Philip Watts: Editor

ABOUT ME

I am a Melbourne based editor, with over twenty years of experience. I have cut over 200 episodes of network drama.

The tools I use are Avid Media Composer or Final Cut Pro, and I am also experienced with After Effects, Photoshop, Flash and Compressor.

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Editing Credits

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Wentworth Series 3 (2014)
Episodes 3, 4, 7, 8, 11 and 12.
Directors: Catherine Millar, Kevin Carlin and Steve Jodrell
Producers: Amanda Crittenden and Jo Porter
Drama series for Fremantle Media / Foxtel
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Wentworth Series 2 (2014)
Episodes 1, 2, 5, 6, 9 and 10.
Directors: Kevin Carlin, Dee McLachlan and Steve Jodrell
Producers: Amanda Crittenden and Jo Porter
Drama series for Fremantle Media / Foxtel
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Worst Year Of My Life Again (2013)
Episodes 1, 4, 7, 8, 9 and 12.
Directors: Pino Amenta and Darren Ashton
Producers: Bernadette O'Mahoney and Ross Allsop
Children's Series for ACTF / ABC / BBC
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Wentworth (2013)
Nominated for Australian Screen Editors Award: Best Editing in a TV Drama
Episodes 1, 2, 5, 6, 9 and 10.
Directors: Kevin Carlin and Tori Garrett
Producers: Amanda Crittenden and Jo Porter
Drama series for Fremantle Media / Foxtel
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Reef Doctors (2012)
Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
Director: Colin Budds
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Family drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Conspiracy 365 (2011)
Episodes 5, 6, 7 and 10.
Director: Pino Amenta
Producers: Linda Klejus, Ann Darrouzet
Children's drama series for The Movie Network
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City Homicide Series 4 (2010)
Episodes 63, 64, 69, 70, 77, 78, 81 and 82.
Directors: Nicholas Bufalo, Karl Zwicky, David Cameron, Jet Wilkinson.
Producer: Richard Jasek
Drama series for the Seven Network
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City Homicide Series 3 (2009)
Episodes 37, 38, 41, 42, 45, 46, 49, 50, 53, 54, 57, 58, 61 and 62.
Directors: David Cameron, Kevin Carlin, Nicholas Bufalo, Richard Jasek, Michael Pattinson, Pino Amenta.
Producer: MaryAnne Carroll
Drama series for the Seven Network
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City Homicide Series 2 (2008)
Episodes 17, 18, 21, 22, 25, 26, 29, 30, 33 and 34.
Directors: Nicholas Bufalo, Jeffrey Walker, David Cameron, Pino Amenta, Kevin Carlin.
Producer: MaryAnne Carroll
Drama series for the Seven Network
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The Elephant Princess (2008)
Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
Director: Roger Hodgman
Producers: Jonathan M Shiff, Joanna Werner
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Canal Road (2007)
Episodes 3, 4, 7, 8, 11 and 12.
Directors: Shawn Seet, Kevin Carlin, Ian Watson
Producer: Susan Bower
Drama series for the Nine Network
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H2O: Just Add Water Series 2 (2007)
Episodes 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.
Director: Colin Budds
Producers: Jonathan M Shiff, Joanna Werner
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions.
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The Tumbler (2006)
Feature Film
Director: Marc Gracie
Producers: Stacey Testro, Martin Zoland, Marc Gracie
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The Day The Flames Came (2006)
Director/Producer: Moira Fahy.
Documentary about the 1961 Dwellingup (Western Australia) bushfires, for Dept of Conservation and Land Management (CALM), Fire and Emergency Services Authority (FESA) and Bushfire CRC
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Little Oberon (2005)
Director: Kevin Carlin
Producers: Susan Bower, Riccardo Pellizzeri
Telemovie for Christie Films / Grundy Television and Network Nine
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Revealing Gallipoli (2005)
Editor of the Welsh Version
Directors: Huw Eirug, Wain Fimeri
Producer: Tony Wright
2 part documentary for December Films and S4C (Wales)
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Sensing Murder (2004)
Editor of episode 6 – “A Mother’s Instinct”
Directors: Drew Heriot, Sian Davies, James Armstrong.
Producers: Rhonda Byrne, Drew Heriot
Documentary series for Prime Time Productions based on dramatized recreations and interviews
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Holly's Heroes (2004)
Episodes 1,2,3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 23, 24, 25, 26.
Directors: Roger Hodgman, Marcus Cole, Geoff Cawthorn, Pino Amenta.
Producers: Ann Darrouzet, Jenni Tosi, Dave Gibson.
Children's drama series for Westside Tosi & The Gibson Group
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Scooter: Secret Agent (2004)
Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
Director: Richard Jasek
Producers: Daniel Scharf, Jonathan M Shiff.
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Stingers (2003)
Episodes 126, 128, 131, 132, 133 and 136.
Directors: Julian McSwiney, Steve Mann.
Producers: John Wild, Roger Le Mesurier, Roger Simpson.
Police drama series for Beyond Simpson Le Mesurier/Nine Network
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Pirate Islands (2002)
Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20.
Directors: Richard Jasek, Grant Brown.
Producers: Daniel Scharf, Jonathan M Shiff.
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Short Cuts (2001)
Episodes 11, 12, 13, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.
Directors: Jean-Pierre Mignon, Karl Zwicky.
Producers: Ewan Burnett, Margot McDonald.
Children's drama series for Burberry Productions
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Horace & Tina (2000)
Episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 9, 11, 12, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24 and 26.
Directors: David Cameron, Michael Carson, Richard Jasek.
Producers: Ann Darrouzet, Jonathan M Shiff.
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Halifax f.p. The Spider And The Fly (2000)
Director: Mark Piper
Producers: John Hugginson, Roger Le Mesurier, Roger Simpson.
Telemovie for Simpson Le Mesurier Films
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Thunderstone Series 3 (2000)
Episodes 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13.
Director: Mark DeFriest
Producers: Daniel Scharf, Jonathan M Shiff.
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Stingers (1999)
Episodes 23, 25 and 27
Directors: Steve Jodrell, Paul Faint.
Producers: John Wild, Roger Le Mesurier, Roger Simpson.
Police drama series for Simpson Le Mesurier Films
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Thunderstone Series 1 (1998)
Episodes 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 24, 25 and 26.
Directors: Colin Budds, Mark DeFriest.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff.
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Ocean Girl Series 4 (1997)
Episodes 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 and 26.
Directors: Colin Budds, Mark DeFriest.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children's series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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State Coroner (1996)
Episodes 2 and 11.
Director: Robert Klenner.
Producers: David Taft, Michael Harvey.
Drama series for Crawford Productions
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Ocean Girl Series 3 (1996)
Episodes 2, 4, 6, 10, 12, 18, 20, 24 and 26.
Directors: Colin Budds, Mark DeFriest.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children’s series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Ocean Girl Series 2 (1995)
Episodes 1, 3, 5, 7, 9 and 12.
Directors: Mark DeFriest, Judith John-Story.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children’s series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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Banjo Paterson's The Man From Snowy River (1994)
Episodes 17, 19 and 21.
Directors: Tim Burstall, Peter Fisk, Alister Hallum.
Producers: Jill Robb, Rocky Bester.
Drama series for Pro Films, Nine Network & The Family Channel
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Ocean Girl Series 1 (1994)
Episodes 1, 4, 5, 9 and 12.
Directors: Mark DeFriest, Brendan Maher.
Producers: Jonathan M Shiff, Jennifer Clevers
Children’s drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
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The Flood: Who Will Save Our Children (1993)
Co-Editor.
Director: Chris Thompson, Producer: Jeffrey M Hayes
US telemovie, for NBC and Warner Bros. Television
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Time Trax (1993)
Episodes 15, 17 and 22.
Directors: Colin Budds, Rob Stewart.
Producer: Jeffrey M Hayes
US science fiction series for Lorimar Telepictures and Warner Bros. Television
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Kelly Series 2 (1992)
Episodes 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 11 and 12.
Directors: Chris Langman, Mike Smith.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children’s drama series for Westbridge Entertainment.
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Kelly Series 1 (1991)
Episodes 6, 8, 9, 11 and 12.
Directors: Mark DeFriest, Chris Langman, Brendan Maher, Paul Maloney.
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children’s drama series for Westbridge Entertainment

Other Related Credits

Additional Editor for The Triangle Wars (2011)
Director: Rosie Jones. Producers: Lizette Atkins, Peter George
Documentary for Circe Films
Opening Titles and Trailer for Lightning Point (2011)
Producer: Jonathan M Shiff
Children's drama series for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
DVD Extras for Holly’s Heroes (2005)
Producers: Ann Darrouzet, Jenni Tosi.
10 x mini documentaries featuring cast interviews and behind the scenes footage for Westside Tosi and Shock Records
Assembly Editor of The Hit Game (2005)
Director: Sean Cousins. Producer: Tony Wright
Documentary series for December Films
Assembly Editor of Josh Jarman (2003)
Director: Pip Mushin. Producer: Eva Orner
Feature Film for Red Rover Productions
Designing and producing computer screen graphics for The Legacy of the Silver Shadow (2002) for the Australian Children’s Television Foundation
Designing and producing computer screen graphics for Cybergirl (2001)for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Designing and producing computer screen graphics for Horace & Tina (2000) for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Designing and producing computer screen graphics for Thunderstone (Series 1 to 3, 1998 to 2000) for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Designing and producing computer screen graphics for Ocean Girl (Series 1 to 3, 1993 to 1996) for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Post Production Supervisor of Ocean Girl Series 2 (1995) for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Post Production Supervisor of Ocean Girl Series 1 (1994) for Jonathan M Shiff Productions
Sound Editor of Rubbery Figures (1988) for ABC Television