BRITISH FILM EDITORS

Crafting The Moving Image

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BFE celebrates and promotes the arts, crafts and sciences of editing

We work to raise the profile of editors and their assistants

We illuminate the craft of editing


We believe in a diverse industry

We provide effective training and mentorship

We connect national and international bodies in film and television
 

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MENTORING

Working for a more diverse industry

AWARDS

Encouraging excellence

A VIRTUAL GLASS OF WINE

Meet the world's leading editors

WHY JOIN BFE?

Join a community of top editors and assistants

Receive First Frame twice a year

Attend the Virtual Glass of Wine sessions

Apply for the mentor scheme

Nominate and judge in the BFE Cut Above Awards

Receive member's discounts in the shop

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Exclusive Screenings

WHO ARE WE?

British Film Editors (BFE) is a not-for profit honorary society of professional British Film and Television Editors.

BFE was formed by some 40 British Film Editors in 1966. Originally named the Guild of British Film Editors (GBFE), as more television programmes – particularly dramas and drama series – were pre-recorded rather than broadcast live its membership very soon included editors working in television as well. In 2005, when the advance of digital recording and editing meant that very few editors were actually working with film at all, the name was changed to the Guild of British Film and Television Editors. At the same time the motto “Crafting the Moving Image” was added to the logo to reflect these changes. In 2020, the name was changed to British Film Editors to underline that the rapid differentiation in screen culture - from mediums to platforms - is nevertheless rooted in 'motion image'.

The honorary society has always had two main aims: to raise the profile of the craft of editing and to maintain the technical and creative skills of editors working in film and television.

Get in touch

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