Tim Porter

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Tim Porter
Tim Porter Editor.jpg
Porter in 2016
BornMay 1974
OccupationTelevision editor
Known forWork on Game of Thrones

Tim Porter (born May 1974) is a British film editor,[1] best known for his work on the HBO series, Game of Thrones,[2] as well as several other notable British television series.[3] He worked as an Editor and Co-Producer on the Game of Thrones prequel, House of the Dragon.[4]


In 2019, he won his second Emmy award (Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing for A Drama Series) for Game of Thrones [5] "The Long Night", (season 8, episode 3). The episode was directed by Miguel Sapochnik. Porter describes it as "a constant search for the correct rhythm."[6] He was awarded the American Cinema Editors 2020 Eddie for that same episode.[7]

He won the 2016 Emmy for "Battle of the Bastards", again directed by Sapochnik.[8] He 'sifted through nearly 100 hours of footage to create a seamless battle scene.'[9] He was also given both the 2016 HPA and Eddie awards.[10][11]

He was recognised in Variety's 2016 'Below The Line Impact Report' as, 'an editor capable of building suspense and excruciating drama.[12]

He has received four Emmy and four Eddie nominations for his editing of Game of Thrones.[5][13][14][15][16]

He is a member of American Cinema Editors.[17]


  1. ^ "Tim Porter A.C.E." Sara Putt - leading independent UK agency for film and television heads of department. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  2. ^ "Game of Thrones Emmy Wins Record". Variety. Retrieved 24 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Tim Porter". IMDb. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  4. ^ "Tim Porter". IMDb. 2022-09-22. Retrieved 2022-08-19.
  5. ^ a b "Tim Porter, ACE". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  6. ^ "'Chernobyl' - 'Game of Thrones' Editor on Crafting That Bloody Battle and the Night King's Farewell". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  7. ^ "American Cinema Editors | Eddie Winners". Retrieved 2020-01-22.
  8. ^ "Nominees/Winners". Television Academy. Retrieved 2019-09-17.
  9. ^ James, Daron (4 August 2016). "The 'Game of Thrones' crew's goal for its epic 'Battle of the Bastards': Show films how it's done". www.latimes.com. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  10. ^ Ma, Max (18 November 2016). "www.hollywoodprofessionalassociation.com". www.hollywoodprofessionalassociation.com. Retrieved 18 November 2016.
  11. ^ "American Cinema Editors Eddie Winners". americancinemaeditors.org. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  12. ^ "Below-the-Line Impact Report 2016". Variety. 2016-08-09. Retrieved 2018-01-13.
  13. ^ "'Star Wars' Among Nominees for ACE Eddie Awards for Film Editing". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  14. ^ "Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) - 'Arrival,' 'La La Land,' 'Moonlight' Among American Cinema Editors' Eddie Award Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  15. ^ Ramos, Dino-Ray (2018-01-03). "ACE Eddie Awards Nominations: 'Dunkirk', 'Baby Driver', 'Game Of Thrones' Make Cut". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  16. ^ "'Ford v Ferrari,' 'The Irishman,' 'Joker' Among American Cinema Editors' Eddie Nominees". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2020-01-23.
  17. ^ "American Cinema Editors". Retrieved 24 June 2016.

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