Editing

  • Things We’ve Learned as Moviemakers

    A Beautiful Mind On the Attributes of a Good Editor MH: Decisiveness. Confidence. Being able to set your ego aside, because an editor doesn’t always...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Choosing Projects Choosing projects is kind of harrowing because editing a feature is a huge time commitment (six months to a year). I try to...

  • The Tao of Steve

    Steve Hamilton Containing a virtual who’s who of the New York independent film community on his resume, editor Steve Hamilton has worked with Michael Almereyda...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Insomnia Work Ethics It takes a lot of devotion and love to make a film, and it is hard work. It just becomes more fun...

  • The Thrill of Living on the Edge

    Dody Dorn Dody Dorn grew up with the film industry in her blood. Her father worked as a set builder/designer and later as a movie...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    The Bourne Identity From Oliver Stone Always fight for what you believe in. From Terrence Malick Always search out the beautiful accidents. From Cameron Crowe...

  • The Power of Positive Friction

    The Bourne Identity “It’s all who you know.” Everyone has heard that old saw about Hollywood, and at least in  the case of editor Saar...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Mark Romanek’s One Hour Photo. Breaking into the Business We all started working together when we first got out of film school, and I’ve worked...

  • Getting the Acting Right is What Counts

    Robin Williams in One Hour Photo For most individuals new to the cutting room, lingering in the student-indie film world is an inevitable way to...

  • Things I’ve Learned as a Moviemaker

    Platoon From Dede Allen More than anyone, Dede taught me about structure and performance. It was like learning how to ride a bike. I was...