Training Ground
Editor extraordinaire Mick Audsley flies Sprocket Rocket Soho to Training Ground

It’s the first Sprocket Rocket Soho first event abroad, and it will happen at FEST! On the 25th of June SRS will present Flightpath talk "Ignition: Movie Beginnings".

The speakers will be film editors Mark Sanger ("Gravity"), Mags Arnold ("The Trip"), Mick Audsley ("Twelve Monkeys") and screenwriter Jon Croker ("Woman in Black: 2"). In the evening SRS will also host a networking dinner.

Mick Audsley is a leading film and television editor with an editorial work of over 50 titles, spanning almost 40 years of work. He collaborated with directors such as Terry Gillian, Stephen Frears, Mike Newell and Neil Jordan and is best known for his work on "Interview with the Vampire" (1994), "12 Monkeys" (1995), "High Fidelity" (200), "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" (2005), and more recently "The Zero Theorem" (2013) and "Everest" (2015).
Mick Audsley completed his postgraduate at the Royal College of Art and afterwards he began his career in film editing at the British Film Institute Production Board, where he worked with writer director Bill Douglas cutting the final film of Douglas’ autobiographical trilogy My Way Home.
His extensive collaboration with Stephen Frears began with "Walter" (1982), a TV film starring Ian McKellen, and continued since, bringing Audsley a BAFTA nomination for Best Editing for "Dangerous Liaisons" (1988), and a BAFTA TV Award for Best Film or Video Editor Fiction/ Entertainment, for "The Snapper" (1993).
Audsley also works on film supervising and as an editing consultant for features, shorts and TV series.

Jon Croker started his career as an assistant on Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban and Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. At the time, he also worked with directors such as Alfonso Cuarón and Mike Newell.
Croker is responsible for writing the screenplays for "The Woman in Black: Angel of Death" (2014) and "Desert Dancer" (2014), starring Freida Pinto - previously, Croker had worked with the UK Film Council as a script editor on films such as "Deep Blue Sea" (2011), "The Iron Lady" (2011), "The Woman in Black" (2012), "Berberian Sound Studio" (2012), and "Fast Girls" (2012).
More recent projects include writing screenplays for both a remake of “The Prey” for Dreamworks, and and adaptation of Enid Blyton’s "The Famous Five", for Working Title.

Mags Arnold entered the industry as a trainee sound editor, but soon she was promoted to first assistant editor, working under editor Mick Audsley on films such as "High Fidelity" (2000) and "Capitan Corelli’s Mandolin" (2001).
Her first film feature as an editor was in 2002 with "My Little Eye". Critically acclaimed, "My Little Eye" has since become a horror classic.
Arnold has also collaborated with Mark Evans, director of "My Little Eye", on "Trauma" (2004) starring Colin Firth and Mena Suvari, "Snow Cake" (2006) starring Alan Rickman, Sigourney Weaver and Carrie Anne Moss, and most recently on the Documentary "In Prison My Whole Life" (2007).
In 2015, on "The Trip to Italy", a TV series, Mags Arnold worked with Michael Winterbottom for the second time; they worked previously on "The Killer Inside Me" (2010). Also in 2015 Arnold collaborated on the chilling documentary "The Confessions of Thomas Quick".