Lillian’s Devotees: Some Words from Her Admirers…

June 7, 2017

“Lillian Benson is one of the most gifted, resourceful and dedicated editors with whom I have had the privilege to work,” said Debbie Allen. “From Eyes on the Prize II to The Hot Chocolate Nutcracker, her talent has enriched every project.” […]

Fellowship and Service Award
Presented to Lillian Benson

June 7, 2017

The Editors Guild presented its Fellowship and Service Award to picture editor Lillian Benson, ACE on April 8 at a ceremony held at the Sheraton Universal. “I can’t think of anyone more deserving of this award,” said Guild president Alan Heim. […]

What Our Members Do: Telon Weathington

May 31, 2017

“I log and transcribe reality footage and interviews in real time. When I am logging footage, I am typing detailed descriptions of the scenes and noting what is important. When I am transcrib- ing, I am typing what is said in the interviews word for word.” […]

The Great Society: The Beginnings of the Editors Guild

May 15, 2017

In celebration of the Editors Guild’s 80th anniversary on May 20, 2017, we reprint this story on the founding of the Society of Motion Picture Film Editors, the forerunner of today’s Guild, which originally appeared in CineMontage JAN-FEB 2012 […]

Editors Guild Launches Upgraded Website

May 11, 2017

This is the first major upgrade to the Editors Guild’s website since 2007. Prior to that the Guild first launched a website in 1996. The site has been fully redesigned with the input of members, featuring a navigation menu bar that consolidates useful links and search tools. […]

What Our Members Do: Susan Avallon

April 5, 2017

Maybe two-thirds of my job involves reading screenplays, novels, non-fiction books, plays, teleplays and treatments. I evaluate their potential as movie or television projects. […]

2017 Survey — Who We Are

March 29, 2017

Last year, the Editors Guild’s Diversity Committee sent out its first survey to gather preliminary information about the Local 700 membership. […]

Switch Hitters: Technical Directors Edit Live!

March 24, 2017

More than 40 people filled the Dede Allen Seminar Room at the Hollywood offices of the Motion Picture Editors Guild on Saturday morning, March 18 for the third installment of the four-part “Meet the Artists” discussion series. […]

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