Art of the Cut

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…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of Stranger Things

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of Stranger Things

Kevin Ross and Dean Zimmerman are the editors behind the cultural phenomenon that is Stranger Things. If you haven’t binge watched this series yet, I suggest heading over to…

ART OF THE CUT with Rick Pearson, ACE on “The Accountant”

ART OF THE CUT with Rick Pearson, ACE on “The Accountant”

Rick Pearson, ACE has edited so many big movies that trying to sum them up in a paragraph is to do him a disservice, so check out his imdb page…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “DOCTOR STRANGE”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “DOCTOR STRANGE”

Marvel Studios delivered its latest super-hero to the big screen with the help of editors Sabrina Plisco, ace and Wyatt Smith, ace. Plisco has edited effects-heavy films like…

ART OF THE CUT with David Helfand, ACE on cutting comedy

ART OF THE CUT with David Helfand, ACE on cutting comedy

David Helfand, ACE, has been nominated for several Primetime Emmys for editing on “Weeds” and “That 70s Show. He has also edited TV series: “Dream On,” “Friends,” “The Middle,” “Love…

ART OF THE CUT on “Birth of a Nation”

ART OF THE CUT on “Birth of a Nation”

Steven Rosenblum, ACE has edited more than two dozen movies including “Glory” (1989), “Braveheart” (1995), “X-Men” (2000), “Pearl Harbor” (2001), “Last Samurai” (2003), “Blood Diamond” (2006), and the film…

ART OF THE CUT with Michael McCusker, ACE, editor of “Girl on the Train”

ART OF THE CUT with Michael McCusker, ACE, editor of “Girl on the Train”

Michael McCusker’s first feature film in the editor’s chair resulted in an Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Film Editing: “Walk the Line” (2005). “Walk the Line” won…

ART OF THE CUT with Chris Lebenzon, ACE on editing “Miss Peregrine’s”

ART OF THE CUT with Chris Lebenzon, ACE on editing “Miss Peregrine’s”

Chris Lebenzon, ACE has such an extensive filmography of huge movies, it’s hard to know which ones to include in a short introductory paragraph. You’re probably better off…

ART OF THE CUT with John Refoua, ACE on “Magnificent Seven”

ART OF THE CUT with John Refoua, ACE on “Magnificent Seven”

John Refoua has nearly 30 editing credits going back to the early 1990s, starting with TV including “Law and Order,” “Ally McBeal,” “CSI:Miami,” and even “Reno:911.” His feature…