Ri-Karlo Handy, Editors Guild, The Urban League Team Up with Mentorship Program

July 3, 2020

The history of labor unions and social change in America are obviously deeply entwined. Now a portion of that alliance is marching to increasing inclusion and opportunity in Hollywood with studios, streamers and Tyler Perry. The Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700 has teamed up with SunWise Media co-founder Ri-Karlo Handy and the LA Urban League […]

The Long Journey to Overnight Success

June 7, 2019

I don’t remember exactly how I fell in love with storytelling. Perhaps it was because I was read to as a child — a lot. Editing is a different story. I first touched an Avid in 1999 as a summer intern in the creative services department at McDonald’s (yes, that one), and was hooked. I returned to Ball State University and would spend nights in the college editing bays, cutting anything I could, powered by Cherry Coke and Hostess frosted honey buns. […]

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. […]

Six Editors Inside the Egyptian Theatre

March 12, 2018

The Oscar-nominated picture editors convened on the day before the 90th Academy Awards ceremony at the Dolby Theatre — at the 18th annual Invisible Art/Visible Artists program at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre. […]

The Del Spiva Experience:

August 4, 2017

Music editor Del Spiva chuckles when asked how he explains the job of a music editor to the uninitiated. For Spiva, explaining the job can be a Socratic experience; he throws challenges at his questioners until they comprehend the nature of his work. […]

The Art and Craft of Giving Back

December 2, 2016

by Edward Landler The Membership Outreach Committee recently offered three separate classes, each comprising two sessions over two consecutive days, […]

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