Gavin Byford

Key facts

  • Main areas of expertise: News and Sport. Corporates, VT inserts, promos.
  • Started editing in 2003
  • Uses Avid, Final Cut Pro and Premier Pro. Interplay, EVS IP Director

Profile

Gavin is experienced in working in a fast paced, quick turnaround environment, editing short-form pieces.  An excellent team player and confident networker, who is flexible and can effectively realise any production brief – with the ability to liaise with all levels of seniority, departments and personalities. Gavin is also an experienced producer and edit producer and has voice over skills.

Broadcast credits

  • Arise News – editing packages, OOVs and SOTs for news bulletins to producer request. Lead editor on all special programmes, Other duties: voiceover for translations and VTs.  
  • The Football League Show BBC1 –  Match edits, scene sets and features for prime time football show produced by IMG.
  • Sports Brand Media –  Contracted to install edit suit, rebrand 2 International Football news shows for weekly broadcast. Duties included commission and oversee new titles, graphics and music, edit offline-online, 1x 30’, 1 x 60’ programmes. Voice-over and delivery to FTP and Digibeta.
  • The London Marathon BBC1 – 2 x30’’ Vt’s for Charities and Kenyan Men professional runners.
  • Excel World Skills Event BT – Install and support 4 Avids using Unity. Import and transcode all HD footage, export for web and other formats – additional editing when required.
  • The National Lottery, Endemol BBC1 – Camelot National Lottery Show and Euromillions: Promos, idents and corporate films.
  • The Common Wealth Games BBC – Various events, highlights packages and interviews for web and red button during the event.
  • Black Diamond Films – 30” commercials for AFF film festival for Vue cinemas, skiing, commercials for ESPN worldwide. Various corporate films for Yamaha race team, Scooter product launch and Dunlop Tyres rebranding and launch.
  • Lemnis Lighting – Corporate videos for London Climate Change Authority.
  • Glitterball, The Mint ITV1 –  Titles, credits, promos and all other VT pieces, Voiceover and stills photography of guests for ITV press dept.
  • Enteraction TV – promos and commercials for clients Celador, London TV and Eckoh Technologies.