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Passion, Humility & Exploitation: The Growing Pains of Dan Crinnion ACE Part 2

by Paddy Bird on
April 8, 2021

If you’re in the mood for an open, no-nonsense, and hugely entertaining chat about editing, then look no further than the concluding part of Dan Crinnion’s appearance on this week's podcast.

Dan Crinnion ACE started as a production runner at the legendary Ealing Studios in London and worked his way up from assistant editor on massive dramas like Downton Abbey, all the way up to the award-winning Killing Eve and Batman spinoff, Pennyworth.

Along the way, he's grabbed a BAFTA nomination, an Emmy nomination and won an Eddie award for best edited Drama Series, so I think it’s safe to say he knows what he’s talking about!

Aside from all that, he’s just a loveable and likeable guy who talks so openly about the creative demons we all wrestle with. I know you’re gonna enjoy what he has to say on this week’s show!

Tracks Featured in This Episode from Universal Production Music

Track 1: Summer Haze

Composer: Alessandro Rizzo, Elliot Greenway Ireland, Timothy Paul Handels
Publisher: Pedigree Cuts
Album: In Your Zone: Lo-Fi Chill Hop
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Track 2: Late Night Stand

Composer: Timothy Paul Handels
Publisher: Pedigree Cuts
Album: In Your Zone: Lo-Fi Chill Hop
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Track 3: Cafe Creme

Composer: Timothy Paul Handels
Publisher: Pedigree Cuts
Album: In Your Zone: Lo-Fi Chill Hop
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