Baby Driver editor Paul Machliss, ACE is to be the keynote speaker at the HPA Creative Tech UK at the Ham Yard Hotel in Soho on on 27 June.

Machliss’ work on Baby Driver earned him a BAFTA Award, a Critics’ Choice Award and an Academy Award nomination. His other accolades include nominations from the ACE Eddie Awards, Satellite Awards, Gold Derby Awards and more for Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and The Hour.  During the keynote session, Machliss will focus on his approach to editing as well as his use of previsualization and other technical advances which help further storytelling.

Welsh, chair of HPA Creative Tech UK, said, “Paul’s work on critically acclaimed Baby Driver was stunning, and the movie has become an instant classic. We are delighted to have him join us at HPA Creative Tech UK. We look forward to learning about his approach to those riveting scenes as well as his perspective on the tools and technologies that are changing the cutting room.  His technical acumen, combined with his immense creative talent, make him an engaging speaker for our audience”

Born in Melbourne, Machliss began his career in production before moving in to the editing room where he worked on numerous TV series such as the IT Crowd, Fleabag, Fungus the Bogeyman, Black Books, Edgar Wright’s television series Spaced, and Peep Show, among many others. In addition to Baby Driver, his feature credits include Man Up, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, and The World’s End.  Machliss is currently at work on Joe Cornish’s The Kid Who Would be King, scheduled for release in March 2019.

Jon Creamer

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