Oscar’s Favorite Film Editors: 2017

February 9, 2017

The 2017 Academy Award nominations for Best Achievement in Film Editing in 2016 offer a full array of vital work in five different movie genres: a haunting science fiction fantasy, a war story with an atypical hero, a really contemporary crime western, a Hollywood musical of Los Angeles itself, and an honest, inner-city coming-of-age drama. […]

Recreating the Boston Marathon Bombing in ‘Patriots Day’

December 21, 2016

CineMontage recently attended a screening of Patriots Day, followed by a panel of major below-the-line craftspeople, including picture editor Colby Parker, Jr, ACE; re-recording mixer, sound designer and supervising sound editor Dror Mohar; and sound designer and supervising sound editor Piero Mura. […]

The 100 Club
Editorial Longevity

December 2, 2016

In the midst of a career in television, picture editors may think about how many years they’ve been on a show, but they may not stop to consider how many episodes of it they’ve cut. […]

‘Manchester’ United

December 2, 2016

by Rob Feld • portraits by John Clifford Kenneth Lonergan’s Manchester by the Sea made big news at the 2016 […]

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. […]

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