|Alma mater||Bournemouth University|
Chris Dickens is a British film and television editor. His work on Slumdog Millionaire (2008), directed by Danny Boyle, won the Academy Award for Film Editing, BAFTA Award for Best Editing, and the American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic).
Chris went to Hailsham Community College in his teenage years and graduated from Bournemouth University in 1990. He worked in television for a number of years, including a stint with the director Edgar Wright on the television series Spaced. Dickens subsequently edited Wright's first feature film, Shaun of the Dead (2004). He worked again with Wright on Hot Fuzz (2007).
Dickens' editing of Slumdog Millionaire has been discussed by several critics. Peter Caranicas wrote, "'Slumdog' has a complex structure that interweaves three story strands into a single braid, yielding a rich, almost fugal narrative."
|2004||Seed of Chucky||Don Mancini|
|Shaun of the Dead||Edgar Wright|
|2007||Hot Fuzz||Edgar Wright|
|2008||Slumdog Millionaire||Danny Boyle||Academy Award for Best Film Editing|
BAFTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Editing
|2012||Les Misérables||Tom Hooper||Nominated—Satellite Award for Best Editing|
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- Caranicas, Peter (December 10, 2008). "Time-jumping movies challenge editors". Variety. Archived from the original on 2009-02-24.
- Potosky, Mallory (January 29, 2009). "Chris Dickens Weaves the Tale of A Slumdog Millionaire". Moviemaker. Archived from the original on 2009-02-24.
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