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Riaz Meer

Editor - Drama and Documentary

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Riaz is an experienced and versatile film editor who has worked extensively in documentary and drama television. He works on Avid and Final Cut Pro. He has worked on many of the popular drama series and has also edited several authored documentaries on history, travel and the arts for BBC 1, BBC 2, BBC 4 and ITV 1.




Sunlight (2023)
Metro International Entertainment / Inspirado

Feature film
Director: Nina Conti

Enslaved (2019-2020)
Fremantle/Cornelia Street/BBC 2

6 x 60 Eps
Drama-Documentary exploring the history of the transatlantic slave trade.
Director: George Amponsah

River City (2017)
BBC Scotland

2 x 60 Eps
Director: Pat Harkins

River City (2015)
BBC Scotland

2 x 60 Eps

Hollyoaks (2014)
Lime Pictures/Channel 4

5 x 30 Eps
Dir: Mickey Jones

Hollyoaks (2013)
BBC Scotland

2 x 60 Eps
Dir. James Henry

River City (2012)
BBC Scotland

4 x 60 Episodes.
Dir: Fiona Walton and Pat Harkins

River City (2011)
BBC Scotland

Dir. James Henry
Prod. Donald Mackinnon

Waterloo Road (Series 4)
Shed Productions / BBC1

Eps.17 & 18
Dir: Julie Edwards
Producers: Sharon Huff & Sharon Channer

Holby City (Series 11)

Eps.5 & 6
Dir: Rob Evans
Producer: Sharon Houlighan

Casualty (Series 22)

Dir: Dave Innes Edwards
Producer: Oliver Kent

Rock Rivals
Shed Productions / ITV

Ep.6 (co-editor)
Dir: Ian Bevitt
Producer: Emma Turner

Waterloo Road (Series 3)
Shed Productions / BBC1

Eps.13 &14
Dir: Mike Adams
Producer: Lis Steele

Holby City (Series 9)

8 x 60 Eps

Eps.51 & 52
Dir: Sarah O’Gorman,
Producer: Carol Harding
Series winner of the BAFTA for Continuing Drama

Eps.34 & 35
Dir: Sarah O’Gorman,
Producer: Martha Hillier

Eps.19 & 20
Dir: Deborah Paige,
Producer: Oliver Kent

Eps.13 & 14
Dir: Chris King,
Producer: Polly Williams

Dream Team (Series 9)
Sky One

Ep. 20
Dir: Maurice Hutchinson
Producer: Ben Harris

Holby City (Series 7)

10 x 60 Eps

Eps.50 & 51b
Dir: Steve Finn,
Producer: Oliver Kent

Eps.37 & 39
Dir: Nigel Douglas,
Producer: Simon Meyers

Eps.31 & 32
Dir: Rob Evans,
Producer: Chris Ballantyne

Eps.9 & 10, 14 & 15
Dir: Fraser Macdonald & Olivia Lichtenstein
Producers: Roberto Troni & Oliver Kent

The New Worst Witch
Granada for Children’s ITV

Dir: Bill Britten,
Producer: Josh Dynevor

Casualty (Series 18)

Ep.45 & 27
Dir: Declan O Dwyer & Nic Phillips,
Producer: Sue Howell & Pippa Brill

Casualty (Series 19)

Eps 45 & 27
Dirs. Declan O Dwyer & Nic Phillips
Prod.Sue Howells

King of Fridges
Baby Cow / ITV

Dir: Gavin Millar
Producer: Ali Macphail

Documentary & Factual

Michael Tippett: The Shadow and the Light (2023)
Crux Productions for BBC 2

Director: John Bridcut

How the BBC Began (2022)
Crux Productions and The Garden for BBC 2

Director: John Bridcut

Bernard Haitink: In His Own Words (2020)
Crux Productions for BBC 4

1 x 90′
Director/Producer: John Bridcut

Janet Baker: In Her Own Words (2019)
Crux Productions for BBC 4

1 x 90′
Director/Producer: John Bridcut

WINNER: Best TV Arts and Entertainment Programme, VLV Awards 2019

Prince, Son and Heir: Charles at 70 (2018)
Crux Productions

1 x 59′
Director/Producer: John Bridcut

Teddy Pendergrass - If You Don't Know Me (2018)
Storyvault Films

1 x 105′
Dir: Olivia Lichtenstein
Prod: Ian Flooks, Piers Tempest, Olivia Lichtenstein
Winner of the Audience Award – Philadelphia Film Festival 2018

Jonas Kaufmann - The One Tenor (2017)
Crux Productions for BBC 2

1 x 90′
Arts Documentary

Pappano's Classical Voices: Mezzo-Soprano (2015)

1 x 60′
Arts/Music Documentary
Dir: Dominic Best
Prod: Caroline Page
Exec Producer: Mark Cooper

Nina Conti Clowning Around (2015)

90-minute Arts/Comedy Film
Exec: Jane Merkin
Producers: Nina Conti & Riaz Meer

Von Karajan (2014)
1212 Productions/BBC4

1 x 60′
Arts/Music Documentary film
Dir: John Bridcut
Exec: Philip Armstrong-Dampier

Bunkers Brutalism & Bloodymindedness (2014)

2 x 60′
Documentary Film
Jonathan Meades on Architecture
Director/Producer: Frank Hanley

Bach: A Passionate Life (2014)
Leopard Films/BBC 2

Single Film 1 x 90′
Dir: Cesca Eaton and David Jeffcock

Howard Goodall's Story of Music (2013)
Tiger Aspect for BBC2

1 x 60′
Arts and Music Documentary
Dir: Frank Hanley
Prod: David Jeffcock

Robson Green: Mills, Pits and Docks (2013)
Silver River/ITV1

2 x 90′
Social History Documentary

The Sound and The Fury: Free for All (2013)
Fresh One/BBC 4

3 x 60′
Dir: Ian MacMillan
Prod: David Jeffcock

Brazil With Michael Palin (2012)
Prominent-Palin Productions / BBC1

Episode 3, 1 x 60′
Travel Documentary
Dir: Francis Hanley
Prod: John-Paul Davidson

Her Master’s Voice (2012)

Dir: Nina Conti
Producers: Nina Conti and Riaz Meer
Executive Producer: Christopher Guest
BAFTA Nomination for Best Single Documentary 2013

Jonathan Meades on France (2012)
BBC Scotland for BBC4

1 x 60′
Dir: Frank Hanley

Alan Davies Teenage Revolution: Get Up, Stand Up (2010)
Oxford Films for Channel 4

Director: David Jeffcock
Producer: Rob Coldstream

Imagine: Nigel Kennedy (2010)
BBC Scotland

Director: Frank Hanley

Jonathan Meades Off Kilter – Football Pools Towns (2009)
BBC Scotland for BBC4/BBC2

Director: Frank Hanley

Stephen Tompkinson’s African Balloon Adventure (2009)
Tiger Aspect for ITV1

Director: Frank Hanley

Boris Johnson: After Rome – Holy War & Conquest (2008)
Finland Station for BBC2

Director: Frank Hanley and David Jeffcock
Producer: David Jeffcock

Victoria’s Empire (2007)
Tiger Aspect for BBC

Director/Producer: Ben Harper

How Music Works: Melody & Bass
Tiger Aspect for C4

Director/Producer: David Jeffcock
Winner of the Learning on Screen Video and Broadcast Award

Boris Johnson & The Dream Of Rome
Tiger Aspect for BBC2

Director: Frank Hanley
Producer: David Jeffcock

The Spectator Affair
Oxford Films for BBC2

Director/Producer: David Jeffcock

Howard Goodall’s 20th Century Greats
Tiger Aspect for C4

Director/Producer: David Jeffcock
Bafta Nominated Best Factual Series

John Adams: American Classic
RM Associates for C4

Director/Producer: David Jeffcock
Short-listed for Best Arts Documentary, Grierson Awards