Art of Editing

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.

A Conversation with Film and TV Editor Brian A. Kates

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 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.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Alumni Land Topnotch Filmmaking and Editing Industry Positions

Six-week students take to the streets with concrete skills and a savvy approach to editing: From NBC Universal and BET to feature films, MEWShop alumni find great success in editing world