Giles started his career editing commercials and trailers at Roger Cherrill Ltd, before moving on to edit Feature films and TV series. He has worked alongside some of the most prestigious names in the film world including Alan Parker, Paul Weiland, Fernando Meirelles, Merchant Ivory, Paul McCartney and George Michael amongst many others.
Giles now edits Feature films and TV for Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel amongst others.
Giles has edited over 1400 commercials in ten years, for Saatchi, Publicis, JWT, Leo Burnett, McCann and many other international advertising agencies.
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).