FILM AND TV EDITOR
Lucasfilm / Disney
Dir. Billie Piper
Western Edge Pictures
A Suitable Boy
Lookout Point / BBC
Episodes 1.5 / 1.6
Sister Pictures / ITV
Snatches: Moments from Women's Lives
'Compliance', 'Outside', 'Bovril Pam', 'Pig Life'
BBC / Royal Court Theatre
Playground Entertainment for BBC 1
Episodes 1.1 / 1.3
Balloon Entertainment for BBC 3
Episodes 1.1 / 1.2 / 1.3
BBC America / BBC 3
My Mad Fat Diary
Episodes 2.5 / 3.1 / 3.2 / 3.3
Tiger Aspect for E4
Black Mirror – White Bear
Zeppotron for Channel 4
In Our Name
Dir. Brian Welsh
Curzon / Artificial Eye
Dir. Sara Sugarman
H2O Motion Pictures
Hazel Baillie is an award winning editor who has worked extensively in the Film and Television industry with a high calibre of both established and up-and-coming Directing and Producing talent. Her work has screened at film festivals worldwide including Cannes, Venice, Berlin, Hot Docs, Silverdocs, Beijing, London and Edinburgh, as well as on UK and international television channels such as BBC 1, Channel 4, Amazon Prime and Netflix.
Hazel's latest work includes Billie Piper's directorial debut feature film, Rare Beasts, which had its world premiere at the 2019 Venice Film Festival’s Critics’ Week and was selected for the 2019 London Film Festival and SXSW 2020. She has also recently completed editing episodes of the second series of Hanna (including one directed by writer / creator David Farr) and the new BBC adaptation of Vikram Seth's A Suitable Boy, directed by Mira Nair. All three are due for release later this year.
After graduating from Edinburgh College of Art in 2004, Hazel began her career as a documentary director, making a number of short films including Fine/Reluctant Silence, which was named 'Best International Short Documentary' at the 2006 DOCNZ International Documentary Festival and was a finalist for the 'Saltire Society Grierson Award' at the 2005 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Her next film, The Truth About Tooth, won 'Best Short Documentary' at the 2007 Divercine Film Festival and gained her a nomination for 'Best New Director' at the 2006 BAFTA Scotland Awards.
In 2007 Hazel decided to pursue her passion for Editing and moved to London to study an MA at the prestigious National Film and Television School. It was there that she edited By the Grace of God (Dir: Ralitza Petrova), which was nominated for the 'Cinefondation Award' at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival and the 'Grand Prix' at the 2010 Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival. Shortly after graduating, Hazel completed her debut feature film as Editor, In Our Name (Dir: Brian Welsh), which played at the 2010 London Film Festival and won the 'Golden Zenith Award' at the 2011 Montréal World Film Festival. The film also gained the British Independent Film Award for 'Most Promising Newcomer' for Joanne Froggatt in her leading role.
In television, she has cut some of the most well-loved and critically acclaimed British shows of recent years including Black Mirror, My Mad Fat Diary, Thirteen, starring Jodie Comer, Clique, and Hanna for Working Title Television and Amazon.
In 2019, Bovril Pam, an episode of Snatches: Moments from Women’s Lives which she edited was nominated for the BAFTA for 'Best Short Form Programme'.
Hazel has also edited advertising campaigns for numerous brands including BMW, All Saints, Markus Lupfur, Barclaycard, Dulux, Body Shop and Lancome, as well as award winning music promos for renowned production company Somesuch and Co.