Sam Commins

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

A fast and creative editor with a strong background in broadcast, Sam is hard working, a team player and will always go the extra mile to meet deadlines for delivery. 

Sam is set up to work remotely and has the latest version of Avid on laptop with dual monitors and speakers.

He is used to fast turnaround editing and has a strong sense of storytelling coupled with an eye for detail. Capable of working unsupervised (but likes company too), Sam is used to tight deadlines & always looking to push himself in all aspects of post production. Technically minded, confident, friendly & reliable, he would be a great asset to your team.

Selected Credits

Bargain Brits on BenefitsDocumentaryITN Prods
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
The Prince’s Trust AwardsEntertainmentITV Studios
for ITV
Editor, offline
VT's
History:
The Interesting Bits
DocumentaryImpossible Factual
for Curiosity
Editor, offline
2 x 60' episodes
Too Hot To HandleReality TVFremantle
for Netflix
Editor, offline
Gregg Wallace’s Christmas
Big Weekend
Factual EntertainmentRumpus
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
2 x 60' episodes
True Life Crime UK
Series 2
DocumentaryViacom
for MTV
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
Queen Mary:
How She Saved The Royals
DocumentaryITN
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
Rise Up! The Arab SpringDocumentaryITN
for Vice
Editor, offline
1 x 90' episode
Fast JusticeDocumentaryITN
for Dave
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
The Queen Mother’s BlitzDocumentaryITN
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
Secrets of your Supermarket ShopFactual EntertainmentEmporium
for Channel 5
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
Celebs Go DatingReality TVLime Pictures
for E4
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
New Scotland Yard Murder Files DocumentaryITN
for CBS Reality
Editor, offline
2 x 60' episodes
What on Earth?Observational DocumentaryWag TV
for Discovery
Editor, offline
3 x 60' episodes
Harry & Meghan: Royal RebelsDocumentaryEmporium
Sky/A+E
Editor, offline
1 x 60' episode
Just Tattoo of Us Reality TVGobstopper
for MTV
Editor, offline
1 x 45' episode
Into The Fire DocumentaryIMG Media
for UKTV/Dave
Finishing Editor
Finishing editor on 4 x 45' episodes
Sex TapeReality TVSTV
for Channel 4
Editor, offline
Fast turnaround story cutting for contributor interviews
LootEntertainmentShine
for Sky One
Editor
Assembling stories
The Island
with Bear Grylls
EntertainmentShine TV
for All 4
Assembly Editor
On location story assembling
And They’re Off SportSTV
for BBC One
Editor, offline
Offline Editor for two episodes. Cutting VTs
Single AFReality TVGobstopper
for MTV
Editor
Cutting stories for Episode 1 & 2
2 x 45'
Hunted Celebrity Edition EntertainmentShine TV
for Channel 4
Assembly Editor
Story assembly from thousands of hours of footage
Hunted Series 3 EntertainmentShine TV
for Channel 4
Assembly Editor
Story assembling
Wild Things Quiz / Game ShowZodiac Media
for Sky One
Editor
Editing individual games and offline editing
EdenAdvertisingKeo Films
for Channel 4
Assembly Editor
Cutting & assembling stories & character arcs
Shipping Wars UK
Series 1 & 2
Reality TVMegalomedia
for Channel 4
Editor
Assembly Editor for two series Cutting stories for fast turnaround deadlines Offline editing, pre-titles and cutting taster tapes
Shipping Wars Reality TVMegalomedia
for Channel 4
Editor, offline & online
Online Editor for the entire series Assembly editing and cutting taster tapes Offline editing cover and Reversions Editor (UK and International)

Equipment Used

AVID
ADOBE Premiere Pro

Education

2007 2.1 BA (Hons) Media Production - University of Lincoln Alum

Additional Information

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Junior Editor - Let Me Entertain You ITV(6 x 30 mins) STV
Jan 2014-April 2014      
Assembly editing
Cutting packages for the channel
Creating web content
Edit Assistant for The Island with Bear Grylls CH4 (16 x 45 mins) Shine TV     
Based on location in Panama, setting up and maintaining a mini post facility
Supporting five editors and edit suites
Backing up and ingesting the rushes and creating sync maps
Four in a Bed Project Senior Edit Support at Evolutions     
Ingesting rushes and maintaining logs
Working directly with Studio Lambert to ensure the Four in a Bed suites have all the assets they require
Supervising up to ten edit suites
Ingesting and managing all Four in a Bed rushes on Avid and Forscene
Assistant Editor at CTN Communications
Editing for clients such as The Royal Navy, Tesco, Unilever, Tullow Oil and Coca-Cola
Managing a digital asset tapeless workflow
Working with multiple tape and file formats and media managing assets
Encoding and problem solving codec and format issues
Managing show-reel content and creating videos for client pitches