The Editor Strikes Back:
Cutting Remarks from the Cutting Room

February 28, 2019

With Movers and Shakers: The Monster Makers, long-time editor Tariq Anwar somehow manages to take time away from the bench to write an amusing book about his 30-year career in the film and television industries. The tone is sardonic, the writing straightforward, the many line drawings humorous. […]

2019 Oscars: Post-Production ‘Rhapsody’

February 25, 2019

Once again, in what has become a trend at recent Oscars, the awards in all three post-production categories were swept by the same film, in this year’s case ‘Bohemian Rhapsody,’ the biopic of the British rock band Queen and its charismatic lead singer, Freddie Mercury. […]

The Sundance Kids – Three Editors and Their Films Make Their Debuts in Park City

February 15, 2019

For a picture editor working in independent films, there are few things more exhilarating than having your film accepted in a major film festival — especially if it does not yet have a distributor, and particularly if the fest is the premier showcase for indie films: the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. This year, the festival ran January 24 to February 3. […]

Duck Dynasty – Editing the Fowl Play of Huey, Dewey, Louie and Company

February 15, 2019

Longtime classic Disney character Donald Duck’s mischievous nephews Huey, Dewey and Louie made their very first appearance 82 years ago in a February 1937 Donald Duck Sunday newspaper comic strip (only three years after Donald himself was created). By October of that year, the triplets had their own strip, Donald’s Nephews, and six months later, in April 1938, the three ducklets made their animated debut in a cartoon short of the same name. […]

IN MEMORIAM

February 15, 2019

David Arnold Sound Editor (September 20, 1959 – December 17, 2018) 32 years a member Charles Bruce Re-Recording Mixer (November […]

Let’s Continue the Solidarity

February 15, 2019

Last year was a challenging one for our Guild, but also one of great promise. In our struggle to get a fair deal for our members, we discovered how strongly you were behind the position of our Board of Directors (pictured here) to fight for better protection of our pension and welfare plan, as well as better and safer turnaround times and other issues. […]

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