David Minall

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor

Contact Details

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

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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. 

After 6 years in two very different production companies, David has made the leap into the freelance world & is raring to go!

Selected Credits

Sex TestersFactual EntertainmentMore 4Edit Assistant
Kitchen BrigadeFactual EntertainmentExpectation Ent
for BBC Two
Edit Assistant
Glow UpFactual EntertainmentWall To Wall
for BBC Three
Edit Assistant
Dinner With My ExEntertainmentThames TVEdit Assistant
Inside The AmbulanceObservational DocumentaryBrown Bob Prods
W Channel
Edit Assistant
The Bi LifeEntertainmentMonkey KingdomEdit Assistant
Robot WarsFactual EntertainmentBBC TwoEdit Assistant
6 x 60 mins. Forty teams of amateur robot fighting enthusiasts battle it out over a series of rounds in a huge purpose built arena.
How the Universe WorksDocumentaryDiscoveryEdit Assistant
Series 3, 4 & 5. 8 x 60 mins. A users guide to the cosmos from the big bang to stars, moons & beyond.
Baby BallroomDocumentaryChannel 5Edit Assistant
Series 1. 5 x 50 mins. The competitive world of some of the UK's top junior ballroom couples.
Disney JRChildrensDisney JuniorEdit Assistant
Various cartoons for the Disney JR Network.
My Big Fat
American Gypsy Wedding
DocumentaryTLCEdit Assistant
Series 6. 8 x 45 mins. Tells of the Gypsy culture in the USA.
Make You Laugh Out LoudComedyChannel 5Edit Assistant
Series 1, 2 & 3. 9 x 45 mins. Compilation show featuring the most hilarious & outrageous videos.
Mobil 1 The GridMagazineChannel 4
& International broadcasters
Edit Assistant
Fortnightly. Broadcasting news, views & the very best of the action from the world of F1, NASCAR, WEC, IndyCar & more.
Daniel Suarez:
Mexico to Martinsville
SportChannel 4
& International broadcasters
Segment for Mobil 1 The Grid.

The Secret Life of Human PupsDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
1 x 60 mins. A remarkable behind-the-scenes look at the hidden world of human pups.
Angry, White and ProudDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
1 x 60 mins. Powerful film going inside the far-right splinter groups emerging in the UK.
The Jihadis Next DoorDocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
1 x 60 mins. Filming & challenging the behaviour & motivations of extremists.
Traffic CopsFactualBBC
& Channel 5
Edit Assistant
Series 1 - 16. 60 mins. Following road policing units from around the UK.
HipstersDocumentaryBBC FourEdit Assistant
1 x 60 mins. What is a Hipster?
Quiz NightQuiz / Game ShowSky OneEdit Assistant
6 x 60 mins. Following four different teams as they battle it out against each other.
Sporting RivalriesSports DocumentaryInput Media
for Pitch International
Edit Assistant
500 Greatest GoalsSportInput Media
for Pitch International
Edit Assistant
Cricket's GreatestSports DocumentaryInput Media
for Pitch International
Edit Assistant
Arsenal TV
& Chelsea TV
SportInput MediaEdit Assistant
+ Camera Operator
Box NationSportInput MediaEdit Assistant
+ Camera Operator

Equipment Used

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.

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 & grouping.
Solid knowledge of tape decks -  HD CAM, HDCAM SR, Digibeta, DVCAM, DVCPro & XDCAM.
Mac and PC literate


BSc  2.2 in Animation, Farnham College of Art & 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