Editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE on Shaping a Quiet Scene in "There Will Be Blood"




Editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE on shaping a quiet scene in "There Will Be Blood." From "Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O'Steen" panel from Sight, Sound & Story on June 10th, 2017. Dylan Tichenor, ACE, began working on films as an assistant to Geraldine Peroni (an American film editor) in the 1990’s. When Peroni passed away in 2004, Tichenor stepped to finish her work on Ang Lee’s "Brokeback Mountain." Tichenor was first credited with Paul Thomas Anderson's "Boogie Nights," for which he was nominated for a Satellite Award. Tichenor was nominated for two Oscars; one for his work on Anderson's 2007 film "There Will Be Blood" and one for co-editing Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark Thirty" with William Goldenberg, ACE. ​ Some of Dylan's other work includes "Magnolia," "The Royal Tenenbaums," "Unbreakable," "The Town," "Doubt," "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford," "Whip It" and "American Made."

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Editor Brian Chang Gives Insight into Representing Narco Culture in the Film "Narco Cultura"



Editor Bryan Chang from our Documentary panel from "Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit
on June 14, 2018. Bryan Chang is a documentary filmmaker whose award-winning films have been featured in The New York Times, National Geographic, TIME Magazine, The Atlantic, MoMA, Sundance Film Festival, and distributed theatrically. His feature-length documentaries include "Brasslands" (director/DP/editor), "Narco Cultura" (editor), "Dark Money" (additional editor) and "Island Soldier" (producer/editor). He was an editor for the Emmy-winning documentary series "A Year In Space," and is currently editing on a Netflix original documentary series about genetic engineering. He is a co-owner of Meerkat Media, a cooperatively-run production company in Brooklyn, NY.

"Sight Sound and Story" is an annual event presented by Manhattan Edit Workshop that brings audiences "behind the scenes" with legends of visual storytelling. Each year the one day summit brings together a collection of diverse and intriguing high-profile speaker series to discuss the evolving world of post-production. Panels topics have included the art and processes of editing film & television, exploring ground-breaking interactive media, the fast pace of cutting sports television, getting the real from reality television, experiencing the magic of feature sound design, taking a look at the vital roles of the VFX artist, and deconstructing key scenes from fiction and documentary favorites. For more information go to: SightSoundandStory.com. Like us on Facebook at Sight, Sound & Story: facebook.com/InsideCuttingRoom Follow us on Twitter: @SightSndStory / twitter.com/SightSndStory

Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of CInematography Returns December 5th! Sign up now!


This December 5th, MEWShop's acclaimed speaker series continues with an evening devoted to the art of cinematography.  Join us as we celebrate the craft of visual storytelling from the masters behind the camera - we’ll take an in-depth look at Cinematography in the golden age of television and then explore the process of shooting narrative feature film.


Wednesday, December 5, 2018
NYIT Auditorium on Broadway 
Cost: $49

Schedule:
3:30pm - Check-in
4:00pm - Opening 
4:15pm - 5:30pm - "In The Moment: The Art of Cinematography in Documentary Filmmaking"

Moderator: Hugo Perez (Neither Memory Nor Magic, Lights Camera Uganda)
Panelists: Alan Jacobsen (Strong IslandFinding 52) & Claudia Raschke (RBGMad Hot Ballroom, God is the Bigger Elvis )

5:45pm - 6:45pm - "The New Age of TV: Bringing the Look of Cinema to the Small Screen"

Moderator: David Leitner  (Director, Producer, and Cinematographer)
Panelist: Robert McLachlan, ASC, CSC (Game of Thrones, Westworld, Ray Donovan, The Affair)

7:00pm - 8:30pm - "Behind the Lens: A Conversation with an Acclaimed Cinematographer"

Moderator: Snehal Patel (Producer & Director, Sales Manager for Cine at ZEISS)
Panelist: TBD
8:00pm - 9:00pm - Networking Party & Tech Lounge

Acclaimed Editor Tim Streeto, ACE, joins Our Next Six Week Intensive Starting November 5th!


MEWShop proudly announces that television & film editor Tim Streeto, ACE, will join 
our November/December 2018 Six Week Intensive


Tim Streeto, ACE is a film and television editor whose recent credits include Netflix’s 
ManiacAmazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Director Marc Webb’s The Only Living Boy in 
New YorkHBO's series Vinyl, WeTV's South of Hell, the Emmy-winning Boardwalk 
Empire, NBC’s Crossbonesand Noah Baumbach's acclaimed feature films Frances Ha, 
Greenberg, and the Oscar-nominated The Squid and the Whale. His past film credits include 
Terry Kinney's Diminished Capacity, Steve Conrad's The Promotion, Craig Zobel's Great 
World of Sound and Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman's American Splendor. He 
also worked as an assistant editor on Ang Lee's Oscar-winning Crouching Tiger, Hidden 
Dragon, Todd Solondz's Storytelling, and Steven Soderbergh's Solaris, among others, and 
has edited numerous shorts and shows for Comedy Central, A&E, Starz, Nickolodeon
and the History Channel. 

Click here for more information on our Six Week Intensive or for registration information.

Making the Cut Workshop with Film Historian & Author Bobbie O'Steen Starts Nov 5th!


Understand the art and technique of master editors, led by author and film historian Bobbie O’Steen. Develop a deeper knowledge of the creative thinking behind the process to become a better editor and storyteller.

The purpose of this course is to reveal the art and technique of master editors through the screening and discussion of their work. By doing a cut-by-cut analysis, Bobbie will explain the strategies and decisions behind the editing of many successful films - based on extensive interviews from her books, panels, and event series - which will ultimately empower you to become a better editor and storyteller yourself.
Special Guest Editor TBD! Past guest editors include Michael Berenbaum, ACE (Sex and the City, The Americans), Carol Littleton, ACE (E.T., The Big Chill, Body Heat), Stephen Rotter (The Right Stuff, Enchanted), and Craig McKay, ACE (Philadelphia, Silence of the Lambs). Guest editors will sit in on one of our classes in week two.
Who should attend? Editors, Assistant Editors, Post Supervisors, Directors, Producers and Filmmakers
This class runs Monday & Wednesday for two weeks from 7pm - 9pm

Class Schedule:
  • CLASS ONE (Monday, November 5th - 7pm - 9pmFROM DAILIES TO FINAL CUT: Revolutionary use of camera editing and music. Film - The Graduate.
  • CLASS TWO (Wednesday, November 7th - 7pm - 9pm) DIALOGUE: Subtext, eyelines, and breaking rules. Films - 12 Angry Men, Chinatown, Gosford Park, Sideways, Black Swan, Moneyball, I Tonya.
  • CLASS THREE (Monday, November 12th - 7pm - 9pmBEGINNINGS AND ENDINGS: Setting up a world and the payoff. Films – A Hard Day’s Night, Bonnie & Clyde, Annie Hall, All That Jazz, The Big Chill, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Michael Clayton.
  • CLASS FOUR (Wednesday, November 15th - 7pm - 9pmSEX and SUSPENSE: The build-up and point of view. Films - Rear Window, Body Heat, Rosemary’s Baby, The French Connection, Body Heat, Silence of the Lambs, Out of Sight, Argo.

Course Cost: $599.00

About the instructor: Bobbie O’Steen is a writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art. She is an Emmy-nominated editor and author of two acclaimed books: "Cut to the Chase," based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen; and "The Invisible Cut," which deconstructs classic movie scenes through a cut-by-cut analysis. She is a frequent moderator for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest panels and host of her own “Inside the Cutting Room” event series.
She has also taught at the American Film Institute, graduate film workshops at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has created an ongoing course, “Making the Cut,” based on her interviews with over sixty editors. O’Steen’s next project is a media-rich eBook called "Making the Cut at Pixar" about the editor's pioneering role in computer animation.

Shutterstock TECH TALK at MEWShop November 8th - Tips and Tricks to Make your Production Budget Go Further


We've been told that you can't have it all. Today's digital storytellers are faced with the harsh realities of shrinking resources and growing expectations. Editors are facing pressures to work faster, producers have tighter budget constraints and cinematographers are expected to deliver beautiful images with less at their disposal. Fortunately, technology has helped bridge the gap and provides the ability to complete things quickly and at scale, without sacrificing quality. In this workshop, Director of Creative Video Content at Shutterstock, Kyle Trotter, will discuss the ways in which technology paired with resources like stock footage can be leveraged to produce award-winning content.
DATE: Thursday, November 8, 2018
TIME: 7:00 PM - 8:30PM
COST: FREE!
WHERE: Manhattan Edit Workshop, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY
Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

REGISTER HERE.

Legendary Editor Anne V. Coates, ACE on Combining Scenes in "Out of Sight"



Editor Anne V. Coates, ACE discusses combining scenes in "Out of Sight." From "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 11th, 2016.

Anne V. Coates, ACE, is a renowned British editor who has worked on over sixty films, including the classic epic "Lawrence of Arabia," for which she received an Academy Award. She has garnered four additional Academy Award nominations for "Becket," "The Elephant Man," "In the Line of Fire," and "Out of Sight." She was awarded BAFTA’s highest honor, The Academy Fellowship, as well as the Career Achievement Award from American Cinema Editors - and last year Coates was only the second editor besides Dede Allen to receive a career achievement award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

About the moderator: Bobbie O’Steen is a New York-based writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art with students, professionals, and the movie-going public. She is an Emmy-nominated film editor and the author of two acclaimed books about editing entitled "Cut to the Chase" and "The Invisible Cut." O’Steen is currently partnered with Manhattan Edit Workshop for her series “Inside the Cutting Room," and she also moderates panels for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest. To find out more information on her speaking events go to: https://bobbieosteen.com/.

For more information go to: https://SightSoundandStory.com.

Editor Maya Mumma, ACE on Building Tension in the Oscar-winning Film "O.J.: Made in America"



Editor Maya Mumma, ACE on building tension in "O.J.: Made in America." Recorded at "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 10, 2017.

Maya Mumma, ACE, began her career in the edit room of the Academy Award nominated documentary "Restrepo." The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and received a News and Documentary Emmy for Outstanding Editing. Most recently, she was an editor on the Academy Award winning 7.5 hour documentary "O.J.: Made in America" for which she was honored with the Best Editing award from the LA Film Critics Association and the ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Documentary Feature.

She has also edited the Emmy nominated films "Which Way Is the Front Line From Here: The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington" (HBO) and "Whoopi Goldberg Presents Moms Mabley" (HBO), the Peabody Award winning "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" (HBO), and "A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers" (TIFF 2015, PBS 2018).


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DP Igor Martinović on Creating the Look for "The Night Of" - VIDEO


Cinematographer Igor Martinović on creating the look for "The Night Of." From Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography on December 6th, 2017.

Igor Martinović is a New York based cinematographer of feature and documentary films as well as TV series and commercials. He photographed the Academy Award winning documentary "Man on Wire," directed by James Marsh, which also won a BAFTA for Best British Film, the Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary. His other docs include "Keith Richards: Under the Influence" directed by Morgan Neville and "Wormwood" directed by Errol Morris.

Igor was nominated for Emmy Awards for his work on the Netflix/David Fincher TV series "House of Cards" and for the documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" directed by Liz Garbus.

For more information go to: https://SightSoundandStory.com.

Editor Lynne Willingham, ACE on Trusting her Gut with the "Breaking Bad" Pilot - VIDEO



Editor Lynne Willingham, ACE on trusting her gut on "Breaking Bad." From the "TV is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution" panel from Sight, Sound & Story on June 14th, 2018.

In 2007/2008 and 2008/2009, Lynne Willingham, ACE, won back to back Emmy and ACE Eddie awards for AMC’s critically acclaimed "Breaking Bad" Pilot episode and the "Breaking Bad" Season 2 finale, ‘ABQ”. Over her almost forty year career, she has cut numerous television series, mows, mini-series and pilots.  Some of her work includes the mini-series, "Revelations" and "Empire," as well as the series "The Guardian," "The X-Files," "True Blood," "Revenge," and "Bloodline."  She cut the Pilot for the TNT series "Claws" in 2017. In the first year of her five year stint on "The X-Files," she was nominated for an Emmy and an ACE Eddie for the legendary, black and white episode 'Post Modern Prometheus.'  She is currently working on "The Son" for AMC and will begin her sixth season of the series "Ray Donovan" for Showtime in May.

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Emmy Nominated Editor Jim Stewart, ACE Joins Our June 2018 Six Week Intensive!

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Veteran editor Jim Stewart, ACE, has been editing feature films and television for over 30 
years.  His breakthrough editing position was on the hit series Life Goes On.  From there 
he was a part of the iconic show The Wonder Years, serving as both editor and supervising 
editor on over 40 episodes.  He was nominated for an Emmy for his work on Chicago 
Hope for Outstanding Editing in a Series in 1994 for the episode "Leave Of Absence."  
For close to a decade, Jim worked on several Law & Order series, but did his most
 work for that series on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.  He has worked on 
several animated films including Valiant, Monsters, INC. and as an additional editor on 
Toy Story 2.  His most recent work includes ABC's Quantico and most recently CBS's 
Instinct.

Go to https://bit.ly/2LO056k for more information on our Six Week Intensive or for 
registration information. 


"Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit" 2018 event trailer premieres!



MEWShop’s one-day summit returns to New York on June 14, 2018 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. Panels include the art and processes of editing documentary film and episodic television. Our closing panel will highlight the career of an acclaimed feature film editor Kevin Tent, ACE with author and film historian Bobbie O’Steen. The summit culminates in a gala reception and networking session for guests, panelists and vendors. 

 REGISTER HERE WITH $10 OFF DISCOUNT: https://bit.ly/2Iq6aV7 
 Schedule: 3:30pm: 
Check-In 4:00pm: Opening/Sponsor Presentation 

 4:15pm - 5:15pm:  Anatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing Documentary Films Moderator: Garret Savage (My Perestroika, Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship) Speakers: Bryan Chang (Brasslands, Narco Cultura, A Year in Space), Ann Collins (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, Swim Team), and Matthew Hamachek (Cartel Land, The Trade, Amanda Knox, Meet the Patels) 

5:30pm - 6:30pm - TV is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution Moderator: Michael Berenbaum, ACE (Sex & The City, The Americans, Divorce) Speakers: Naomi Geraghty (Billions, Bloodline, Treme) and Lynne Willingham, ACE (Breaking Bad, Ray Donovan, X-Files) 

 6:45pm - 8:30pm: "Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen": A Conversation with Kevin Tent, ACE Moderator: Bobbie O'Steen "Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut" Speaker: Kevin Tent, ACE (Sideways, Election, The Descendants, Nebraska, Blow) 

 ​8:30pm - 10:00pm - Networking Party & Tech Lounge sponsored by American Cinema Editors ​ 

All Attendess will receive a 1 year subscription to Mocha Pro plug-in for Adobe. Attendees will receive information on how to receive this subscription from BorisFX after the event has completed. 

Tickets can be purchased at: https://bit.ly/2Iq6aV7 


Remembering “Lawrence of Arabia” Editor Anne V. Coates, ACE

We sadly just learned of the passing of legendary Editor Anne V. Coates, ACE. We had the pleasure of meeting Anne when she joined us for “Sight, Sound & Story” 2016 with moderator/writer Bobbie O’Steen. Anne was easily one of our most memorable panelists that we have ever had; not only for her extremely long and esteemed career, but because of her outspoken, joyful, and charming personality. She will be missed!
Below are some highlights of Anne talking about her work. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her friends and family.  See more here.

"Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE Joins Our March 2018 Workshop


MEWShop is proud to welcome editor Kelley Dixon, ACE as our Artist in Residence for our March/April 2018 Six Week Intensive Art of Editing Workshop.
Kelley Dixon, ACE got her start in post production in multiple capacities in the editing room on the features "Reservoir Dogs" and "Good Will Hunting" as well as TV's "Without a Trace," and "Revelations."  Kelley got her big break after many long years as an assistant when her editor, Lynne Willingham cut the "Breaking Bad" pilot and she became the series' second editor.  She's been nominated for four ACE awards and six Emmys - winning one Emmy in 2013 - for her work on "Breaking Bad."
Kelley also edited on HBO's "Luck," Showtime's "Shameless," AMC's "The Walking Dead," "Halt and Catch Fire" and "Preacher."  And she's currently working on the "Breaking Bad" spin-off, "Better Call Saul."
For more information on our Six Week Intensive or for registration information please go to http://mewshop.com/six_week_workshop/overview/.