editing

Oscar-nominated Editor Christopher Tellefsen, ACE Joins Our Next Six Week Intensive Workshop!

Six Week Students will have the opportunity to work with the Oscar-nominated Editor for MEWShop’s April workshop 

Acclaimed Editor Tim Streeto, ACE, joins Our Next Six Week Intensive Starting November 5th!

MEWShop proudly announces that television & film editor Tim Streeto, ACE,  will join our November/December 2018 Six Week Intensive.

An editor recaps Sight, Sound & Story 2018

As a working editor always looking to learn, I attend numerous industry events throughout the year, but this one has become one of the “can’t miss” items on my list. They bring in top-notch panelists sharing their work and their insights. This year’s post event was once again a chance to hear from professionals at the top of their craft across documentary, scripted television and feature film.

Oscar-Nominated Editor Kevin Tent, ACE Headlines Sold Out Post Production Summit

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.

'Breaking Bad', 'Billions' Editors Share the Pros and Cons of Entering the Post Field Today

Top editors discuss their craft and give their thoughts on the state of cinematic TV. 

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.


"Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE Joins Our March 2018 Workshop

MEWShop is proud to welcome editor Kelley Dixon, ACE as our Artist in Residence for our March/April 2018 Six Week Intensive Art of Editing Workshop.

Oscar-Nominated Editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE Headlines One Day Post Production Summit

New York, New York –July 6, 2017 - On June 10, 2017, Sight, Sound and Story celebrated their fifth annual Post Production Summit at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway.  Over 300 filmmakers, editors and post-production professionals gathered for a front row seat to a full day of panels focused on the art of post-production. This year’s panels included “Anatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing Documentary Films,” “Cinematic 360/VR Panel: 360 Degrees of Storytelling,” “TV is the New Black: Television's Cinematic Revolution” and “Inside the Cutting room with Bobbie O’Steen;” for an in-depth discussion with acclaimed film editor Dylan Tichenor, ACE.  The day-long summit was followed by a two-hour networking party sponsored by American Cinema Editors (ACE.)

Sight Sound & Story 2017: TV editing and Dylan Tichenor, ACE

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.

ICA DaVinci Resolve Workshops Return to MEWShop!

Manhattan Edit Workhsop has just announced new dates for our DaVinci Resolve workshops, which will be taught by Warren Eagles, professional color grader and co-founder of the International Colorist Academy (ICA). Touted as the color grading system of choice for many of Hollywood’s blockbuster production studios, DaVinci Resolve 14 was announced at NAB this year to much excitement over its expanded set of editing features among many other upgrades.

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.

TV is the New Black: Top Editors on Cutting in TV's Cinematic Age

What's it like to be a television editor? Experts explain.

There has perhaps never been a better time to be an editor in Hollywood, though according to panelists who spoke on a panel at the Sight, Sound & Story event in New York, the job is different than it used to be.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces New Class Series with Film Historian and Author Bobbie O’Steen

New York, New York – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the east coast's top school in the post-production industry, for cutting edge certified training and for filmmakers learning the art and craft of editing, has just announced weekend dates for the ‘Making the Cut with Bobbie O’Steen’ class series this January 2017.  The purpose of this course is to understand the art and technique of master editors through screening and discussion of their work.  How do they decide what shot to use and when exactly to cut in and out of that shot? How do they shape actors’ performances and fit the puzzle pieces together to make a story work? O’Steen will reveal the wisdom and strategies of master editors by taking you through a cut-by-cut analysis of many classic movie scenes, based on interviews from her popular books, panels, and event series. Ultimately, you’ll develop a deeper knowledge of the thinking behind the editing process, empowering you to become a better editor and storyteller yourself.

Interview with Joseph Krings, Editor of "Captain Fantastic"

In Captain Fantastic, Viggo Mortensen plays a survivalist father raising a brood of six kids off the grid in the forests of the Pacific Northwest, whose life is thrown into disarray after his wife commits suicide. The film, written and directed by veteran character actor Matt Ross (Silicon Valley, Big Love) earned major praise at Sundance and Cannes, and for good reason: it's by turns intense, funny, and genuinely moving. I recently caught up with editor Joseph Krings to talk about his career and the process of cutting the film.

Legendary Editor Anne Coates, ACE Headlines Sight, Sound & Story 2016

New York, New York - June 28, 2016 - On June 11, 2016, over 300 editors, filmmakers, and post production professionals packed the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway for a full day of panels focused on the art of editing documentary films, episodic TV, visual effects, and an in-depth discussion with legendary Oscar-winning editor Anne V. Coates, ACE.  The day-long summit was followed by a two-hour networking party sponsored by the American Cinema Editors (ACE.)  This year marks the fourth year of the only New York full day summit focused on the art of post production. 

Get Schooled on Cutting for the Golden Age of TV by Editors of 'Breaking Bad' and 'The Wire'

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.

ART OF THE CUT with Kate Sanford, ACE editor of “Boardwalk Empire” and “Vinyl”

Editor Kate Sanford, ACE, has been working as a professional in post since 1987 and has been in the editor’s chair since 1994. Her credits include “Sex and the City,” “Brooklyn Rules,” “The Wire,” “Boardwalk Empire,” “Show me A Hero” and – most recently – HBO’s “Vinyl.” Her next project is David Simon’s “The Deuce” starring James Franco. She’ll be a panelist at the Manhattan Editor’s Workshop “Sight Sound and Story” event, June 11.