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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…

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 Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE

ART OF THE CUT with Oscar winner, Paul Hirsch, ACE

Paul Hirsch, ACE has edited some of the most iconic films in cinema history: Carrie, Star Wars; Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back; Ferris Bueller’s Day Off; Planes…

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…

ART OF THE CUT with Nicholas Monsour, editor of “US”

ART OF THE CUT with Nicholas Monsour, editor of “US”

Nicholas Monsour’s previous feature work as an editor has included Keanu and Action Point. He also has experience in editing TV series like Key and Peele, The O…