Jun 16 , 2020

Workshop: Edit Doctor - commentary writing for SPs and Execs

  • When: 16th Jun 2020, 10:00-11:15
  • Organised by: ScreenSkills
  • Location: Online
  • Price: Free
  • Age: 18+

Aimed at execs and SPs, this session offers some principles and insights into how to use commentary to pull a show together, including some ideas on how to communicate that effectively in viewings.


Ann Booth-Clibborn’s career started in features and formats, and her shows include the ground-breaking Changing Rooms for BBC ONE, and returning series, Selling Houses and You Are What You Eat for C4. For the last 8 years Ann has worked as an Edit Doctor for Discovery UK, turning around documentary series and one-offs that have lost their way in the edit. Ann also runs a story coaching business, helping businesses and individuals build storytelling skills, to communicate their story effectively.

This event is supported by the ScreenSkills Television Skills Fund which invests in training for the freelance television workforce thanks to contributions from the BBC, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

It is part of a ScreenSkills programme managed by the Indie Training Fund to support freelancers to upskill and stay connected, helping keep the industry resilient in these difficult times.

This session will take place online via Zoom. Click ‘get ticket’ to reserve your place: you must login or register before you are able to get a ticket for this event. A booking confirmation with a joining link to the session will be sent to you via email.

If you are no longer able to use your ticket, we ask you to please contact support@screenskills.com so that we can release your place. Our sessions are often oversubscribed, so we’d like to give other freelancers the opportunity to fill available spots. Thank you for your consideration.