Art of the Cut

ART OF THE CUT editing Best Picture nominee “LION”

ART OF THE CUT editing Best Picture nominee “LION”

Alexandre De Franceschi, ASE (Australian Screen Editors) has been an editor for more than 30 years, cutting over a dozen feature films in addition to a career as a sought…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Westworld”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Westworld”

Today’s Art of the Cut is with the editing team behind the critically acclaimed HBO series Westworld. Discussing their work on the series are editors Andrew Seklir, Tanya Swerling…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Nominee Chris Tellefsen, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Nominee Chris Tellefsen, ACE

Chris Tellefsen, ACE, has more than 30 credits as an editor, including The People vs. Larry Flynt, Flirting with Disaster, Analyze This, The Village, Capote, Moneyball (which earned him an…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Nominated “Moonlight” editor Joi McMillon

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar Nominated “Moonlight” editor Joi McMillon

Today Art of the Cut speaks with Joi McMillon who was recently nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for the film Moonlight which she co-edited with Nat Sanders…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner William Goldenberg, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner William Goldenberg, ACE

William Goldenberg, ACE was nominated in 2013 for TWO Oscars for Best Editing: for Argo and Zero Dark Thirty, and won for Argo. He was nominated again, two years later…

2017 Oscar Nominees with links to ART OF THE CUT editors

2017 Oscar Nominees with links to ART OF THE CUT editors

The following are Oscar nominees with links to Art of the Cut interviews with the film editors involved. ART OF THE CUT would like to thank each editor for their…

ART OF THE CUT with Maryann Brandon, ACE on cutting Passengers

ART OF THE CUT with Maryann Brandon, ACE on cutting Passengers

A year ago, Maryann Brandon was nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It was the latest film in a long-running collaboration with…

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…