Patrick Carroll is a film/television editor & director. He edited the 2019 documentary feature "Letter from Masanjia”, which was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award , and for which Carroll was also nominated for best editor by the Canadian Cinema Editors. In 2017 he edited the multiple Leo Award winning documentary "Avenues of Escape". His other work ranges from Narrative (Rise & Shine Benedict Stone, Reunion), to documentary series (Rust Valley Restorers, Kink) and Factual TV (Highway Through Hell, The Week the Women Went). As a director Patrick won the A&E Short Film Award for his documentary "I'm that Fool”.
(from the CCE website https://www.cceditors.ca/articles/i-cut-that-patrick-carroll) I had thought editing a documentary in a language I don't speak would be the biggest challenge I faced working on “Letter From Masanjia”. But I was also concerned that dealing with two terabytes of unlogged, multiple format, mostly unsorted, footage shot in secret in China would be an issue. And then loosing access to our subject half way through post production was an unneeded and unexpected
1 - Where and when did you first become an editor? First paid editing gig was working on karaoke videos in Vancouver in 1994 2 - What is the best aspect of being an editor in your region? A good mix of projects to work on, within a supportive community. 3 - What are you currently working on? Mind Set Go, Season 3 for Anaid Productions/AMI-tv 4 - What has been an interesting/favourite project so far? Letter From Masanjia, for Director Leon Lee 5 - The best thing I’ve learn