Kristina Hetherington is a BAFTA award winning editor who has enjoyed great success collaborating with some of the industry’s finest directors. In 2010, Kristina began her creative relationship with Phillip Martin on MO, starring Julie Walter, which was met with a wealth of critical acclaim and won Kristina the BAFTA Award for Best Editing Fiction/Entertainment. Following this, she cut Martin’s documentary feature JAPAN IN A DAY, WALLANDER and Working Title’s BIRDSONG starring Eddie Redmayne for which she received another BAFTA nomination for Best Editing: Fiction in 2012.
In 2013 she cut the feature LE WEEK-END starring Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan which was the start of a fruitful relationship with director Roger Michell. Shortly after, she worked again with Roger on THE LOST HONOUR OF CHRISTOPHER JEFFERIES written by Peter Morgan with Jason Watkins in the title role, for which she won an RTS West Craft Award. She then went on to cut BIRTHDAY, based on the play by Joe Penhall, with Stephen Mangan and Anna Maxwell Martin, to which followed MY COUSIN RACHEL with Rachel Weisz and Sam Claflin playing the leads.
Kristina’s other credits include two episodes of the first season of THE CROWN: WOLFERTON SPLASH with Stephen Daldry and SMOKE AND MIRRORS with Philip Martin; Chris Smith’s DETOUR with Emery Cohen and Bel Powley; THE CHILD IN TIME starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Kelly MacDonald directed by Julian Farino; RED JOAN for Trademark Films with Judi Dench and Olivia Cooke and DOING MONEY for director Lynsey Miller. Most recently, Kristina edited Roger Michell’s BLACKBIRD starring Kate Winslet, Susan Sarandon and Sam Neill to which followed the BBC’s acclaimed TV movie SITTING IN LIMBO directed by Stella Corradi for Left bank Pictures. She is collaborating once again with Roger Michell on THE DUKE with Helen Mirren and Jim Broadbent playing the leads.