Adam Finch - Film Editor
Adam Finch is a London based Film Editor who's work spans Drama, Documentary and Art Film.
He cut the critically acclaimed Feature Film 'Innocence' ("_a once-in-a-lifetime piece of cinema" - BBC), featuring Marion Cotillard, which won the Bronze Horse at Stockholm, and 'An Organization of Dreams', ("_stunningly beautiful and brilliantly edited..." - Sight and Sound), featuring Dominic Pinon, which premiered at the London Film Festival for underground Director Ken McMullen. Adam is currently cutting ‘My Driver and I’ for Saudi Director Ahd Kamel.
Adam has also edited a wide range of Documentary Films. “Peter Green - Back for Good” earned a RTS Best Editor nomination and the Feature doc. “Derek” with Tilda Swinton was nominated for the societies' 'Best Documentary' Award, was in competition at Sundance and won the “Grand Jury Prize” in Seattle. Baadasssss Cinema, ("It doesn't come any better than this." - Hollywood Reporter), was an Official entry to Toronto Film Festival.
Most recently Adam has just finished work on the Feature documentary, “The Man behind the Microphone”, which premiered at this years International Documentary Festival Amsterdam and is currently editing The Ghost of Shergar for the BAFTA winning filmmaker Alison Millar.
For over twenty years Adam has collaborated with the Artist Isaac Julien, editing a series of multi-screen artworks. In 2001 the triptych 'Long Road to Mazatlan', earned the Artist a Turner Prize nomination and his 2003 film, 'Baltimore' took the Grand Jury Prize at the Kuntsfilm Biennale.
More recently they have collaborated on larger installations. The epic nine-screen film “Ten Thousand Waves” starring Chinese cinema legend Maggie Cheung which, since it’s completion in 2010 has been constantly on show around the world and was purchased by MOMA for their permanent collection. (“I cannot get this work out of my mind.” - Glenn Lowry, MOMA). As well as Julien’s latest seven screen opus “Playtime” featuring James Franco and Mercedes Cabral which is also currently touring the world. A three minute version of the film was shown across 17 screens in Times Square before midnight every day in December.
In 2017 “Western Union: Small Boats” won the prestigious Charles Wollaston prize for most distinguished exhibit at the RA summer show