A screenwriter walks into an edit suite…

August 5, 2019

The back cover of Writing for the Cut: Shaping Your Script for Cinema asks the potential reader, “Will you make the cut?” The copy goes on to declare — in a line sure to appeal to anyone working in post-production —  “Editing Is What Makes a Movie.” This is not a new idea, but Greg Loftin is the first to write a guide that clearly outlines how a screenwriter, as he sits at the computer, can and should consider what the editor will find when she sits at hers. […]

Last Call

August 5, 2019

In the final throes of my decade-and-a-half tenure as the Editors Guild’s Publications Director and editor of this publication (and a retiree by the time you read this), my thoughts naturally turn back to the beginning of my journey into this line of work. […]

Time to Raise a Glass

August 5, 2019

Fifteen years ago, when our Board of Directors decided to bring the publication of our Editors Guild Magazine in-house, what seemed most daunting was finding the right person to lead us forward. […]

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