Totally Involved in the Cutting Room

December 8, 2017

“Editing a film is making the film as much as shooting it or writing it is.” Woody Allen told me that when I interviewed him in 1996 for “DGA Magazine,” for which I served as editor. […]

Out of Boundaries

August 4, 2017

Amazon Studios’ “Transparent” is arguably much more than just a hit web series. It’s a phenomenon that pushes the envelope in terms of social, political and gender-role mores. […]

Sound Judgment

February 15, 2017

As the Motion Picture Editors Guild enters its 80th anniversary year, it’s important to recognize that 2017 also marks the 90th anniversary of the commercial ascendance of motion pictures with synchronized sound, which were called “talkies.” […]

Post-Production Trumps Politics

August 1, 2016

If you can get past the non-stop distraction of the build-up to our nation’s bitterly contested presidential election, which has been playing across media outlets like a real-time reality show […]

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