Ian Paul Garland



Professional film editor with broad experience in various roles from conception to finish on numerous international productions. Patient, creative, insightful, and able to contribute small miracles. Strong sense for storytelling, narrative flow, humour, and emotional impact.

With over 35 years of experience in the film and television industries, Ian has numerous credits across a diverse range of productions, including music videos, cinema releases, and top television productions. He has launched long-running series, written, produced, and released films, and is a fully trained film editor with a strong sense of story emotions and narrative flow. Ian brings a vast pool of experience and knowledge to any production he works on, focusing on what is needed to achieve high-quality emotional impact and long-term entertainment value.

As an artist and film professional, telling the best story is what it is all about for Ian and he is passionate to collaborate with a dynamic production team aiming to raise the game. He always tries to bring value to the project, with many experiences in every step of the production and post production processes. From script development, producing, directing, right through every stage to delivery and distribution.


Ice Town: Life on the Edge

3 x 60 mins. Following the unusual lives of local characters living on the melting Norwegian archipelago, Svalbard.

Hello Halo
for BBC Earth
Observational DocumentaryEditor
Skeg Vegas

1 x 60 mins. Meet the entertainers hoping to make it big in the entertainment business in Skegness.

Swan Films
for Channel 4
Observational DocumentaryEditor
Sewer Men

Follows a team of characterful Sewer men from Britain’s water companies keeping our drains fat- berg free.

Label1 TV
for Channel 5
Observational DocumentaryEditor
Life is Toff

Follows the life of the eccentric Fulford family who live on an estate in Devon.

Oxford Film & Television
for BBC Three
Observational DocumentaryEditor

3 x 30 mins. Follow the experiences and personal stories of freshers as they laugh, cry, party and panic their way through the first week of university.

Mentorn Media
for ITV
Observational DocumentaryEditor
Trucking Hell

Follows men and women as they tackle jack- knifed lorries, crashed HGVs and roadside breakdowns.

Crackit Productions
for Channel 5
Observational DocumentaryEditor
Jonathan Pie's American Pie

Edgy, mocku-mentary comedy film written by Tom Walker AKA Jonathan Pie.

Whizz Kid Ent
for BBC Three
Film ComedyFilm Editor
The Valley of the Kings

Recent Tomb discoveries in the West Valley.

Blink Films
for Discovery
Tommy Cooper Christmas Special

2 hour film charting the rise and demise of our beloved comedian.

ITN Films
for ITV
Autopsy: Brittany Murphy

The events that led to her tragic death.

for ITV
iChanged the World: The Steve Jobs Story

1 x 60 mins. Produced within 14 days of his death.

Pioneer Prods
for Channel 4
Ross Kemp: Extreme Britain

1 x 60 mins.

Freshwater Films
for ITV
Animal Planet: Animal Black Ops

2 x 60 mins. Butterfly King, Rhino Horn.

Word Media Rights
for Discovery Channel
Shocking Love: Extreme Breastfeeding

1 x 60 mins.

Betty TV
for Discovery Channel
Scam City

2 x 60 mins. Bogota.

Zig Zag
for Nat Geo
Kenya Wildlife Service '50th Anniversary'

1 x 60 mins.

CamerapixDocumentaryWriter, Director and Editor
Dispatches: Blood Diamonds
for Channel 4
The Paranormal Files

6 x 60 mins.

Hotel Portofino

Popular ITV Drama starring Natascha McElhone.

ITVDramaPost Production
Shed and Buried

Popular restoration show.

HCA Prods
for Discovery Channel
Factual EntertainmentEditor
How The Other Half Live

3 x 60 mins. Popular show, following the lives of the super rich.

Spun Gold
for Channel 5
Factual EntertainmentEditor
It Was Alright in the 70’s and 80’s

2 x 60 mins.

Channel 4EntertainmentEditor
Charlie Brooker's News Slice

1 x 60 mins. Current affairs comedy.

for BBC
Current AffairsEditor
The South Bank Show

4 episodes of this hugely poplar icon show.

LWTFactual EntertainmentEditor
Curves Contours and Body Horns, 40 Years of Fender Guitars
The Great British Taste Tour
ITVFactual EntertainmentEditor

Regular Avid editor on the Show.

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor

Edited sketches and funnies with Jeremy.

Watchmaker Prods
for BBC
Your Money Or Your Life

Editor on the popular prime time show.

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor
Devils Advocate
Channel 4DocumentaryEditor

Antoine de Caunes & jean Paul Gaultier’s classic Euro Trash spinoff .

Rapido Television
for Channel 4
Factual EntertainmentEditor
The Only Way is Essex
Lime Pictures
for ITV2
Reality TVEditor

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


Avid and Premiere.


Aquaman 2:
VFX development for the latest DC Superhero Movie starring Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, and Nicole Kidman.
Tell it to the Bees: Dir: Annabel Jankel.
Starring Anna Paquin and Holliday Grainger. In 1950s small-town Britain, a doctor develops a relationship with her young patient’s mother.
Vita & Virginia: Dir: Chanya Button.
The fascinating true story about the love affair between socialite and popular author Vita Sackville-West and literary icon Virginia Woolf.
The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind: Dir: Chiwetel Ejiofor.
A boy in Malawi helps his village by building a wind turbine after reading about them in a library book.
Hurricane (Squadron 303): Dir: David Blair.
The story of a group of brave Poles who fought in the skies over England in WW2 to keep Great Britain free from the Nazis.
Peterloo: Written & Dir: Mike Leigh.
The story of the 1819 Peterloo Massacre where British forces attacked a peaceful pro-democracy rally in Manchester. Amazon/FILM4.
Hurricane Heist: Dir: Rob Cohen.
Thieves attempt a massive heist against the U.S. Treasury as a Category 5 hurricane approaches one of its Mint facilities. Dream Team Films.
I Love You, I Love You: Writer/Director – A Light in the Dark Films.
Acceptance (AKA) Armour D’amour: Film Drama – Writer/Director – A Light in the Dark Films.
The Road to Democracy: Director and Editor.
Seychelles: Writer and Director – Camerapix.
Evanesence ‘After Midnight’: Editor and Composer.
Willy and The Poor Boys: Film Editor – Bill Whyman.

• Producer – development, scheduling, budgeting, coordinating, managing.
• Writer – outlines, proposals, pitches, commentary, screenwriting.
• Director – directing actors and crew.
• Cinematography – film and digital – Arri flex – Sony – Canon
• Film editor – trained from Assistant to Editor in Soho for 5 years.
• Avid Media Composer & Symphony – latest version – advanced training.
• Music composer – Logic Pro X – Analogue 24 track – just an acoustic piano.