London based Cut+Run has appointed Managing Director Toby Abbott and senior editor Sam Jones as partners. 

They join editor/partners Julian Tranquille, Ben Campbell and James Rose in the new line-up.

The partnership roles will mean Sam and Toby help to continue the development of the edit house’s Soho studio, as well as maintaining it’s unique environment which strongly supports its editing talent, and encourages them to flourish.

Sam began his career assisting at companies around Soho, before settling at Cut+Run. There, Sam worked his way up from assistant to editor, after assisting Nick Diss, Joel Miller and finally Steve Gandolfi. In the years since, Sam’s helped numerous assistants along the same journey and cut acclaimed campaigns for brands including Nike, Guinness and Adidas. An inspiration to young editors, a source of enthusiasm for everyone else and - on top of all that - a really nice guy with a fantastic collection of Back to the Future memorabilia.

Toby started his career at SVC Television in the late eighties and has since worked at some of London’s top post production companies, working on many award-winning commercial, documentary, drama and feature projects. Toby brought that expertise along to Cut+Run’s Wardour Street office, where he helped build the joint offering of offline and online with Jogger Studios, before being made Managing Director.

“We’re beyond excited to have both Toby and Sam on board as partners at our London office, helping drive the evolution of Cut+Run,” says founding editor Steve Gandolfi. “Sam joined us at the bottom and worked his way up from assistant to editor to partner; Toby is dedicated to maintaining an atmosphere in which editors can develop and hone their skills. Both exemplify the Cut+Run philosophy of recognising and nurturing new talent and promoting the craft of editing.”