Professional Profile

Daniel Garcia Robles is a Spanish-British documentary editor based in London, UK, specializing in the genres of Specialist Factual (Science, Technology, History, Natural History), Dramatised Documentary, Investigative, True Crime, Factual Entertainment, and Sport.

 

He has worked with the most prestigious tv networks and channels across the world including Netflix, Disney, Nat Geo, MTV, Discovery, Smithsonian, BBC, Channel 4, and PBS.

Over his many years of experience, he's worked in some of the most popular tv shows and tv events across the world and helped win awards such as Best nature/science Programme of the year RTS award for "Live from space" in 2015, broadcast simultaneously from the ISS to the USA and UK.

Daniel's career in tv and film began in 1996 studying a BA in Audio Visual Productions at London Guildhall University, where he acquired a foundation in writing and shooting for tv, collaborating in several shorts and low-budget feature films.

He discovered the magic of editing while making his first 16mm short film at Panico Studios, funded by Terry Jones (Monty Python) cutting on a Steenbeck editing machine.

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Back in 1996, he pioneered non-linear editing on the first Avid systems while working in commercials, pop promos, docs and one indi feature film " Symphony for the devil" at Shepperton Studios.

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In 1998 he was an Avid and Premiere trainer and technician for the European Fund Media Scheme at Shoreditch Town Hall, teaching underprivileged youngsters.

Daniel then moved in-house with agency Rapp Collins, editing and designing motion graphics for the commercials of UK charities (CRUK, RSPCA, NSPCC, Red Cross...)

In 2003 Daniel moved to Singapore for 3 years and worked in-house at Ascent Media where he edited programs and hundreds of promos for the range of tv channels under Discovery Networks, Disney and MTV, in the Asia-Australia region.

In Asia, he freelanced for advertising agencies McCann Erickson, BBDO, DDB, and Saatchi as he continued to develop his motion graphics design skills while working in documentaries.

Back in Europe, Daniel worked for tv channels and corporate agencies in Mallorca and worked in the award-winning documentary feature "One Giant Leap 2: What about me?

Back in London in 2007, he spent 3 years in-house at Input Media, one of the biggest tv producers in the UK, editing and designing graphics for FIFA, Champions League, and dozens of broadcast sports tv and online outlets.

In 2010 Daniel became a freelance editor/motion graphics artist and in the last 10 years, he's crafted more than 120 hours of tv documentary, corporate and commercials.