The Practical Guide to Documentary Editing: Techniques for TV and Film
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About the Author
Sam Billinge, GBFTE is a documentary editor with more than a decade's worth of experience editing prime-time documentaries for British and international television.
"A brilliant introduction to the art of editing. You need process to create and method to find clarity. This book shares the secrets that allow ideas to flow and magic to happen. Documentary editing is the best job in the world. Sam Billinge's book helps you understand why."
--Sean Mackenzie, Two-time BAFTA TV Award-winning Editor; Arena (1975), Amish: A Secret Life (2012)
"This thorough and informative work written by Sam Billinge, an actual practitioner in the art form of which he writes, will be my go-to book recommendation for anyone interested in learning or expanding the craft of documentary editing. When I'm asked, 'How do I learn about documentary editing, ' this is the book I will be recommending to people."
--Colin Goudie, GBFTE, Editor, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), Monsters (2010)
"If you're looking to learn how to edit documentaries well, then Sam offers professional expertise and insight that will help you at every stage of the creative and collaborative process."
--Jonny Elwyn, freelance film editor and creator of jonnyelwyn.co.uk