Bafta award winning film editor Peter Norrey has worked in film & television for over twenty years, from starting out on the BBC drama series ‘The Borrowers’, to his first full editing credit on the infamous ‘Keith Floyd in South Africa’.
His range of work and clients has developed in diversity from advertising campaigns to political documentaries and landmark arts series, feature length drama documentaries to award winning factual series.
Alongside his passion for editing Peter has developed a directing career as a successful director and writer, with credits across all major channels for work such as ‘Lost Gardens’ CH4, ‘How to kill a Spy’ BBC1 Panorama, ‘The Secret Peacemaker’ BBC2, ‘The City Uncovered with Evan Davis’ BBC2 and ‘7/7 The Day the Bombs Came’ a BBC1 special.
His work on BBC2’s 2002 ‘SAS: Iranian Embassy Siege’ won him a BAFTA award for Best Editing and went on to win the coveted Grierson award of Best Historical Documentary. Other editing nominations include an RTS nomination for 'The Breeding Grounds; Third world war' and the film 'Fighting Back the Michael Watson story' was awarded an RTS for best Sports documentary. In 2009 Peter directed ‘The Secret Peacemaker’ for BBC2 which was nominated for an RTS award and more recently a BAFTA nomination for Best Editing on feature length drama-documentary ‘Concorde’s Last Flight.’
Peter is a founding member of Edit Jockey's a 5000 member social network group of Film & TV Editors & Creatives. An active member of BAFTA, & The Screen Craft Guild.
He is also Chairman, trustee & executive producer of the social enterprise charity ‘Eternal Community Media’, whose remit is to make high impact community films whilst giving creative, technical and life skill opportunities to people who are offenders, in recovery from drugs and alcohol or who are at risk of offending.