Two decades of feature film, long-form drama, documentary and advertising work have made British-Finnish Ben Mercer one of Finland’s most sought after editors, with a growing reputation and experience throughout the UK and Europe.
His current and recent projects include Rebellion an Element Pictures/Touchpaper Television co-production for RTÉ and The feature film Midwife, directed by acclaimed director Antti Jokinen.
Ben won a Jussi award – Finnish film award – for his work on feature film Unknown Soldier, which has broken all box office records in Finland.
Winner Jussi Award Best Editing
Miia Haavisto, Tommi Kangasmaa, Aku Louhimies, Mikko Tenhunen
Samuel Vauramo, Jussi Vatanen, Alina Tomnikov
Element Pictures, Touchpaper Telelvision
Barry Keoghan, Charlie McCarthy, Sarah Greene
Nordic Productions, Solar Films
Jukka Helle, Markus Selin
Krista Kosonen, Lauri Tilkanen, Tommi Korpela