Adam Finch

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© Adam Finch 2020
United Kingdom


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Adam Finch is a Film Editor whose multi-award winning work spans Drama, Documentary and The Arts.

Adam is currently cutting; OUT IN THE COLD - a documentary mini-series following an infanticide case in Alaska, directed by BAFTA winning auteur Alison Millar; and THE GHOST OF LINA BO BARDI - a dramatized study of the life and work of the eponymous Brazilian Architect, directed by Isaac Julien.

Adam’s past drama credits include; INNOCENCE - the critically acclaimed feature film featuring Marion Cotillard, (artistically electrifying… a once-in-a-lifetime piece of cinema. - BBC), directed by Lucile Hadzihalilovic and winner of the Bronze Horse at Stockholm; AN ORGANIZATION OF DREAMS - featuring Dominique Pinon, (“stunningly beautiful and brilliantly edited.” - Sight and Sound), directed by Ken McMullen; and BALTIMORE – directed by Isaac Julien and starring the actor director Melvyn Van Peebles, the father of Blaxploitation Cinema, which took the Grand Jury Prize at the Kuntsfilm Biennale;

Adam has cut a diverse range of documentary films and received a Best Editor nomination from the RTS. Recent work includes; SEARCHING FOR SHERGAR – unraveling the story of the racehorse kidnapped by the IRA. Nominated for the Prix Europa 2018; SAVING YEMEN - a hard hitting three part series tracing the build up to the devastating war; and DEREK - a feature documentary with Tilda Swinton, which was nominated for the ‘Grand Jury World Cinema Documentary Prize’ at Sundance and won at Seattle.

Adam’s other credits include; AMBER: TALK – a commercial directed by auteur director Lynne Ramsay and featuring Samantha Morton.

He is also the editor behind Film Artist Isaac Julien’s multi-screen artworks, which present a unique editing challenge. In 2001 the triptych THE LONG ROAD TO MAZATLAN, earned the Artist a Turner Prize nomination and WESTERN UNION: SMALL BOATS won the award for most distinguished work at last year’s RA Summer Show in London.

More recently they have collaborated on larger installations; most notably the epic nine-screen film TEN THOUSAND WAVES - starring the legendary Chinese actress Maggie Cheung, and acquired by MOMA in New York, (“I cannot get this work out of my mind.“ - Glenn Lowry, MOMA).