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

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
WHERE: Manhattan Edit Workshop, 119 W. 23rd Street, New York, NY
Snacks and refreshments will be provided.