Sandip Mahal

Edit Assistant

Editor, Junior

Post Production Supervisor

PROFILE

Sandip is a post production professional with 20 years of experience encompassing the entire workflow process from beginning to end.

Versatile, proficient and easy to work with, he is used to working across a wide range of NLEs including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and FCPX, technically proficient in editing, ingesting and Multicam work across a wide range of genres at a broad range of Post Production Houses.

 

EXPERIENCE: Credits
Peaky Blinders

Intro

BBCDramaEdit Assistant
Eyewitness to History: Norma Percy on The Fifty Years War
BBC FourDocumentaryEdit Assistant
Warriors

Intro

BBC FourDramaEdit Assistant
Celebrity Hunted

Series 6

Channel 4EntertainmentAssembly Editor
BBC Showcase 2023
BBCEventsEdit Assistant
Sounds of Liverpool At The BBC
BBC TwoMusicEdit Assistant
The King’s Christmas Broadcast
BBC OneEventsEdit Assistant
A Countryside Winter
BBC OneFactual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
At The BBC

Including Aretha Franklin, Shirley Bassey, Burt Bacharach, Fleetwood Mac, Mary Blige, Stock, Aitkin and Waterman, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Cleo Laine, Kylie Minogue, Bryan Ferry, Queen, Madonna, Paul McCartney, Trevor Horn, The Spice Girls, Beyonce, Duran Duran, Dionne Warwick and Whitney.

BBC FourMusicEdit Assistant
Talking Pictures

Villains, War Stories, Joan Collins, Glenda Jackson and Film’s Family Favourites.

BBC TwoDocumentaryEdit Assistant
Frontline: Leaving Afghanistan
WGBH BostonCurrent AffairsEdit Assistant
LGBTQ Hits at the BBC
BBCEntertainmentEdit Assistant
Bake Off: The Professionals
Channel 4EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Enslaved
BBC2DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Urban Monologues
YouTubeComedyEditor & Director
What We Were Watching
BBC4Factual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Mungbeaners Series 1 & 2

10 x short sketches

YouTubeComedyEditor
A Place to Stay
Short FilmDramaEditor
The Noughties
BBC2EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Kitchen Brigade
Expectation Ent
for BBC Two
Factual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Glow Up
Wall To Wall
for BBC Three
Factual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Dinner With My Ex
Thames TVEntertainmentEdit Assistant
Couples Goals
Thames TV
for E4
Reality TVEdit Assistant
Lenny at 60
BBCEntertainmentEdit Assistant
Busing
Top Hat ProdsEntertainmentEdit Assistant
The Week That Wasn’t
Avalon
for Sky One
ComedyEdit Assistant
The Voice Kids
TVLight EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Cruising With Jane McDonald: Christmas Special
Elephant House Prods
for Five
Factual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Great British Menu
Optomen
for BBC Two
FoodEdit Assistant
Inside The Ambulance
Brown Bob Prods
for W Channel
Observational DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Creative
Channel 5PromoEdit Assistant
Gogglebox
Studio Lambert
for Channel 4
Light EntertainmentEdit Assistant
Newzoids
ITVComedyEdit Assistant
Hunted

Series 2

Princess Prods
for Channel 4
Factual EntertainmentEdit Assistant
American Monster
Arrow Media
for Discovery
DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Secret Life Of Dogs
Arrow Media
for Channel 4
Observational DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Battle Of Britain
Arrow Media
for Channel 4
Historical DocumentaryEdit Assistant
See No Evil

Series 2

Arrow Media
for Discovery
DocumentaryEdit Assistant
I Shouldn't Be Alive
Darlow Smithson
for Discovery
DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Into the Universe with Stephen Hawking
Darlow SmithsonDocumentaryEdit Assistant
Concorde's Last Flight
Darlow Smithson
for Channel 4
DocumentaryEdit Assistant
Smash Lab

Series 1 & 2

Darlow Smithson
for Discovery
Reality TVEdit Assistant
Richard Hammond's Engineering Connections
Darlow Smithson
for BBC2
ScienceEdit Assistant
Hanif Kureishi introduces Buddha of Suburbia
BBC FourDocumentaryEditor
Charlie Watts at the BBC
BBC TwoMusic DocumentaryEditor
Thick Torn Curtains

Dir: Usha Sharma

Short FilmEditor
Tribute to Arthur

Dir: Usha Sharma

Short FilmEditor
Cost of Freedom

Dir: Usha Sharma

Short FilmEditor
Jim

Dir: Marc Senior

Channel 4PilotEditor
The Suffering Church

Dir: James Agha

Zeroheadroom LtdDocumentaryEditor
Pitch Videos
Espiritus
Productions USA
VariousEditor
UK Residents Only

Dir: Tarun Thind

Resource
Productions
Short FilmEditor
Kristina

1 x 60mins. Dir: Pat Garrett

C.J Cookson
Productions
DramaEditor
The Incredibly Strange People Show

Dir: Jason De L’orme

Powercage filmsComedyEditor
The Sandwich

Premiered at the London International Film Festival 2002

Paperknife
Productions
Feature FilmEditor
Hearts of Slough
Paperknife
Productions
Feature FilmEditor
Rent

Premiered at the London International Film Festival 1999. Dir: Asham Kamboj

Paperknife
Productions
Feature FilmEditor
CONTACT DETAILS

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

QUALIFICATIONS

City and Guilds 770 Certificate in Video and Media Techniques
City of Westminster College, London, 1991 – 1993

EQUIPMENT

Edit Packages: FCP7, FCPX, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere.

Software Packages: Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder, Photoshop, FTP Uploads/ Downloads, Episode, storage networks: Avid unity.

Broadcast Rec/playback machines: Digi-Beta, Beta SP, DVCam.

Client Facing Skills: Liaising with broadcasters, media management, prepping media for Online facilities and post workflow troubleshooting.

ADDITIONAL INFO

WORKS at VARIOUS FACILITIES and PRODUCTION COMPANIES:

BBC TMO (Post Production Supervisor)
Sandip has been worked in BBC TMO as a postproduction supervisor in the Factual Acquisitions department where he has managed deliveries of master material from external suppliers who have to adhere to specific delivery requirements including audio stems and fonts where he has then had to manage the compliance workflow and then create and deliver broadcast compliant AS-11 files to transmission. Many of these titles delivered were fast turnaround with shortened timeframes to work from.

Wag TV (Edit Assistant)
Avalon Television (Edit Assisting)
Top Hat Productions (Grouping and Syncing)
Optomen Productions (Grouping and Syncing- Avid)
Channel 5/ creative (Adobe Premiere)
Prime Focus (Trailer Captioning All BBC Channels)
Platform Post (Edit Assistant)
Princess Productions (Data Wrangling/ Edit prep- Avid)
Rapid Pictures (Edit assistant-Avid)
Envy Post Production (edit assistant-Avid)
Arrow Media (edit assistant-Avid)
Support Partners (edit/ Workflow support- AdobeCC,FCP7/X)
Espiritus Productions USA (editor-FCPX)
Clearcut Pictures (edit assistant- Avid)
Princess Productions (audio track laying-Avid)
Tiger Aspect (edit assistant-Avid)
Darlow Smithson (edit assistant-FCP/ Avid)
BBC Factual (edit assistant)
Ogilvy and Mather (v.t.op/editor-Avid dv xpress)
Visual Voodoo(edit assistant, Avid)
Soho Images(v.t. op)