The Cutting Room has added Jinx Godfrey to its Edit Consulting team.

UK-based editor Jinx Godfrey ACE is a BAFTA Best Editing winner and two-time ACE Eddie Award winner. Her films have won over 100 international awards and many more nominations.

Her documentary work has been honoured twice in the Oscars: In 2009 for Man On Wire and in 2021 for My Octopus Teacher on which she was the Edit Consultant.

Godfrey’s other notable work includes the 2012 documentary Project Nim, 2014 film The Theory Of Everything and 2020 drama Chernobyl.

She has collaborated with directors including James Marsh, Sir David Hare, Jodie Foster, Kevin McDonald, Otto Bathurst, Charlotte Bruus Christensen, Suzanne Bier, Errol Morris, Tom Hooper, Owen Harris, Mike Figgis, Spike Lee, Dante Ariola and Tony Kaye.

More recent documentary work includes The Princess for Ed Perkins and My Mercury for Joelle Chesselet and Pippa Erlich.

“Ever since Man on Wire set the high watermark for feature documentary storytelling, I’ve been a fan of Jinx’s work. She’s the standout editor working in the UK today. She has her name on two Oscar-winning feature documentaries plus a best editing BAFTA, a BFE Award and two ACE Eddie Awards. So it’s an absolute thrill to welcome her to our Edit Consulting team!” said TCR founder Ferg McGrath BFE.

“Jinx is the perfect addition to The Cutting Room team”, said md Jen Lane, “No Documentary Edit Consultant has achieved the successes she has. As client demand grows for our services, we look forward to what heights we can reach together!”

The Edit Consultant team at The Cutting Room also includes Anna Price BFE (Once Upon a Time In Northern Ireland), Ben Stark BFE (Explorer), Brett Irwin (Uprising), Danny Collins BFE (Inside The President’s War Room), Ferg McGrath BFE (Dian Fossey: Secrets in the Mist), Jane Greenwood BFE (Rose Ayling-Ellis: Signs for Change), Kate Spankie (Salt), Sean Mackenzie BFE (Miners Strike 1984: The Battle for Britain), Zeb Achonu BFE (White Nanny Black Child) and Zoe Davis BFE (Limitless with Chris Hemsworth).

Pippa Considine

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