Xavier Russell is an award winning Film Editor with over 30 years experience. Working both in drama
and factual / arts documentaries. Winning the Prix Italia for documentary - Ralph Vaughan Williams in 1984.
Xavier also edited the BAFTA award winning series Howard Goodhall's Big Bangs music series in 1990.
He 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, Strike Back, Dickensian, Cold Feet, Dr Who, Delicious and Killing Eve.
Xavier recently completed editing on 'The Mallorca Files', a new ten part crime drama for the BBC which
is being co-produced by Cosmopolitan Pictures and Clerkenwell Films. Due for transmission in
Autumn 2019 on BBC 1.
Xavier recently completed editing Episode:8 of Netflix's new action-adventure-fantasy
series - 'The Witcher' , starring Henry Cavill. Xavier worked with director Marc Jobst.
'The Witcher' is due for transmission on Netflix December 2019.
Xavier has just started editing Episode: 8 of 'Strike Back', Season: 8. Xavier will be
working with director John Strickland.
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