About Edward Landler
Edward Landler is a filmmaker, media educator and film historian. He made I Build the Tower, the definitive feature documentary on the Watts Towers, and is currently completing a cultural history of film. He can be reached at edlandler@roadrunner.com.

Not-So-Secret Agents:
The Art of Negotiating Revealed

July 5, 2018

During the last week of June, the Editors Guild Diversity Committee’s African-American Steering Committee hosted “The Art of Negotiation,” an eye-opening panel to show how agents serve below-the-line talent as well as those above the line. […]

What Our Members Do: Jeffrey Osmer

July 2, 2018

My primary job is to identify and “tag” an asset into our tracking system to be able to quickly retrieve that item in the future. We consistently field department requests to retrieve their previously created content. […]

‘The Piano’ Ain’t Got No Wrong Notes

June 12, 2018

From the age of six, Ada McGrath refuses to speak, yet film audiences first saw and heard how clearly she communicates on May 15, 1993, when Jane Campion’s ‘The Piano’ premiered at the 45th Cannes International Film Festival. […]

What Our Members Do: Isabella Rupp

June 1, 2018

I am both technical director and crew chief. As technical director, I am the co-pilot and the director is the pilot. Our team of 30 brings producers’ scripts to life through pictures and sound that best show and tell the story. […]

What Our Members Do: Alex Robinson

May 1, 2018

As assistant editor on the show, my primary responsibility is to support the editors in whatever manner necessary. I also get lots of opportunities to practice cutting scenes and address notes from the editors. […]

Salsa Night Fever at ‘Dede’s Disco’

April 25, 2018

The Guild’s Dede Allen Seminar Room was transformed into “Dede’s Disco” on a Saturday night, April 21, as members experienced an exciting evening of salsa dancing, Cuban food and socializing at Salsa Night Fever. […]

What Our Members Do: Moises Cruz

April 1, 2018

The vault is the very first department through which each media asset goes. My job is to make sure that each asset is assigned a unique barcode number and that every single detail is entered into our inventory system for all tracking purposes. […]

Six Editors Inside the Egyptian Theatre

March 12, 2018

The Oscar-nominated picture editors convened on the day before the 90th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre — at the 18th annual Invisible Art/Visible Artists program at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre. […]

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