Chris Roots

Editor

PROFILE

Over two decades of experience in a range of genres: drama, docs and others.
Chris is hard working and easy going.

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
Pompeii: The People's Story (w/t)
Lion TV
for BBC
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 60 min
China's Greatest Treasures
Lion TV
for CMIC / BBC
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 30 min
My Son Jeffrey: The Dahmer Family Tapes
Renowned Films
for FOX Nation
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Secrets of Prince Andrew
Fulwell 73
for A&E / C4 "The Interview"
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 90 min
Secrets of the Elephants

Additional Editing

Oxford Scientific Films
for Nat Geo
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 40 min
Saving Lives in Leeds
Label 1
for BBC Two
Observational DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 50 min
David Baddiel: Jews Don't Count
Mindhouse Prods
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 60 min
Tutankhamun's Family Tree (w/t)
At Land Prods
for Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
MH370: The Lost Flight
Vice Studios
for Paramount+ / C5 / SBS Australia
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 50 min
Curse of the Ancients
Future Studios
for Sky History / A&E
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Love, Honor, Betray (Ep 1 Under Your Skin)
Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Attack On Pearl Harbour
Future Studios
for Channel 5 / Nat Geo
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Kate Spade
Potato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Anthony Bourdain
Potato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Elvis: Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Potato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 90 min
The Curious Life and Death of... Lizzie Borden
Brook Lapping/Zinc Media
for Smithsonian
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Food Unwrapped Series 9
Ricochet
for C4
Feature DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min features programme
Autobiographies Monster Trucks 'Creating a Monster'
Raw
for Discovery Channel
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 min
Inside The Tower of London Series 2
Lion TV
for Channel 5
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 45 Min
See No Evil – Series 5 (Ep 5.03 Terry Porter)
Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of Christopher Reeve
Potato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
The Greatest Race: Rome's Charioteers
Lion TV
for ZDF/ARTE
DocumentaryEditor 1 x 100 min
Secrets Of The Bermuda Triangle
BBC Studios
for C5
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Carrie Fisher
Potato / ITV StudiosDrama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
See No Evil – Series 4

(Ep 4.04 Michelle Thornton)
(Ep 4.11 Richard Arenas)

Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor 2 x 45 min
Web of Lies – Series 5

James Quinn (California Scheming)

Blast Films
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
Biography: ABBA: When All Is Said And Done
Potato / ITV StudiosDrama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 94 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Lou Reed
Potato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 45 min
American Monster-Series 2 Cindy Phillips (Stand By Your Man)
Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor 1 x 50 min
An Hour To Catch A Killer
Potato
for ITV
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x45mins
Tales From Modern China
Lion TV
for BBC
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 6x30mins
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Kurt Cobain
Potato
for ITV
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x45mins
Spying On The Royals
Brave New Media
for Channel 4
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x60mins
America In Colour: The 1950s
Smithsonian InstituteDocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50mins
The Mystery Of Van Gogh's Ear
Lion TV
for ARTE/PBS
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x90mins
American Monster

Series 1 & 2

Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x50mins.
Chinese New Year
Lion TV
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 3x60mins
A Frozen Christmas
Avanti
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
See No Evil (Ep 2.04 Keria Monge)
Arrow Media
for Discovery ID
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 min
Autopsy: The Last Hours of Heath Ledger
Potato
for ITV
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x45 mins
Survival In The Skies
Smithsonian InstituteDocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Building the Ancient City: Athens and Rome
Brave New Media
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x60 mins
Planes That Changed the World
Arrow Media
for Smithsonian Institute
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Rome: The World's First Superpower
360 Production - Derry N.I.
for FIVE
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Big Dreams, Small Spaces
Lion Television
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x60 mins
Animal Fight Night
Arrow Media
for Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1 x 50 mins
Live From Space

Live with inserts

Arrow Media
for Channel 4 & Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline
Henry And Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History
Lion TV
for FIVE
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Drugs Inc.

Series 5

Wall to Wall
for Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins.
Pilgrimage with Simon Reeve
Lion TV
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x60 mins
Britain's Secret Homes
Potato
for ITV
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
The Other Pompeii: Life & Death in Herculaneum
Brave New Media
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x60 mins
Wartime Farm & Wartime Farm Christmas
Lion TV
for BBC
DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x50 mins
Izzard's Mandela Marathons
Lion TV
for SKY
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x44 mins
Locked Up Abroad (Banged Up Abroad)
Raw TV
for Nat Geo
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x48 mins
The Fall of Singapore: The Great Betrayal
Brave New Media
for BBC Two
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x60 mins
Digging the Great Escape
Wildfire Television
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x90 mins
Fry's Planet World
Sprout Pictures
for BBC Two
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
The Truth Behind... Crystal Skulls & UFOs
Zig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
The River Flowing Westward (East to West)
Lion TV & All 3 Media
for TRT
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Edwardian Farm
Lion TV
for BBC
DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x50 mins
Pompeii: Back from the Dead
Brave New Media & Lion TV
for Discovery
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Twin Town
Zig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo & Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
On Tour With The Queen
Lion TV
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
The Girl Who Cries Blood
Zig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo & Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Cleopatra: Portrait of A Killer
Lion TV
for Discovery
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Catastrophe
Pioneer Prods
for Channel 4 & Discovery
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Monster Moves
Windfall Films
for FIVE & Discovery
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Silbury: Heart of the Hill
Lion TV
for BBC
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
The Summer of Noise
Lion TV
for ITV
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x30 mins
Situation Critical
Darlow Smithson Prods
for Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x30 mins
My Shocking Story: Coma Miracle
Electric Sky Prods
for Discovery US & UK
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x45 mins
The Lost Evidence: Europe
Flashback TV
for A&E US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 4x45 mins
The Glories Of Islam

“This introduction to its spectacular (and under-appreciated) art quickly had me hooked…I’m getting addicted” Victor Lewis-Smith (Evening Standard)

Alpha TV
for FIVE
DocumentaryEditor, offline 3x45 mins
Outbreak Investigations
Lion TV
for Nat Geo
Drama DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Voices Of The Great War
Lion TV
for Discovery
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Days That Shook The World:
  • The War Of The Worlds
  • The Hitler Diaries
  • The Great Train Robbery
  • The Crown Jewels
    “Absolutely compelling” (Evening Standard)
    “An absolute must-see. Dramatic & dynamic & real”(USA Today)

 

Lion TV
for BBC
Drama DocumentaryEditor, online 4x60 mins
Seconds From Disaster
Darlow Smithson Prods
for Nat Geo US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x50 mins
Battlestations (Heavy Metal)
Flashback TV
for Channel 4 & A&E US
DocumentaryEditor 1x47 mins
Andalusa: The Legacy of the Moors

“An intelligently edited & compelling
programme” Victor Lewis-Smith (Evening Standard)

Alpha TV
for FIVE
DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x30 mins
Miami Animal Police
Lion TV
for Animal Planet US
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x48 mins
The Goodbye Plane

“A very beautiful film” Derek Malcolm
“Beauty with balls and music to match…A fluid 20-mins message of love, redemption & friendship” No-Ho Los Angeles Magazine
Oscar Shortlist: Best Live Action Short Film 2003

Kewhaven PictureShort FilmEditor, offline Super 16mm
Gender Trouble
Wonderdog Prods
for Independent
DocumentaryEditor, offline 1x30 mins
Paradiset

Dir: Colin Nutley
Editor: Perry Schaffer

Sweetwater A.B.Feature FilmEditor Super 16mm
Gaudi's Barcelona
Alpha TV
for FIVE
DocumentaryEditor, offline 2x30 mins
CONTACT DETAILS

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email hello@tovs.co.uk

EQUIPMENT

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