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Saturday Night Live Strike Averted as Editorial Crew Reaches Tentative Deal With NBC Universal

NBC Universal‘s long-running sketch comedy staple, Saturday Night Live, will not be facing a strike by the show’s post-production editorial crew, consisting of around 20 employees, as they have reached a tentative agreement with NBC. In the show’s 50-year history, there hasn’t been a debilitating strike that has caused an episode to be cancelled. For just over a month, the editorial workers had been threatening to strike before the April […]

Prey movie

Prey Editor Claudia Castello on the Women Who Inspired Her, the Value of Deleted Scenes, and Why She’s Waiting to Direct

Claudia Castello is living the life. She’s spent part of her morning surfing and now, her hair still wet, she’s on a Zoom call from her home in El Salvador to discuss her work as the Co-Editor of Prey, Dan Trachtenberg‘s well-received Predator prequel that’s now streaming on Hulu. Castello and Angela M. Catanzaro earned an ACE Eddie Award nomination in the Best Edited Feature Film (Non-Theatrical) category for their […]

Top Gun: Maverick

ACE Eddie Awards Winners Include Top Gun: Maverick and Everything Everywhere All at Once

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the winners of the 73rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards in front of a packed house at UCLA’s Royce Hall on a rainy Sunday afternoon. The Woman King director Gina Prince-Bythewood was honored with the ACE Golden Eddie Filmmaker of the Year Award, which she received from her Love & Basketball star Sanaa Lathan. Meanwhile, Bryan Cranston gave the night’s first Career Achievement Award to Lynne Willingham, […]

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Everything Everywhere All at Once, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio Honored with British Film Editors Cut Above Awards

On Friday, Feb. 24, the British Film Editors (BFE) announced the winners for its third annual BFE Cut Above Awards. 27 Editors walked away with a Cut Above Award, the UK’s only ceremony solely dedicated to celebrating excellence in editing, for their work nominated over 12 categories. Everything Everywhere All at Once (edited by Paul Rogers) and Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (Holly Klein & Ken Schretzmann, ACE) kicked off what would […]


VOLT Studios Names Jenny Cadwell as New Executive Producer

Jenny Cadwell has been named Executive Producer for Minneapolis-based VOLT Studios, the full-service content company. From the complex details of production to delivering projects that shine, Cadwell is driven to make magic happen and loves being surrounded by creative people. “Jenny is a force of nature and has a positive, substantial impact on everyone” explains VOLT Studios Founder Steve Medin. “Our appreciation for Jenny goes back long before she joined […]

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me Editor Rodrigo Brazão on Helping to Show Fans a New Side of the Singer and Her Struggles With Mental Health

Rodrigo Brazão wasn’t the first Editor to come aboard Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me but he played a key role in shaping the film before its world premiere at AFI Fest and subsequent launch on Apple TV+. What makes this Selena Gomez film so different from most celebrity-focused documentaries is its focus on mental health. A typical pop star documentary had been commissioned during the singer’s Revival tour but […]

Ashley Nicole Black

Ashley Nicole Black to Host 73rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards for American Cinema Editors

The American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced on Thursday that writer-comedian Ashley Nicole Black (A Black Lady Sketch Show) will host the 73rd Annual ACE Eddie Awards, which recognize outstanding editing in 14 categories of film, television, and documentaries. “All of us at ACE are huge fans of Ashley’s and we’re thrilled to have her as the host of this year’s Eddies. We know she’ll bring her trademark smarts, charisma, and […]

Women Talking

Women Talking Editors Chris Donaldson & Roslyn Kalloo on Their Unique Collaboration and the Key Change That Rippled Across the Entire Film

Sarah Polley‘s drama Women Talking is currently nominated for Best Picture but it may have been a different film altogether had Polley not brought in her past collaborator Christopher Donaldson to serve as a pair of fresh eyes and a Co-Editor alongside Roslyn Kalloo. Donaldson and Polley reconfigured the opening of the film and changed the character who delivers its voiceover, both of which had a ripple effect on the […]

The Banshees of Inisherin

The Banshees of Inisherin Editor Mikkel E.G. Nielsen on Emotionally Investing Himself in Each Character, Including Jenny the Donkey

When The Banshees of Inisherin Editor Mikkel E. G. Nielsen, ACE learned he had been nominated for an Academy Award, the exciting news was nonetheless somewhat bittersweet. After all, Nielsen joined the production under tragic circumstances after Director Martin McDonagh’s go-to editor Jon Gregory passed away in September 2021, just weeks after principal photography had begun. Born in Copenhagen, Nielsen’s involvement was considered a coup, as he had recently won […]

Cindy Mollo

Ozark, The Last of Us Editor Cindy Mollo, ACE, Joins Manhattan Edit Workshop as Artist in Residence

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, online digital-training destination for post-production specialists and content creators is proud to announce the upcoming Artist in Residence for the March 6th 2023, class will be five-time Emmy-nominated Editor Cindy Mollo, ACE. (Artists in Residence are schedule permitting.) Cindy will be working with our Six Week Students and discuss her long and storied career, giving students insight into her process, and screening their work […]