Peter Bogdanovich Remembers Jerry Lewis

August 20, 2017

“Jerry Lewis ducked a lot of bullets — he’s had so many things wrong with him over the years — but I just didn’t expect to hear that he had died,” writes Peter Bogdanovich in The Hollywood Reporter. “I thought he was going to make it to 100 […]


August 4, 2017

James Boyle Story Analyst (June 27, 1938 – January 2, 2013) 44 years a member Robert T. Brown No Classification […]

Passages – William R. Butler

August 4, 2017

Bill Butler, the British-born film editor who received an Oscar nomination for his work on Stanley Kubrick’s 1971 classic “A Clockwork Orange,” died June 4 at a hospital in Sherman Oaks. He was 83. […]


February 15, 2017

Christopher Gallie Lab Film Technician (June 8, 1962 – December 3, 2016) 19 years a member Eddie Grisby Lab Film […]

Oscar-Winning Sound Guru Richard Portman Dies at 82

January 30, 2017

Academy Award-winner and retired Florida State film school professor Richard Portman, who mixed the sound for such famed movies as Star Wars (1977) and Harold and Maude (1971), died Saturday night at his home in Betton Hills. […]


December 2, 2016

Robert Braverman Picture Editor (January 28, 1930  – January 15, 2016) 58 years a member Ronald Brilhante Service Recorder (December […]

Jim Faris

December 1, 2016

Arriving in Los Angeles in 1943, he began his career in Hollywood working on Gaslight and ‘National Velvet’ at MGM. In 1947, he moved to the cartoon department, where he edited ‘Tom and Jerry’ and other cartoons […]

Howard Epstein

December 1, 2016

Veteran film editor Howard Epstein passed away July 24, 2016. He was 99 years old. Howard was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and attended the University of Minnesota for a year before transferring to the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. […]

John Patrick Wolfenden

December 1, 2016

John Patrick Wolfenden, beloved and loving husband, father, son and brother, passed away on June 23 at the age of 45. He is survived by his wife of 19 years, Suzanne Zizzi, their daughters Shea and Maeve (14 and 12), his parents Anita and Richard, and his brother Peter. […]

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. […]

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