John Richards is a Welsh film editor who has worked on a wide range of international projects covering many genres.
From low budget horror to Hollywood romantic comedies, period drama through social realism, bio-pic, stop frame animation and science fiction.
has vast experience in dealing with visual effects, CGI, digital post production and all formats of film and video.
As well as making films in Wales and all over the UK, John
has lived and worked in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and Cape Town.
John began his cutting room career at BBC Wales in 1982, where he worked on many award winning productions.
edited a variety of network documentaries including Everyman's "Tibet, The Lost Nation" and Michael Ignatieff's "Blood and Belonging, The Road to Nowhere".
Moving into drama editing, he
cut films in both Welsh and English.
While at the BBC
also worked with one of Britain's most respected auteur directors, Mike Hodges (Get Carter, Croupier) on G.F Newman's "the Healer".
With Mike's encouragement, John left the BBC to pursue a career in feature films.
John then began a long-standing collaboration with director Nick Hurran, making the feature films "Girls Night" and "Virtual Sexuality".
Next came one of the biggest projects John
has been involved with, Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg's international award winning "Band of Brothers" for HBO.
John edited episodes five and six, working with directors Tom Hanks and David Leland (Wish You Were Here, The Land Girls).
Returning to work with Nick Hurran, John
edited the Miramax comedy "Undertaking Betty" before they both moved to Hollywood for the Revolution Studios movie "Little Black Book".
The romantic comedy "It's a Boy Girl Thing" (Kevin Zegers, Samaire Armstrong, Sharon Osbourne) is the fifth feature film John
has edited for Nick Hurran.