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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.

ART OF THE CUT on doc editing with Maya Mumma

Maya Mumma has worked on numerous documentary projects including as an associate editor on Restrepo, and as an editor on Which Way Is the Front Line from Here?, The Life and Time of Tim Hetherington, Moms Mabley: I Got Somethin’ to Tell YouMr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown, A Journey of a Thousand Miles: Peacekeepers, and ESPN Film’s Oscar-winning: O.J.: Made in America. Mumma will be speaking at Manhattan Edit Workshop’s Sight, Sound and Story event June 10th at the NYIT Auditorium.

MEWShop TECH TALK Partnered with Blackmagic Design

Manhattan Edit Workshop is Hosting TECH TALKS. For this Tech Talk we have partnered with Blackmagic Design.

Come join us for an exciting evening of talking tech. Blackmagic will demo the new Resolve 12 and will answer questions about Resolve’s new editing, grading and workflow features. Now shipping, DaVinci Resolve 12 combines professional non-linear video editing with the world's most advanced color corrector so now you can edit, color correct, finish and deliver all from one system. DaVinci Resolve 12 offers more than 80 new features, including a new modern interface, multi-cam editing, powerful new media management tools, an entirely new professional audio engine with support for VST/AU plugins, shot matching, 3D keyer, new 3D perspective tracker, enhanced curve editing and much more.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Announces New Leadership Role

Jason Banke named President of Manhattan Edit Workshop

New York, New York – September 25, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWshop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, is happy to announce an evolving leadership within the organization. Jason Banke, MEWShop’s VP of Operations, will now be taking over as the company’s President, continuing to expand MEWShop’s course offerings and personally overseeing all training and event initiatives.

Open Call For Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship Now Open!

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.

Four compelling insights for editors from Sight, Sound & Story 2015

2015's Sight, Sound and Story conference at the Manhattan Edit Workshop provided some real nuggets of wisdom that can be applied to every edit room.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Expands Successful Color Correction Lineup in 2015!

New York, New York – March 31, 2015 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has just announced dates for two new color grading courses to be taught by Dado Valentic, founder of the U.K.’s leading creative studio MYTHERAPY and instructor for the International Colorist Academy (ICA).   “I chose to partner with MEWShop, as they are the most advanced training center in New York,” says Dado.  “My classes have been successful all around the world and after recently opening an office for MYTHERAPY in New York, it felt like the right time. I am also really excited by the talent in the New York Area!”

Manhattan Edit Workshop Hosts Free Open House on March 19th

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, will be hosting a free Open House on Wednesday, March 19th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, at 119 West 23rd Street in Manhattan. Attendees to the MEWShop Open House will have the opportunity to speak with MEW instructors to learn about class offerings including Final Cut Pro(R) X, Media Composer(R) 7, Premiere Pro(R) CC, After Effects(R) CC, Autodesk Smoke(R) and DaVinci Resolve(R) 10. Josh Apter, MEWShop president and founder of The Padcaster(R), will also be giving a demo of the multifunctional iPad case that enables on-the-go filmmaking, showing attendees filmmaking apps available on the iPad as well as the best accessories to use with The Padcaster.

Manhattan Edit Workshop Moves to Flatiron; New State-of-the-Art Training Center Opens on 23rd Street

New York, New York – September 30 2013 – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop - http://mewshop.com/), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, has completed renovations and begun hosting classes in the company’s ultra-modern training and event space. The contemporary 2500-square foot location features two high-tech training rooms equipped with the very latest in media production and post-production technology as well as a spacious artist-in-residence space custom-tailored for MEW’s signature Six Week Intensive Course and monthly tech talks.

Mocha - Planar Tracking & Visual Effects Tools from Imagineer Systems

Motion tracking and rotoscoping are foundation skills for visual effects, finishing and motion design. Whether it is replacing screens on phones, adding digital makeup, set extensions, sky replacements or simply cutting animated roto-masks; editors and artists are expected to handle almost any task.

Editors, Sound Designers & VFX Artists Share Their Secrets at MEW’s 6/8 Event - ProductionHUB

Read ProductionHUB's review of Sight, Sound & Story 2013!

Inside The Cutting Room With Bobbie O'Steen Featuring Stephen Rotter

Read about our upcoming Inside the Cutting Room event featuring editor Stephen Rotter.

Avid Editors Accelerate Their Skills With a Demo and Class from Manhattan Edit Workshop

Avid Editors Accelerate Their Skills With a Demo and Class from Manhattan Edit Workshop

Boris FX Senior Product Manager Peter McAuley to demo Avid FX v6 and Boris Continuum Complete v8 AVX on October 24th; Avid FX Workshop offered November 10th; register for demo and workshop bundle for discount pricing

Manhattan Edit Workshop Revamps Facility With New Roles in Organization

 Jason Banke, MEWShop’s General Manager, will now be taking over as Vice President of Operations; Janet Dalton, who’s been teaching at MEWShop for over eight years, will be the new Director of Education. Together, they will work towards expanding MEWShop’s course offerings to include the latest in editing and visual effects software as well as improve overall operations.

EditFest NY, 2012 (DAY 1)

A bit late getting my notes up, but Manhattan Edit Workshop held its yearly EditFest NY this past weekend, hosting a number of discussions with feature film, documentary, and commercial editors. The Friday night kickoff at the Director’s Guild of America Theatre, titled “The Lean Forward Moment”, had moderator Norman Hollyn (The Cotton Club; Heathers;), leading a panel of 4 editors who each shared a 5-10 minute scene that inspired them to become an editor.  Here are some of the highlights that they shared…