Mick Audsley

Mick Audsley (born 1949, London, England) is a British film and television editor with more than thirty film credits. He is a frequent collaborator of directors Mike Newell and Stephen Frears, having edited 15 films for Frears.

Mick Audsley
Born1949 (age 71–72)
OccupationFilm editor
Years active1976–present
Joke van Wijk
(m. 1987)
AwardsBAFTA TV Award for Best Film or Video Editor (Fiction/Entertainment)
1993 Screen Two

Life and careerEdit

Audsley was educated at Sevenoaks School,[1] a boarding independent school in the town of Sevenoaks in Kent, in South East England. He then attended Hornsey College of Art and the Royal College of Art where he worked as a sound and then picture editor on various projects for the BFI Production Board. Audsley is married to fellow editor Joke van Wijk, together they have two children.

Audsley has had a notable collaboration with the director Stephen Frears from 1982 to present. In 1988, Audsley was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Editing for Dangerous Liaisons, and the BAFTA TV Award for The Snapper both of which were directed by Frears. Audsley also has had a comparably extended collaboration with director Mike Newell editing for films such as Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Love in the Time of Cholera and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.


Year Film Director Notes
1976 King Lear Steven Rumbelow
1978 My Way Home Bill Douglas
News from Nowhere Alister Hallum
1980 Brothers and Sisters Richard Woolley
Schiele in Prison Mick Gold
1981 Mark Gertler: Fragments of a Biography Phil Mulloy
1982 An Unsuitable Job for a Woman Chris Petit
The Privilege Ian Knox Short film
Walter Stephen Frears Television film
1983 Walter & June
R.H.I.N.O.; Really Here in Name Only Jane Howell
The Terence Davies Trilogy Terence Davies Edited the segment "Madonna and Child"
1984 The Cold Room James Dearden Television film
The Hit Stephen Frears
1985 Dance with a Stranger Mike Newell
My Beautiful Laundrette Stephen Frears
1986 Comrades Bill Douglas
1987 Prick Up Your Ears Stephen Frears
Sammy and Rosie Get Laid
1988 Soursweet Mike Newell
Dangerous Liaisons Stephen Frears Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Editing
1989 We're No Angels Neil Jordan
1990 The Grifters Stephen Frears
1992 Hero
1993 Screen Two Edited "The Snapper"
BAFTA TV Award for Best Film or Video Editor (Fiction/Entertainment)
1994 Interview with the Vampire Neil Jordan Co-edited with Joke van Wijk
1995 12 Monkeys Terry Gilliam
1996 The Van Stephen Frears
1997 The Serpent's Kiss Philippe Rousselot
1998 The Avengers Jeremiah S. Chechik
2000 High Fidelity Stephen Frears
2001 Captain Corelli's Mandolin John Madden
2002 Dirty Pretty Things Stephen Frears
2003 Mona Lisa Smile Mike Newell
2005 Proof John Madden
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Mike Newell
2007 Love in the Time of Cholera
2008 Killshot John Madden Co-edited with Lisa Gunning
2009 The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus Terry Gilliam
2010 Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Mike Newell Co-edited with Michael Kahn and Martin Walsh
Tamara Drewe Stephen Frears
2011 The Wholly Family Terry Gilliam Short film
Angels Crest Gaby Dellal Co-edited with Giles Bury
How to Steal 2 Million Charlie Vundla Senior editor
2012 Lay the Favorite Stephen Frears
2013 Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight Television film
The Zero Theorem Terry Gilliam
2014 Mohammed Mustapha Kseibati Short film
2015 Everest Baltasar Kormákur
2016 Allied Robert Zemeckis Co-edited with Jeremiah O'Driscoll
2017 Murder on the Orient Express Kenneth Branagh
2019 The Personal History of David Copperfield Armando Iannucci

Further readingEdit

  • Perkins, Roy; Stollery, Martin (2004). "Mick Audsley". British Film Editors: The Heart of the Movie. BFI Publishing. ISBN 1-84457-007-X.
  • Rowe, Robin (November 2005). "Deconstructing 'Harry': Editor Mick Audsley and a Host of Effects Houses Unlock the Chamber of Secrets Behind 'Goblet of Fire'". Editors Guild Magazine. Motion Picture Editors Guild. Archived from the original on 28 February 2009.


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