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The Underground Railroad Editor Joi McMillon on Creating History with Barry Jenkins

June 10, 2021 | By
<em>The Underground Railroad</em> Editor Joi McMillon on Creating History with Barry Jenkins

“I feel like there’s just so many elements to the job of being an editor,” says Joi McMillon. “I think the thing that really encompasses what an editor’s job is, is to be a storyteller, and for us to curate the experience for the audience, so not only are they engaged in the story... »

MCU Editor Jeffrey Ford, ACE, Joins Manhattan Edit Workshop as Artist in Residence

June 9, 2021 | By
MCU Editor Jeffrey Ford, 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 June 21st class will be the immensely talented editor Jeffrey Ford, ACE. Ford was born in Novato, California.  He attended high school in Troutdale, Oregon and graduated from... »

Craft Spotlight: In The Heights Editor Myron Kerstein on Deciding What To Keep (and Lose) from the Musical

June 8, 2021 | By
Craft Spotlight: <em>In The Heights</em> Editor Myron Kerstein on Deciding What To Keep (and Lose) from the Musical

Lin-Manuel Miranda’s beloved Broadway musical, In the Heights, comes to the big screen with a splash next Friday June 11, courtesy of Jon M. Chu’s impeccable directorial talents. As we wrote in our review of the film, one of its greatest achievements is its far-embracing approach that showcases the rich tapestry of Latin cultures in America.... »

Accomplished Editor John Dingfield Returns to Cutters

April 29, 2021 | By
Accomplished Editor John Dingfield Returns to Cutters

High-end editorial boutique Cutters is very proud to announce the return of Editor John Dingfield to its roster. The announcement was made by Cutters Studios President/Managing Director Craig Duncan and Managing Editor Grant Gustafson. Since launching his career with Cutters back in 2000, Dingfield has established himself as a go-to editor for comedic and... »

ACE’s 21st Annual Invisible Art / Visible Artists Celebrates Oscar Nominated Film Editors

April 26, 2021 | By
ACE’s 21st Annual <em>Invisible Art / Visible Artists</em> Celebrates Oscar Nominated Film Editors

Although the 93rd Academy Awards are over and done, the American Cinema Editors‘ (ACE) 21st Annual Invisible Art / Visible Artists panel, showcasing all five Oscar-nominated Film Editors, took place virtually this past weekend with all five nominated editors on hand to talk about their craft. Nomadland Editor (and Oscar-winning Director) Chloé Zhao, Yorgos Lamprinos (The Father), Frédéric Thoraval (Promising Young Woman), Mikkel E.G.... »

Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

April 19, 2021 | By
Below the Line’s 93rd Academy Awards Preview Part 1

The 93rd Academy Awards are now less than a week away, taking place on Sunday, April 25. Depending on when you’re reading this, your Oscar ballot may have already been turned in before the April 20 deadline. Or maybe you’re not an Academy member quite yet but, as a member of the film (or... »

Trial of the Chicago 7, Soul Top the Feature Film Winners at the 71st Annual ACE Eddies

April 17, 2021 | By
<em>Trial of the Chicago 7</em>, <em>Soul</em> Top the Feature Film Winners at the 71st Annual ACE Eddies

On Saturday, April 17, the American Cinema Editors (ACE) announced the winners for its 71st Annual ACE Eddie Awards, recognizing Outstanding Editing In Film, Television and Documentaries, presented via a virtual ceremony. Hosted by the ensemble cast of NBC’s Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist — Jane Levy, Mary Steenburgen, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell and John Clarence Stewart —— the ceremony opened with an... »

Contender Profile: Editor Carolina Siraqyan on Shaping The Mole Agent 

April 14, 2021 | By
Contender Profile: Editor Carolina Siraqyan on Shaping <em>The Mole Agent</em> 

Nominated for an Academy Award for Documentary (Feature), The Mole Agent sends elderly investigator Sergio Chamy into The San Francisco Nursing Home, a retirement community in the El Monte district of Santiago, Chile. His job is to uncover possible mistreatment of a patient. Despite its mock-espionage opening and allusions to film noir, Maite Alberdi‘s... »

Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Editing of Schitt’s Creek

April 13, 2021 | By
Sight, Sound & Story Looks at Editing of <em>Schitt’s Creek</em>

Manhattan Edit Workshop‘s Sight, Sound & Story: Live monthly online event series continues in April with Schitt’s Creek Editors Trevor Ambrose & Paul Winestock, CCE, moderated by Author & Film Historian Bobbie O’Steen. As per the description: Inside Episode IX: this panel focuses on the multi-Emmy winning series, Schitt’s Creek, which made us laugh,... »

93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Film Editing

April 5, 2021 | By
93rd Annual Oscars Spotlight on Film Editing

For the past five years, the Academy Award winners in the Film Editing category have ranged from Mad Max: Fury Road, Hacksaw Ridge, Dunkirk, Bohemian Rhapsody, to last year’s winner Ford v Ferrari. Most of these winners happen to be big budget spectacle films that contain fast-paced action sequences with the exception of Bohemian... »