Chris Roots

Editor

Contact Details

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

This CV may be kept on file and distributed for employment purposes.

Profile

Over a decade of experience in a range of genres: drama, docs and others.
Chris is hard working and easy going.
He has offlined on both AVID & FCP (Final Cut Pro).

Selected Credits

Autopsy:
The Last Hours Of Anthony Bourdain
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Editor, offline
1 x 45 min
Elvis:
Are You Lonesome Tonight?
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Editor, offline
1 x 90 min
The Curious Life and Death of...
Lizzie Borden
DocumentaryBrook Lapping/Zinc Media
for Smithsonian
Editor, offline
1 x 45 min
Food Unwrapped
Series 9
Feature DocumentaryRicochet
for C4
Editor, offline
1 x 45 min features programme
Autobiographies
Monster Trucks 'Creating a Monster'
DocumentaryRaw
for Discovery Channel
Editor, offline
1 x 45 min
Inside The Tower of London
Series 2
DocumentaryLion TV
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
1 x 45 Min
World's Busiest Railway StationsDocumentaryTim Pritchard Productions
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
1 x 45 min
See No Evil – Series 5
(Ep 5.03 Terry Porter)
Drama DocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery ID
Editor
1 x 45 min
Autopsy:
The Last Hours Of Christopher Reeve
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Editor
1 x 45 min
The Greatest Race:
Rome's Charioteers
DocumentaryLion TV
for ZDF/ARTE
Editor
1 x 100 min
Secrets Of The Bermuda TriangleDrama DocumentaryBBC Studios
for C5
Editor
1 x 45 min
Autopsy:
The Last Hours of Carrie Fisher
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Editor
1 x 45 min
See No Evil – Series 4
(Ep 4.04 Michelle Thornton)
(Ep 4.11 Richard Arenas)
Drama DocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery ID
Editor
2 x 45 min
Web of Lies – Series 5
James Quinn (California Scheming)
Drama DocumentaryBlast Films
for Discovery ID
Editor
1 x 45 min
Biography: ABBA:
When All Is Said And Done
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for C5/Reelz
Editor
1 x 94 min
Autopsy:
The Last Hours of Lou Reed
Drama DocumentaryPotato / ITV Studios
for Reelz
Editor
1 x 45 min
American Monster-Series 2
Cindy Phillips (Stand By Your Man)
Drama DocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery ID
Editor
1 x 50 min
An Hour To Catch A KillerDrama DocumentaryPotato
for ITV
Editor, offline
1x45mins
Tales From Modern ChinaDrama DocumentaryLion TV
for BBC
Editor, offline
6x30mins
Autopsy:
The Last Hours of Kurt Cobain
Drama DocumentaryPotato
for ITV
Editor, offline
1x45mins
Spying On The RoyalsDrama DocumentaryBrave New Media
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x60mins
America In Colour:
The 1950s
DocumentarySmithsonian InstituteEditor, offline
1x50mins
The Mystery Of Van Gogh's EarDrama DocumentaryLion TV
for ARTE/PBS
Editor, offline
1x90mins
American MonsterDrama DocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery ID
Editor, offline
2x50mins. Series 1 & 2
Chinese New YearDocumentaryLion TV
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
3x60mins
A Frozen Christmas DocumentaryAvanti
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
See No Evil
(Ep 2.04 Keria Monge)
Drama DocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery ID
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Autopsy:
The Last Hours of Heath Ledger
DocumentaryPotato
for ITV
Editor, offline
1x45 mins
Survial In The Skies DocumentarySmithsonian InstituteEditor, offline
1x50 mins
Building the Ancient City:
Athens and Rome
DocumentaryBrave New Media
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
2x60 mins
Planes That Changed the WorldDocumentaryArrow Media
for Smithsonian Institute
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Rome:
The World's First Superpower
Documentary360 Production - Derry N.I.
for FIVE
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Big Dreams, Small SpacesDocumentaryLion Television
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
1x60 mins
Animal Fight NightDocumentaryArrow Media
for Nat Geo US
Editor, offline
1 x 50 mins
Live From SpaceDocumentaryArrow Media
for Channel 4
& Nat Geo US
Editor, offline
Live with inserts
Henry And Anne:
The Lovers Who Changed History
DocumentaryLion TV
for FIVE
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Drugs Inc.DocumentaryWall to Wall
for Nat Geo US
Editor, offline
1x50 mins. Series 5
Pilgrimage with Simon ReeveDocumentaryLion TV
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
1x60 mins
Britain's Secret HomesDocumentaryPotato
for ITV
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
The Other Pompeii:
Life & Death in Herculaneum
DocumentaryBrave New Media
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
1x60 mins
Wartime Farm &
Wartime Farm Christmas
DocumentaryLion TV
for BBC
Editor, offline
2x50 mins
Izzard's Mandela MarathonsDocumentaryLion TV
for SKY
Editor, offline
1x44 mins
Locked Up Abroad
(Banged Up Abroad)
Drama DocumentaryRaw TV
for Nat Geo
Editor, offline
1x48 mins
The Fall of Singapore:
The Great Betrayal
Drama DocumentaryBrave New Media
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
1x60 mins
Digging the Great EscapeDocumentaryWildfire Television
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x90 mins
Fry's Planet WorldDocumentarySprout Pictures
for BBC Two
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
The Truth Behind...
Crystal Skulls & UFOs
DocumentaryZig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
The River Flowing Westward
(East to West)
DocumentaryLion TV & All 3 Media
for TRT
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Edwardian FarmDocumentaryLion TV
for BBC
Editor, offline
2x50 mins
Pompeii:
Back from the Dead
Drama DocumentaryBrave New Media
& Lion TV
for Discovery
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Twin TownDocumentaryZig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo & Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
On Tour With The QueenDocumentaryLion TV
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
The Girl Who Cries BloodDocumentaryZig Zag Prods
for Nat Geo & Channel 4
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Cleopatra:
Portrait of A Killer
Drama DocumentaryLion TV
for Discovery
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
CatastropheDocumentaryPioneer Prods
for Channel 4 & Discovery
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Monster MovesDocumentaryWindfall Films
for FIVE & Discovery
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Silbury:
Heart of the Hill
DocumentaryLion TV
for BBC
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
The Summer of NoiseDocumentaryLion TV
for ITV
Editor, offline
1x30 mins
Situation CriticalDocumentaryDarlow Smithson Prods
for Nat Geo US
Editor, offline
1x30 mins
My Shocking Story:
Coma Miracle
DocumentaryElectric Sky Prods
for Discovery US & UK
Editor, offline
1x45 mins
The Lost Evidence:
Europe
DocumentaryFlashback TV
for A&E US
Editor, offline
4x45 mins
The Glories Of IslamDocumentaryAlpha TV
for FIVE
Editor, offline
3x45 mins
"This introduction to its spectacular (and under-appreciated) art quickly had me hooked...I'm getting addicted"
Victor Lewis-Smith (Evening Standard)
Outbreak InvestigationsDrama DocumentaryLion TV
for Nat Geo
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Voices Of The Great WarDocumentaryLion TV
for Discovery
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Days That Shook The World:
The War Of The Worlds
The Hitler Diaries
The Great Train Robbery
The Crown Jewels
Drama DocumentaryLion TV
for BBC
Editor, online
4x60 mins. Absolutely compelling" (Evening Standard)
An absolute must-see. Dramatic & dynamic & real"(USA Today)
Seconds From DisasterDocumentaryDarlow Smithson Prods
for Nat Geo US
Editor, offline
1x50 mins
Battlestations
(Heavy Metal)
DocumentaryFlashback TV
for Channel 4 & A&E US
Editor
1x47 mins
Andalusa:
The Legacy of the Moors
DocumentaryAlpha TV
for FIVE
Editor, offline
2x30 mins
"An intelligently edited & compelling programme"
Victor Lewis-Smith (Evening Standard)
Miami Animal PoliceDocumentaryLion TV
for Animal Planet US
Editor, offline
1x48 mins
The Goodbye PlaneShort FilmKewhaven PicturesEditor, offline
Super 16mm
"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
Gender TroubleDocumentaryWonderdog Prods
for Independent
Editor, offline
1x30 mins
ParadisetFeature FilmSweetwater A.B.Editor
Super 16mm feature film. Dir: Colin Nutley, Editor: Perry Schaffer
Gaudi's BarcelonaDocumentaryAlpha TV
for FIVE
Editor, offline
2x30 mins

Equipment Used

AVID
FINAL CUT PRO (FCP)