Documentary Editors

Please note that applications for these positions closed on Nov 15th 2019,  but will re-open in 2020. 

We are looking for talented and dedicated aspiring film editors to work alongside our documentary directors on our 2019 ‘New Voices from Wales’ series. Under the mentorship of an experienced editor in the film industry, you will get the opportunity to edit the film yourself, working in a collaborative partnership with the films director, to help craft their story.

Our ‘New Voices from Wales’ series produces four, 10-15 minute long documentaries in partnership with BBC Cymru Wales and will be broadcast on BBC Wales and BBC iPlayer in Spring 2020.

This is an invaluable opportunity to experience the editing process for a professionally produced factual programme, and will ensure that you gain a BBC credit, as well as the enabling you to use this professionally produced film for your showreel/website.

 There is no criteria as to who gets chosen other than the quality of your work, so with this in mind please send us a showreel of your very best work to give you the best chance of gaining one of the limited places on the scheme.


We require all applicants to have an understanding in the use of Avid Media Composer software.

What do you need to do?

In order to apply for It’s My Shout, all you need to do is fill in our application form, which you can find at the bottom of this page.

All we ask you submit for the application is some basic details about yourself, as well as some information that will be necessary for us to decide whether you are suitable for this role, such as a showreel link which you can provide in your application.

What happens next?

All applications will be processed by the It’s My Shout team and passed onto a selection panel (which will include the It’s My Shout editor mentor). After deliberation from the panel we will if you have been successful. Good Luck!

If you have any further queries about being a trainee editor for It’s My Shout’s ‘New Voices from Wales’ documentary series, please contact:

Please note that applications for these positions closed on Nov 15th 2019,  but will re-open in 2020. 

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