have a particular interest in Drama.

References:
Head of Post @ Lime Pictures Dave Boyle 


Credits

REALITY / OBSERVATIONAL DOCUMENTARY


PDSA The Peoples Vet
: 20x1hr – C4.

BRITAIN'S FLASHIEST FAMILIES: C5, 1x 60’ - Documentary featuring some of the UK’s most unashamedly excessive spending.

SHOCK DOCs - OUTRAGEOUS BRITS – C5.

TOO FAT FOR 15: 20x 60’ STYLE Channel: following obese children at Wellspring Academy.

CELEBRITY SUPERSPA: 8x50’ –ITV1 Celebrity trainees cutting it, in the Salon.

CLUB REPS 18-30: ITV, 10 x 60’ - Shocking antics of Club 18 – 30 in Falaraki Greece.

 

PLEASURE ISLAND: 8x 60’ : ITV1 Hedonism in Jamaica.

 

MOTORWAY LIFE: 8x50’ ITV Behind the scenes M6 Police.

BARGAIN BRITS ON BENEFITS: 5STAR

DRAWERS OFF : C4

 

DOCUMENTARY
RIGHT ON THE MONEY – BBC1 2x 45’ Daytime consumer show.

 

SUPERSHOPPERS – C4 Consumer show.

 

THE QUESTION JURY – Channel 4.

 

THE NATION’S FAVOURITE BOND SONG – ITV1 1x90’ countdown best bond song.

 

RISING DAMP FOREVER- 2X 60’ Docu about all characters and writer.

 

20 GREATEST TV WEDDINGS: 1X60: ITV1 List Ahow.

 

THE DUMPING GROUND-ALL ABOUT ME:10x15 look back at each character.

 

BENIDORM ER: C5, 8 x 60’ - Clinica Benidorm team Sun, Sea and Surgery.

 

BRITIAN’S DARKEST TABOOS: C&I, 8 x 60’ - Shocking true life crime series.

 

PACKAGE HOLIDAY UNDERCOVER: ITV 12x 60’ Mark Durden-Smith, Johnny Maitland find the faults that make holidays dangerous and life threatening.

 

REAL CRIME: ITV 1x 60’ Manhunt violent life and death of Raoul Moat.

 

FOREIGN LOVERATS: C5 Looking at romances from Hell how women were conned.

 

WEDDING STORIES: ITV 8 x 60’ Trails and tribulations of several big days.

 

WHAT'S EATING VICTORIA BECKHAM: 1x 60: ITV Insight into Victoria Beckham’s life.

 

HOLIDAYS FROM HELL: ITV 8x 60.

 

THIS WORLD: 1x60’.

 

TSUNAMI PRAYERS: 1X60 BBC2.

 

DISPATCHES: 1x60’ C4 Sex Trade in Thailand.

 

CELEBRATION: 1x60’ ITV Thunderbirds.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT/SUNDAY MORNING: 1x4 60 ITV: Documentary about 24 hr Lawnmower Race.

 

CLOSE COMBAT: 8x50 ITV Life as a Paratrooper.

 

UNDERCOVER CUSTOMS: 8x 50: ITV Drama - Doc.

 

EYE OF THE STORM:1x60 ITV: Science/Weather with Richard Madeley.

 

CARIBBEAN SUMMER: C4 1x 50’ Drugs in Trinadad.

 

DRAMA
EASTENDERS: BBC1

CORONATION STREET: ITV

EMMERDALE: ITV

HOLLYOAKS: C4

 

COMEDY
BARKING: ITV, 10 x30 Children’s drama - Will Mellor voices a talking dog that befriends young girl in a new family.

 

THE TWO JOHNS: ITV 1, x 60, comedy drama - John Bird & John Fortune witty satirical comedy.

 

STUDIO, MULTICAM
SOAPSTAR SUPERSTAR: ITV insert VTs- All the big named Soap actors battle out singing completion.

 

BABY BALLROOM: ITV1, 6x 60 - Children’s dance show.

 

PYJAMA PARTY: 12x 60 ITV Katie Puckrik presents.

 

LIFESTYLE, MAGAZINE
SUPERSHOPPERS: C4 Anna Richardson consumer show.

 

THE ONE SHOW: BBC1 – 10 X10 Insert seqs.

 

LOVE TO SHOP: 50x 30: ITV1 Daytime.

 

CHALTE CHALTE: 8x50 ITV11 Asian magazine show.

 

HOUSESTYLE: 12x 50, ITV House styling show.

 

THIS MORNING: ITV1 Daytime with Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan.

 

THE BIG TRIP: 10x50 Travel show BBC1

 

THE DUMPING GROUND: 10x15:CBBC, A look back at each of the characters.

 

INTELLECT: 52 x50 – SKY Quiz show.

 

CHILDRENS
BLUE PETER – BBC1 – Childrens.

CBeebies

CITV

 

SPORT
GOALS EXTRA: Soccer show (Elton Welsby).

SOCCER NIGHT

SOCCER SUNDAY

MAN UNITED/LIVERPOOL/MAN CITY: 3X90 Sell thru videos.

 

COMMERCIALS
DOCMARTIN: Shoe campaign TVC.

 

COCOAPOPS: Hispanic market.

 

SAMNA: Egyptian butter ad.

 

CURRENT AFFAIRS
WHAT THE MPs SAY: Political/current Affairs.

 

ITN - News : inserts VTs.

 

LOOK NORTHWEST 

 

MUSIC
THE FALL: Shiftwork the Album –Shift-Work is a 1991 LP by the British rock band The Fall.

 

THE BOOTLEG BEATLES: Get back filmed on the roof at ITV Liverpool, Video cut for ‘This Morning’ ( Judy & Richard Finnigan ).

 

COMEDY
YOU’VE BEEN FRAMED:10x30, ITV1 Hilarious home videos.

 

BRANDED CONTENT
STOCKPORT GRAMMER SHOOL: Promo.

 

NHS DIRECT: Award giving ceremony.

 

OMNISOFT: Corporate.

 

SHORT FILMS
AVARICE: 1x20, Short drama about a janitor who takes over client’s identity.

 

MOST RECENT PRODUCTIONS
THE SURJURY -C4 YOUR PLACE OR MINE – C4  AGE GAP MILLIONAIRES: 1hr Doc’REAL HOUSEWIVES OF CHESHIRE:ITV2BARGAIN BRITS ON BENEFITS: 5STAR

DRAWERS OFF - C4


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Email: nigel.davies@nweg.tv

Tel: 07974762891

Region: Manchester

Remote Working


  • Happy to work remotely
  • Has own edit equipment

Own Kit Specs


Thin system HP or use a Dongle

Software Used


  • Avid Media Composer

Skills


  • Offline

Genres


  • Children's
  • Commercials
  • Corporates
  • Documentaries
  • Drama
  • Educational
  • Entertainment
  • Factuals
  • Feature Films
  • Multicam
  • Music Videos
  • News
  • Quiz
  • Reality
  • Religion
  • Sport
  • Variety
  • Wildlife

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