Philip Scaife

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor

Contact Details

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

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A highly skilled edit assistant who has an unquestionable working knowledge of non-linear editing systems as well as various tape and tapeless media workflows. Through a variety of different experiences Philip has gained a great understanding of both the production and post-production processes and is able to work on own initiative or as part of a team.

Selected Credits

Summer Of RocketsDramaLittle Island Productions
for BBC
Edit Assistant
+ additional editor
6 eps
Strike BackDramaLeft Bank Pictures
for HBO
Edit Assistant
+ additional editor
Series 6. 10 eps
Inside No. 9ComedyBBCEdit Assistant
+ additional editor
Series 4. 6 eps
Slaughterhouse RulezFeature FilmCatalyst Global MediaEdit Assistant
+ additional editor
Murder in SuccessvilleComedyTiger Aspect
for BBC
Assistant Editor
+ additional editor
Syncing, playouts & assembling rough cuts across various scenes.
This World:
Current AffairsBBCAssistant Editor
Syncing rushes, locating SFX from drama doc elements.
The StateDramaHeel Stone Pictures
for Channel 4
Assistant Editor
Preparing dailies, playouts, cutting room management.
UncleComedyBaby Cow Prods
for BBC
Assistant Editor
Digitising & preparing dailies, playouts, cutting outtakes reel, cutting room management.
Harry Price:
Ghost Hunter
DramaBentley Prods
for ITV
Assistant Editor
Syncing daillies, playouts, some editing, preparing for VFX, sound & grade. Creating international versions.
Damascus CoverFeature FilmCover FilmAssistant Editor
Preparing vfx, prepping for sound & grade & prepping reshoot.
Miss You AlreadyFeature FilmMya ProdcutionsAssembly Editor
Preparing dailies, playouts, vfx.
A Hundred StreetsFeature FilmOne Square MileAssistant Editor
Transcoding, preparing rushes & playouts.
The Jamaica Inn DramaBBCAssistant Editor
Taking the episodes from fine cut to international reversions.
LewisDramaITV Prods
for ITV 1
Assistant Editor
The Sex Education ShowFactualChannel 4Edit Assistant
Secret EatersObservational DocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
Soccer AidSportITVEdit Assistant
Secret MillionaireObservational DocumentaryChannel 4Edit Assistant
PointlessQuiz / Game ShowBBC OneEdit Assistant
Restoration HomeFactualBBC TwoEdit Assistant
SupescrimpersFactual EntertainmentChannel 4Edit Assistant
Seconds From DisasterDocumentaryNat GeoEdit Assistant
World’s Strongest ManSportIMG Media
for Channel 5
Edit Assistant
Dave Gorman's
Modern Life is Goodish
ComedyLiberty Bell
for DAVE
Edit Assistant
Cut GFX reels & edited into main programme.
Top Secrets:
President Assassinations
DocumentaryDarlow Smithson
for Nat Geo
Edit Assistant
Paddy McGuinness'
Show & Telly
Quiz / Game ShowTwo Four Prods
for ITV
Edit Assistant
Spirit WarriorsChildrensCBBCEdit Assistant
The Last StationFeature FilmEgoli TossellEdit Assistant
All the Young DudesDocumentaryState Of Grace Films
for BBC Four
Edit Assistant
Killer in a Small TownDocumentaryDarlow Smithson
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
Yahoo! Premier LeagueSportIMG MediaEditor
Puff & BantahMusic DocumentaryDir: Katherine EvansEditor
Martine Wright InterviewSportIMG MediaEditor
Part of the Paralympic Opening Ceremony
Million Pound DropPromoEndemol
for Channel 4
Rudely InterruptedDocumentaryCurrent TVEditor

Equipment Used

PC & Mac Platforms
Avid & Final Cut Pro
Avid Unity
Tape & Tapeless Media Formats


Trained by Victoria Boydell and Claire Ferguson (Editing Techniques and using Final Cut Pro)

MANCHESTER  METROPOLITAN UNIVERSITY: BA (JH) Drama, Film & Television Studies (2002 - 2005) 
Achieved 2:1

Additional Information

Crow TV as Senior Technical Operator / Edit Assistant from 2009 to 2011
The Offline Editing Company as Technical Manager / Edit Assistant from 2008 to 2009
The Station as Technical Assistant / Edit Assistant from 2007 to 2008