April 17, 2014, 02:53 PM
Three-time Academy Award-winner Michael Kahn joins this yearâ€™s lineup of celebrated artists, editors and filmmakersNew York, New York â€“ April 17, 2014 â€“ Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, today announced the all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held on June 14, 2014 at the French Institute in mid-town Manhattan. â€œSight, Sound & Story is one of the few events that brings together the community to celebrate the art of post-production. This year, weâ€™re pulling out all the stops. Weâ€™ll see film scenes evolve and discuss that process live with the editors who shaped them. Weâ€™ll also screen key scenes from The Wolf of Wall Street â€“ from simple production sound to the final surround mix â€“ with the team who crafted it. And to close this yearâ€™s extraordinary show, Michael Kahn, A.C.E. will look at iconic scenes and share stories from his more than 30-year collaboration with Steven Spielberg,â€ says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. â€œFrom box office blockbusters and sports docudramas to the golden age of television, Sight Sound & Story is a celebration of creativity â€“ not to mention a huge networking party â€“ that will appeal to movie lovers, seasoned professionals, fledgling editors and students alike.â€Dedicated to the art of filmmaking, this special one-day symposium features the following Oscar winners and industry thought leaders:â€¢ Michael Berenbaum, A.C.E. â€“ â€œBefore Night Falls,â€ â€œSex and the City,â€ â€œThe Americansâ€â€¢ Brad Buckwalter, editor â€“ HBOâ€™s â€œ24/7â€ seriesâ€¢ Colin Beattie, post-production â€“ 2014 Winter Olympicsâ€¢ Eugene Gearty, MPSE â€“ â€œHugo,â€ â€œLife of Pi,â€ â€œWolf of Wall Street,â€ â€œEternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mindâ€â€¢ Michael Kahn, A.C.E. â€“ â€œSchindlerâ€™s List,â€ â€œSaving Private Ryan,â€ â€œRaiders of the Lost Arkâ€â€¢ Gary Levy, editor â€“ â€œNurse Jackie,â€ Royal Painsâ€â€¢ Sam Miille, sound editor â€“ â€œHugo,â€ â€œLife of Pi,â€ â€œWolf of Wall Streetâ€â€¢ Cindy Mollo, A.C.E. â€“ â€œHouse of Cards,â€ â€œThe Book of Eliâ€â€¢ Jonathan Oppenheim, editor â€“ â€œParis is Burning,â€ â€œChildren Undergroundâ€â€¢ Bobbie Oâ€™Steen, film historian and author of â€œCut to the Chaseâ€â€¢ Phil Parrish, producer, director, editor â€“ ESPN, CBS and NBCâ€¢ Meg Reticker, editor â€“ â€œ30 Rock,â€ â€œTrue Detective, â€œBored to Death,â€ â€œThe Wireâ€â€¢ Garret Savage, editor & producer â€“ â€œMy Perestroika,â€ â€œThe Fallâ€â€¢ Maddy Shirazi, MPEG & MSPE â€“ â€œRunning on Empty,â€ â€œBonfire of the Vanities,â€ â€œValmont,â€ â€œNo Nukesâ€â€¢ Phil Stockton, MPSE â€“ â€œHugo,â€ â€œShutter Island,â€ â€œWolf of Wall Street,â€ â€œLife of Piâ€â€¢ David Teague, editor â€“ â€œMondays at Racine,â€ â€œSun Come Upâ€â€¢ Christian Winters, producer/editor â€“ 2014 Winter Olympics and HBOâ€™s â€œ24/7â€ seriesSight, Sound & Story Panel TopicsApter comments on the diverse range of topics offered at this yearâ€™s event, â€œThe breadth and depth of talent participating in Sight, Sound & Story allows us to cover a number of filmmaking topics in depth.â€ Planned Sight, Sound & Story panel sessions include â€œAnatomy of a Scene: Deconstructing the Documentary,â€ â€œTV is the New Black â€“ Televisionâ€™s Cinematic Revolution,â€ â€œFast and Furious â€“ Cutting Sports Television,â€ â€œThe Wolf of Wall Street Soundscape from Production Audio to Final Mix,â€ and â€œInside the Cutting Room with Bobbie Oâ€™Steen featuring Michael Kahn, A.C.E.â€For more information about panel topics, speakers and moderators, please click HERE.Register for Sight, Sound & StoryThe Sight, Sound & Story will take place on June 14, 2014 at the French Institute located at 55 East 59th Street. Admission is $89.00, with discounts and free passes to select partner organizations. A networking party with open bar, hors dâ€™oeuvres and sponsored giveaways is included in the price.To register, please click HERE.Members of the media can register for a press pass by contacting Anya Oskolkova, firstname.lastname@example.org.About Manhattan Edit Workshop â€“ Certified Training in New York City and Your CityHeadquartered in the Flatiron District of New York City, Manhattan Edit Workshop was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing cutting-edge instruction on AppleÂ®, AdobeÂ® and AvidÂ® platforms. Since then, MEWShop has added Digital Cinema Production classes, DaVinci Resolve, AutodeskÂ® SmokeÂ®, Assimilate Scratch training and a two-week documentary film production course to its already impressive curriculum. MEWShopâ€™s signature Six-Week Intensive is a jump-start for anyone looking for a career in post-production, while weekend and one-week courses introduce and solidify core editing concepts. Corporate and group training offer a customized curriculum, either in-house or on-site, for professionals eager to learn a new skill or to build on existing ones. The facilityâ€™s focus on small workshops, highly skilled and certified faculty, and a results-oriented curriculum has quickly won it the reputation as New Yorkâ€™s premier post-production teaching facility.Follow @mewshop on Twitter and Facebook. For more information on Manhattan Edit Workshop, please visit: www.mewshop.com.Press ContactsAnya OskolkovaZazil Media Groupanya@zazilmediagroup.com(p) 617.817.6559(skype) anya.oskolkovaLauren LegerZazil Media Grouplauren@zazilmediagroup.com(p) 508.498.8433(skype) lauren.zazil####
Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop) today announced the all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for its special one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story, held on June 14, 2014 at the French Institute in mid-town Manhattan.
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