Editors Guild members sometimes need to exercise their storytelling talents and share their insights on their craft in the print medium in addition to the audio- visual. This year to date, four books have been published by members of the Guild about their work. […]
Hollywood’s business is the merchandising and recycling of myth — especially the myth of the tragic Hollywood star (Judy Garland, Marilyn Monroe, Elvis Presley, etc.) in biopic or documentary form. […]
‘Post Proud’ is the story of bold brothers and sisters whose pride in their craft, pride in themselves, and commitment to one another empowered them to make dramatic change in their working lives. […]
Many of the editors I met asked me why I didn’t want to become a director like my dad. To me, editing was far more interesting than directing — and you didn’t need a small army of people to do it.
His most memorable film? Don’t ask that of Paul Hirsch, ACE. The Academy Award-winning editor does not believe in the concept, and a quick perusal of the more than 40 films to his credit suggests the futility of that exercise: Is it Carrie (1976) or Star Wars (1977)? The Empire Strikes Back (1980) or Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) — or something else? […]