Editor Claire Ferguson confirmed as leader for online training week

Editor Claire Ferguson confirmed as leader for online training week
Apply for Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing

We are thrilled to announce that editor and teacher, Claire Ferguson will lead our new Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing training week

A little about Claire…

Claire Ferguson is a documentary filmmaker whose work ranges from the Beatles to high-impact environmental features. Her documentary career started with editing Nick Broomfield's Tribeca-winning Aileen: The Life and Death of a Serial Killer, and she has gone on to edit award-winning films such as Concert for George (Grammy winner, 2005), Guilty Pleasures (Grierson award nominee, 2011), The End of the Line (PUMA Social Impact award winner and Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee, 2012), and The Islands and the Whales (DOC NYC Grand Jury Prize, 2016).

Her directorial work includes the five times Platinum The Beatles in Help! and The Concert for Bangladesh Revisited, both for Apple Corps. In 2017 her feature documentary Destination Unknown was nominated for a Grierson award and was named by The Guardian's Peter Bradshaw as one of the top documentaries of the year.

Claire teaches documentary editing at the National Film & Television School.

Applications for Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing close on Friday, 12 February at 5pm.

We’re looking for people who have the technical editing know-how but want to step up their offline editing skills and learn the art of the edit. Avid experience and knowledge preferred, but Premiere Pro is accepted. The scheme will be run on Avid.

We particularly encourage applications from women; people with a disability; those from BAME backgrounds; people from the LGBTQ+ community; and those from lower socio-economic backgrounds. We also encourage candidates from geographical areas across the UK that do not have many opportunities in the screen industries to apply. This is in line with the positive action provision of the Equality Act 2010.

Find out more and apply for Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing | Deadline Friday 12 February 5pm.

Read the full details on all our 2021 Grierson DocLab schemes:

  1. Grierson DocLab
  2. Grierson Grierson DocLab In Focus: Production Management
  3. Grierson Grierson DocLab In Focus: Editing

Published: 5 February 2021

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