Academy Arrival: The Oscar-Nominated Editors

March 3, 2017

Early Saturday morning, February 25, the line stretched around the block from the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre to attend the 17th Annual Invisible Art/Visible Artists program presented by the American Cinema Editors (ACE). […]

Julia Wong Gets ‘The Last Word’

February 15, 2017

As the new comedy The Last Word premiered at the Sundance Film Festival January 24, editor Julia Wong, ACE, was recalling to CineMontage what a great experience she had cutting the movie. “Director Mark Pellington was a great collaborator and so much fun to work with,” she says. “We hit it off right away.” […]

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 […]

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