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Amazon Original Series “Hanna” drops first full length trailer.

The full length trailer for Hanna has dropped! Cheryl edited episodes 7 and 8 of the Amazon Original series, which premieres on Prime March 29. The full length trailer features Karen O’s incredible cover of the Smashing Pumpkin’s song “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”.


Welcome To The Powder Keg wins Best Drama Short at the Olympus Film Festival

The short film Welcome To The Powder Keg, edited by Cheryl, directed by Toby Spanton and produced by Hannah Ireland, has won Best Drama Short at the Olympus Film Festival in LA.

The film’s star Gethin Anthony (Aquarius, Game of Thrones) has also been nominated for best actor in the Transparent Film Festival in New York.

The film was also officially selected for the British Shorts Festival 2019 in Berlin.

Hanna premieres on Super Bowl Sunday

Amazon Prime Original Series “Hanna” premiered it’s first episode immediately after the Super Bowl for 24 hours only. Cheryl edited episodes 7 and 8, the penultimate and series finale. The full series drops on Amazon Prime March 29.

Teaser trailer below, as broadcast during the big game!

Ridley Scott’s The Journey

A short film directed by Ridley Scott for Turkish Airlines. Premiered on Super Bowl Sunday.

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” out in Cinemas today!

The latest in the Star Wars saga, Han Solo’s origin story is told with plenty of action and humour at the hands of veteran director Ron Howard. “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is released in cinemas today. Cheryl had the pleasure of working as an additional editor on the exciting project alongside editors Pietro Scalia and Christopher Rouse.

Art of the Cut: Conversations With Film Editors – In Print

Cheryl is featured in Steve Hullfish’s book “Art of the Cut: Conversations With Film and TV Editors”. The book is a “virtual roundtable discussion” combining information, techniques and stories from over 50 editors with a wide variety of experience. Hullfish drew from the many interviews in his “Art of the Cut” series and assembled them into a hugely useful resource for editors and aspiring filmmakers.

Art of the Cut is available on Amazon.co.uk.

The Loneliest Time at the St Albans Film Festival

The Loneliest Time screened at the St Albans Film Festival over the weekend. After the screening Cheryl joined Producer and Actor Dan Poole in leading a masterclass with the audience. Many great questions about filmmaking, editing and the industry were asked and answered inside the beautiful Odyssey cinema.

Biopunk – Short concept film

Cheryl has recently finished work on Dresden Pictures film Biopunk. This concept film explores a dystopian future, and is just a taste of the larger feature film the makers have planned. Director Liam Garvo and producer James Heath were both wonderful to work with. It’s so great to see filmmakers with such ambitious and creative ideas.

The full concept film is below

BIOPUNK from Dresden Pictures on Vimeo.

Alien: Covenant

Alien: Covenant is Cheryl’s third feature working with Ridley Scott, and her second working as an additional editor to the very talented Pietro Scalia. Alien: Covenant is out in cinemas worldwide on May 19. The film picks up 10 years after Prometheus and should satisfy longstanding fans of the franchise with plenty of thrills.

In the lead up to the films release Fox put out The Crossing – a prologue that shows what happens between the end of Prometheus and the beginning of Covenant.

The trailer for Alien: Covenant is below.

Leni. Leni. at Cannes 2016

Cheryl recently completed the edit on “Leni. Leni.” This short film, directed by Adrian Vitoria, written by Alistair Audsley and produced by Rosie Fellner recently screened at the Short Film corner at the Cannes Film Festival 2016. The film explores the troubled world of Leni Riefenstahl – one of the most controversial and inventive filmmakers of her time.

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