film editing

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Spider-Man: Far from Home”

ART OF THE CUT with the editors of “Spider-Man: Far from Home”

Spider-Man: Far From Home was edited by veteran MCU (Marvel Comics Universe) editor, Dan Lebental, ACE, and another experienced big-budget editor, Leigh Folsom Boyd. Lebental’s credits…

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor Mark Sanger, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winning editor Mark Sanger, ACE

Mark Sanger, ACE was one of the very first guests on Art of the Cut when he won the Oscar for Best Editing for Gravity in 2013 – a film…

ART OF THE CUT with feature film editor, Roger Barton

ART OF THE CUT with feature film editor, Roger Barton

Roger Barton has edited many of the biggest and most iconic films in Hollywood history. As an associate editor, he worked on Titanic and Armageddon. His films as editor include…

71st Emmy Awards – Art of the Cut nominated editors

71st Emmy Awards – Art of the Cut nominated editors

Congratulations to all of the nominated picture editors for this year’s Emmy Awards. (71st Emmy Awards) If you’re interested in reading about the editors involved in…

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor Paul Crowder, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with documentary editor Paul Crowder, ACE

Paul Crowder, ACE is a London-born, L.A.-based editor. I last spoke with him when he edited Ron Howard’s fantastic tribute to the Fab Four: “The Beatles…

ART OF THE CUT with “Chernobyl” editor, Simon Smith

ART OF THE CUT with “Chernobyl” editor, Simon Smith

Editor Simon Smith has worked on a variety of TV series in the UK for the BBC, including National Treasure, Electric Dreams, Victoria and Endeavour, among others. His latest assignment…

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 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 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…

ART OF THE CUT with Phyllis Housen, ACE, editor of “Clemency”

ART OF THE CUT with Phyllis Housen, ACE, editor of “Clemency”

Phyllis Housen, ACE has been a feature film editor since the early ’90s, including Cargo, To Whom it May Concern, and Dream for an Insomniac. She was also an…

ART OF THE CUT with Harry Yoon, editor of “Best of Enemies”

ART OF THE CUT with Harry Yoon, editor of “Best of Enemies”

Harry Yoon has been a feature editor for the last 10 years. He has worked with some of the top Oscar-winning editors, including William Goldenberg, Stephen Mirrione and Tom…

ART OF THE CUT with editor Chris Lebenzon, ACE on “Dumbo”

ART OF THE CUT with editor Chris Lebenzon, ACE on “Dumbo”

Chris Lebenzon, ACE has been widely recognized by his peers with numerous ACE Eddie nominations and wins, including for The Secret Life of Plants (1978), Crimson Tide (1995), Charlie and…