Feature film editing

ART OF THE CUT editing “Adrift” with Oscar-winner John Gilbert, ACE

ART OF THE CUT editing “Adrift” with Oscar-winner John Gilbert, ACE

John Gilbert, ACE, started as an assistant editor in his native New Zealand in 1980, under Oscar-winner, Jamie Selkirk, and has been editing for more than 20 years. His…

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 RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with RED SPARROW’s Alan Edward Bell, ACE

This is not my first conversation with veteran editor, Alan Edward Bell, ACE. You can read about the editing of The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2 here.  In addition…

ART OF THE CUT on editing JUMANJI: Welcome to the Jungle

ART OF THE CUT on editing JUMANJI: Welcome to the Jungle

When you’re discussing editing of a tentpole movie with a lot of VFX, tons of footage and a tight deadline, you can be sure that you’ll…

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

My entire professional life has been ‘to protect the money.’ Final Cut Pro X is a fabulous cost-saving option and because we are working with original media…

ART OF THE CUT on Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant

ART OF THE CUT on Ridley Scott’s Alien: Covenant

Pietro Scalia has won two Best Editing Oscars, for his work on JFK and Black Hawk Down. He was also nominated for Gladiator and Good Will Hunting. Other films have…

ART OF THE CUT with “Cure For Wellness” editor

ART OF THE CUT with “Cure For Wellness” editor

Pete Beaudreau has been editing features since 2001. He’s best known for the films Beasts of No Nation, The Gambler, All is Lost, My Week with Marilyn and Margin…

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 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 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…