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4th Annual Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography Symposium Returns to NYC

 4th Annual Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography Symposium Returns to NYC

New York, NY – November 19, 2018 – Manhattan Edit Workshop, the east coast leader in education for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” on December 5th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.  This year’s event showcases some of the industry’s leading cinematographers behind worldwide hit TV shows including “Game of Thrones, “Ray Donovan,” and “Westworld”; pioneers of cinematic production on classics such as “Star Wars – Episode IV: A New Hope,” “Tron,” and “2001: A Space Odyssey”; and cinematographers that shot award-winning documentaries “Strong Island,” “Finding 52,” “Mad Hot Ballroom,” and “RBG.” 

An editor recaps Sight, Sound & Story 2018

As a working editor always looking to learn, I attend numerous industry events throughout the year, but this one has become one of the “can’t miss” items on my list. They bring in top-notch panelists sharing their work and their insights. This year’s post event was once again a chance to hear from professionals at the top of their craft across documentary, scripted television and feature film.

Oscar-Nominated Editor Kevin Tent, ACE Headlines Sold Out Post Production Summit

Manhattan Edit Workshop, the east coast leader in training for content creators, held its annual “Sight, Sound & Story: Post Production Summit” symposium on June 14th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Nearly 300 attendees watched three panels covering TV, documentary and feature film with legendary editors discussing their craft, followed by a networking party sponsored by American Cinema Editors.

Here's What It's Like to Be in the Cutting Room with Alexander Payne

Editor Kevin Tent discussed his career and long-collaboration with Alexander Payne during an event at this year's Sight, Sound & Story.

'Breaking Bad', 'Billions' Editors Share the Pros and Cons of Entering the Post Field Today

Top editors discuss their craft and give their thoughts on the state of cinematic TV. 

“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.

Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography 2017

After EditFest NY moved to London, Manhattan Edit Workshop picked up the reins with its Sight, Sound & Story (SS&S) conferences. The first post production event premiered in June of 2013. The format was similar — top-of-their-craft editors and post specialists participating in panels focusing on specific areas of the industry. Over the years there have been great panels on TV editing, sound effects and audio editing, VFX and virtual reality. I have attended these events since they began. They are a great chance to get inspired, learn more about my industry and meet great people.

New York Production Community Gathers for Sold-Out “Sight, Sound & Story” Cinematography Year-End Event

New York Production Community Gathers for Sold-Out “Sight, Sound & Story” Cinematography Year-End Event

Award-Winning and Acclaimed Documentary, TV and Feature Film Cinematographers Discuss their Careers and Go Behind-the-Scenes with Nearly 300 Attendees

New York, NY - December 7, 2017 Manhattan Edit Workshop, the east coast leader in training for content creators, held its annual “Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” symposium on December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Three panels featuring award-winning cinematographers discussed their craft, followed by a networking party attended by industry-leading sponsors, filmmakers, and creative production professionals.   

ART OF THE SHOT: Buddy Squires, ASC Talks About Shooting Ken Burn and Lynn Novick’s “The Vietnam War”

He has shot more than 200 films and is a frequent collaborator with Ken Burns. Buddy Squires, ASC is an Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning Director of Photography. If you have seen a great documentary lately than more than likely it was shot by Buddy. He is known for his work on The National Parks, The Civil War, The Vietnam War, Salinger, and The Central Park Five.

If you are in the New York City area you can hear Buddy talk at the Manhattan Edit Workshop “Sight, Sound, and Story.” This December 6th, the Manhattan Edit Workshop’s acclaimed speaker series continues with an evening devoted to the art of cinematography.  At the workshop, MEW will honor the craft of visual storytelling by talking to the masters behind the camera. Tickets for the afternoon/evening event only cost $45 and audience members will also hear from Joan Churchill ASC, Igor Martinovi, and Martin Algren. If, however, you cannot make it to NYC to listen to Buddy in person PVC had the opportunity to talk to him this week for this edition of “Art of the Shot.”

ASC Members Participate in “Sight, Sound and Story: The Art of Cinematography” Event in NYC on December 6

The Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop) has announced the return of “Sight, Sound and Story: The Art of Cinematography,” which will take place on December 6 at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

“Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography” Event Returns to New York City - December 6th 2017

New York, NY – November 29, 2017 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast leader in training and certification for content creators, announces the return of Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, taking place December 6th at the NYIT Auditorium Theater on Broadway.

ART OF THE CUT with Michael Berenbaum

Michael Berenbaum, ACE won two Emmys and two Eddies for Best editing for Desperate Housewivesand Sex and the City. His work also includes editing both Sex and the City movies, and other TV series including The Wire, Nurse Jackie, The Americans and Marco Polo. Art of the Cut interviewed Berenbaum before he spoke at the Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound and Story post-production event.

Oscar-Nominated Editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE Headlines One Day Post Production Summit

New York, New York –July 6, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, Sight, Sound and Story celebrated their fifth annual Post Production Summit at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Over 300 filmmakers, editors and post-production professionals gathered for a front row seat to a full day of panels focused on the art of post-production. This year’s panels included “Anatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing Documentary Films,” “Cinematic 360/VR Panel: 360 Degrees of Storytelling,” “TV is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution” and “Inside the Cutting room with Bobbie O’Steen;” for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed film editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE.  The day-long summit was followed by a two-hour networking party sponsored by American Cinema Editors (ACE.)

Sight Sound & Story 2017: TV editing and Dylan Tichenor, ACE

This year, I was asked to live tweet from Sight Sound & Story on behalf of Blue Collar Post Collective. As part of their mission to make post events as accessible to members of our industry as possible, they often attend events like this one and provide live blogging, tweeting and recaps of the events for their members via their Facebook group. What follows are the recaps that I posted to that group after the event and massaged a bit for the sake of postPerspective.

Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson's Editor Reveals Secrets from the Cutting Room

Dylan Tichenor, Oscar-nominated editor of 'There Will Be Blood,' 'Magnolia,' 'Brokeback Mountain,' and more, breaks down clips from his movies.

During a wide-ranging discussion at Saturday's Sight, Sound & Story panel in New York, Academy Award-nominated editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE revealed to moderator Bobbie O'Steen that he first began to comprehend film editing while watching classic films like Nosferatu with his father. It was during these formative viewing experiences—including holding a piece of film from Orson Welles' The Magnificent Ambersons up to the light—that Tichenor realized movies were composed of different shots.

TV is the New Black: Top Editors on Cutting in TV's Cinematic Age

What's it like to be a television editor? Experts explain.

There has perhaps never been a better time to be an editor in Hollywood, though according to panelists who spoke on a panel at the Sight, Sound & Story event in New York, the job is different than it used to be.

ART OF THE CUT on doc editing with Maya Mumma

Maya Mumma has worked on numerous documentary projects including as an associate editor on Restrepo, and as an editor on Which Way Is the Front Line from Here?, The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin’ to Tell YouMr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers, and ESPN Film’s Oscar-winning: O.J.: Made in America. Mumma will be speaking at Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound and Story event June 10th at the NYIT Auditorium.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Preps Fifth Sight, Sound & Story

Away from the major tradeshow cycle, there are any number of smaller events that have grabbed themselves deserved places on the calendar and offer something a bit more niche and perhaps a bit more special too. New York's Sight, Sound & Story this weekend is one of them.

"Sight, Sound & Story" Takes on Cinematography

Manhattan Edit Workshop’s recent Sight, Sound & Story: Art of Cinematography in New York City featured two one-hour panels: “Thinking In Pictures — Perspectives, Compositions, Lighting and Mood” and “Life Behind the Lens: DPs Talk Careers and Creativity in Film and Television.” The first focused on documentary work and the second on narrative-based storytelling. Both sparked questions and ideas in the head of this DP, including what roles and responsibilities cinematographers play in the storytelling process.