PASSAGES – Anne V. Coates, ACE

June 12, 2018

Anne Voase Coates, ACE, who died May 8 at the age of 92, edited more than 50 films during a prolific career that lasted for six decades. She was best known for her work on David Lean’s 1962 classic Lawrence of Arabia, for which she won an Academy Award. She received further Oscar nominations for Becket (1964), directed by Peter Glenville; The Elephant Man (1980), by David Lynch; In the Line of Fire (1993), by Wolfgang Petersen; and Out of Sight (1998), by Steven Soderbergh. […]

PASSAGES – Hyman Kaufman

June 12, 2018

Hyman worked in the film industry from the 1950s through the 1980s. His career as a film editor was dedicated strictly to documentaries on both the small and large screen. Things got off the ground for Hyman when he moved from New York to Los Angeles in late 1961 and soon after joined the newly formed David Wolper Productions. […]

PASSAGES – Edward M. Abroms, ACE

June 12, 2018

Emmy Award-winning film editor Edward Abroms, ACE, died of heart failure on February 13, 2018 — the 60th anniversary date of his joining the Editors Guild. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Colleen; his children Ed Abroms (and his wife Terra), Lynn Abroms (and her partner Scott Lerner) and Cindy Hammond (and her husband Danny Hammond); and his grandchildren Brandon, Jordon (and his wife Jordann) and James. […]

PASSAGES – Gerald B. Greenberg, ACE

February 16, 2018

Gerald B. Greenberg, ACE, died December 22 after a long illness, leaving behind a huge legacy and a collection of memorable films that bear his stamp of originality. He was 81. […]

PASSAGES – Joe Staton

December 8, 2017

Joe Staton passed away on August 1, 2017 at his home in Los Angeles after a long illness. He was 81. Born in Harlem, New York City, Joe was a veteran of the Korean War. […]

PASSAGES – Cecilia (Cil) Perna

December 8, 2017

The motion picture industry lost one of our finest Foley and ADR mixers on October 11, 2017. Not only was she kind and supportive to everyone, but Cecilia Perna could mix with her eyes closed; mixing and sound was second nature to her. […]

PASSAGES – Eric Zumbrunnen, ACE

December 8, 2017

On August 1, the arts, entertainment and advertising community lost a respected, inventive visual craftsmen: award-winning editor Eric Zumbrunnen, ACE. […]

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