Shannon Baker Davis, ACE is an award-winning television editor. She began her career in New York, editing unscripted shows and documentaries, most notably the two time Emmy-awarded, Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. After 10 years working on many iconic shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway, Shannon made the jump to scripted television and feature films. Her most recent credits include Insecure, from Issa Rae, Grown-ish, a spin-off of the highly acclaimed series, Black-ish, from creator, Kenya Barris and Queen Sugar, from creator Ava DuVernay.
MEWShop proudly announces that television & film editor Tim Streeto, ACE, will join our November/December 2018 Six Week Intensive.
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.
In 2004, Manhattan Edit Workshop began a four-week editing workshop for aspiring professional editors. In 2006, it became their six-week workshop. During the six weeks, the students receive training on the most-used editing tools of the industry. They are also given a chance to explore the art of editing. An important aspect of the workshop is the Artist in Residence. A successful professional editor visits the class to offer some insights into their own career, as well as look at the work the students are doing and provide them with some feedback.
Brian A. Kates was the artist in residence for the January/February 2018 workshop. He is an Emmy award-winning editor for his work on Taking Chance, as well as a two-time Eddie award winner for his work on Bessie and Lackawanna Blues. He is also known for his work on The Savages, Shortbus, Killing Them Softly, How to Talk to Girls at Parties and The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.
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 (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.
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.
Come meet ZEISS Cinema Manager Snehal Patel and learn the unique advantages that great lenses can provide your next shoot.
Come join The Tiffen Company on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for the New York City Steadicam M1-Volt launch event!
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.
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 You, Mr. 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.
Oscar-nominated Dylan Tichenor, ACE, heads this year’s lineup of celebrated editors, VR industry leaders and more. Tickets available now.
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.
Earlier this month, Manhattan Edit Workshop held its yearly Sight, Sound & Story conference in New York City. It was a full day of panel discussions featuring editors and visual effects pros at the top of their game. The conversations were refreshing and helpful — the panelists focused on their individual journey to where they are now, as well as the craft of filmmaking rather than tools and techniques.
Is TV an "editor's medium"? The industry's top cutters think so.
Between the three of them, Kelley Dixon, Kate Sanford, and Leo Trombetta have cut thousands of hours of television and movies. Dixon has worked on Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul, Trombetta on Wayward Pines, and Kate Sanford on The Wire and, most recently, Vinyl. At the recent Sight, Sound & Story panel, 'TV Is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution', each discussed their careers and recent work, and gave tips for those looking to get into the industry. Here are the three top takeaways we learned from them.
Ross Shain of Imagineer Systems and Jeff Krebs of eyeon Software to give presentations and demos of mocha Pro and eyeon Fusion, respectively; attend the FREE demo night for a discount on the mocha Pro AE workshop on January 12, PLUS a chance to win a full seat of mocha Pro (value $1495) and a full seat of eyeon Connection/Fusion (value $2495)
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".
Avid Editors Accelerate Their Skills With a Demo and Class from Manhattan Edit Workshop
Boris FX Senior Product Manager Peter McAuley to demo Avid FX v6 and Boris Continuum Complete v8 AVX on October 24th; Avid FX Workshop offered November 10th; register for demo and workshop bundle for discount pricing
Jason Banke, MEWShop’s General Manager, will now be taking over as Vice President of Operations; Janet Dalton, who’s been teaching at MEWShop for over eight years, will be the new Director of Education. Together, they will work towards expanding MEWShop’s course offerings to include the latest in editing and visual effects software as well as improve overall operations.
ON June 8 and 9, the American Cinema Editors and Manhattan Edit Workshop held the fourth annual EditFest NY at the Directors Guild Theatre in Manhattan. Well-known editors from the worlds of documentary, features, and television presented five Q & A panels and stayed for informal chats with the audiences. They also attended a cocktail party at Le Parker Meridian Hotel Friday night.