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Robert Wise AFI Bio

October 23, 2008, 06:28 PM


His dilligence and creativity brought him to the next step of his career at RKO: assistant editor. Wise built on his knowledge of film employed as an assistant editor on the Fred Astaire-Ginger Rogers movie, CAREFREE (1938). Then, with William Hamilton and Henry Berman as his editing guides, Wise worked on Garson Kanin's BACHELOR MOTHER (1939;) the critically acclaimed and popular HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, (1939); and Mark Sandrich's THE STORY OF VERNON AND IRENE CASTLE (1939).

Poll Updated

October 23, 2008, 06:26 PM


The submissions keep coming in. We've added four more films to our list of greatest films ever edited.

Editors Awarded

October 23, 2008, 06:25 PM


The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television has announced the winners in the Gemini Industry awards for drama, variety and comedy were announced yesterday. Congratulations to the editors who won in their categories.

First Cuts

October 22, 2008, 06:22 PM


Back in August, the American Cinema Editors staged the first EditFest at Universal Studios. In this comprehensive event (co-sponsored by the Editors Guild and Avid), more than two dozen of the profession’s current and rising stars fanned out over four separate panels to show clips, share reminiscences, discuss the creative impact and business of editing, and offer career advice to a combined and eager audience of students and working pros. Following are some of the highlights of those panels.

23rd Annual Gemini Awards

October 21, 2008, 06:20 PM


The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television have announced the winners of the first of three industry award evenings. In total, 32 awards were presented. To see the winners in the film editing category you can look to the link below.

More Poll Submissions

October 20, 2008, 06:19 PM


The list continues to grow. We are adding films as soon as we get them. We just received Don't Look Now edited by Graeme Clifford. With it our reader also submitted a review by the infamous Roger Ebert.

Anne V. Coates BBC interview

October 20, 2008, 06:17 PM


Anne joins Jenni to share her experiences of having worked on nearly 50 films, what it's like to look into the eyes of some of the world greatest actors, how it was to edit one of the cinematic masterpieces of all time - Lawrence of Arabia - and how she raised a dynasty of film industry children.

Editors Retreat Panelists Announced

October 16, 2008, 06:15 PM


The Editors Retreat taking place in early 2009 has announced their two keynote speakers. Tom Rolf, A.C.E. and Dan Lebental A.C.E. will be the key note speakers at the event...

Cutting Room Eps. 003 - Alan Heim

October 16, 2008, 12:23 PM


Alan Heim has become a force in the film editing world with work on such films as: All That Jazz, Network, American History X, and The Notebook. He is also the producer of The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing. Check out his IMDB listing for more information

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