Xavier Russell is an award winning Film Editor with over 30 years experience. Working in both drama, factual and arts documentaries. Winning the Prix Italia for the documentary - Vaughan Williams: A Symphonic Portrait 1984.
Xavier also edited the BAFTA award winning series Howard Goodhall's Big Bangs music series in 1990.
Xavier also won a BISFA editing craft award for the corporate film - Excuse Me , But That's My Car in 1987.
More recently Xavier has edited acclaimed series such as - Zen, The Hour, The Musketeers, Dickensian, Cold Feet, Dr Who, Delicious, The Mallorca Files, Strike Back and Killing Eve.
Xavier's recent show 'The Mallorca Files', a new ten part crime drama for the BBC, is currently available on BBC iPlayer.
Xavier edited Episode: 2 - 'King Of The Mountain' & Episode: 4 'Number One Fan'.
Xavier recently helped out on Episode:8 - 'Much More' , of Netflix's new action-adventure-fantasy
series - 'The Witcher' , starring Henry Cavill. Xavier worked with director Marc Jobst.
'The Witcher' series is currently available on Netlix.
Xavier recently completed editing Episode: 8 of the final season of 'Strike Back', Xavier worked with director John Strickland.
Xavier is currently editing Episodes - 1,3, 5 & 7 of 'Leonardo', on location in Rome. Working with directors Daniel Percival and Alexis Cahill . The eight part series is based on the life of Leonardo da Vinci. Leonardo is being played by Aidan Turner.
Xavier has also edited and directed many music videos including Elton John's Nikita and
Andrew Lloyd Webber's - Phantom Of The Opera. As well as being a film editor Xavier for many years has been a freelance journalist for such publications as - Sounds , Kerrang ! and Classic Rock Presents - AOR.
Xavier also co-wrote - Metallica - A Visual Documentary.
Xavier is a regular contributor to the new rock magazine - 'Rock Candy', which is now
available in most good newsagents and bookshops in both the UK and USA.
Xavier can be contacted at: firstname.lastname@example.org