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Margot Francis

Editor

Margot Francis has extensive experience as an editor, both in Aotearoa and the United States. Television highlights include Outrageous FortuneSaturday Night Live, and Bette Midler TV movie The Mondo Beyondo Show. She is credited as co-writer and editor of 2020 documentary The Girl on the Bridge. In 1988 Francis shared an Emmy Award for a doco about Broadway musical Sarafina. In 2012 she was nominated twice in the same category of the NZ Television Awards; she won for Katherine Mansfield biopic Bliss. Later she was nominated for archive series Decades in Colour. Francis is married to US-born producer Steve Sachs. 

Margot would come up with stuff I would never have dreamed of, but I see it and I would go "you're ahead of me". Ian Mune, director of 2011 documentary Billy T: Te Movie, in an 18 August 2011 interview with Flicks

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The Girl on the Bridge

2020, Writer, Editor - Film

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For My Father's Kingdom

2019, Editor - Film

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Yellow is Forbidden

2018, Editor - Film

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Stars in Her Eyes

2016, Editor - Film

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Decades in Colour

2016 - 2017, Editor - Television

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Decades in Colour (series one promo)

2016, Editor - Television

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A Flickering Truth

2015, Editor - Film

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The Brokenwood Mysteries

2014 - ongoing, Editor - Television

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Harry

2013, Editor - Television

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Harry - This is Personal (First Episode)

2013, Editor - Television

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Siege

2012, Editor - Television

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Bliss: The Beginning of Katherine Mansfield

2011, Editor - Television

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Billy T: Te Movie

2011, Editor - Film

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Roof Rattling

2009, Editor - Short Film

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The Cult

2009, Editor - Television

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The Pretender - Series Two, Episode One

2008, Editor - Television

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Made in Dunedin

2007, Editor - Television

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Rude Awakenings - First Episode

2007, Editor - Television

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Dead Letters

2006, Editor - Short Film

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Outrageous Fortune - First Episode

2005, Editor - Television

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Daughters of the Pacific

2005, Editor - Television

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Nothing Special

2005, Editor - Short Film

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Outrageous Fortune

2005, Editor - Television

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Sweet As Candy

2003, Editing Advisor - Short Film

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Toy Love

2002, Editor - Film

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Mercy Peak

2001, Editor - Television

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Virginity

2001, Editor - Television

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Mum, Dad and Michela

2000, Editor - Television

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Savage Honeymoon

2000, Editor, Editor - Film

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The Topp Twins - Speedway

1998, Editor - Television

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Memory and Desire

1998, Editor - Film

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Highwater

1997, Editor - Television

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The Topp Twins

1998 - 2000, Editor - Television

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Black Bitch

1995, Editor - Short Film

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Plain Tastes

1995, Editor - Television

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Heartland

1991 - 1996, Editor - Television