Mike Butler

Mike Butler Editor (Offline / Online), Motion Graphic Designer.

Mike has been in the Television Broadcasting business all his working life. He joined the BBC as a Graduate Engineer, having gained a degree in Electronic Engineering and Communications at Southampton University. He became drawn to Editing as a career, fascinated by the marriage of technical and aesthetic skills needed to produce the quality of programmes the BBC is renowned for.

After leaving the BBC Mike worked for various Post-Production facilities in London’s Soho, rising eventually to the position of Director of Editing and Post-Production at TSI Video.

His next step was to move into the freelance world. It was in this new stage of his career that he became involved in training, initially for Avid, for whom he started delivering training courses to their customers worldwide.

Beyond Avid systems, he is also able to teach a wide range of Post Production software, including Adobe's After Effects and Premiere Pro.

Mike has continued to work independently both in the UK and abroad, and has edited for an extraordinarily broad range of companies including the Disney Channel, the RAF, The American Forces Network, Islamic Relief, Oman TV, Al Jazeera, to name just a few.


  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe After Effects

Avid Media Composer

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere Pro

Avid Media Composer

Avid Media Composer

An examination of mental health issues and their effects on the families and friends of those afflicted.

A group of artists come together for a seven-day period during which each produces an original work. The culmination is an exhibition and competition with the winner receiving a substantial prize.

3 documentaries charting visits to some of the most remote places on Earth you can fly to.

A feature-length doc exposing the airline industry’s cover-up of a heath and safety scandal. Recently shown at the Raindance festival, and scheduled for theatrical release next year.

A 6-part series telling the story of a trainee pilot

Mike Butler's Software Skills

All Soho Editors Professional Freelance Avid Media Composer editors are handpicked and rigorously vetted before being added to our books.

Our freelance Avid Media Composer editors are all highly skilled professionals with many years’ experience across multiple genre, from Drama to Documentary.

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We have dozens of highly skilled After Effects Freelancers for hire, which have all been thoroughly vetted prior to joining Soho Editors.

Our professional freelance After Effects artists are vastly experienced and multi skilled across multiple genres from Cookery to Feature Films.

Take a look for yourself below and filter your selection by skills or genre to find the right After Effects freelancer.

We have nearly 100 highly skilled Premiere Pro Freelance Editors for hire, who have all been thoroughly vetted prior to joining Soho Editors.

Our professional freelance Premiere Pro editors are vastly experienced and multi skilled across multiple genres from Fashion to Observational Documentaries, and Promos to Dramas.

Take a look for yourself below and filter your selection by skills or genre to find your Premiere Pro freelancer.

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