Steve Hullfish

Steve Hullfish

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Steve Hullfish has been producing and editing award-winning television since the mid-1980s. He has written five books, and edited two theatrical feature films (both Number One New Movies in the US). He has lectured at NAB, DVExpo and the Master Editor seminars. He has edited on Avid since 1992 and was named to Avid’s first group of Master Editors. His client list includes: Universal Studios, Sony Pictures, NBC, PBS, Turner Networks, The Oprah Winfrey Show, “Investigative Reports” and “Cold Cases” with Bill Kurtis for A&E, Jim Henson Home Entertainment, Major League Soccer, The Chicago Cubs, Wilson Sporting Goods and Exxon/Mobil.

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

ART OF THE CUT with Thelma Schoonmaker on Silence.

Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE is an iconic presence in the world of editing. Arguably, no name is known better in our industry. She has been teamed with Martin Scorsese in one…

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

ART OF THE CUT with Manchester by the Sea’s Jennifer Lame

Jennifer Lame started working as an assistant editor on TV shows like 30 Rock and Smash before joining editing teams on features films like Sidney Lumet’s Before the Devil…

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

ART OF THE CUT on cutting animation with Gregory Perler, ACE

Very few editors cross back and forth between animation and live action. They are – at the same time – radically different processes, that also share many common ties and skillsets. One…

2017 ACE EDDIE nominations announced

2017 ACE EDDIE nominations announced

Art of the Cut congratulates all of the nominees. Many of the nominees have done interviews with Art of the Cut. If you want to see what it took to…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Winner Hughes Winborne on “Fences”

Hughes Winborne, ACE, is an Oscar-winning editor (Crash, 2005) who has cut more than two dozen feature films including Billy Bob Thornton’s Sling Blade, The Pursuit of Happyness…

ART OF THE CUT with “Nocturnal Animals” editor Joan Sobel

ART OF THE CUT with “Nocturnal Animals” editor Joan Sobel

Joan Sobel, ACE began as first assistant on such films as both of Quentin Tarantino’s Kill Bill films. She then transitioned to the editor’s chair with 2002’s…

ART OF THE CUT with Jabez Olssen on editing “Rogue One”

ART OF THE CUT with Jabez Olssen on editing “Rogue One”

Jabez Olssen has had a career any editor would be envious of, from his first assistant editor gig on Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring. He also edited…

ART OF THE CUT with “La La Land” editor Tom Cross

ART OF THE CUT with “La La Land” editor Tom Cross

Tom Cross, ACE won the 2015 Oscar for Best Editing for the film “Whiplash,” which was hailed as an editing masterpiece. He also co-edited “Joy” (for which I interviewed…

ART OF THE CUT with Mark Day of Fantastic Beasts

ART OF THE CUT with Mark Day of Fantastic Beasts

Mark Day and Harry Potter are probably on a first name basis. He’s edited four of the Harry Potter films, starting with Order of the Phoenix. Other films include…

ART OF THE CUT with Joe Walker, ACE, on “Arrival”

ART OF THE CUT with Joe Walker, ACE, on “Arrival”

Readers who follow Art of the Cut will be familiar with Joe Walker, ACE. I originally talked to Walker after his nomination for the Best Editing Oscar for 12 Years…