Zeb Achonu Editor

A highly experienced Editor with two decades in the broadcast industry, Zeb has strong credits across various genres and on programmes for major broadcasters as well as independent production companies. she is calm in high pressure situations, with strong storytelling skills and strategic problem-solving abilities. Flexible in her working methods, she is able to lead or guide the edit process to deliver high quality output every time. Having extensive experience in both long and short form work, Zeb is currently focusing her skills on documentary and drama. Zeb was selected as one of the Edinburgh TV Festival's Ones To Watch 2020. She is an active member for Women in Film & TV (UK), and the British Film Editors (BFE) guild. She was a member of BAFTA Crew 2019/20 and is now a full member of BAFTA.

PMS: PRE MENSTRUAL SUPER HEARING

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Microshort

Producer: Amina Hassam
Director: Owen Tooth

CRASHED: $800M FESTIVAL FAIL

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60' Documentary

Parable Works
BBC Three

Exec Producer: Wendie Ottewill
Exec Producer: David Wise
Director: Michael Ogden
Director: Charlie Slade

LADIES FIRST

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4x60' Documentary

Culture House
Netflix

Showrunner: Jen Ryan

AFRICA RISING WITH AFUA HIRSCH

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60' Documentary

Clearstory
BBC Two

Exec Producer: Russell Barnes
Director: Jason Ferguson

WHITE NANNY BLACK CHILD

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Feature Documentary

Doc Hearts
Tigerlily Productions
Channel 5

Producer: Natasha Dack-Ojumu
Director: Andy Mundy-Castle

HOME

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Short Film

Public Display of Affections Films
BFI

Producer: Fozia Khan
Director: Ndrika Anyika

WHITE LION

Development Editor

90' Documentary

Pavilion Works

Producer: Jake Evans
Director: Amar Marwaha
Director: Theo Rhys

DAVID BADDIEL: JEWS DON'T COUNT

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60' Documentary

Mindhouse Productions
Channel 4

Producer: Alex Emanuel
Director: James Routh

HANDLE WITH CARE: JIMMY AKINGBOLA

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60' Documentary

TriForce Productions
ITV

Exec Producer: Jimmy Akingbola
Exec Producer: Fraser Ayres
Exec Producer: Minnie Ayers
Director: Andy Mundy-Castle

WHERE HAVE ALL THE LESBIANS GONE?

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60' Documentary

Brook Lapping
Channel 4

Exec Producer: Emma Hindley
Director: Brigid McFall

IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF KILLERS

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60' Docu-Drama

Alaska
Channel 4

Producer: Ellie Merz
Director: Marcus English

ICONIC ALBUMS: I AM CHIPMUNK

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60' Documentary

Bet UK

Exec Producer: Shurwin Beckford
Exec Producer: Thomas Stogdon
Prod Producer: Alex Thomas
Director: Alex Thomas

QUEENS OF RAP

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60' Documentary

Acme Films
Channel 4

Exec Producer: Jamie D'Cruz
Exec Producer: Lawrence Lartey
Director: Poppy Begum

MADE IN BRITAIN: JUNGLE, UK GARAGE, GRIME

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3x20' Music Documentaries

Acme Films
BBC iPlayer

Exec Producer: Jaimie D'Cruz
Exec Producer: Lawrence Lartey
Producer: Ellie Merz
Director: Ron Samuels

24 HOURS IN A&E

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60' Documentary

The Garden Productions
Channel 4

Exec Producer: Tom Wilde
Exec Producer: Spencer Kelly
Producer: Tess Mawle
Producer: Helen Crampton

VICE: HEAR ME OUT

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30' Documentary

Vice World News

Exec Producer: Beverly Chase
Exec Producer: Isobel Yeung
Producer: Angela Almeida
Showrunner: Maya Tepler

VICE: HIGH SOCIETY

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30' Documentary

Vice World News

Producer: Alex Miller
Director: Grant Armour

VICE: EMPIRES OF DIRT

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30' Documentary

Vice World News

Producer: Alex Miller
Director: Tashi Hanlon

BORN IN NEW YORK, RAISED IN PARIS

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Documentary Feature

Polkadot Factory
Starline Films

Producer: Victoria Thomas
Director: Victoria Thomas

DOGS BEHAVING (VERY) BADLY

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Season II
10x60'

Avalon Television
Channel 5

Exec Producer: Tim Quicke
Producer: Sarah Rest
Director: Duncan Cook
Director: Kim Lomax
Director: Patrick Phillips

PAUL O'GRADY: FOR THE LOVE OF DOGS

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Season VII
8x30'

Shiver
ITV

Exec Producer: Mark Scantlebury
Producer: Elen Moore
Director: Nikki Baker
Director: Melissa McCall
Director: Katie Greaves
Director: Nicole Sullivan

BARNSTORM

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Short Film

BAFTA Crew Microshorts

Producer: James Owen
Director: James Owen

BACK TO MINE

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6x30'

Shiver
ITV

Exec Producer: Mark Scantlebury
Producer: Claudine Parrish
Director: Mark Fitches
Director: Chris Heywood

THE DOG RESCUERS

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Season VI
10x30' & Malawi Special

Middlechild Productions
Channel 5

Producer: Michelle Cox
Producer: Will Stanford
Director: Calum Farmer
Director: Phi Hirst
Director: Matthew Lees

WATCHDOG

Offline Editor

BBC Studios
BBC One

Producer: Mark Harrison
Producer: Keir MacKenzie
Editor: Alan Holland
Editor: Gareth Collett

A PLACE OF SAFETY

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TV Pilot

A3Media

Producer: John Chapman
Director: Afia Nkrumah

EASTENDERS

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Various Episodes

BBC Studios
BBC One

Exec Producer: Jon Sen
Exec Producer: John Yorke
Exec Producer: Sean O'Connor
Director: Audrey Cooke

BEAR GRYLLS SURVIVAL SCHOOL

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Season I & II
12x30'

Potato
ITV

Producer: Marshall Corwin
Producer: Rob Sixsmith
Director: Marshall Corwin

PIERS MORGAN LIFE STORIES

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60' In-depth interview with Alesha Dixon

ITV Studios
ITV

Exec Producer: Jeremy Phillips
Producer: Yvonne Alexander
Director: Stephanie Dennis

TIME FOR SCHOOL

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10x30'

Sixth Sense
CBBC

Exec Producer: Sallyann Keizer
Producer: David Taylor
Director: Jonathan Frisby
Director: Luke Gallie

RAZOR

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Short film

CGTN

Exec Producer: Neil Cairns
Director: Nick Rowley
Director: Shini Somara

BANG GOES THE THEORY

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2 x Short Science Films

BBC Studios
BBC One

Producer: Tina Fletcher-Hill
Director: Eileen Inkson
Director: Nicola Seare

HOME

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Short Film

BBC Films
BFI

Producer: Fozia Khaliq
Director: Ndrika Anyika

PET SCHOOL

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Cineflix
CBBC

Producer: Sallyann Keizer
Producer: Chris Maguire

THE CULTURE SHOW

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Short Films for Insert into Main Programme
'The Master', 'Samual Johnson Prize', 'Hawksmoor Churches', 'Fine Cell Work' & 'Tacita Dean'.

BBC Studios
BBC Two

Director: Anja Scharfenorth
Director: Edmund Moriarty
Director: Luke McMahon
Director: Clare Tavernor
Director: Caroline Schafer