Category Archives: avid media composer

The Art of Being Industrious: Dody Dorn ACE on Cutting Fury

I talked to editor Dody Dorn on cutting Fury for David Ayers: Film editor Dody Dorn, ACE, is best known for her work on films like Memento, Kingdom of Heaven, and End of Watch, collaborating with such directors as Christopher … Continue reading

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Unbroken: William Goldenberg & Tim Squyres on Editing Angelina Jolie’s War Drama

I interviewed William Goldenberg and Tim Squyres about editing Unbroken. “I don’t think anybody can edit a film to be the best it can be by themselves,” editor Tim Squyres, ACE, told me when I asked him about his first … Continue reading

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Editor Bryan Capri Talks Cutting Lifetime TV Movies

“We just wanted to make sure you weren’t an ass****.” That’s what Connecticut-based editor Bryan Capri was told at his first meeting with Synthetic Cinema International (SCI), where he was nervously clutching his resume and reel and hoping for the … Continue reading

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Editor William Goldenberg on Crafting The Imitation Game

I interviewed editor William Goldenberg on editing The Imitation Game. Read it at Creative COW >>

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Are Software Certifications a Complete Waste of Time?

Read this post at Creative COW >> Occasionally I’ll find myself in a discussion about FCP or Avid or Adobe certifications, typically on Twitter because where else do I ever talk to anyone? Usually a younger editor is asking about … Continue reading

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Musings on Assaulting Overweight Women – My First Feature (The Impersonators)

This is an on-going post-production diary I’m keeping while I cut my first feature film, The Impersonators, an indie comedy. To my delight, this year has been filled with many opportunities to get advice and tips on editing from some … Continue reading

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Embracing Failure – My First Feature (The Impersonators)

This is an on-going post-production diary I’m keeping while I cut my first feature, The Impersonators, an indie comedy. Before the failure, a success: the first teaser trailer was released a couple days ago: And now the rest.

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