Hugh Chaloner
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In 1988 Hugh began his editing career in Dublin, cutting music videos for local & national acts, then in the early 90s in Los Angeles, editing pieces for artists including Bob Dylan (Series of Dreams), Bruce Springsteen (Better Days, Leap of Faith), U2 (Until the End of the World), Bonnie Raitt (Blue for no Reason), Kate Bush (King of the Mountain) and many more.

In parallel with music videos, he also edited TV commercials in Ireland, UK & US for brands like Guinness, NASDAQ, Bank of Ireland, The Irish Times & Eircom with directors as diverse as Meiert Avis, Lenny Abrahamson, John Moore, Brian O’Malley & John Hayes.

Hugh moved from short to long-form projects, editing many documentaries/performance pieces about a variety of musicians/bands including Elvis Costello, Garth Brooks as well as a huge amount of work in traditional Irish music with Nuala O’Connor and Philip King, most recently a documentary about The Gloaming (Moment to Moment).

During this time, Hugh edited a number of shorts with Donald Clarke (Pitch & Putt with Beckett & Joyce), Ian FitzGibbon (Stranded), John Butler (Spacemen Three, George).

In the broadcast sector, Hugh has edited series for RTÉ (River of Sound, Other Voices), TG4 (Sult, Sé mo Laoch), TV3 (Paramedics, True Lives | Killer in the Family), BBC (Real Lives Reunited), BBC NI (True North | Everything Must Go) and most recently BBC Three (The Young Offenders) with directors Philip King, Nuala O’Connor, Julian Dinsmore, Mairtín de Barra & Peter Foott.

In parallel with editing work, Hugh also shoots and edits photography & video projects for a number of NGOs in east Africa as well as numerous corporate clients.
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