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.
MEWShop's speaker series continues in New York City with a night behind the scenes of cinematography.
New York, New York – September 9, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for visual content creators, announces the expansion of their successful speakers series “Sight, Sound & Story,” with Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography, debuting September 30th in New York City.
The Open Call for submissions for our 2016-17 fellowship begins today! The online application must be completed by September 30, 2015. There is no fee to apply.
The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship honors the memory of our friend and gifted editor Karen Schmeer. Inspired by Karen's generous nature, the fellowship assists emerging documentary editors by developing their talent, expanding their creative community, and furthering their career aspirations. We work with American Cinema Editors (ACE), Sundance Institute, Manhattan Edit Workshop, SXSW, IFFBoston, Stranger than Fiction, and Rooftop Films to offer a wide array of opportunities for promising editors.
Academy Award-winner William Goldenberg, ACE heads this year’s lineup of celebrated artists, editors and filmmakers
New York, New York – April 7, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced their all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held on June 13, 2015 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway at Columbus Circle. “Sight, Sound & Story is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of visual storytelling. We feel this year is our strongest, most diverse yet - we’ll explore the vital role of Visual Effects in cinema, the inner-workings of groundbreaking documentaries, compelling work from television’s golden age, and to close this year’s show, a look at William Goldenberg, ACE’s acclaimed career including The Imitation Game, Zero Dark Thirty, and the Oscar winning Argo,” says Josh Apter, owner of Manhattan Edit Workshop. "Our mission each year is to entertain, educate and provide our audience with unprecedented access and insight from the best in the business."
Manhattan Edit Workshop's Day for Learning.
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.
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.
As a continuation to the Day 1 recap of Manhattan Edit Workshop’s EditFest NY, Day 2 started off with The Documentary Edit: Non-Fiction vs. The Truth. Moderated by David Zieff, a panel of 4 documentary editors discussed their process of “writing with images”. Each started off sharing a scene from a film they edited, along with anecdotes from having worked on the film, and words of wisdom they had to share from their personal experience…
Go behind the scenes with the editors from The Avengers, Moneyball, All That Jazz, Treme and many more as they discuss techniques behind cutting critically acclaimed projects and industry blockbusters
EditFest NY, the east coast version of American Cinema Editor’s successful EditFest series, (launched in June 2009 at The Director’s Guild Theater in Manhattan) is returning June 8 - 9, 2012. EditFest NY is presented by American Cinema Editors (ACE) and Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop). Over the course of the weekend, EditFest NY will present some of the best known and highly regarded east coast film editors who turned out to mingle, mentor, and present. Last year's event kicked off with an industry insider’s view of how to break into the editing business. The panel was followed by an opening night gala, a wall-to-wall party where panelists from every EditFest NY panel mingled with rapt attendees.
On President's Day, February 15th at 8PM EST, Manhattan Edit Workshop and Lo-Fi Pictures open the door to a virtual cutting room, inviting you to participate in an entirely new and engaging feature film process. On that date, Out of Many will become the first feature to publicly screen a working cut and seek collaborative feedback via live chat.
This five-day hands-on workshop taught by Mewshop owner Josh Apter, explores techniques of documentary editing - from the creative decisions that make a good story great, to established workflow methods for picture and sound that every editor should know.