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 Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE

Oscar-winning editor, Richard Chew, ACE, has cut so many iconic films that I’ve been “hunting” him for a while, trying to get an interview. Having…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Joel Cox, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor, Joel Cox, ACE

There are a few famous pairings of directors and editors: Martin Scorsese and Thelma Schoonmaker, ACE; Steven Spielberg and Michael Kahn, ACE; and it would be hard to ignore the…

ART OF THE CUT AUDIO INTERVIEW with Anne V. Coates, ACE – in memorium

ART OF THE CUT AUDIO INTERVIEW with Anne V. Coates, ACE – in memorium

I am so sorry to hear of the passing of one of the legendary, Oscar-winning film editors, Anne V. Coates, ACE. I posted an interview with her back in…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winner Tom Cross, ACE on “Hostiles”

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winner Tom Cross, ACE on “Hostiles”

Tom Cross, ACE, is an Oscar winner for his editing of Whiplash. He was last nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for La La Land, for which he won…

An Art of the Cut Essay – no interview but lots of quotes

An Art of the Cut Essay – no interview but lots of quotes

Riffing on the video “5 Things Film Editors Literally Do – According To Science.” I was really inspired by this video and there is so much good stuff in it…

ART OF THE CUT with Avengers – Infinity War editor, Jeffrey Ford, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Avengers – Infinity War editor, Jeffrey Ford, ACE

Jeffrey Ford, ACE has been working in the Marvel Universe for several years. His previous projects include: Doctor Strange (additional editor), Captain America: Civil War (editor, for which I interviewed…

ART OF THE CUT with Melissa Kent of on editing “Traffik”

ART OF THE CUT with Melissa Kent of on editing “Traffik”

Melissa Kent is an Eddie nominated editor with more than two dozen feature films under her belt, including Age of Adaline, The Vow, Four Christmases, and co-editing Francis Ford…

ART OF THE CUT with “A Quiet Place” editor, Chris Tellefsen, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with “A Quiet Place” editor, Chris Tellefsen, ACE

Editor Christopher Tellefsen has a great body of work. Starting as an assistant editor on The Color of Money under Thelma Schoonmaker. His work as an editor started in 1980s…

ART OF THE CUT with “Rampage” editors Jim May and Bob Ducsay

ART OF THE CUT with “Rampage” editors Jim May and Bob Ducsay

Editors Jim May, ACE and Bob Ducsay have worked together numerous times, including Deep Rising, The Mummy, and Van Helsing. Ducsay’s credit also include Star Wars: The Last…

ART OF THE CUT with Ben Mercer on editing “Unknown Soldier” in FCP-X

ART OF THE CUT with Ben Mercer on editing “Unknown Soldier” in FCP-X

Benjamin Mercer has been a feature film editor for more than a decade, after transitioning from a successful high-profile TV commercial editing career. In addition to cutting TV series…