Settings functioned as characters in pics with editing noms
Generous running time left room for character development
Editors try many strategies to keep auds happy for hours
Leave the map behind. In the realm of reality competition shows, editors must break out the proverbial hiking boots, take a deep breath and prepare for a long ascent, every single episode.
Forget tricks of the trade. For most of this year's Oscar-nominated editors, film -- their own, and those by their colleagues -- is all about authenticity, where total immersion is key in both edit…
For the films that dominate awards season rosters, it's a given that their raw materials are top notch to begin with.
In the editing room, there's no substitute to having options (and plenty of them) for reaction shots.
Like other industry pros, editors too will spend part of their winter soaking up some praise, sipping some champagne and, perhaps taking home a statuette.