Michael is an Emmy-award winning editor (three times nominated) based in London with 20 years experience working on feature documentaries. Most recently, the docu-series Heart of Invictus (dir. Orlando von Einsiedel, prod. Joanna Natasegara) was released on Netflix in collaboration with Prince Harry's Archewell Productions and was met with 4-star reviews from The Guardian, The Times and The Evening Standard.

Michael's work has been described as "Unforgettable... a masterclass in withholding judgement" (Evening Standard, The Return), "Beautifully crafted and heart-wrenching" (Pulitzer Centre for Crisis Reporting, No Fire Zone), and "Slick, entertaining… crisply told" (Time Out, Building Jerusalem). He has been nominated for Best Editing at the Televisual Awards for No Fire Zone, three times nominated for Best Use of Footage at the Focal International Awards (Building Jerusalem, Windscale: A Nuclear Disaster and The Return) and was shortlisted for the BAFTA Craft Awards for editing The Return.

Michael has worked in London, Berlin, Prague and Barcelona and his films have been screened and broadcast internationally. Rebellion (prod. Kat Mansoor) had a limited cinema release this year across Britain and An Impossible Project (dir. Jens Meurer) was released in cinemas across Germany in 2021. Aside from his editing work, Michael also consults on many feature films, working part-time as a tutor for dok.Incubator in Prague.

Prior to his editing career, Michael learned his craft working in the cutting rooms of Michael Winterbottom (24-Hour Party People), Andrea Arnold (Red Road, Fish Tank) and Ridley Scott (Kingdom of Heaven), assisting editors such as Dody Dorn ACE (Memento, Insomnia), John Wilson ACE (Billy Elliot, The History Boys), Jon Gregory ACE (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Chasing Liberty) and David Charap (My Summer of Love, Last Resort). Originally a graduate of FT2 (Freelance Film and Television Training), Michael also holds a BA (Hons) degree in Photography and Imaging from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is an active voting member of BAFTA. Click here for Michael's IMDB page.





Michael has edited projects in Berlin, Barcelona and all across London, but there is increasing demand to edit independently from home - only realistic with the right space for creative thinking and collaboration. Michael has a dedicated editing studio - secure and fully alarmed - at the end of his garden (10 minutes walk from Brixton tube, 5 minutes from Herne Hill overground).
Working with Avid Media Composer, Michael has full technical support and the dedicated hardware to see a film through the full offline schedule including screening facilities with 5.1 surround sound (full spec below). Good relationships with online post production houses, sound editors and graders will help any project across the finishing line.

Edit Suite Spec:

92" Pulldown Projection Screen
Optoma HD27E 1080p Digital Projector
Onkyo TX-RZ730 Breakout box

British-made Surround Sound Speakers:
Monitor Radius 380 Active Subwoofer
Monitor Radius 200 Centre Speaker
Monitor Silver 50 Stereo Speakers
Monitor Radius 45 Surround Sound Rear Speakers

iMac Retina 5K, 27" screen,
2020 Processor 3.8GHz 8-Core Intel Core i7
128GB RAM memory with macOS Big Sur

Avid Media Composer 2020.12.0 & Adobe Premiere Pro 15
with full technical support

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