Stephanie Lowry on ‘61*’

February 16, 2018

Even if she was not a lifelong fan of the New York Yankees, music editor Stephanie Lowry would have been proud of having worked on the made-for-television movie ’61*.’ […]

Tom Foligno on ‘The Aviator’

December 8, 2017

In 2004, after spending a decade working with Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE, assistant editor Tom Foligno finally got his first chance to be an editor. It wasn’t in the cutting room, however, but on the big screen. […]

Raising the ‘Genius’ Bar

April 19, 2017

There probably isn’t a more iconic 20th century figure than Albert Einstein, given that his scientific work literally changed the course of world history and how humans view the universe. […]

Tyler A. Earring

December 1, 2016

On July 25, 2016, the editing community lost a truly remarkable young editor far too soon. Originally from Independence, Missouri, Tyler A. Earring moved to LA in 2005 to continue his education as an MFA Editing Fellow at the American Film Institute. […]

Sound Support

August 1, 2016

Many of the people who work in the production and post-production communities are, by their very nature, unsung heroes. […]

Forget It, Jake

June 1, 2016

At a preview screening of the film Chinatown in summer 1974, an official from the City of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power is reported to have remarked, […]

AE: Acrimony Over an Acronym

December 1, 2015

The first time I heard my assistant editor referred to as an “AE,” the hairs on my back went up! I felt it was disrespectful and unbecoming — but why? After all, we call production assistants PAs without offense, so why not call assistant editors AEs? Well, for starters, PAs fetch coffee and deliver scripts, whereas assistant editors perform highly skilled creative and technical work in an artistic craft. […]

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