Curtiss Clayton

carol littleton, ace

With a career spanning 30 years and over 30 feature films, Carol Littleton is one of Hollywood's most talented and successful film editors.  Carol began a close collaboration with writer-director Lawrence Kasdan in 1981 with his directorial  debut, Body Heat, and has served as editor on eight more of his films, including The Big Chill, Silverado and Grand Canyon.  Carol has also collaborated with director Jonathan Demme on four films, including The Manchurian Candidate.

Littleton received an Academy Award nomination in 1982 for Steven Spielberg's E.T.  Her other films include The Other Boleyn Girl, Places In The Heart, Tuesdays With Morrie (Emmy Award for editing) and the restoration of Erich Von Stroheim's 1926 classic, Greed.

PODCAST: An Evening with Film Editor Carol Littleton: Manhattan Edit Workshop's Artist in Residence Series

Editor Carol Littleton, ACE, on bringing E.T. to life in E.T. the Extra Terrestrial.

Editor Carol Littleton, ACE, discusses how classical theater inspired the opening of the film Grand Canyon.