Sandip Mahal

Edit Assistant / Junior Editor,Post Production Supervisor

Contact Details

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

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


Sandip is a post production professional with 20 years of experience encompassing the entire workflow process from beginning to end.

Versatile, proficient and easy to work with, he is used to working across a wide range of NLEs including Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere and FCPX, technically proficient in editing, ingesting and Multicam work across a wide range of genres at a broad range of Post Production Houses.

Selected Credits

Dionne Warwick at the BBCFactual EntertainmentBBC4Edit Assistant
EnslavedDocumentaryBBC2Edit Assistant
Urban MonologuesComedyYouTubeEditor & Director
What We Were WatchingFactual EntertainmentBBC4Edit Assistant
Series 1 & 2
10 x short sketches
Talking Pictures: Joan CollinsDocumentaryBBC2Edit Assistant
A Place to StayDramaShort FilmEditor
The NoughtiesEntertainmentBBC2Edit 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
Couples GoalsReality TVThames TV
for E4
Edit Assistant
Lenny at 60EntertainmentBBCEdit Assistant
BusingEntertainmentTop Hat ProdsEdit Assistant
The Week That Wasn’tComedyAvalon
for Sky One
Edit Assistant
The Voice KidsLight EntertainmentITVEdit Assistant
Cruising With Jane McDonald:
Christmas Special
Factual EntertainmentElephant House Prods
for Five
Edit Assistant
Great British MenuFoodOptomen
for BBC Two
Edit Assistant
Inside The AmbulanceObservational DocumentaryBrown Bob Prods
for W Channel
Edit Assistant
CreativePromoChannel 5Edit Assistant
GoggleboxLight EntertainmentStudio Lambert
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
NewzoidsComedyITVEdit Assistant
Hunted Factual EntertainmentPrincess Prods
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
(Series 2)
American MonsterDocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery
Edit Assistant
Secret Life Of DogsObservational DocumentaryArrow Media
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
Battle Of BritainHistorical DocumentaryArrow Media
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
See No EvilDocumentaryArrow Media
for Discovery
Edit Assistant
(Series 2)
I Shouldn't Be AliveDocumentaryDarlow Smithson
for Discovery
Edit Assistant
Into the Universe with Stephen HawkingDocumentaryDarlow SmithsonEdit Assistant
Concorde's Last FlightDocumentaryDarlow Smithson
for Channel 4
Edit Assistant
Smash Lab Reality TVDarlow Smithson
for Discovery
Edit Assistant
(Series 1 & 2)
Richard Hammond's
Engineering Connections
ScienceDarlow Smithson
for BBC2
Edit Assistant
JimPilotChannel 4Editor
Dir: Marc Senior
The Suffering ChurchDocumentaryZeroheadroom LtdEditor
Dir: James Agha
Pitch VideosVariousEspiritus Productions USAEditor
UK Residents OnlyShort FilmResource ProductionsEditor
Dir: Tarun Thind
KristinaDramaC.J Cookson ProductionsEditor
1 x 60mins. Dir: Pat Garrett
The Incredibly Strange People ShowComedyPowercage filmsEditor
Dir: Jason De L'orme
The Sandwich Feature FilmPaperknife Productions Editor
Premiered at the London International Film Festival 2002
Hearts of Slough Feature FilmPaperknife ProductionsEditor
Dir: Asham Kamboj
RentFeature FilmPaperknife Productions Editor
Premiered at the London International Film Festival 1999. Dir: Asham Kamboj

Equipment Used

EDITING: FCP7, FCPX, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro

SOFTWARE PACKAGES: DVD Studio Pro, Compressor, FTP Uploads/Downloads, Content Agent, Episode, Web Development, Motion, After Effects




City and Guilds 770 Certificate in Video and Media Techniques
City of Westminster College, London, 1991 - 1993

Additional Information


BBC TMO (Post Production Supervisor)
Sandip has been worked in BBC TMO as a postproduction supervisor in the Factual Acquisitions department where he has managed deliveries of master material from external suppliers who have to adhere to specific delivery requirements including audio stems and fonts where he has then had to manage the compliance workflow and then create and deliver broadcast compliant AS-11 files to transmission. Many of these titles delivered were fast turnaround with shortened timeframes to work from.

Wag TV (Edit Assistant)
Avalon Television (Edit Assisting)
Top Hat Productions (Grouping and Syncing)
Optomen Productions (Grouping and Syncing- Avid)
Channel 5/ creative (Adobe Premiere)
Prime Focus (Trailer Captioning All BBC Channels)
Platform Post (Edit Assistant)
Princess Productions (Data Wrangling/ Edit prep- Avid)
Rapid Pictures (Edit assistant-Avid)
Envy Post Production (edit assistant-Avid)
Arrow Media (edit assistant-Avid)
Support Partners (edit/ Workflow support- AdobeCC,FCP7/X)
Espiritus Productions USA (editor-FCPX)
Clearcut Pictures (edit assistant- Avid)
Princess Productions (audio track laying-Avid)
Tiger Aspect (edit assistant-Avid)
Darlow Smithson (edit assistant-FCP/ Avid)
BBC Factual (edit assistant)
Ogilvy and Mather (v.t.op/editor-Avid dv xpress)
Visual Voodoo(edit assistant, Avid)
Soho Images(v.t. op)