The National Association of Broadcasters announced that Oscar-nominated Boyhood editor Sandra Adair will be a featured session speaker within the Creative Master Series at NAB Show, taking place in Las Vegas in April.
The announcement comes just days after Adair received her first Academy Award nomination for film editing for Boyhood, the critically-acclaimed drama that was nominated for a total of six Oscars and won three Golden Globe Awards, including best motion picture – drama. Adair, whose collaborations with filmmaker Richard Linklater also include Dazed and Confused and the comedy hit School of Rock, will participate in “From DAZED to BOYHOOD: Collaboration over 22 Years,” a session to be moderated by veteran film editor Norman Hollyn and produced in partnership with American Cinema Editors (ACE). The session is scheduled for April 15 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. PT in the South Hall Room S220 of the Las Vegas Convention Center.
“No one embodies the spirit of the Creative Master Series better than Sandra Adair,” said NAB president and CEO Gordon Smith. “Throughout her career, Adair has proven time and again that she is truly a master of her craft, and we are honored and delighted to have her participation as part of NAB Show.”
“I want to thank NAB Show and ACE for the great honor of being a featured speaker during this year’s Creative Master Series,” said Adair. “This year continues to be a wonderfully wild ride, and I look forward to sharing my joy and my journey with some of the world’s most gifted and creative people in the world of digital media and entertainment.”
Adair, who resides in Austin, Texas, has collaborated with Linklater on 18 films over the past 22 years, including Dazed and Confused, the 2012 comedy Bernie and the critically acclaimed Before trilogy – Before Sunrise, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. Adair is currently editing Linklater’s That’s What I’m Talking About.