John Richards

Film & TV Editor

The 2015 Welsh BAFTA Awards

The 2015 Welsh BAFTA Awards

Huge success at the 2015 Welsh BAFTA awards Jack to a King Won three BAFTA including Best Editing John, Paul and Dougwith James Dean-Bradfield who presented the awardBest Director Factual Best Sound Design by the brilliant team at BANG Marc Evens 6 Nominations for...
Directors Cut

Directors Cut

Directors cut is out of the door and it’s been a very different process to normal, at least for me. Movies and Cable TV are not like Free to air channels. But the response from NBC execs has been glowing and limited in the number of fixes they want.  Like...
Terrible weather in Morroco

Terrible weather in Morroco

News from the set of A.D. is not good. The weather is terrible. Huge amounts of rain with the road to Marrakech being washed away in the Atlas Mountains. There are many fatalities in the region. At Fint, the river is many meters higher than when I was there. The...

Fine Cutting

A.D. has a very tight post schedule, mostly due to a much earlier air date than originally planned. More people are needed which means less editing and more supervising. Not as much creativity needed but more logistics. However, fine cutting the first ep will test...

Back in London

Nice to be in Soho once again as the Christmas season starts but the  gloss quickly fades after a week of overcrowded trains and two hours a day commuting. At least it’s awards season and there are loads of screenings to see. Gone Girl is classic Fincher....
Time to put the shoes back on

Time to put the shoes back on

The cutting room in Ouarzazate suffers from a poor mains electric supply. Not only do we have power cuts that causes Gez, our first, to burst into a panic and shut down the computers before the UPS run down. But we are also getting lots of low level electric shocks...