JOSE GARRIDO - DOCUMENTARY EDITOR

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LIFE IN FLAMES

2015 - Editor (Premiere)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

48 min documentary that follows an elite fight fire’s team as they battle forest fires in Andalucia (Spain).
SECRET AMAZON - THE COLOMBIA OF THE FARC

2015 - Editor (Premiere)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

66 min documentary following war correspondent David Beriain as he offers an insight into the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the guerrilla outfit that has challenged the army for more than 50 years.


HUMANITY FROM SPACE

2015 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson - UK

PBS/ Discovery

Feature length documentary. A trip through 12,000 years of development, this two-hour special shows how seemingly small flashes of innovation have changed the course of civilization. As our global population soars, humanity will face numerous challenges in order to survive.
SECRET AMAZON - THE TENTACLES OF THE DRUG TRADE

2014 - Editor (Premiere)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

48 min documentary following war correspondent David Beriain as he explores what happens when cocaine crosses the Peruvian frontier, meeting local drug mafias and the smugglers who try to evade the police.
SECRET AMAZON - THE VALLEY OF COCAINE

2014 - Editor (Premiere)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

48 min documentary following war correspondent David Beriain as he enters the VRAE valley in Peru, where 20% of the world's cocaine is produced.
ON THE YORKSHIRE BUSES

2014 - Editor (Avid)

The Garden, United Kingdom

Channel 5

48 min documentary following various staff from the East Yorkshire Motor Services, a bus and coach operator, as they overcome problems to perform their daily jobs.
COMET ENCOUNTER

2014 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic/ PBS

54 min documentary following the arrival of comet ISON after a journey that began when humans first walked the earth.
NAZI MEGA WEAPONS - JET FIGHTER ME262

2013 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

Discovery/ PBS

52 min drama reconstruction documentary following the development of the first World War II jet fighter and the massive human cost of mass producing it.
40 YEAR OLD CHILD - A NEW CASE

2013 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

Discovery/ TLC

50 min observational documentary following the lives of three families with children with a mystery condition that dramatically slows their rate of growth.
DEAD OR ALIVE - BLOOD IN THE WATER

2012 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50 min. Documentary drama following two survival stories after two devastating shark attacks.
CURIOSITY - THE DEVIL'S TRIANGLE

2012 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

Discovery Channel

50 min. A team of scientists try to use their theories about what happens in the so-called Devil's Triangle to discover why planes and boats disappear there.


MEGAFACTORIES: SUPERCARS - TESLA

2012 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50 min documentary about engineer and entrepreneur Elon Musk as he builds the first viable production electric car of the modern era.




SECONDS FROM DISASTER - FIRE IN THE COCKPIT

2012 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50 min documentary drama. On September 2, 1998. Swissair Flight 111 flying from New York to Geneva slammed into the Atlantic Ocean with 229 people aboard.
MY SECRET PAST - BULLIED JODIE MARSH

2011 - Editor (Avid)

Dragonfly, United Kingdom

Channel 5

30 min documentary. Glamour model Jodie Marsh tells the full story of what effect bullying had on her and how it has made her the person she is today.
SECONDS FROM DISASTER - THE BISMARCK

2011 - Editor (Avid)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50 min documentary following the chain of events that culminated with the sinking of the most powerful German battleship of World War II.
BUILDING THE SHARD

2011 - Editor (Final Cut)

September Films, United Kingdom

Discovery Channel

45 min documentary following the struggles to build Europe’s highest skyscraper.
HOW HARD CAN IT BE? - FLYING HOUSE

2011 - Editor (Final Cut)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

National Geographic

55 min documentary. A team of scientists, engineers and world-class balloon pilots set a new world record for the largest balloon cluster flight ever attempted. Flying a house similar to the one in the Disney film Up.
9/11 STATE OF EMERGENCY

2010 - Editor (Avid)

Nutopia, United Kingdom

Channel 4

90min drama documentary about the people caught up in the September 11 terror attacks on the United States revealing the split-second decisions they had to make on that day and how their choices shaped their fates.
CHARLOTTE’S STORY

2010 - Editor (Avid)

Maverick TV, United Kingdom

Channel 4

48min observational documentary about a 9 years old girl with a severe immunodeficiency problem and her familyʼs struggle to save her life.
EBARRASSING BODIES - HULL/ KIDS

2010 - Editor (Avid)

Maverick TV, United Kingdom

Channel 4

2 x 48min documentaries about health and the impact that various embarrassing illnesses have on both the adults and the kids that suffer them.
HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS - BIG BANG

2009 - Editor (Final Cut)

Pioneer, United Kingdom

Discovery Channel

60min documentary on the origin of the universe and different theories as to how the universe will die.
HOW THE UNIVERSE WORKS - STARS

2009 - Editor (Final Cut)

Pioneer, United Kingdom

Discovery Channel

60min documentary exploring the life cycle of stars, from their birth in the heart of nebulas to their destructive end as black holes, red giants or supernovas.
INSIDE A CULT - MESSIAH ON TRIAL

2009 - Editor (Avid)

Dragonfly, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50min documentary following the trial of Wayne Bent; a cult leader arrested in New Mexico on child molestation charges.
SALVAGE CODE RED - TOXIC THREAT

2009 - Editor (Avid)

Steadfast TV, United Kingdom

National Geographic

50min documentary. Major salvage companies like Smit and Titan respond to a code red alert and get their teams to a stricken vessel anywhere in the world within twenty-four hours.
CARTE BLANCHE - BOY ALEX

2009 - Editor (Final Cut)

Carte Blanche, South Africa

M-Net

Alex is 16, astonishing teachers and pupils with his brilliance as an organist, pianist, chorister, composer and conductor. By any account, a sparkling future lies ahead of him. Except Alex has a particularly virulent form of cystic fibrosis, which is slowly destroying his digestive system and his lungs.
HIP KOREA - SOUL SAVVY

2009 - Editor (Final Cut)

Bang Productions, Singapore

Discovery Channel Asia

50min documentary on critically acclaimed actor Byung Hun Lee. Lee is the first in a generation of seasoned Korean directors and actors who have engaged an enthusiastic following overseas for their thought-provoking dramatic work.
NAKED SCIENCE - SUPER DIAMONDS

2009 - Editor (Avid)

Pioneer, United Kingdom

National Geographic

60min science documentary examining the history of diamonds, and shedding light on how they may change the future.
NAKED SCIENCE - SOLAR STORM

2008 - Editor (Avid)

Pioneer, United Kingdom

National Geographic

60min science documentary. Almost 150 years ago a solar storm fried telegraph lines across the world. Now, scientists a using the latest technology to predict when our sun will unleash its next fiery tempest.
NAKED SCIENCE - ANATOMY OF A HURRICANE

2008 - Editor (Avid)

Pioneer, United Kingdom

National Geographic

60min science documentary following a group of scientists as the try to unravel the hurricane's code.
ECOPOLIS - A WORLD OF TRASH

2008 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

Discovery

60min documentary about a virtual mega-city of the future and the technologies needed to make it a carbon-neutral city.
UNREPORTED WORLD - VOODOO CHILDREN

2008 - Editor (Avid)

Quicksilver, United Kingdom  

Channel 4

24min documentary about Benin, the only country where Voodoo is recognized as the official religion.
UNREPORTED WORLD - BLOOD, CHURCH AND STATE

2008 - Editor (Avid)

Quicksilver, United Kingdom

Channel 4

24min documentary about a change in the law forbidding abortion under any circumstances in Nicaragua.
UNREPORTED WORLD - IRAQ: THE BATTLE FOR OIL

2007 - Editor (Avid)

Quicksilver, United Kingdom

Channel 4

24min documentary about ethnic conflicts in Northern Iraq. An area that contains over 40% of the country's oil.
HOW DO THEY DO IT?

2007 - Editor (Avid)

Wag TV, United Kingdom

Discovery

50min documentary on various subjects such us electricity, LED displays, ceramic knives, silicone chips or trucks.
ANOTHER DARFUR

2007 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Al Jazeera, United Kingdom

Al Jazeera

15min documentary /current affairs on the massively unreported humanitarian crisis in eastern Sudan.
DID THEY PAY OFF THE MORTGAGE IN 2 YEARS?

2007 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

BBC, United Kingdom

BBC Two

4 x 60min documentaries on people's attempts to save and raise money to become mortgage free (Year 2).
LAYA PROJECT

2006 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Perfect Balance, United Kingdom

Cinema/ DVD Release

60min music project based on the folk music of the coastal communities of the Asian countries affected by the December 2004 tsunami.
TRAWLERMEN

2006 - Editor (Avid)

BBC, United Kingdom

BBC One

5 x 30min high profile documentary series following Britain's 'last hunters', the trawlermen risking life and limb on the high seas to bring home the perfect catch.
HOSTAGE TAPES - BLOODBATH IN PARADISE

2006 - Editor (Avid)

Firefly, United Kingdom

Channel 4

60min documentary on the bloodiest bank robbery in the history of Costa Rica.
PAY OFF YOUR MORTGAGE IN TWO YEARS

2006 - Editor (Avid)

BBC, United Kingdom

BBC Two

2 x 60min documentaries on people's attempts to save and raise money to become mortgage free (Year 1).
UNSTOPPABLE WAVE

2005 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Darlow Smithson, United Kingdom

BBC One/ Prosieben

60min documentary searching for the cause of the 2004 tsunami.
BAABA MAAL - A VOICE FOR AFRICA

2005 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Palm Pictures, United Kingdom

Universal

40min documentary about West African musician Baaba Maal.
MILKA@1000/h

2005 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Perfect Balance, United Kingdom

Discovery Channel

2 x 30min motor racing documentaries on female driver Milka Dunno.
HIDDEN LIVES - IT IS NOT EASY BEING A WOLFBOY

2005 - Editor (Avid)

North One, United Kingdom

Channel Five

60min documentary on a Mexican family with Hypertrichosis (hair all over their faces).
HE IS HAVING A BABY

2005 - Editor (Avid)

Hat Trick, United Kingdom

BBC Three/ One

30min series following eight men on their different journeys to becoming first-time dads.
SHOPS, ROBBERS AND VIDEOTAPE

2005 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

60min documentary following the actions of the new police force set in Northern Ireland.
DISASTER MASTERS

2005 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

2 x 30min documentaries on flood disasters in Carlisle.
COPS, ROBBERS AND VIDEOTAPE

2004 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

60min documentary that focus on the persistent offenders unit in Norwich.
HOT PLASTIC

2003 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

60min credit card fraud documentary.
DOG SQUAD

2003 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

60min documentary on the Lothian and Borders Police dog squad.
CAR WARS

2003 - Editor (Avid)

Mentorn (Folio), United Kingdom

BBC One

2 x 60min documentaries on car crime in London.
UNDER OFFER

2002 - Editor (Final Cut Pro)

Sparkling Productions, United Kingdom

BBC Three

5 x 30min property documentaries about the stress of moving house for several London couples.
THE MAKING OF ONE GIANT LEAP

2002 - Editor (Online)

Palm Pictures, United Kingdom

National Geographic & Cinema release

60min music documentary following two musicians traveling around the world to play with their musical heroes.
BLACK NOR WHITE

2001 - Editor

LIFS, United Kingdom

Cinema release

10min short film. An interracial love story and an arranged marriage.
IMPULSE SUPERDEFORM

2001 - Editor (Avid)

LIFS, United Kingdom

30sec deodorant commercial.
F.A.B.

2000 - Editor

LIFS, United Kingdom

Cinema release

15min documentary about Thunderbirds creator Gerry Anderson presented by Brains.
LOST ARMY OF THE CIA

2016 - Editor (Avid)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

Feature length documentary that follows war reporter David Beriain starts an investigation that will take him from Washington D.C. to the remote jungles of Laos in Southeast Asia in search of the last victims of the Vietnam War.
CLANDESTINE: THE SINALOA CARTEL

2017 - Editor (Avid)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

3x48min documentary series that provides a detailed look at the inner workings of Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel, from mules loaded down with sacks of marijuana to the methamphetamine cooks working on the outskirts of Culiacán.
CLANDESTINE: DEATH TO EL SALVADOR'S GANGS

2017 - Editor (Avid)

7 y Acción - Spain

Discovery Max

2x48min documentary series. Gang violence is responsible for 6,000 homicides a year, turning El Salvador into the most violent and dangerous country in Latin America. The population are taking the law into their own hands.

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