Behind the Scenes

Kevin Tent Explains the Editing Process Behind Alexander Payne’s ‘The Holdovers’

“The Holdovers,” set over Christmas vacation in 1970 at a New England boarding school for boys, is the bittersweet portrait of complicated relationships among a grumpy teacher with a troubled past (Paul Giamatti), his callow student (Dominic Sessa) and a long-suffering dining-hall cook (Da’Vine Joy Randolph). Tent talked about editing for tone, tempo and rhythm, as well as his efforts on behalf of picture editors as the president of ACE. […]

OSAGE WISDOM: Lily Gladstone and Leonardo DiCaprio in “Killers of the Flower Moon.”
Behind the Scenes

Thelma Schoonmaker Talks Editing Martin Scorsese’s ‘Killers of The Flower Moon’

“Marty never wants to repeat himself,” said Schoonmaker, the three-time Oscar-winning editor best known for her work with director Martin Scorsese on film classics such as “Raging Bull” and “Goodfellas.” “He gets a great new idea he wants to challenge himself with, and I’m being challenged with him,” she added. “There’s never any boredom.” Their latest challenge is the Apple-financed $200 million production, “Killers of the Flower Moon,” adapted by the writer Eric Roth and Scorsese from the 2016 non-fiction book by David Grann. […]

Behind the Scenes

How Jennifer Lame and the Post Team Helped Turn ‘Oppenheimer’ Into an Epic Smash

Working with film took Lame back to the dawn of her career. Lame noted that most editors her age and younger have worked only in the digital world, so the film workflow may not be familiar to them. “My first job was working on a film movie, ‘Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead.’ That was shot on film, the dailies were screened on film – everything. I feel lucky to have had that early opportunity to work with film.” […]