Crafts » Editing »

Golden Reel Awards: Hacksaw Ridge Wins Two Top Feature Film Honors

February 20, 2017 | By
Golden Reel Awards: Hacksaw Ridge Wins Two Top Feature Film Honors

Hacksaw Ridge captured Golden Reels for Best Sound Editing in Feature Film for both FX/Foley and Dialogue/ADR. Supervising sound editor Robert Mackenzie stated, “This film really is an example of the whole being greater than the sum of the parts. Everyone put in so much and it really shows.” La La Land garnered yet... »

Sundance/Slamdance Docs: Into the Life of the Others (Part 2)

February 1, 2017 | By
Sundance/Slamdance Docs: Into the Life of the Others (Part 2)

Part 1 here: http://www.btlnews.com/community/73847/ In Hotel Coolgardie (Slamdance) two Finnish backpackers, drawn by a desire for an authentic outback experience, are hired to work as barmaids in a remote gold-mining town. Their job entailed dealing with cultural differences, an exacting boss and a boozed-up mix of coarse customers. During a stint as a laborer in... »

Uppercut Signs Editor Danielle Sclafani

January 30, 2017 | By
Uppercut Signs Editor Danielle Sclafani

Creative editorial shop Uppercut has added editor Danielle Sclafani to their roster. Sclafani joins Uppercut after serving as an editor at Crew Cuts, where she spent nearly seven years cutting spots for the likes of CVS, Starbucks, GE, Accenture and IBM, among others. Her distinct visual storytelling style and passion for creative collaboration have... »

67th ACE Eddie Awards: Arrival and La La Land Take Top Editing Honors

January 30, 2017 | By
67th ACE Eddie Awards: <em>Arrival</em> and <em>La La Land</em> Take Top Editing Honors

At the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards, Joe Walker, ACE took home the Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) Eddie for Arrival, while Tom Cross, ACE won Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy/Musical) for La La Land.  Zootopia, edited by Fabienne Rawley and Jeremy Milton, won Best Edited Animated Feature Film. In accepting his award Walker... »

The View from La La Land

January 24, 2017 | By
The View from La La Land

So the Oscar nomination process is on the one hand modernizing: the Academy realized they no longer have to gather everyone “live” at 5 in the morning, feeding all those press minions breakfast before they head back to their newspaper offices with printed handouts, to type up stories for afternoon editions. Instead, they could... »

2017 Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2017 | By

BEST PICTURE La La Land Moonlight Manchester by the Sea Arrival Lion Hidden Figures Fences Hell or High Water Hacksaw Ridge ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Emma Stone, La La Land Natalie Portman, Jackie Ruth Negga, Loving Meryl Streep, Florence Foster Jenkins Isabelle Huppert, Elle ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE Viola Davis, Fences Naomie Harris,... »

Thelma Schoonmaker and Janet Ashikaga to Receive Career Achievement Honors at the 2017 ACE Eddie Awards

January 17, 2017 | By
Thelma Schoonmaker and Janet Ashikaga to Receive Career Achievement Honors at the 2017 ACE Eddie Awards

American Cinema Editors (ACE) will present veteran editors Janet Ashikaga, ACE and Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE with the organization’s prestigious Career Achievement honors at the 67thAnnual ACE Eddie Awards on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel.  The Career Achievement Award honors veteran editors whose body of work and... »

Contender – Editor Joe Walker, Arrival

January 12, 2017 | By
Contender – Editor Joe Walker, <em>Arrival</em>

Playing with time has a big appeal for Joe Walker, editor of Arrival, the non-linear, sci-fi mystery starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner, as a linguist and scientist tasked with interpreting the language of alien visitors. “We’re talking about time. That is certainly something I’ve been obsessed by in the last few films I’ve... »

Contender – Editor Tom Cross, La La Land

January 10, 2017 | By
Contender – Editor Tom Cross, <em>La La Land</em>

Writer-director, Damien Chazelle, sent editor Tom Cross the script for his bittersweet romantic musical, La La Land, around March of 2014, right after Whiplash, their previous collaboration, played Sundance. At the same time Cross was given film references and inspirations for the script. As time went by, the editor also received mock-ups of music... »

Nominees Announced for the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards Recognizing the Best Editing of the Year in Film, Television & Documentaries

January 3, 2017 | By

American Cinema Editors (ACE) today announced nominations for the 67th Annual ACE Eddie Awards recognizing outstanding editing in ten categories of film, television and documentaries. Winners will be revealed during ACE’s annual black-tie awards ceremony on Friday, January 27, 2017 in the International Ballroom of the Beverly Hilton Hotel and will be presided over by... »

BTL Production Listings

Video of the Day