Please join renowned author Bobbie O'Steen ("Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut") for an in-depth discussion with master film editor Tim Squyres, ACE, who will screen footage and talk about his work on such films as Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Syriana, Rachel Getting Married, and Life of Pi.
Where: NYU Cantor Film Center
When: November 8, 2012 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Tim has edited eleven feature films for director Ang Lee, including The Wedding Banquet, Eat Drink Man Woman, Sense and Sensibility, The Ice Storm, Hulk, and the soon-to-be released 3D Life of Pi. He was nominated for an Academy Award® in 2001 for his work on Ang Lee’s Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. In 2008, Tim edited Jonathan Demme’s Rachel Getting Married. He also edited Best Picture nominee Gosford Park for director Robert Altman and Syriana for director Stephen Gaghan. In addition to features, he has edited a wide variety of material for television, documentaries, commercials, and music videos.
Bobbie is a writer and teacher, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art by honoring master editors. Educated at Stanford University, she is an Emmy®-nominated film editor and the author of two acclaimed books about editing. “Cut to the Chase” is based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen, filled with stories from the cutting room and behind the scenes on such landmark films as “The Graduate” and “Chinatown”. Her second book, “The Invisible Cut”, deconstructs classic movie scenes from such films as “Rear Window” and “The French Connection” through a cut-by-cut analysis.