Remembering Legendary Editor Jerry Greenberg, ACE


Over the Christmas break we learned of the passing of Editor Jerry Greenberg. We fondly recall having Jerry on our first feature panel for our “Sight, Sound & Story” series back in 2013. The panel was entitled “New York in the ’70s: NYC Legends Discuss their Work and their Favorite Moments from this Revolutionary Era in American Cinema.” We were delighted to have him join editors Alan Heim, ACE, Susan Morse, ACE, Bill Pankow, ACE and moderator/writer Bobbie O’Steen to lend insight into that historical and magical period of New York City filmmaking. Continuing reading here: https://medium.com/@MEWShop/remembering-legendary-editor-jerry-greenberg-ace-d0df2ec3faaf

Cinematographer Buddy Squires, ASC on Following his Instincts in "Compassion in Exile"



Cinematographer Buddy Squires, ASC on following his instincts in "Compassion in Exile: The Story of the 14th Dalai Lama." From Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography on December 6th, 2017. 

 Buddy Squires, ASC is an Oscar nominated filmmaker, an Emmy Award winning cinematographer, and a member of both the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. His more than 200 screen credits include two Oscar winners, seven Academy Award nominees, and ten Emmy Award winning productions. Personal honors include thirteen Primetime Emmy nominations with one Emmy Award. Squires also received the Eric Barnouw Award, a Crystal Heart Award, a Christopher Award, and a Golden Lens Award. His work is regularly featured at the Sundance, Telluride, and Tribeca Film Festivals. The Los Angeles Times praised Squires’ cinematography as “gorgeous… astonishing camera work.” Time Magazine has called it “visually amazing”. The International Documentary Association cited Squires’ “visual poetry” in awarding him their 2007 Outstanding Documentary Cinematography Award.

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DP Igor Martinović on Natural Light and Authentic Locations in "The Night Of"



Cinematographer Igor Martinović on using natural light and authentic locations in "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. Other work of note includes the Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner "Sangre De Mi Sangre;" "Red Riding: 1980" also with director James Marsh; "Sunlight, Jr." directed by Laurie Collyer starring Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon; "Wallander" starring Kenneth Branagh; and two Heart Of Sarajevo winners - "Fraulein" and "Buick Rivera." Igor recently won the American Society of Cinematographers Award for his work on the HBO/Steven Zaillian mini-series "The Night Of."

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Cinematographer Julio Macat, ASC on Filming the Church in "Home Alone"

Cinematographer Julio Macat, ASC on filming the church in "Home Alone." From Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography on December 6th, 2017.



The first film shot by Julio Macat, ASC, was the huge box-office hit "Home Alone."  He then went on to photograph "Home Alone II," "Ace Ventura: Pet Detective," "The Nutty Professor," "The Wedding Planner," "Cats and Dogs," "Bringing Down The House," and "Wedding Crashers," all of which opened to the #1 box office position in the US.  The total domestic box office receipts of the films he has photographed is over $1.7 Billion.
 
His extensive credits also include the features: "So I Married an Axe Murderer," "My Fellow Americans," the remake of "Miracle on 34th Street," "Because I Said So" and "Smother," both with actress Diane Keaton, and the action picture "Ballistic: Ecks vs. Sever."  In moving away from comedy to more dramatic work, Macat was asked by first-time director Antonio Banderas to photograph his directorial debut "Crazy in Alabama" with Melanie Griffith, and Adam Shankman to film his coming of age drama "A Walk to Remember," as well as "The Wedding Planner", and "Bringing Down the House." On another fifteen occasions, Macat guided the directorial debuts of Jason Moore, Aram Rappaport, Tom Shadyac, Raja Gosnell, Vince DiMeglio and Larry Gutterman among others. Macat has photographed the dramatic films "Moonlight and Valentino," "Only the Lonely," and the Morgan Freeman heist drama "The Code," directed by Mimi Leder.  In comedy, he has also shot "Blended," starring Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler, "Daddy’s Home" with Mark Wahlberg and Will Ferrell, "The Boss" and "Life of the Party" both starring Melissa McCarthy, as well as "Middle School" and the upcoming "Daddy’s Home 2."

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Next Six Week Intensive Art of Editing Workshop Starts January 8, 2018!



Whether just starting out in a new career, switching gears from an old one, or pursuing your own creative goals; the Six Week Intensive helps you develop the practical tools you need every day and the foundation of your voice as a visual artist.   Our Six Week Intensive Course in the art and technique of editing is a comprehensive jump-start for anyone serious about a career in post-production.

During the six weeks you will learn the latest versions of Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effects. The Workshop runs Mondaythrough Friday 10am - 5pm. The classroom will also be open to Six Week students Monday - Friday from 5pm - 6pm for lab time (schedule permitting.)


Manhattan Edit Workshop is excited to continue our successful intern referral partnership between MEWShop and ITV America (LeftField Pictures.)
ITV America (LeftField Pictures), is a reality television powerhouse with hundreds of hours of cutting-edge and innovative unscripted programming, airing on various major networks. Upon completion of the Six Week Intensive program, students will be given the opportunity to submit cover letters and resumes for paid post-production internships at ITV America (LeftField Pictures.)*  During the workshop, students will also get the opportunity to tour ITV America (LeftField Pictures) and meet Post Production Supervisors.  



Our next Artist in Residence is Emmy winning editor Brian Kates, ACE ("Treme," "The Savages," "Lee Daniels The Butler")!!
2018 Course Dates:
  • January 08, 2018 - February 16, 2018 - 5 Spots Remaining!
  • March 05, 2018 - April 13, 2018
  • April 30, 2018 - June 08, 2018
  • June 18, 2018 - July 27, 2018
  • September 10, 2018 - October 19, 2018
  • November 05, 2018 - December 14, 2018

Course Cost: $5,850 
Early Bird: $5,500 (EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 27th)

"Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography" 2017 Event Promo



This upcoming December 6th, MEWShop's acclaimed speaker series returns for the third year 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 go behind the scenes with some of the industry's best cinematographers in documentary & television and then explore the process of shooting narrative feature films with an acclaimed cinematographer.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Schedule:
4:00pm - Check-in

4:30pm - 5:30pm - "In The Moment: The Art of Cinematography in Documentary Filmmaking"
Moderator: Hugo Perez ("Neither Memory Nor Magic,""Lights Camera Uganda")
Panelists: Joan Churchill, ASC ("Shut Up & Sing," "Kurt & Courtney," "Last Days in Vietnam") & Buddy Squires, ASC ("The Vietnam War," "The Statue of Liberty," "The Civil War," "Baseball," "The Central Park Five") 

5:45pm - 6:45pm - "Shooting Television: Bringing the Look of Cinema to the Small Screen"
Moderator: David Leitner  (Director, Producer, and Cinematographer)
Panelists: Martin Ahlgren ("Daredevil," "House of Cards," "Blindspot") & Igor Martinović ("House of Cards," "The Night Of")

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

8:00pm - 9:00pm - Networking Party & Tech Lounge

$45 General Admission

Register Here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sight-sound-story-the-art-of-cinematography-2017-tickets-36309544826?aff=mewblog

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Glyph Production Industries



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Wayne Read from Glyph Production Industries on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as he shares Glyph's new Studio, Blackbox, and Atom lines. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. About Glyph: Twenty years may not seem like a long time, but for a digital data storage company it's a significant achievement. When technologies come and go almost as fast as the businesses that provide them, two decades is something to be proud of. At Glyph, we honor our past — but we've built our reputation by looking to the future. Our uncompromising focus on simple elegance and rock-solid reliability for the most demanding workflows has won the hard-earned respect of professional content creators around the world. And we keep that respect with our service and support, as well as the best warranty in the business. Whether you're laying down tracks, editing video or backing up precious photos... On the road with a mobile drive or in the studio with a lightning fast RAID... You can trust Glyph when it matters most. For information, please visit: www.glyphtech.com. Follow Glyph on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/glyphtech Follow Glyph on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/glyphtech/ Follow Glyph on twitter: https://twitter.com/glyphprotech

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Sigma



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Timur Civan from Sigma on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as he shares Sigma's new video lenses. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. About Sigma: Since 1961, Sigma has worked towards a single, simple goal: To imagine, and develop, the technologies that will allow the attainment of the perfect image. It’s a commitment we’ve made, and honored since day one. It’s evident in our collaborative design process that unites R&D, manufacturing, marketing, sales, and service. It’s evident in our standards—above and beyond industry norms—requiring 100% of our lenses be analyzed by our proprietary ultra-high definition sensors and approved before leaving our factory. And its evident in our final products, built with premium materials, and known worldwide for quality and performance. This family-owned organization is the largest, independent SLR lens manufacturer in the world, producing more than 40 lenses that are compatible with most manufacturers, including Sigma, Canon, Sony, Nikon, Olympus and Pentax. Sigma Corporation also produces digital SLR cameras and high-definition digital compact cameras. The company is headquartered in Japan, with offices strategically located throughout Europe, Asia and North America. For information, please visit: https:// www.sigmaphoto.com. Follow Sigma on twitter: https://twitter.com/Sigma_Photo Follow Sigma on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SigmaCorpora... Follow Sigma on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sigmaphoto/

About Timur Civan: Timur Civan is New York City born and raised. From his background in the fine arts, becoming a Director of Photography was a natural progression. After much experimentation with moving images in his brief professional art career, he developed the desire paint an image with light to tell a story. His techniques in cinematography are at the forefront of creative imaging, bolstered by his exploration in optics, new and classic, innovative lighting styles and a deep understanding of the latest in industry technologies. In combination with his natural inquisitive nature in the sciences and artistic sensibilities, Timur welcomes technically complex commercial shooting scenarios including; in camera special effects, high speed, table-top, motion control and macro work.For information, please visit http://timurcivan.com/. Follow Timur Civan on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/timurcivan/

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Sony Pro Video



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Takuro Ema from Sony Pro Video Industries on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as he shares Sony's new camcorders. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. Sony Electronics’ Professional Solutions Americas group develops and manufactures video and audio technologies for a range of professional production applications. These include broadcast television and motion picture production, live event production, ENG/EFP, digital cinematography, and more. Sony professional technologies are used in a range of market segments including faith, healthcare, education, corporate and sports, among others. Sony Professional Solutions Americas is a Global provider of A/V solutions and products for various professional markets. www.sony.com/professional Follow Sony Pro Video on twitter: https://twitter.com/SonyProUSA?XID=I:... Follow Sony Pro Video on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SonyProUSA?X... Follow Sony Pro Video on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sonyprousa/...

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Westcott



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Jessica Ellison from Westcott Industries on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as she shares Westcott's new LED light. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. About Westcott: A world leader in professional equipment for photographers and filmmakers, Westcott has continued a long-standing commitment to cutting-edge product design and accessible education. For information, please visit https://www.fjwestcott.com/. Follow Westcott on twitter: https://twitter.com/WestcottCo Follow Westcott on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/westcott.lig...

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Arri



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Bruce Dorn with Arri on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as he shares the the techniques that he uses with Arri's new light offerings. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. About Arri: Arnold & Richter Cine Technik (ARRI) is a global company within the motion picture media industry, employing around 1,500 staff worldwide. In 2017 ARRI is celebrating its centenary, having been founded in 1917 in Munich, Germany, where the headquarters is still located today. Other subsidiaries exist in Europe, North and South America, Asia and Australia. The ARRI Group consists of five business units: Camera Systems, Lighting, Media, Rental and Medical. ARRI is a leading designer and manufacturer of camera and lighting systems for the film and broadcast industry, with a worldwide distribution and service network. It is also an integrated media service provider in the fields of film post- and coproduction and international sales as well as equipment rental, supplying camera, lighting and grip packages to professional productions. ARRI Medical focuses on the use of core imaging technologies for surgical applications. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has recognized ARRI’s engineers and their contributions to the industry with 19 Scientific and Technical Awards. For information, please visit: http://www.arri.com/. Follow Arri on twitter: https://twitter.com/ARRIChannel Follow Arri on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeamARRI/ Follow Arri on instagram: https://www.instagram.com/arri/

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Photo Plus Expo 2017: On the Show Floor with Zeiss Industries



Manhattan Edit Workshop visits Tony Wisniewski from Zeiss Industries on the showroom floor of Photo Plus 2017, as he shares a new Zeiss Milvus lens. Recorded on October 26, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. About Zeiss: The broad portfolio of the ZEISS Group encompasses six business groups and various strategic business units in four segments. The units develop, produce and distribute optical systems such as lithography systems, industrial measuring technology, microscopes, surgical microscopes, ophthalmic diagnostic and therapy systems, eyeglass lenses, planetarium technology, cine and camera lenses, as well as binoculars, riflescopes and spotting scopes. Carl Zeiss AG manages the Group in its role as a strategic holding company. Its primary function is the ongoing strategic development of the business activities and of the corporate portfolio. It also provides the corporate management and service functions. For information, please visit: https://www.zeiss.com/photo Follow Zeiss on twitter: https://twitter.com/ZEISSLenses Follow Zeiss on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/zeisscameralens

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Director & Editor Julius Ramsay on Directing and Editing "The Walking Dead"


Director Julius Ramsay on his experiences directing and editing "The Walking Dead." Recorded at "Sight, Sound & Story" on June 10, 2017.

Julius Ramsay is an Emmy-nominated editor and director who has worked on some of the most popular shows on television. He began his career as an editor on documentary series, such as VH1's Behind the Music and ESPN's "SportsCentury." He moved on to such blockbuster reality shows as "American Idol," "The Bachelor" and its spin-off "The Bachelorette." In 2006, he began editing episodic dramas, such as "Alias," "Battlestar Galactica" and "FlashForward." From 2010 to 2015, he edited 23 episodes of The "Walking Dead," the highest rated drama in the history of cable television. His work as an editor has earned him three Emmy nominations, once for "The Contender" and twice for "Battlestar Galactica" ("He That Believeth in Me" and "Daybreak, Part 2”). 

 Mr. Ramsay began directing episodes of "The Walking Dead" in 2014. His directorial debut in Season Four (‘Still’) was voted the season’s fan favorite; his Season Five episode (‘Them’) aired in 2015. He has also directed such popular series as MTV's "Scream" and Cinemax's "Outcast." In 2017, Mr. Ramsay made his film directorial debut with the feature film "Midnighters," a noir thriller set on New Year's Eve that will screen at film festivals later this year.

"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: http://www.SightSoundandStory.com. Like us on Facebook at Sight, Sound & Story: http://www.facebook.com/InsideCutting... Follow us on Twitter: @SightSndStory / https://www.twitter.com/SightSndStory

MEWShop Welcomes Editor Allyson C. Johnson as Our November 2017 Artist in Residence!

MEWShop is proud to welcome editor Allyson C. Johnson as our Artist in Residence for our November/December 2017 Six Week Intensive Art of Editing Workshop.
Allyson C. Johnson’s Feature Film work includes: Mira Nair’s “Amelia,” ”The Namesake,” “Vanity Fair” and “Monsoon Wedding” which received the Golden Lion for Best Film at the 2001 Venice Film.  Her television work includes NBC’s “Smash” and “The Slap,’ “The Wire,” “Quantico” and “Marco Polo” for Netflix.  She is currently editing Baz Luhrmann’s series “The Get Down” for Netflix.  Johnson received an Emmy Nomination editing the documentary “The Who’s Tommy: The Amazing Journey.”  Other rockumentaries include “Up From the Underground” (Quincy Jones), "Say It Loud" (VH-1) and her Triptych short film “Kick Out the Jams” appeared at the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum.  She has also collaborated with such filmmakers as Spike Lee and Griffin Dunne and Bill Moyers. 
For more information on our Six Week Intensive or for registration information please go to http://mewshop.com/six_week_workshop/overview/