Richard Snape



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

Specialist in AVID 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.


Football on Five
Sunset + Vine
for Five
SportEditor, online
Wimbledon: The Championships

Live coverage, features & highlights.

Turner SportsSportEditor, offline & online
A Rough Guide to Careers
BBCEducationalEditor, online & grade
Ashes Test
ITVSportEditor, offline & online
Dispatches: Saddam's Secret Army
RW Films
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEditor, offline, online & grade
Horizon: The Intelligent Island
BBCDocumentaryEditor, online
Breakfast Time
BBCDaytimeEditor, offline & online
British Comedy Awards

Fast turnaround opening montage of arrivals.

ITVAwards ShowEditor, online
British Superbikes
for Sky Sports
SportEditor, offline & online
Champions League
ITVMagazineEditor, offline, online & grade
Commonwealth Games
Host Broadcaster
for BBC
SportEditor, online
England v Germany

Last match at the “old” Wembley Stadium.

ITVStop Motion FilmEditor, online
Europe Express

6 Series, features & packaging

Channel 4Current AffairsEditor, online & grade
Full Circle ...with Michael Palin

Graphics sequences

BBCTravelEditor, online
PGA European Tour
IMG MediaSportEditor, online
BBCSportEditor, online
How to Save the Earth
Channel 4FactualEditor, online & grade
Inside Story: Lennox Lewis
HBODocumentaryEditor, online

Kurdistan: A Dream Betrayed
Nominated: RTS Award

Channel 4DocumentaryEditor, offline, online & grade
Moving Pictures
BBCMagazineEditor, offline & online
Museum of Tolerance
Video ExhibitsCorporateEditor, online
BBCCurrent AffairsEditor, offline & online
Not Cricket: Basil D'Oliveira
Channel 4DocumentaryEditor, online
BBCFactual EntertainmentEditor, online & graphics
On The Ball
ITVSportEditor, offline & online
Pop Stars
ITVEntertainmentEditor, online
Promos & Trails

for BBC, Channel 4, ITV & various Sat Channels

VARIOUSPromoEditor, offline, online & grade
Protectors of Our Past
English HeritageCorporateEditor, online

In-flight packaging

Emirates AirlinesCorporateEditor, online
Robot Wars
BBCLight EntertainmentEditor, online & graphics
Screaming Reels

Inserts, graphics

Channel 4LeisureEditor, offline & online
Short Circuit
BBCEducationalEditor, online & graphics
Small Objects of Desire

Graphic series on cult objects

BBCFactualEditor, online & grade


Live eventChildrensEditor, offline & online
The 11 O'Clock Show

Post studio tidy ups

Channel 4ComedyEditor, online
The Big Idea

multi camera, as live philosophical discussion

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor, online
The Girl from Ipanema
Without WallsDocumentaryEditor, online
The Hidden Camera Show


ITVLight EntertainmentEditor, online
The Ice House


BBC OneDramaEditor, online
The Little Picture Show

titles & packaging, film & video review show.

ITVMagazineEditor, offline & online
The Money Programme

features & packaging

BBCCurrent AffairsEditor, offline & online
The Net


BBCScience & NatureEditor, online & grade
The Pulse

inserts, graphic sequences, package

Channel 4MagazineEditor, online & grade
This Is Your Life

Quick turn around opening sequence

BBCFactual EntertainmentEditor, online
This Morning


ITVDaytimeEditor, offline, online & grade
Time Team
Channel 4Factual EntertainmentEditor, online & sound mix
Tomorrow's World

VT inserts

BBCScience & NatureEditor, offline & online
Total Rugby

Item edits & stitch

IMG MediaMagazineEditor, online
Twentieth Century Wrap
BBCHistorical DocumentaryEditor, online
UK Style Awards

Edit recorded event for TX

IMG Media
for Channel 4
Awards ShowEditor, online
World Judo Championships

titles & highlights

OBSportEditor, offline & online
Worlds of Belief: Islam

Heavy use of graphics

BBC SchoolsEducationalEditor, online

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


Software: Avid: Media Composer, Symphony, Interplay; Boris Continuum; GenArts Sapphire; Quantel Qedit Pro; Adobe Premiere Pro
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.