More than 100 million views
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Art & Copy

A documentary feature film about advertising and what drives the people behind the business, directed by renowned documentarian, Doug Pray (Surfwise, Scratch, Hype!). Featuring interviews with some of the most celebrated creatives of the US ad business since the 'Creative Revolution' in the 1960s, The film ran in competition at Sundance and won the Emmy for Arts & Culture Programming. www.artandcopyfilm.com

Dir: Doug Pray
"Like a good ad, Art & Copy bounds along and never bores. That's a big credit to Pray's savvy compilation and of editor Philip Owens' crisp cuts."
"The film owes its masterly editing to the off-beat vision of Philip Owens"
- Box Office magazine
"tightly edited and well-paced"
 
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Corman's World

A documentary feature film about legendary B-movie producer/director Roger Corman, discussing the effect he, his studios and his movies have had on popular culture. Featuring interviews with the Hollywood A-List who began their careers with him, including Jack Nicholson, Ron Howard, Martin Scorcese, William Shatner, Peter Fonda, Penelope Spheeris, Bruce Dern, Robert De Niro, David Carradine, Gale Anne Hurd, Peter Bogdanovich, Jonathan Demme and many others, and following the production of 'Dinoshark' in a Puerto Vallarta resort. The film screened at Sundance and Cannes, and was nominated for the Palmes d'Or.

Dir:
Alex Stapleton
"supremely watchable"
"The unseen MVPs of this particular show are, however, editors Victor Livingston and Philip Owens, whose selection and compilation of clips from the vast Corman back-catalogue represent a masterclass in the snappy presentation of archive materials."
"an entertaining, zippy tour through his career"
- MSN
 
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Project: ReBrief

A one hour branded content documentary following the reinvention of classic American advertising in the age of online/realtime/apps. With the help of Google and today's brightest creative teams in advertising and technology, the original creative directors of the ads find new ways to tell the same message The entire project is at www.projectrebrief.com

Awards: Gold @ One Show Interactive, Silver & 2 Bronze @ Clios 2013

Dir: Doug Pray
"an incredibly inspirational and well-produced documentary … I walked away inspired to do something creative"
 

Barack Obama, American Stories, American Solutions'

I was invited to Washington D.C. to cut US Presidential candidate Barack Obama's historic thirty minute TV broadcast which aired a week before the Nov 2008 election. Simulcast across the US on seven networks, it was seen by 30 million viewers. It was the ne plus ultra of insane deadline pressure, and an incredible honour.

30m viewers

Writer/Director: Mark Putnam

Additional Editor credits

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'The Defiant Ones'

A four part, four and a half hour documentary series for HBO on the relationship between hiphop legend Dr.Dre and legendary producer and record company exec Jimmy Iovine. Dir. Allen Hughes. Airing July 2017.
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'Brillo Box 3¢ Off'

A short (40min) personal narrative by filmmaker Lisanne Skyler about the Andy Warhol Brillo Box she grew up with in her family, and what became of it - and her family. Dir: Lisanne Skyler. Airs August 2017.
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'I Bring What I Love'

Feature documentary on Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, and the impact of the release of his first album about his faith. Dir: Elizabeth Chai Vasahelyi