The BFE Cut Above Awards 2022 - The Winners!

By David Winter
Jun 2, 2023
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On the 29th of April, the BFE (British Film Editors) held the second-ever Cut Above awards, where they recognise excellence in editing in the only major UK awards solely for editing and post-production in film and TV.

Lightworks was honoured to sponsor one of the headline awards: Best Edited Single Drama.

You can read more about the event here, but if you're just looking for a rundown of home took home an award on the night, then we have you covered.


Best Edited Single Drama (Sponsored by Lightworks)

Dune - Joe Walker BFE, ACE.

Best Edited Single Documentary or Non-Fiction Programme

Summer of Soul - Joshua L. Pearson.

Best Edited Single Animation

Flee - Janus Billeskov Jansen.

Best Edited Series: Drama

Mare of Easttown - Amy E. Duddleston BFE, ACE. Naomi Sunrise Filoramo.

Best Edited Series: Documentary or Non-Fiction

The Beatles: Get Back - Jabez Olssen.

Best Edited Series: Animation

Arcane - Ivan Bilancio, Gilad Carmel, Roberto Fernandez, Lawrence Gan, Martin Jay, Benjamin Massoubre, Ernesto Matamoros Cox, Nazim Meslem, Emmanuel Pilinski, David Ian Salter.

Best Edited Series: Comedy

Sex Education Season 3 - Steve Ackroyd, Izabella Curry, Phil Hignett, David Webb.

Best Edited British Drama

Belfast - Úna Ní Dhonghaíle

Best Edited British Documentary or Non-Fiction Programme

Cow - Nicolas Chaudeurge, Rebecca Lloyd BFE, Jacob Secher Schulsinger.

The Chris Crookall Award for Breakthrough Editor

Mellissa Lo

Michael Johns BFE Award for Outstanding Assistant Editor

Mark Burton

Congratulations to all the winners, and we already can't wait for next years awards!

British Film Editors (BFE) is a not-for-profit honorary society of professional British Film and Television Editors. BFE was formed by some 40 British Film Editors in 1966. The honorary society has always had two main aims: to raise the profile of the craft of editing and to maintain the technical and creative skills of editors working in film and television.