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Acclaimed Editor Anne McCabe, joins Our Next Six Week Intensive Starting January 7th!

MEWShop proudly announces that acclaimed editor Anne McCabe, ACE,  will join our January/February 2019 Six Week Intensive.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

ART OF THE CUT with editor Leo Trombetta, ACE of “Mad Men” “Narcos” “Roswell” and “Luck”

Leo Trombetta, ACE has professional credits dating back into the mid 1980s and has been in the editor’s chair since the early 1990s. He has edited more than a dozen feature films, like “Twin Falls Idaho” and a range of TV shows like WB’s “Roswell,” Michael Mann’s “Luck” for HBO, AMC’s “Mad Men,” FOX’s “Wayward Pines,” and Netflix’s “Narcos.” He has also worked as a sound editor on such films as “Bonfire of the Vanities” and David Mamet’s “Homicide.”

Trombetta won an Emmy and an ACE Eddie for editing “Temple Grandin” for HBO Films as well as additional Eddies in 2011 and 2012. He will appear at the Manhattan Editor’s Workshop’s “Sight, Sound and Story” event in NYC, June 11th.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence Spotlight on Editor Peter Frank, ACE

Sometimes Manhattan Edit Workshop will ask Artist in Residences to return again and again, because of their unique interaction with our students and their amazing ability to critique and mentor aspiring editors.  In this edition of “Spotlight on an Editor,” one such Artist in Residence, Peter Frank, ACE, who has returned several times to work with our Six Week Intensive students to share his experiences.

MEWShop Welcomes Joe Klotz, ACE As Our September 2015 Artist in Residence!

Manhattan Edit Workshop is proud to announce that acclaimed edtior Joe Klotz, ACE, will be our September 2015 Artist in Residence.  Joe's work includes Lee Daniels' The Butler and Precious, in which he was nominated for a 2009 Academy Award for Best Editing. Some of Joe's other work includes Chappelle's ShowRabbit HoleUpright Citizen's BrigadeChoke, and Happyish. MEWShop Owner and Six Week Intensive Instructor Josh Apter adds, "Our Artist in Residence program always brings in some of the best in the business and Joe is among those at the top of their game. I look forward to seeing him working hands-on with our students."  Our next Six Week Intensive starts September 14th!

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence Spotlight on Editor Jeff Wolf, ACE

Over the years, MEWShop has had several Artists in Residence who have become a staple to the program and a great friend of the school.  In this edition of “Spotlight on an Editor,” we will be focusing on one of those great editors in former Six Week Intensive Artist in Residence Jeffrey Wolf, ACE.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Artist in Residence Spotlight on Editor Sabine Hoffman

MEWShop recently sat down with our September 2014 Six Week Intensive Artist in Residence Sabine Hoffman, ACE.

Sabine has edited independent feature films for over 12 years, including Rebecca Miller’s films Personal Velocity (Sundance Grand Jury Award and Best Cinematography winner and also the winner of the John Cassavettes Award) , and The Ballad of Jack and Rose (starring Daniel Day Lewis). She edited Morgan J. Freeman's Desert Blue and Hurricane Streets (which won the Audience, Best Director and Best Cinematography awards at the Sundance Film Festival), Alex Sichel's All Over Me (a Teddy Award winner at the Berlin Film Festival), The Day the Ponies Come Back, directed by Jerry Schatzberg (also director of Panic in Needle Park) and Harlem Aria (winner of three Audience Awards: Urban World Film Festival in NYC, the Chicago International Film Festival, as well as the Los Angeles Pan African Film Festival), directed by William Jennings, starring Damon Wayans and Gabriel Casseus. 

Legends of Storytelling Gather Once Again in Manhattan for the Filmmaking Event of the Year: Sight, Sound & Story

New York, New York – April 16, 2014 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced the all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held on June 14, 2014 at the French Institute in mid-town Manhattan. “Sight, Sound & Story is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of post-production. This year, we're pulling out all the stops. We'll see film scenes evolve and discuss that process live with the editors who shaped them, screen scenes from The Wolf of Wall Street from simple production sound to the final surround mix with the team who created it, and to close this year’s show, Michael Kahn, A.C.E. will look at iconic scenes from his more than 30-year collaboration with Steven Spielberg,” says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. “With focus on features, television's golden age, sports docudrama and more, Sight Sound & Story appeals to movie lovers, seasoned pros, directors and producers. Culminating in a huge networking party - there's something here for everyone!”

Editors, Sound Designers & VFX Artists Share Their Secrets at MEW’s 6/8 Event - ProductionHUB

Read ProductionHUB's review of Sight, Sound & Story 2013!

Andrew Weisblum: The Versatile Editor - From The Guild

Read Dan Ochiva's article on our Inside the Cutting Room event featuring Editor Andrew Weisblum, ACE!

Post Script: 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Black Swan' editor Andrew Weisblum

Manhattan Edit Workshop launched its “Inside the Cutting Room” series last month with a sit down with editor Andrew Weisblum, ACE.  Hosted by author/film historian Bobbie O’Steen, the two-hour event looked at Weisblum’s career as a film editor and his relationships with two very different directors: Wes Anderson (The Darjeeling Limited, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom) and Darren Aronofsky (The Wrestler, Black Swan). 

Inside The Cutting Room Kicks Off the 2013 Speaker Series With Andrew Weisblum, ACE

Headlining the first installment of the 2013 Inside the Cutting Room speaker series, held on February 21, is master film editor Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. whose critically acclaimed work includes Moonrise Kingdom, Black SwanFantastic Mr. Fox and The Wrestler. O’Steen further comments, "I am honored to welcome Andrew Weisblum as our first guest. His talent and insights about the editing process are an inspiration." Together, they’ll screen and discuss key scenes from Weisblum’s body of work. Weisblum adds, “I'm excited to have an opportunity to talk about my collaborations and explore a bit of the process of how these films ultimately came together.”

Inside The Cutting Room with Bobbie O'Steen at NYU Cantor Film Center on November 8th

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".   

Picture Editors In The Spotlight - Editor's Guild Magazine

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.