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Richard Lord


Richard Lord followed his Bachelor of Science (geography major) with a diploma in digital post production. Since then he has displayed his editing talents on feature-length documentaries. After environmental doco Water Whisperers Tangaroa, he went on to win a NZ Television Award with quake chronicle When a City Falls (editing alongside Ken Sparks). He followed it with acclaimed Antarctic doco The Last Ocean.

I love the editing process. I'm a slave to it. There's always something to learn and refine and there's nothing more thrilling than screening the finished product to an audience. That's the part I look forward to the most. That, and an endless supply of tea, coffee and chocolate throughout the edit. Richard Lord