Space Farce:
The Exploratory Workflow of ‘The Orville’

August 17, 2018

Despite being buried under various deadlines while cutting ‘The Orville,’ Seth MacFarlane’s sci-fi dramedy series that has its second season premiere in December on Fox, the show’s core editorial team still found time recently to convey the zeitgeist of what they consider to be an exceptionally collaborative editing room. […]

30 Years on Sunset

August 17, 2018

Over the summer and fall of 1988, the Motion Picture Editors Guild in Hollywood, then IATSE Local 776, made two very auspicious hires to its staff. On July 25, Adriana Iglesias (now Iglesias-Dietl) became assistant bookkeeper and, on October 17, Lisa Berniker (now Dosch) was named administrative assistant. […]

The Eyes and Ears of Reality TV

August 17, 2018

Logging and transcribing are key responsibilities in the making of reality TV, as well as documentaries and occasionally other televised fare, but few know the subtle differences between the two and what the purveyors of these crafts actually do. […]

The Never-Ending Effort to Forge Solidarity

August 17, 2018

This issue of CineMontage, for all its many virtues, isn’t the most important piece of mail you’ll receive this month. Local 700 members, as well as members of our 12 sister IATSE locals who share the Basic Agreement, will soon receive ballots in their mailboxes. […]

PASSAGES – Françoise Bonnot, ACE

August 17, 2018

Françoise Bonnot, ACE, the acclaimed editor of more than 50 films over six decades, died June 9 at the age of 78 in her hometown of Paris. She won an Academy Award for her work on Costa-Gavras’ 1969 masterpiece ‘Z,’ as well as a BAFTA Award for the same director’s 1982 drama ‘Missing.’ […]

PASSAGES – Frederick O. Stafford

August 17, 2018

Frederick Stafford, one of Hollywood’s best-known ADR editors, died peacefully at his Santa Paula, California home on December 23, 2017. Rita, his loving wife of 32 years, was by his side. […]

PASSAGES – Murray B. Jordan, ACE

August 17, 2018

Murray B. Jordan, ACE, film editor for Richard Brooks and Sam Peckinpah — and later a longtime editor and producer of the television series ‘Cops’ (1989-present) — died on July 1 in Elche, Spain. He was 81. […]

IN MEMORIAM

August 17, 2018

David R. Berlatsky, ACE Picture Editor (July 21, 1933 – July 12, 2018) 58 years a member Françoise Bonnot, ACE […]

Clare Knight on ‘Kung Fu Panda’

August 17, 2018

As a youth in Dublin, Ireland, Clare Knight (née De Chenu), ACE, had a decidedly artistic bent. The daughter of a stage actor-turned-architect and a schoolteacher, she dreamt of becoming an artist. […]

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