Zoe Davis BFE
With two decades of experience as an award-winning documentary editor, Zoe has worked on films for the world's leading networks and SVODs, including Netflix, Disney+, BBC, Channel 4, Warner Bros. Discovery, National Geographic, Viaplay and theatrical release. more
Zoe's passion for filmmaking extends to a variety of genres, including observational, natural history, science and technology, crime & justice, factual, and archive. She is known for her unwavering commitment and motivation to each project, bringing vast experience and expertise to every film she cuts.
As a documentary editor, she is drawn to stories that showcase the extraordinary humans and wildlife that populate our planet, and she relishes the chance to bring untold tales to life on screen. she is particularly passionate about projects that challenge audiences to think about the world in new and different ways. Music is another passion of Zoe's, and as a violinist, she particularly enjoys working with sound and music to create an evocative and emotional experience for viewers.
Career highlights include working with renowned filmmaker Darren Aronofsky on the 6-part series ‘Limitless with Chris Hemsworth’, which is now available to stream on Disney+. She also worked alongside legendary editor Walter Murch on the multi-award-winning feature documentary ‘COUP 53’, as well as ‘Extraordinary Rituals’ and ‘The Parkinson’s Drug Trial’ for BBC Two. These films have won prestigious awards such as the Grierson and RTS Award for Best Science Documentary in 2019. In 2020, she edited the Netflix Original series ‘Alien Worlds’, which won an Emmy Award in 2021 and was one of the top ten streaming shows in its first week.
In addition to her editing work, Zoe strongly believes in mentoring new talent and supporting a thriving editing community. She has been a tutor for MA Editing students at NFTS and a panelist at IBC, EditFest, and Sheffield DocFest. She has also mentored students through Bath Spa University and Royal Television Society mentoring programs.