David Minall

Edit Assistant / Junior 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.


A motivated, competent & adaptable individual who is seeking to further their career in the post production industry. David offers a very wide range of skills & knowledge including Avid Media Composer, Avid Unity & ISIS. He has experience across tape & tapeless workflows & is extremely proficient with different file formats.

He has a solid background with excellent interpersonal skills when dealing with customers & clients. He uses his intuition, initiative & abilities to ensure that deadlines are met to the high standards expected for broadcast material. 

Selected Credits

Here Come the GypsiesDocumentaryChannel 5Edit Assistant
Daniel Suarez:
Mexico to Martinsville
SportChannel 4
& International broadcasters
Segment for Mobil 1 The Grid.
Walking Hadrian's Wall DocumentaryC5Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
World Chase Tag SportNBC/C4Edit Assistant
ingest, master file creation, QC
Inside the Womb DocumentaryDiscoveryEdit Assistant
Birth Bump Baby FactualBBC ScotlandEdit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
Emma Willis Delivering Babies DocumentaryUKTVEdit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over FactualUKTVEdit Assistant
ingest, sync map & grouping, AS11 creation, QC
X-Ray Earth DocumentaryNat GeoQC
The History of Iranian Cinema DocumentaryOR MediaQC
Sex TestersFactual EntertainmentMore 4Edit Assistant
Kitchen BrigadeFactual EntertainmentExpectation Ent
for BBC Two
Edit Assistant
sync map & grouping
Glow UpFactual EntertainmentWall To Wall
for BBC Three
Edit Assistant
sync map & grouping
Dinner With My ExEntertainmentThames TVEdit Assistant
sync map & grouping
Inside The AmbulanceObservational DocumentaryBrown Bob Prods
W Channel
Edit Assistant
sync map & grouping
The Bi LifeEntertainmentMonkey KingdomEdit Assistant
sync map & grouping
Robot WarsFactual EntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
ingest, sync map & grouping, AS11 creation, QC
How the Universe WorksDocumentaryDiscoveryEdit Assistant
ingest, sync map & grouping, AS11 creation, QC
Baby BallroomDocumentaryChannel 5Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation , QC
My Big Fat
American Gypsy Wedding
DocumentaryTLCEdit Assistant
ingest, sync map & grouping
Make You Laugh Out LoudComedyChannel 5Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
Angry, White and ProudDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
The Jihadis Next DoorDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
Traffic CopsFactualBBC
& Channel 5
Edit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
HipstersDocumentaryBBC FourEdit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
Quiz NightQuiz / Game ShowSky OneEdit Assistant
ingest, AS11 creation, QC
500 Greatest GoalsSportInput Media
for Pitch International
Edit Assistant
Box NationSportInput MediaEdit Assistant
+ Camera Operator

Equipment Used

Cine X Tools, Avid Nexus, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premier, Avid Unity ISIS, Avid Interplay, Content Agent, Harding, Vidchecker, ADA, Episode Pro, Forscene, MPEG Stream Clip, Digital Rapids Stream, Aspera, Adobe Photoshop CS5, Ableton.

Remote working.
Non linear compilation editing.
Fully conversant with all general industry standards relating to the editing of broadcast programmes.
Excellent knowledge of post production work flows, both tape and tapeless including conforming and consolidations.
Digitising, encoding and standards converting various media assets including knowledge on MXF, MPEG, H264, XDCAM, MP4, AVI, ProRes, WMV, AAF, DPX, 4k material.
Sync mapping and grouping.
Solid knowledge of tape decks - HD CAM, HDCAM SR, Digibeta, DVCAM, DVCPro and XDCAM.
Mac and PC literate


BSc 2.2 in Animation, Farnham College of Art and Design
HND in Graphic Design, Reading University
Advanced GNVQ in Art and Design, Alton College, Alton, Hampshire

Additional Information

MSV Post
as Edit Assistant from January 2014 to April 2017
Input Media as Edit Assistant from 2008 to January 2014