Giles started his career editing commercials and trailers at Roger Cherrill Ltd. He has worked alongside some of the most prestigious names working in film including Alan Parker, Paul Weiland, Fernando Meirelles, Merchant Ivory and Paul McCartney amongst many others.
He emigrated to Brazil where he edited over 1400 commercials in ten years, for Saatchi, Publicis, JWT, Leo Burnett, McCann and many other international advertising agencies. His clients in Brazil and now back in England have included Sky TV, Coca Cola, Pepsi, Toyota, Virgin, PlayStation, Fiat, VW, GM, Nestle, Danone, etc.
Giles now edits Feature films. (See Movies page).
Giles speaks fluent Portuguese is based in the United Kingdom and can work worldwide.
Here are some quotes about my work from Directors I’ve worked with:
“Giles has a similar style to Gerry Hambling”,
Oscar nominated director Alan Parker, comparing Giles to his Oscar nominated editor Gerry Hambling.
“It’s a really tight brilliant edit”.
Andy Morahan, speaking about Giles’ editing on the feature film Goal 3.
“Out of all the editors I’ve used, Giles does the best editing”.
Gaby Dellal, Feature film director.
“That’s a fantastic edit”.
Oscar nominated director Fernando Mireilles (City of God) talking about an Asics commercial Giles edited.
“He’s one of the best editors I’ve ever worked with”.
John Moule, music promo producer talking to Steve Gandolfi (owner of Cut and Run).
“That’s the best first edit I’ve ever seen”.
Sean Thonson, MJZ Los Angeles, talking to the Ad agency about Giles’ edit for a Fiat campaign.
“Giles is excellent. And he’s very fast too”.
Johnny Maginn, commercials director.
“He did a brilliant job on the Sky campaign”.
Head of TV, Emma Rookledge on the Sky campaign edits (the most expensive English TV campaign ever. £100 million spend).
“The client thought the whole 30 second commercial was 1 shot”.
Commercials Director Renato Rossi talking about a commercial, which had 42 cuts in 30 seconds.
The cuts were so seamless the client didn’t notice them. (Giles’ favourite quote).