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Legends of Visual Storytelling Gather in Manhattan for the Post - Production Event of the Year: Sight, Sound & Story

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."

"Sight, Sound & Story" Looks at the Editor's Process - postPerspective

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.

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EditFest NY Returns June 8th - 9th in 2012!

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.

EditFest - The New York Screenwriting Life

I met one of my professional heroes today -- film editor Thelma Schoonmaker.

She was a guest panelist at EditFest NY this weekend. The seminar took place at the Director's Guild of America in Manhattan.  What is EditFest? It's two days of information, education and networking with some of the best editors in the movie and television industry today.  It's presented by American Cinema Editors(ACE) and Manhattan Edit Workshop.