Franz Ketterer


Franz has worked as an online editor and colourist with us since 2002, having previously been an online assistant.  He operates Autodesk Flame and Avid Symphony suites, and has worked across a huge variety of genres.  With his technical acumen, meticulous attention to detail, and creative eye, he has a loyal client base who benefit from his experience.


He has been the lead online editor on numerous landmark documentary series for the BBC and SVoD streaming services.  Many have won prestigious awards, and Franz was a recipient of a team Emmy award for his contribution to Planet Earth II.

He has also online-edited high profile television dramas such as Philippa Lowthorpe’s Three Girls, and several acclaimed documentary feature films for theatrical release, including Julien Temple’s Glastonbury, Peter Gilbert’s Burning Ice and Stephen Finnigan’s Hawking.  He is the main online editor on the ongoing popular ITV detective series McDonald & Dodds.


Over recent years Franz has led the introduction of cutting-edge formats and technology to Films at 59.  He has overseen the vision post production of many pioneering projects in stereoscopic 3D, UHD and HDR, and has been heavily involved in the development of our growing VFX department, as well as developing new efficiencies in ever-changing DI workflows.


Credits Include:

Wild Isles: BBC One
Our Planet: Netflix
Super/Natural : Disney +
Dynasties II : BBC One
The Green Planet: BBC One
Animal: Netflix
A Perfect Planet: BBC One
Tiny World : Apple TV
Seven Worlds One Planet: BBC One
Night On Earth: Netflix
Our Planet: Netflix
Blue Planet II : BBC One
Planet Earth II : BBC One
McDonald and Dodds: ITV
Three Girls: BBC One
Panorama: BBC


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