About

GORDON MASON is an Award Winning and BIFA nominated Producer / Director and Emmy and ACE Eddy nominated Film Editor. He has been Producing / Directing and primarily Editing everything from top end broadcast documentaries and feature documentaries to pop videos and commercials for over 30 years.

His feature length documentary editing credits include: American Masters – Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Train a Comin, Revolution – New Art for a New World, Hermitage Revealed, Michael Jackson – The life of an Icon, Royal Paintbox, They Call it Acid.

TV Editing credits include: 30 x The South Bank Show, Imagine, Omnibus, Panorama, Who Do You Think You Are, Restoration, Restoration Man, Mountain, Dispatches, This World, Naked Science.
Drama credits include: 45 minute film – Toast, Short Film – Violet Hour, Short Film – Mark (selected for the Cannes Short film corner), Short Film – Janet and Bernard, Comedy Pilot – Bangers and Cash.
Specialties: Documentary Editing on Avid and FCP, I own both.

Gordon is a member of ACE ,BAFTA and the American Television Academy.

BIOGRAPHY

GORDON MASON has been working primarily as a Film Editor in the UK for over 30 years since leaving school aged 17. In the 1980’s he worked for advertising agency Saatchi and Saatchi and then in the early 90’s moved on to editing television documentaries including many high-profile series for UK broadcasters; including over 30 South Bank Shows – The UKs leading arts strand presented by Melvyn Bragg, and Who Do You Think You Are the BAFTA nominated genealogy strand for BBC 1, with a BAFTA win for contributions to the Danny Dyer episode. More recently he has been editing feature length documentaries – in 2014 Jimi Hendrix Hear my Train a Comin’ gained him an ACE Eddy and Emmy nomination for best television documentary editing and the critically acclaimed ‘Revolution – New Art for a New World’ and ‘Hermitage Revealed’ have been on release theatrically throughout the world.

As a Producer / Director he has worked on a wide variety of projects including many pop promos and short films. In 1995, he Produced and Directed ‘A Girl Called Georgina’, a 30 minute Television Documentary on the life of hermaphrodite Georgina Somerset, it won him a Silver Award that year at the Houston International Television Festival. ‘They Call it Acid’ is his first feature length documentary film and was nominated for the 2009 British Independent Film Awards.