Manhattan Edit Workshop

Emmy Nominated Editor Jim Stewart, ACE Joins Our June 2018 Six Week Intensive!

Veteran editor Jim Stewart, ACE, has been editing feature films and television for over 30 years.  His breakthrough editing position was on the hit series Life Goes On.

“Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit” Returns for its Sixth Year to NYC on June 14th

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit, taking place June 14th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

Emmy Winning Editor Michael Berenbaum, ACE Joins Our April Workshop!

Emmy winning Editor Michael Berenbaum, ACE will join our next Six Week Intensive Workshop starting April 30th. 

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces Emmy Winning Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE as Its Next Artist in Residence

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, digital-training destination for post-production and content creators is proud to announce our upcoming Artist in Residence for our class starting March 5th will be Emmy award winning editor Kelley Dixon, ACE.**  Kelley will be visiting with our Six Week Students to discuss her long and distinguished career, give students insight into her process, and to screen and give feedback on student’s projects.


Manhattan Edit Workshop Starts 2018 by transitioning to Premiere Pro & Avid Media Composer for its Six Week Intensive Editing Workshop

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge, digital-training destination for post-production and content creators, has transitioned its acclaimed Six Week Intensive Workshop to include Premiere Pro, Avid Media Composer and After Effects.  Following industry trends, MEWShop will be migrating the course from including Apple® Final Cut Pro® to Adobe® Premiere® Pro. In addition, the Six Week Intensive offers training in Adobe® After Effects and Avid Media Composer as well as daily lessons in film theory and aesthetics. In this class students not only learn how to use the leading industry tools, but the key decision making process that leads to great storytelling.

ICA DaVinci Resolve Workshops Return to MEWShop!

Manhattan Edit Workhsop has just announced new dates for our DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Touted as the color grading system of choice for many of Hollywood’s blockbuster production studios, DaVinci Resolve 14 was announced at NAB this year to much excitement over its expanded set of editing features among many other upgrades.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announce Mobile Media Production Workshops

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has launched a new workshop series for Mobile Media production.  With the advancements of cameras on mobile devices and the massive need for media content live and recorded; the need for mobile production is now a necessity for companies and individuals. MEWShop’s new courses in Mobile Media training will prepare students for professional live streaming events or producing high-end company videos with their mobile devices.  Students who are interested in purchasing equipment for use in class can receive a 20% discount on products with MEWShop’s partnership with Padcaster.

An Interview with "E.T." editor Carol Littleton, ACE

Carol Littleton's body of work as an editor spans several decades and genres, from the 1970s to the present. She's perhaps best known for her collaborations with Steven Spielberg and Lawrence Kasdan, on films including E.T., The Big Chill, and The Manchurian Candidate, and was nominated for an Academy Award for her work on E.T.  MEWShop's Director of Education Janet Dalton, talked to her about her early career and how studying literature made her a stronger editor.

360/VR Night in NYC at Manhattan Edit Workshop

Why 360 Video?

The 360° and VR video movement is growing rapidly leaving editors and post facilities with many challenges to keep up with. This special event features VFX and post-industry veterans sharing the experience, tips and techniques you need to take on 360 post projects. Including the NYC premiere of Mocha VR!

Catching Up with Six-Week Workshop Alumn, Miguel E. Rebagliato

Catching Up with Six-Week Workshop Alumn, Miguel E. Rebagliato

MEWShop alumni are always popping up in new and exciting places. Case in point: Miguel Esteban Rebagliato, who completed the Six Week Intensive at MEWShop in 2012, recently worked as an assistant editor on the Emmy-nominated miniseries The Night Manager.

Interview with Joseph Krings, Editor of "Captain Fantastic"

In Captain Fantastic, Viggo Mortensen plays a survivalist father raising a brood of six kids off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, whose life is thrown into disarray after his wife commits suicide. The film, written and directed by veteran character actor Matt Ross (Silicon Valley, Big Love) earned major praise at Sundance and Cannes, and for good reason: it's by turns intense, funny, and genuinely moving. I recently caught up with editor Joseph Krings to talk about his career and the process of cutting the film.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Provides Premiere Education Through Intensive Workshops And Unparalleled Event Series

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), is the only school of it’s kind to offer one comprehensive, six-week course that includes all of the editing applications taught by certified instructors. The Six Week Intensive Course takes students through each program as they work on various real-world projects to illustrate the distinct strengths and nuances of each Non Linear Editing System. MEWShop also runs their annual one-day summit called “Sight, Sound & Story” on June 11, 2016 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. This event includes the art and processes of editing documentary film and episodic television, and behind the green screen with VFX artists. Below is our interview with Jason Banke, President of Manhattan Edit Workshop:

15 Questions with Six Week Workshop Alumn Eileen Meyer

Manhattan Edit Workshop congratulates Eileen Meyer, winner of the 2016 Karen Schmeer Fellowship! Eileen completed the MEWShop Six-Week Workshop in the fall of 2011. We caught up with her to chat about her achievements since, including a Cinema Eye Honors "Outstanding Achievement in Editing" nomination for her latest film, Best of Enemies, a 2015 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize nominee.

Manhattan Edit Workshop & the International Colorist Academy offer Resolve 12 Workshops in 2016!

New York, New York – March 24, 2016 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced dates for new color grading courses in Resolve 12.  Instructor Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA); will once again return in April to teach our popular introductory ICA 101, ICA 201 and new ICA 205 workshops.  Our upcoming advanced ICA workshops in July, will be taught by Dado Valentic founder of U.K.’s leading creative studio MYTHERAPY and fellow instructor for the ICA. “Our introductory ICA workshops with Resolve at MEWShop have been a resounding success since their inception in 2012,” comments Eagles.  “As Resolve’s popularity in the industry continues, we have expanded our offerings with MEWShop in New York City.”

Manhattan Edit Workshop Opens Registration For New SCRATCH 101: Finishing Course

Join MEWShop for SCRATCH 101: Finishing, a two-day hands-on workshop that introduces students to this powerful finishing toolset

New York, New York – March 8, 2016 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination, in cooperation with The Studio B&H, today opened registration for the new SCRATCH 101: Finishing workshop. Held on April 2 – 3, 2016, the SCRATCH 101: Finishing course offers students valuable hands-on end-to-end post-production DI workflow; as well as a conforming and color-grading for the unique requirements of episodic broadcast. 

Editing on FCPX with George Abbott Clark

George Abbott Clark knows that Final Cut Pro X has a cloudy reputation in the editing business. “When it first came out, it was a nightmare,” he says on a phone call from Los Angeles. “But the new updates are remarkable. It’s like power steering - you would never go back to making it more complicated and cumbersome.”

Behind the Cinematography of the Oscar-Nominated Documentary "Cartel Land"

Cinematographer Matt Porwoll is based in New York City. His most recent work, Cartel Land, was nominated for a 2016 Academy Award for Best Documentary (feature). Cartel Land was also selected for competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and subsequently went on to win the US Documentary Prize for Cinematography. He was one of three speakers on the documentary panel at MEWShop's "Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography," 2015 event. We recently caught up with him to ask some in-depth questions about his career and experiences as a cinematographer.