As an Editor I have worked in a varied range of productions including Documentaries, Drama, Sport, Entertainment and Corporate.
Whether working on my own or with a Producer/Director my ability as a story teller has been an asset to any production.
With a background in Online Editing (as a freelancer and at Wall to Wall) and Edit support at some of Londons top post houses I have worked on projects in all frame rates and formats (including some recent experience of 4K), giving me a good level of technical knowledge and the experience to complement my creative skills.
Name: David Hughes
Lives in: London, England
The First Film - EIFF best documentary nominee
The First Film - Galway Film Fleadh best documentary nominee
Fifty Shades Uncovered
Film by Sonia Anderson (Documentary) Editorial department The bestselling adult novel of all time has introduced bondage into the bedroom with sales surpassing both The Da Vinci Code and the entire Harry Potter series. The novels are classified as erotic fiction, but author E.L. James calls it adult romance and its inspiration was to be erotic fan fiction for the Twilight saga. Fifty Shades Uncovered is a brand new feature documentary filmed in London and New York which explores the twilight zone of submissive romance and the power of the Fifty Shades of Grey film and books. Featuring the latest interviews from authors, stars and fans, Fifty Shades Uncovered lifts the lid on a cultural and sexual phenomenon that just won't be restrained anymore! Written by Bondage Bill
Sam Smith: Dreams Come True
Film by Sonia Anderson (Documentary) Editor Take a look at the life of music-industry sensation, Sam Smith. Follow his path to stardom from his crucial formative years - to current international fame. Hear the story of how his failed romances that led to his universally adored ballads. Featuring the Tracks: "Time Won't Wait", "Momentarily Mine", "A Little Melancholy", "All This Madness", and "Out of our Heads".
I, Superbiker 5: Split Second
Film by Mark Sloper (Documentary) Editor
The Sound of Fury
Documentary by A2B media Editor Billy Fury became an overnight sensation in the 1950s and The Sound of Fury, a landmark album in British Rock & Roll history. This new film recounts the story of Billy Fury and the birth of British popular music.
The First Film
Documentary by Guerilla Films Editor Louis Aime Augustine Le Prince came to Leeds in 1866 where he experimented in cinematography. In 1888 he patented a one-lens camera with which he filmed Leeds Bridge from this British Waterways building. These were probably the worlds first successful moving pictures. Once he had perfected his projection machine Le Prince arranged to demonstrate his discovery to the American public and thus the world. On 16th September 1890, just weeks before he was due to sail to New York Louis Aime Augustine Le Prince stepped onto the Dijon to Paris train and was never seen again.
5 Seconds of Summer: So Perfect
Film by Sonia Anderson (Documentary and Music) Editorial department A new program special on the music phenomenon that has swept the world! 5 Seconds of Summer are not just another boy band - the four teenagers from Australia have risen from obscurity to global mega-stardom in the blink of an eye and this program traces the rise of 5SOS, from their humble beginnings in a Sydney suburb, to sell-out stadium rockers! When their highly anticipated debut album entered at Number 1 on the US Billboard chart, Luke, Michael, Calum and Ashton sealed their place as the hottest band on the planet with 5SOS topping the charts in over 40 countries. Combining unique archive footage and compelling exclusive interviews with colleagues, music industry insiders and of course the fans, this electrifying documentary is packed with the very latest 5SOS interviews from their 2014 UK tour and footage of 5SOSERS from around the world! Written by 5SOSER
I, Superbiker: The War for Four
Film by Mark Sloper (Documentary and Sport) Editor Mark Sloper directs this feature-length documentary taking you through the thrills and spills of the 2013 British Superbike season. This year saw riders Shane Byrne and Ryuichi Kiyonari battle it out for the chance to become the first ever four-time champion. Written by Anonymous
I, Superbiker: Day of Reckoning
Film by Mark Sloper (Documentary) Editor
Most Shocking Talent Show Moments
TV Movie (Documentary) Editor Countdown of the 50 most shocking moments from the talent show rebirth of the last 10 years, plus one gem from the archives.
To Be First
TV Movie by Patrick Reams (Drama) Editorial department The year is 1967 and the race is on to make medical history. Dr Christiaan Barnard (Rupert Graves), a brilliant and ambitious South African surgeon and three surgeons in America are attempting the impossible: the world's first human heart transplant. The Americans have trained and prepared together for this day for years, and Dr Barnaard is driven by a fierce determination to succeed. And succeed he does, giving Mr Washkowski an unbelievable extension of life, never before done, never before thought possible. This breakthrough in medical history, paved the way forward and made Dr Barnaard a legend. Written by AJ Bryce
Who Do You Think You Are?
Television (Documentary) Editorial department Well known faces within the British media each embark on individual journeys to answer some questions in regards to their own family history. An interesting and intelligent programme for any budding genealogists out there! Written by the_mushroom_auditorium updated by garryq
Building the Future
Television (Documentary) Editorial department
TV Movie by Robert Davis (Documentary) Editorial department
TV Movie by David Batty (Documentary) Editorial department Take eight people. All of them born in England. All of them white. All of them convinced they are 100% English. Convince them to provide a sample of their DNA. Then submit it to a series of state of the art DNA tests; and some of them will be in for a shock when they discover just how English they really are. "I was born in England. I was born English, my parents were English, my grandparents were English and their parents were English and it goes back and back, so I am English through and through," says comedian Danny Blue. A prime-minister's daughter, a peer of the realm, a tabloid journalist, a lawyer, a country lady, a trainee soldier, a stand-up comic and a woman who works in the fishing industry: all of them are convinced they come from solid Anglo-Saxon stock. With the help of cutting edge DNA analysis, 100% English reveals the secrets of their hidden origins which cover most of the globe. Lord Tebbit, Garry Bushell and Carol Thatcher are among the eight participants who have ... Written by Mark Gale
HG Wells: War with the World
TV Movie by James Kent (Drama) Editorial department
Elizabeth David: A Life in Recipes
TV Movie by James Kent (Biography and Drama) Editorial department Dramatization of the turbulent life of Elizabeth David, the original domestic goddess. She published her first book of Mediterranean Food in 1950, and went on to write eight more books that have sold more than two million copies worldwide. Her public image was of an elegant, respectable and somewhat austere figure. In reality, Elizabeth was a deeply unconventional person with a profound passion for food, life and men. Written by M.C.
The Battle That Made Britain
TV Movie by Lucy McDowell (History) Editorial department
Saving Ronald Reagan
TV Movie by Nic Young (Documentary and History) Editor Examines how a team of doctors saved Ronald Reagan's life after an attempted assassination in 1981.
Television (Documentary, History and War) Editorial department An exploration of how World War One changed British society. The stories behind some of the names listed on war memorials are explored by tracking down the descendants of the soldiers; they are asked to imagine what the war experience was like for their relatives, and in doing so they reveal how the impact of the war changed British society forever. Written by thomaswake16
Television by Roy Mitchell (Comedy, Crime, Drama and Mystery) Editorial department After a hostage rescue goes wrong, superintendent Sandra Pullman is put in charge of unsolved crimes. With little resources and no back-up she decides to recruit three ex policeman. However times have changed, unlike her new recruits. Jack Halford is yet to get over the loss of his wife, Brian Lane is over obsessed and over medicated, and Gerry Standing is not quite the ladies man he used to be. They may have the experience but it's not like the old days. Not only are they chasing criminals, but they are having to deal with a new police force which does not always appreciate their old style policing. Written by Brian Hallam
Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department