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.
The Sight, Sound & Story audio podcast series debuts featuring acclaimed Cinematographer Bruce Logan, ASC
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.”
MEWShop proudly announces that television & film editor Tim Streeto, ACE, will join our November/December 2018 Six Week Intensive.
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 join The Tiffen Company on Saturday, October 21, 2017 for the New York City Steadicam M1-Volt launch event!
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.
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.
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:
New Color Grading courses in Resolve 12 taught by ICA instructors Dado Valentic & Warren Eagles
New York, New York – August 28, 2015 – 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. MEWShop’s upcoming advanced International Colorist Academy (ICA) workshops in September; will be taught by Dado Valentic, founder of U.K.’s leading creative studio MYTHERAPY and fellow instructor for the ICA. Instructor Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the (ICA); will once again return in October to teach our popular introductory ICA 101 and ICA 201 workshops. “Our introductory ICA workshops with Resolve at MEWShop have been a resounding success since their inception in 2012,” comments Eagles. “I expect our advanced classes will be of similar success and can’t wait to return to New York with our expanded line up!”
As a young filmmaker and editor, I was very excited to be attending Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound & Story conference that took place right off of Madison Avenue in New York City recently. On my way to the event, I passed men in slick suits walking into shiny buildings, evoking thoughts of my favorite show, Mad Men.
In the world of production and post production, it can be difficult deciding between all of your camera options and figuring out the workflow that is right for you and your specific project. Filmmakers today need to know how to examine their choices and not settle for something that doesn’t suit their needs.
Read about Manhattan Edit Workshop's 2013 Sight, Sound & Story Event!
Manhattan Edit Workshop, the authorized digital training destination, in cooperation with The Foundry, present a FREE demo on NUKE, tolls that advance the art of digital compositing.
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".
Get your editing groove on at the MEWShop Edit House; lineup of FREE hands-on training offers both workflow and technology training sessions covering Adobe, Apple, Avid, Blackmagic and more
Manhattan Edit Workshop's (MEWShop) next Tech Talk Evening: 'Shared Storage and Media Workflow Platforms - What is Right for Your Post Facility' will be held on: Wednesday, March 28, 2012.
Whenever editors begin a film, they enter into completely new territory and must adjust to and understand the director's way of working and thinking. Editor Jay Rabinowitz, ACE, has traveled among a particularly diverse group of directors and has been able to immerse himself in their worlds - while showing the courage and ingenuity to surprise them,, which is what really sets and editor apart. All of this was in evidence when we discussed and screened some of Rabinowitz's work in December for my "Inside the Cutting Room" series, produced by ProductionCONN and Manhattan Edit Workshop.
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination, is pleased to announce a training partnership with industry leading film and digital media equipment supplier AbelCine. Their first collaboration, "Hands On: From the Camera to the Cutting Room," is a two-day intensive workshop in the art of shooting and editing narrative and documentary film.