Offline Editor

Eben is the founder and owner of Phantom Sun, a 'pop-up' and remote post production facility. He has worked in the broadcast industry since 1990 and has spent most of his career as an Editor (offline, online, grading) and managing post production facilities, (BBC Lead Editor, Timeline North, Phantom Sun and Hound Dog Post.)

Having started out at Windmill Lane Studios in Dublin, he went on to train and work with the BBC, gaining the highest levels of experience on the full range of BBC programming output, including, Factual, Drama, Sport, Entertainment, Children’s, Documentaries, Education and Promotions.

Eben is best known for his ability to accurately judge the unique demands of each project, be they, working to a tight deadline, editing at speed, injecting visual flair, crafting pace and narrative arc, or choosing just the right sound track. He’s happy working to a deadline of six months or six minutes, on his own or in a team and always remains calm, even under intense pressure.

Credits

Management
Owner, Phantom Sun Post Production
2015, to present

Post Production Director, Timeline Television North
2011- 2015, Management and strategy for the MediaCity UK Post Facility

Consultant to Timeline Television
2011- 2015, Advising on Tapeless Avid Workflows

Consultant to BBC Factual (Lambing Live)
2011- 2015, Advising on Tapeless Canon - Avid - EVS Workflows

Consultant to Peel Media, MediaCity UK
2009, Advising Peel Media on services and drawing up documentation and workflows for those services.

Consultant to BBC Workplace
2008, Advising BBC Workplace on services required from MediaCity UK.

Recent Editing Credits

Gigglequiz
Cbeebies
Offline/ Online Editor 2020
Executive Producer: Phil Cooper, Director: Geoff Coward

Secrets of the Superyacht
Workerbee TV, Channel 5
Online Editor, Colourist 2019
Series Producer: Joe Lister, PM Danni Lowe

How to Build British: Bentley, Aston Martin etc.
Workerbee TV, More 4
Online Editor, Colourist 2019
Series Producer: Joe Lister Edit Producer: James Redgate, PM: Danni Lowe

Frontline Police 24/7
Workerbee TV, Channel 5
Online Editor 2019-2020
Series Producer: Darrell Brown

Elba vs Block
Workerbee TV, Quibi
Colourist, 2019
Executive Producer: Rick Murray

Building Paradise
Workerbee TV, National Geographic
Online Editor, Colourist 2020
Series Producer: Ben Smith, Darrell Brown

Goblin Works Garage
Workerbee TV, Discovery
Offline Editor, Online Editor, Colourist 2019
Series Producer: Series Director: Ben Hirsch, Edit Producer: Coral Lawson

Car Crash TV Series 5,
Workerbee TV, Channel 5
Online Editor, 2019-2020
Series Producer: Joel Orme

Cbeebies Proms, Off to the Moon,
Cbeebies, 2019
Series Producer: Angela Young

Cbeebies Ballet, Puss In Boots
Cbeebies
Offline, Grading and Online Editor, 2019
Series Producer: Angela Young

Motty: The Man Behind The Sheepskin
BBC Sport

Offline, Grading and Online Editor, 2018.
Executive Producers: Carl Doran. Producer: Jo McCusker

Murdertown,
Endemol Shine North, Channel 5

Grading and Online Editor, 2018.
Director: Darrell Brown, Series Producer: Rick Murray

Second Chance Dresses
Endemol Shine North,
Grading and Online Editor, 2018
Series Producer: Coral Lawson, Director: Charlotte Faux

My Life: No More Guns, Adopted From China, The Street Reporter
Fresh Start Media and Flying Elephant Films
Executive Producer: Kez Margarie, Producers: Marshal Corwin, Chris Rogers, Murali Nair

Armed and Deadly UK
Endemol Shine North, Channel 5
Online Editor, 2018
Director: Darrell Brown, Series Producer: Rick Murray

Beyond Bionic
CBBC,
Offline Editor, Post Production Supervisor, 2017-18
Series Producer: Moray London. Edit Producer: Charlotte Ingham

Drama

Eastenders,
BBC
Offline, Grading and Online Editor, 2004 – 2008.
Directors: Colin Wratten, Peter Rose, Karl Neilson, Steve Finn, Laurence Wilson. Executive Producers: Louise Berridge, Kate Harwood, Diederick Santer.

The Mill,
Darlow Smithson, Channel 4, 2014
Post Production Supervisor

Making of Dad’s Army
Darlow Smithson, BBC, 2015
Post Production Supervisor

Dumping Ground
CBBC, 2014-15
Post Production Supervisor

White Settlers
Feature Film, Not A Number, 2013
Editor, Post Production Supervisor

Worlds End
CBBC, 2015
Post Production Supervisor, Online Editor

All At Sea
CBBC, 2013-14
Post Production Supervisor, Online Editor

Bedlam
ITV Granada
Online Editor, 2011, 3Sixty Media / ITV Manchester

Factual / Documentaries

Written In Blood
Offline,
Endemol Shine North, Murder Series for CBS Factual, 2017-2018
Director: Darrell Brown, Series Producer: Rick Murray

Alfie’s Boys 1966 World Cup
BBC Sport, 2016
Online Editor

Jimmy Hill, A Man For All Seasons
BBC SPORT, 2016
Editor

Arthur Ashe
BBC Sport 2015
Online Editor

BioPics:
Freddie Mercury
Prince
Michael Jackson
Karen Carpenter
Potato/ITV, Channel 5 2015-17
Online Editor, Post Supervisor

Recent Credits: How to Build British, Workerbee TV For Channel 4. Secrets of the Superyachts, Workerbee TV for Channel 5
Awards: BAFTA for Bear Grylls Survival School
Work from:
Home/studio remotely
Attend at facilities
Services:
Post Production Management
Offline Editing
Junior Editor
Online Editing
Colour Grading
Director
Edit Producer
Audio Mixing
Voice Over
ADR
Track-laying
Foley
Voice Artist
Music Composer
Visual Effects
Graphics
Animation
Editing Assistant
Ingest and Media Management
DIT/Data Wrangling
QC
QC Adstream & Clearcast
Mastering and File Delivery
Subtitling
Logging
Transcription
EVS / Live Replay
Equipment Hire
Edit Suite Hire
Audio Studio Hire
Grading Suite Hire
Voice Booth Hire
Studio Hire
Engineering
Runner
Outside Broadcast
Training
Own Equipment:
Yes
No
Software used:
Avid Media Composer
Adobe Premier Pro
Apple Final Cut Pro X
Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Editing
Adobe After Effects
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Avid Pro Tools
Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Fairlight Audio
Apple Logic Pro
Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Colour Grading
Avid Media Composer Symphony Colour Grading
Baselight Colour Grading
Nucoda Colour Grading
Apple Motion
Autodesk Smoke
Autodesk Flame
Maya
Nuke
Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve Fusion
EVS/LSM
Other
Equipment: Avids, Davincis and Protools
Genres:
Drama
Entertainment (Multicamera)
Documentaries
Factual
Feature Film
Animation
Fixed Rig
Obs Docs
Wildlife
Game Shows
Sport
Learning
Music Videos
Short Film
Commercials
Corporates
Online Content
Live
None
Children's
Listing created Jun 10, 2020

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