Editors Guild Members Invited
to Join Motion Picture Academy

June 26, 2018

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has extended invitations to join the organization to 928 artists and executives from 59 countries — including 37 Editors Guild members in good standing — who have distinguished themselves by their contributions to theatrical motion pictures […]

The ‘American Ninjas’ of Post

June 12, 2018

NBC’s ‘American Ninja Warrior’ (2009-present), now celebrating its 10th season with its May 30 premiere, is a monster success. The series features thousands of athletes/contestants from dozens of US cities, who compete for the title of American Ninja champion. […]

13 Questions Why:
Editor Jacques Gravett

June 12, 2018

When Jacques Gravett, ACE, first started working in television, any talk of diversity in Hollywood was a long way off. The industry was comprised of mainly men, most of them white. […]

Put the ‘You’ in Union

June 12, 2018

What was your last interaction with the Editors Guild? If your answer is “paying my dues” or “attending orientation,” this article is for you. Actually, it’s not; it’s for every member. But if those were your answers, I implore you to read on. […]

IN MEMORIAM

June 12, 2018

Edward Abroms, ACE Picture Editor (May 6, 1935 – February 13, 2018) 60 years a member Anne V. Coates, ACE […]

PASSAGES – Anne V. Coates, ACE

June 12, 2018

Anne Voase Coates, ACE, who died May 8 at the age of 92, edited more than 50 films during a prolific career that lasted for six decades. She was best known for her work on David Lean’s 1962 classic Lawrence of Arabia, for which she won an Academy Award. She received further Oscar nominations for Becket (1964), directed by Peter Glenville; The Elephant Man (1980), by David Lynch; In the Line of Fire (1993), by Wolfgang Petersen; and Out of Sight (1998), by Steven Soderbergh. […]

The Cutting Room Challenge

June 12, 2018

Given the veritable obstacle course of a workflow that the 22-strong picture editorial crew on American Ninja Warrior endures to get the hit sports/reality show to air each week, perhaps the next concept in competition-oriented reality TV programming should be about just that. […]

From Mudbound to Movie Town

June 12, 2018

Igrew up in a little town in the middle of California called Atascadero, which loosely translates to “mud hole.” My hippie parents and I lived on a small ranch where my chores were feeding the sheep, pigs and chickens we raised. This was not a job I enjoyed. […]

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