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CALL: 0788 788 5005
EMAIL : davidianson@live.co.uk

I'm a freelance editor with over 17 years of experience in broadcast television.



EastEnders - over 100 episodes. Directors include Karl Neilson, John Howlett, Jennie Darnell, Jamie Annett, Richard Platt, Mickey Jones, John Greening. (2008 - 2015)

Holby City - 2 episodes directed by Karl Neilson, produced by Darren Guthrie (2014)

Emmerdale - 10 episodes directed by Peter Rose & Tim O'Mara (2013)

Hollyoaks - 15 episodes directed by Daikin Marsh & Steve Brett, including Brandan Brady exit week. (2012-15)

EastEnders: Last Tango in Walford
One hour special episode for DVD, including a pop video with the cast, and DVD extras. Directed by Jennie Darnell.


World cup in Rio 2014
Sports Personality of the Year 2007-2014
London 2012 Olympics
A Golden Games I edited part 2 of the BBC Olympic review documentary.
Euro 2012 Poland & Ukraine. On site editing in Poland.
South Africa World Cup 2010 Based at the IBC in Johannesburg.
Winter Olympics 2010 Based at television centre editing montages produced by Chris Grubb. Editor Alastair McIntyre
Beijing Olympics 2008 Based at the IBC in Beijing
Euro 2008 Based in Vienna.
FA Cup Final 2007
World Cup 2006 Germany Based at the IBC in Munich.
Football Focus Features and montages 2005-2011
Match of the Day Fast turnaround match editing 2005-2011

Documentary & Factual

Ultimate Sports Day Episode 1. Observational documentary for CBBC following the selection process for the final teams of Ultimate Sports day. Produced by Richard Max, executive producer Steven Andrew. 2011

Project Mobility Pilot documentary by Century TV for channel 4 following a disabled rally team as they prepare to enter the 2012 Dakar Rally. 2011

Clash Two teams of musically talented kids competed in a six-week challenge to mash-up a piece of well-known music and perform it live on stage. I edited two of these 30 minute observational documentary shows for CBBC directed by Claudia Maricante and produced by Hugh Lawton. 2009

Heroes Unmasked This BBC/NBC co-production, taking fans behind the scenes of the hit series achieved great viewing figures & was consistently in BBC2’s top 5 rated shows. I edited 10 episodes directed by Claudia Marciante and Jason Bernard. The executive producer was Mark Cossey. 2007-2008

Matthew Pinsent in Beijing Mini doc for Grandstand which followed Matthew as his visited Beijing ahead of the Olympic games 2006

Spin An 8 part BBC learning zone series designed help kids with issues about growing up. Directed by Dawn Payne, executive producer Zoe Hodgkinson. 2005

The Culture Show Film produced by John Mullen. 2005

Snakes & Ladders Episodes one and two of this BBC Learning series directed by Gala Carr. 2004

BBC Blast I edited several films directed by Iona Walters & produced by Gilly Longton.
Top of the Pops Reloaded VT's for this live CBBC Saturday morning show produced by Ed Thomas, Dave Beardsall and Christina Brown. These VT's included mini comedy drama's featuring Sam & Mark, plus music performances and interviews. 2005
UK Top 40 VT Inserts for this live CBBC chart show 2004

Strictly Come Dancing - It Takes Two Features for the live show produced by Jayne Stanger 2006
Strictly Come Dancing Christmas special Online edit produced by Ed Booth. 2006
The Alan Titchmarsh Show VT inserts for live show 2007
Trapped! Complex multi camera game show for CBBC directed by James Morgan and produced by Rob Hyde. I set up the post production for the first series and edited 2 of the shows. 2007
The Weakest Link Multi camera game show, executive produced by Lamees Nuseibeh. 2006-2007

I've edited hundreds of trails over the years for programmes on all the BBC and UKTV channels for Red Bee Media, so I really know how to make an impact and get the message across in 30 seconds. Here I combine my narrative skills with complex FX, grading and music editing. 2003-2011

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