Bo Mehrad is a film editor. His credits include THE PUNK SINGER, a documentary about musician and feminist icon Kathleen Hanna. The film won numerous awards at festivals around the globe and went on to theatrical distribution in the US and other regions. He also edited SIDEMEN: LONG ROAD TO GLORY a documentary about the lives of three of the original blues sidemen. The film premiered at SXSW and was distributed theatrically.
He recently edited MAKING BLACK AMERICA, a limited series with Henry Louis Gates for PBS and FINDING MISS CLEO a feature doc about 90's TV psychic Miss Cleo for HBO Max.
Besides editing docs, Bo has edited narrative films, music videos and short-form web, commercial & corporate content. Bo had an extensive background in film production before moving into post.
He is an active member and organizer for Alliance of Documentary Editors (ADE), a national organization that champions the role of editors and assistant editors in the documentary process.
Bo has served as a judge in the editing category for The News & Documentary Emmy Awards. He has participated in panels and presentations at Doc NYC, Big Sky Film Festival and served as an Editing Mentor for Film Independent’s DocLab.
Bo was born in Iran and educated in the U.K. He holds a B.A. in film from the California State University at San Francisco.
He lives in NYC and is available worldwide.