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Cracking Edit Producing

Tutors: Colin Pauser-Cowman Daniel Hegarty Gary Flood

Date: Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

Duration: 3 days

Venue: Dublin TBC

Cost: €200

Course Profile:

Edit Producing is rapidly escalating to one of the most important roles in high end, fast turnaround non-scripted television production. Prime time ratings winners in Ireland are adopting the UK and US Edit Producer model, quickly reaping the benefits to quality, creativity, consistency, budget and a timely delivery to the channel (in Ireland or internationally).  But what are the core skills you need to be a great EP?

Whether taking a side-way step from senior or series producer, or stepping up from assistant producer, this 3-day intensive course will unlock the techniques to effective edit producing for this important, emerging skills need in the Irish independent sector.

Designed to take the participants on a full Edit Producer cycle (from briefing, to scripting, rushes breakdown, to delivery), this course will highlight best practice, while focussing on filling skills gaps, ultimately empowering participants to take steps into this exciting role.

The course will focus on three main areas:

  1. The Role of an Edit Producer – Unpacking best practice
  2. Creative Scripting Techniques – for a multi-producer edit environment.
  3. Getting Avid Ready –From Sync pulls to rough assemblies.

About the Tutors:

Colin Pauser-Cowman is a highly experienced SP, Executive Producer and Lecturer, with 26 years of experience in fact ent, factual, entertainment, lifestyle and gameshow production. He has produced for multiple channels across Ireland, the UK, Europe and the US.

Gary Flood has a lifetime career in media and communications and training. He is a producer, edit producer and scriptwriter having worked with all of Ireland’s major TV channels. More recently he has Edit Produced across productions for SKY and Discovery Science.

Daniel Hegarty is a successful, producer, editor and post-production supervisor. He is head of production at Marmalade Films and an established editing lecturer and AVID tutor for Griffith College.

Participant Profile:

This three-day course is aimed at established & emerging television producers and assistant producers who may be interested in exploring Edit Producing and wish to gain skills in this discipline.

Application Procedure:

Please apply online at by Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm attaching a current CV with your application.  For further details please email Críona Sexton at

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