Oscar’s Five Favourite Editors Talk Shop

March 6, 2019

The 19th annual Invisible Art Visible Artists event with Academy award-nominated picture editors took place on Saturday morning, February 23 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. As in preceding years, the event drew a near-capacity crowd excited to hear the panelists converse about the art of editing. […]

Adobe Also a Big Winner at Sundance

March 1, 2019

Sundance, the largest independent film festival in the United States, takes place every year in Park City, a funky little ski town nestled in the beautiful snow-covered mountains of Utah. This year, there were over 14,000 submissions to the festival. […]

The Editor Strikes Back:
Cutting Remarks from the Cutting Room

February 28, 2019

With Movers and Shakers: The Monster Makers, long-time editor Tariq Anwar somehow manages to take time away from the bench to write an amusing book about his 30-year career in the film and television industries. The tone is sardonic, the writing straightforward, the many line drawings humorous. […]

2019 Oscars: Post-Production ‘Rhapsody’

February 25, 2019

Once again, in what has become a trend at recent Oscars, the awards in all three post-production categories were swept by the same film, in this year’s case ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ the biopic of the British rock band Queen and its charismatic lead singer, Freddie Mercury. […]

The Sundance Kids – Three Editors and Their Films Make Their Debuts in Park City

February 15, 2019

For a picture editor working in independent films, there are few things more exhilarating than having your film accepted in a major film festival — especially if it does not yet have a distributor, and particularly if the fest is the premier showcase for indie films: the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. This year, the festival ran January 24 to February 3. […]

Duck Dynasty – Editing the Fowl Play of Huey, Dewey, Louie and Company

February 15, 2019

Longtime classic Disney character Donald Duck’s mischievous nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie made their very first appearance 82 years ago in a February 1937 Donald Duck Sunday newspaper comic strip (only three years after Donald himself was created). By October of that year, the triplets had their own strip, Donald’s Nephews, and six months later, in April 1938, the three ducklets made their animated debut in a cartoon short of the same name. […]

Passages – Richard Marks, ACE

February 15, 2019

Revered film editor Richard Marks, ACE, whose best known works include Serpico (1973), Apocalypse Now (1979) and You’ve Got Mail (1998), died on December 31. He was 75. […]

Oscar-Worthy Film Editors

February 10, 2019

This year, for the first time since the Academy started giving an Oscar for Best Editing in 1934, all five editors were nominated for their work on movies based on actual events, with casts largely portraying historical figures. Two of the […]

69th Annual ACE Eddie Award Winners Announced

February 2, 2019

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ (edited by John Ottman, ACE) and ‘The Favourite’ (edited by Yorgos Mavropsaridis, ACE) won Best Edited Feature Film (Dramatic) and Best Edited Feature Film (Comedy) respectively at the 69th Annual ACE Eddie Awards on February 1. […]

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