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Melanie Ann Oliver
Melanie Ann Oliver previously collaborated with Anna Karenina director Joe Wright as editor of the miniseries Bodily Harm and Bob & Rose, as well as the award-winning short films The End and Crocodile Snap.
She was honored with a BAFTA Award for her work as editor of Tom Hooper’s telefilm Longford, starring Golden Globe Award winners Jim Broadbent and Samantha Morton. She also collaborated with the director as editor of the multi-Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning miniseries Elizabeth I, for which she was an Emmy Award nominee; the feature The Damned United, starring Michael Sheen and Timothy Spall; and the multi-Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning miniseries John Adams, for which she was again an Emmy Award nominee as well as an American Cinema Editors (A.C.E.) Eddie Award nominee.
Ms. Oliver began her career as assistant editor, working on such films as Jane Campion’s An Angel at My Table and The Portrait of a Lady; and Anna Campion’s Loaded. Since then, she has been film editor on documentaries, television commercials, shorts, and features alike. Among her credits are Cassian Harrision’s BAFTA and Peabody Award-winning documentary Beneath the Veil.
She has since been the film editor on such features as Sarah Gavron’s Brick Lane; Jon Amiel’s Creation, starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly; Richard Loncraine’s telefilm The Special Relationship, starring Michael Sheen, Dennis Quaid, Hope Davis, and Helen McCrory; and, most recently, Focus Features’ acclaimed Jane Eyre, directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender.