Richard Snape



Broad experience: 13 years editing at BBC and commercial facility, freelance since 1998.

Specialist in AVID and PREMIERE PRO editing software and tapeless workflows. Able to build good relationships with clients and interpret their requirements. At home with complex multi-layered graphic sequences. Used to working under pressure to tight transmission deadlines and in live environment. Extensive sound mixing and audio finishing experience, both analogue and digital. Broad knowledge of vision mixers and effects. Engineering background enables effective response to technical problems. High technical and aesthetic standards, familiar with broadcaster’s requirements.

Credits listed in alphabetical order.


A Rough Guide to Careers
BBCEducationalEditor, online & sound mixing
Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun
Channel 5Observational DocumentaryEditor, online & grade
Breakfast Time

News & feature inserts & OBS.

British Comedy Awards

Fast turnaround opening montage of arrivals.

ITVAwards ShowEditor
Champions League

UEFA: Fast turnaround highlights edits.

ITVSportEditor & grade
Charles: Our New King
Channel 4DocumentaryEditor, online & grade
Commonwealth Games

OB, highlights.

Host Broadcaster outputSportEditor
Decoding Turner
Sky ArtsDocumentaryEditor, online & grade
Diana Dors: Britain's Bombshell
Channel 5BiographyEditor, online & grade
Dubai World Cup

Horse racing.

Timeline TVSportEditor
Eat my Sports

Post record assembly & tidy up.

Light EntertainmentEditor
Europe Express

6 Series, features & packaging.

Channel 4Current AffairsEditor, online & grade

Video online & graphics.

BBCSportEditor, online & graphics
Football League Show

Highlights, scenesets, closers.

for ITV
Full Circle....with Michael Palin

Graphics sequences.

BBCTravelEditor, online

Menu sequence, highlights etc.

UMTV RedbullSportEditor, OB
History File - Schools History

4 x Series.

BBCEducationalEditor, online & graphics
Horizon: The Intelligent Island
BBCDocumentaryEditor online & graphics
How to Save the Earth
Channel 4FactualEditor, online & graphics
Kurdistan: A Dream Betrayed - Dispatches

RTS Award Nomination

Channel 4DocumentaryEditor & Sound
Moving Pictures

Item edits & packaging.

BBCMagazineEditor, online
Museum of Tolerance
Video ExhibitsCorporateEditor & graphics
BBCCurrent AffairsEditor

Graphically treated short stories.

BBCFactual EntertainmentEditor & graphics
Olympic Team GB Homecoming

Editing screen inserts.

Live EventSportEditor
Pop Stars
ITVLight EntertainmentEditor, online
Promos & Trails

For BBC, Channel 4, ITV & various Sat channels.

VARIOUSPromoEditor, sound & versioning
Protectors of Our Past
English HeritageCorporateEditor, online

In-flight packaging.

Emirates AirlinesCorporateEditor, online
RCA, Degree Show
RCAEventsEditor & sound
Real Time Crime
DiscoveryDocumentaryEditor, offline
Rickshaw Challenge - Children in Need
BBCCharity FundraiserEditor, offline
Robot Wars
BBCLight EntertainmentEditor, online & graphics
Saddam's Secret Army - Dispatches
RW Films
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor & sound
Screaming Reels - Fishing Series

Inserts, graphic sequences & package.

Channel 4LeisureEditor
Short Circuit - School Science
BBCEducationalEditor, online & graphics
Small Objects of Desire

Graphic series on cult objects.

BBCFactualEditor & graphics
The 11 O'Clock Show

Post studio tidy ups.

Channel 4ComedyEditor, online
The Big Idea

Multi camera, as live philosophical discussion series.

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor
The Girl from Ipanema
Without WallsDocumentaryEditor, online
The Little Picture Show

Titles & packaging, film & video review show.

ITVMagazineEditor, online
The Money Programme

Features & packaging.

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor
The One Show

Short films & clips.

BBCFactual EntertainmentEditor
The Pulse

Inserts, graphic sequences, package.

Channel 4MagazineEditor, online & grade
This is Your Life

Quick turn around opening sequence.

BBCFactual EntertainmentEditor, online
Time Team
Channel 4Factual EntertainmentEditor, online & sound mix
Tomorrow's World

VT inserts.

BBCScience & NatureEditor
Total Rugby

Item edits & stitch.

IMG MediaMagazineEditor, online
Twentieth Century Wrap
BBCHistorical DocumentaryEditor, online, graphics
UEFA Nations League

Fast turnaround edits.

UK Style Awards

Edit recorded event for TX.

for Channel 4/Living
Awards ShowEditor, online
Wimbledon the Championship

Live coverage, features & highlights.

Turner SportsSportEditor
Women's World Cup Final

Fast turnaround edit for web highlights.

FIFASports DocumentaryEditor
World's Most Expensive Cruise
Channel 5DocumentaryEditor, online & grade

For all bookings please call (+44) 020 7287 6110 or email


Avid Media Composer, Symphony, Adobe Premiere Pro, ProInterplay, Boris Continuum,  GenArts Sapphire, Quantel Qedit
Audio: Yamaha: 02R, 03D, 01V96, DM1000; Sony DMX 3000, Graham Patten D/ESAM 400, 800, Various outboard FX & analogue mixers
Vision Mixers: Sony MVS8000, DVS7200, 8000, 2000; GVG 4000,1200, 200, 100; BTS DD10; VGV 132; Snell & Wilcox Golden Dave, Kahuna
VTRs & Disks: HDCAM, HDCAM SR, D2, D3, D5, DigiBeta, IMX, Beta SP, C-Format
Graphics: Avid Marquee, Photoshop, Aston Motif, Pixel Power Collage

EXPERIENCE: Employment
1997 -
Senior Editor
Diverse Post Production
Edited numerous programmes mostly broadcast and some corporate. His experience includes documentary, entertainment, sport, drama and magazine shows. He edited many programme titles sequences for Divers Design and programmes with high graphic content.
1988 -
VT Editor
BBC VT Department
Editing wide range of programmes e.g. Tomorrow's World, Grandstand, various children's programmes, presentation trails etc.
1984 -
VT Editor
BBC Current Affairs
Working on live programmes such as Breakfast Time and Newsnight and longer stories for weekly shows like The Money Programme.
1983 -
Senior Recording Operator
BBC Current Affairs
Responsible for supervising and training junior staff and co-ordinating operations. Trained as editor.
1981 -
Department Engineer
BBC Telecine
Film operations and transmissions. Completed BBC engineering training courses. Spent several months in telecine maintenance.