Balancing tension and payoff, unease and release, misdirection and revelation for the span of a 90-minute film is never easy for an editor. But keeping viewers' fingernails well-bitten over a…
Two nominees for film editing are dramas with definitively distinct styles. "12 Years a Slave" takes a classical approach, while "Captain Phillips" employs an aggressive, modern method. "12 Years"…
“Dallas Buyers Club" and "American Hustle" feature distinct stories, but share approaches to the use of both drama and comedy to tell them. The trick, their editors say, is rooting them in reality…
For Mark Sanger, editing "Gravity" involved a process different from that of any other film he's worked on. He cut the space adventure with director Alfonso Cuaron, employing a workflow where…
Robert C. Jones got out of high school in the 1950s without a plan. "I was drifting around," he says. "I had no idea what I wanted to do." His father was an editor and asked if he wanted to try that…
With all due respect to Godard, who declared, "Every cut is a lie," Paul Greengrass has pioneered a style that relies on editing to bring audiences closer to reality than any other studio director…
HBO and "Behind the Candelabra" are poised to complete a history-making run at the Emmys after leading the way at Sunday's Creative Arts Emmy ceremony at the Nokia Theatre.
Nearly 80 awards are scheduled to be presented at the Creative Arts Emmy ceremony today at the Nokia Theatre.
New York University's Tisch School of the Arts is famed for its MBA/MFA program, which has churned out several Oscar winners. Ang Lee, Spike Lee and Martin Scorsese are all alums.
"30 Rock" editor Ken Eluto (nommed for picture editing, comedy) had a favorite moment in the finale: "When Liz comes to see Tracy in the strip club -- which is how the show started -- you see…