Panelists and Participants for EditFest NY

EditFest NY Panelists and Participants

EditFest NY is presented in cooperation with ACE, the honorary society of motion picture and television editors. A number of the most honored editors have confirmed their participation, and more are expected.

The President of ACE, Randy Roberts, ACE, will be traveling to New York to emcee the event. Randy is an editor and producer (Law & Order, SVU,) as well as a leading voice in ACE.

Confirmed panelists*** (as of May 8, 2009):

  • Michael Berenbaum (Sex and the City, the series and the motion picture) - Emmy™ Winner
  • Scott Brock (Blue RoadTwisted Dreams and Assistant Editor - The Departed)
  • Robert Eisenhardt (Valentino: The Last Emperor, Shut Up and Sing) - Oscar™ Nominee, Emmy™ Winner
  • Ken Eluto (30 Rock, Oz, Homicide: Life on the Street) - Emmy™ Nominee
  • Alexander Hall (The Messenger, The Wire, InkedThe Unusuals)
  • Tom Haneke (American Dream, The American Experience) - Emmy™ Winner
  • Brian Kates (The SavagesThe Woodsman)
  • Anne McCabe (Possible Side Effects, Adventureland)
  • Craig McKay (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia) - Oscar™ Nominee
  • Bill Pankow (Carlito's Way, The Untouchables)
  • Lee Percy (Boy's Don't CryThe BelieverTaking ChanceMaria Full of Grace)
  • Sam Pollard (4 Little GirlsWhen The Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts) - Emmy™ Winner, Oscar™ Winner
  • Jay Rabinowitz (Requiem for a DreamI'm Not There8 Mile)
  • Meg Reticker (30 Rock, Big Love) - Emmy™ Nominee
  • Stephen Rotter (Enchanted, The Right Stuff) - Oscar™ Winner
  • Kate Sanford (The Wire, Kings)
  • Karen Schmeer (The Sketches of Frank Gehry, The Fog of War)
  • Thelma Schoonmaker (The Departed, Goodfellas, Raging Bull) - Oscar™ Winner
  • Larry Silk (Pumping Iron, Marjoe, The Burning Wall) - Emmy™ Nominee
  • Tim Squyres (Rachel Getting Married,Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, Syriana) - Oscar™ Nominee
  • Troy Takaki (Fool's Gold, Desperate Housewives, Ally McBeal, Sweet Home Alabama)
  • Chris Tellefsen (Capote, Kids, Gummo)
  • Plummy Tucker (Girlfight, Aeon Flux)
  • Jeffrey Wolf (The Longshots, Cecil B. Demented, Billy Madison)

***Panelists are subject to change based on availability.

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