Steve Hullfish has been producing and editing award-winning television since the mid-1980s. He has written six books, and edited four theatrical feature films (including two 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 Tiffany Hillkurtz, editor of “The Secret Life of Pets 2”

ART OF THE CUT with Tiffany Hillkurtz, editor of “The Secret Life of Pets 2”

Tiffany Hillkurtz started working in animation in 1997 as an assistant in the animation department. She continued through the ranks of editorial on films like Space Chimps, Astro Boy, Madagascar…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Lee Smith, ACE on “Dark Phoenix”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Lee Smith, ACE on “Dark Phoenix”

I last spoke to Lee Smith, ACE, when he edited Dunkirk, which won him an Oscar for Best Achievement in Film Editing and the ACE EDDIE for Best Edited Feature…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Yellowstone”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Yellowstone”

The TV show Yellowstone, on the Paramount Network, is directed by Taylor Sheridan. Sheridan also wrote and directed the chilling crime drama, Wind River. His editor on that project was…

How to control Avid Media Composer’s Audio Mixer in real-time with an iPad

How to control Avid Media Composer’s Audio Mixer in real-time with an iPad

I saw a request on Facebook or Twitter for a tutorial about the Avid Mixer. What does LIVE MODE do? That got me thinking that I miss having a control…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-nominated editor Martin Pensa, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-nominated editor Martin Pensa, ACE

In 2014, Martin Pensa, ACE was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Editing for Dallas Buyers Club.  His work since then has included. Togo (which is currently…

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is on Amazon Prime Video and is in its second season. Last season, editor Kate Sanford, ACE, won the ACE Eddie for Best Edited Comedy Series…

ART OF THE CUT with Evan Schiff, editor of “John Wick 3”

ART OF THE CUT with Evan Schiff, editor of “John Wick 3”

Evan Schiff started his film industry career at the Stan Winston animatronic studio in 1999 working on such films as Jurassic Park III and Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines…

ART OF THE CUT with Jeffrey Ford, ACE, of “Avengers: Endgame”

ART OF THE CUT with Jeffrey Ford, ACE, of “Avengers: Endgame”

Jeffrey Ford, ACE and Matthew Schmidt have been collaborating in the cutting room since the first Avengers movie. Back then Matthew was an assistant but rose quickly to the editing…

ART OF THE CUT WITH “Pet Sematary” editor, Sarah Broshar

ART OF THE CUT WITH “Pet Sematary” editor, Sarah Broshar

Sarah Broshar started as an editorial assistant on Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow in 2004. Broshar was editing by 2009, but her big break was as an assistant…

ART OF THE CUT WITH Martin Bernfeld, editor of “Hellboy”

ART OF THE CUT WITH Martin Bernfeld, editor of “Hellboy”

Martin Bernfeld has been editing features for 15 years, including Project Almanac, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, Power Rangers, The Babysitter, and Bent. For this interview, I talked with Martin…