'I seek out projects about the humans and wildlife that make our planet extraordinary. I'm also drawn to stories that have a science or investigative element to them...'
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📧 Zoë Davis
Avid Media Composer
Premiere Pro | FCP7
Royal Television Society
Screen Craft Rights
Hello! I'm a London-based editor and have been making stories for nearly 20 years. I have recently completed a 4-part documentary series for Netflix, due for release later this year.
As a documentary editor, I tend to seek out projects about the humans and wildlife that make our planet extraordinary. I'm also drawn to stories that have a science or investigative element to them. As a violinist, I really enjoy working with music. I relish the daily challenge of finding the perfect blend of sound, music and actuality to evoke emotion.
Back in 2006, I joined the team that launched the Al Jazeera English Channel in Qatar, an experience that would inspire me to pursue documentary-making. From there I went on to work with the major UK broadcasters and production companies, winning a National Headliner Award for the documentary Greenland: Secrets in the Ice in 2013 and going on to edit award-winning documentaries in 2018-2019.
More recently, I was lead editor on The Parkinson's Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure? (BBC2/Passionate Productions) which won the Grierson Award for Best Science Documentary and the RTS Award for Science and Natural History. Prior to this, I was lead editor on Equator from the Air (BBC2/Dragonfly), in which Gordon Buchanan makes an epic 25,000-mile journey around the centre of the world. A few other notable projects include the RTS-nominated Extraordinary Rituals (BBC Studios/BBC2), Pompeii (National Geographic), and one particular highlight - working with the legendary Walter Murch on the Grierson and BIFA-nominated feature documentary, COUP 53, which had its European premiere at the BFI London Film Festival.
Please feel welcome to get in touch if you would like to chat about an upcoming project!