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Special award to editor Chris Lebenzon at Camerimage Plus Festival

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We are pleased to announce that this year's Special Plus Camerimage Award to Editor With Unique Visual Sensitivity will go to Chris Lebenzon. Chris Lebenzon Chris Lebenzon is a film editor with an impressive filmography in a diverse range of genres, from action/adventure and drama to film musicals and animation. Lebenzon is the winner of the American Association of Editors Eddie Award 2008 for his work on Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street d...

Thelma Schoonmaker interview

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On Martin Scorsese Thelma Schoonmaker on Martin Scorsese: interview   watch whole Getty Images interview on this link:  http://www.fest21.com/en/video/interview_with_3_times_oscar_winner_thelma_schoonmaker                     Three time Academy Award winner for editing Thelma Schoonmaker in an up-close-and-personal interview about what it has been like to work alongside ...

Interview with 3 times Oscar winner Thelma Schoonmaker

Thelma's Schoonmaker's father Bertram was employed as a clerical worker by the Standard Oil Company and worked abroad.[4] She was born in Algiers, Algeria to American expatriates and raised in various countries, including on the Dutch-Caribbean island of Aruba.[4][5]                

Thelma Schoonmaker on Martin Scorsese

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Thelma Schoonmaker on Martin Scorsese: interview                                                       Three time Academy Award winner for editing Thelma Schoonmaker in an up-close-and-personal interview about w...

Interview with Thelma Schoonmaker

Getty interview with Thelma Schoonmaker. Thelma says the main ingredient to a life's work as Scorsese's editor has been creative collaboration with the genius himself and patience.

Kathryn Bigelow makes Oscars history with The Hurt Locker

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"The Hurt Locker" (the Iraq War drama) won best picture and five other prizes at the Academy Awards, including best director for Kathryn Bigelow.Bigelow is the first woman in the Oscars history to receive Best Director award."It's the moment of a lifetime," she said. "I hope I'm the first of many," she said afterward backstage. "The Hurt Locker" won best picture in a year where there were 10 nominees instead of the usual five - an effort to include more commercial, popular movies in the mix. Th...

EditFest NY launched last weekend

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EditFest NY, the east coast version of American Cinema Editor’s successful EditFest series, launched last weekend at The Director’s Guild Theater in Manhattan. Kicking off at the DGA on June12 & 13th, the event was followed by Certification Sunday at Manhattan Edit Workshop on Sunday. The attendees, who came from New York and states surrounding, included working editors, professionals from related disciplines, industry experts and students. EditFest NY is presented by American Cinema Ed...

Oscar Winners, Experts and Icons Set for EditFest NY Launch

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On the weekend of June 12 & 13, EditFest NY makes its east coast debut at the Directors Guild of America, 110 W. 57 Street, New York. EditFest, presented by American Cinema Editors (ACE) and Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), will feature panels, hands-on technology training and an opening night gala reception. Aimed at content creators and those who work with them in the creative and the post production process, EditFest presents an opportunity to hear and meet a rare gathering of the industr...

Coppola, American Zoetrope Founders Thrill San Franciscans

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Forty years ago Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Carroll Ballard, and Walter Murch moved to San Francisco from Los Angeles, and founded the film company American Zoetrope.  Three years later Coppola made ‘The Godfather.’ Accompanied by their wives, last night the men sat around on stage at the world-renowned Castro Theatre, telling the story of how it all began.   Zoetrope was $30,000 in dept before Coppola did ‘The Godfather.’  Worried about the debt and knowing that C...

Coppola, American Zoetrope Founders Thrill San Franciscans

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Forty years ago Francis Ford Coppola, George Lucas, Carroll Ballard, and Walter Murch moved to San Francisco from Los Angeles, and founded the film company American Zoetrope. Three years later Coppola made ‘The Godfather.’Accompanied by their wives, last night the men sat around on stage at the world-renowned Castro Theatre, telling the story of how it all began. Zoetrope was $30,000 in dept before Coppola did ‘The Godfather.’ Worried about the debt and knowing that Coppola was “the...

Tribute to Milos Forman at next USA Film Festival

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The USA Film Festival, one of the nation's foremost cultural organizations dedicated to the recognition of excellence in the film and video arts, will present its Great Director Tribute to Milos Forman in conjunction with a special preview screening of his new film Goya’s Ghosts on Thursday, July 19, in Dallas. The evening will include a film-clip compilation tribute and a screening of Goya’s Ghosts, followed by an on stage Q&A session with Milos Forman.USA FILM FESTIVAL’S GREAT DIRECTOR ...

A Host of Pre-Oscar Award Winners

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Wednesday, February 21----In the run-up to the Independent Spirit Awards (Saturday) and the Academy Awards (Sunday), the industry's big weekend, a number of crafts and guilds announced their award winners. The 57th Annual ACE Eddie Awards, presented by the American Cinema Editors, held last  Sunday evening at the Beverly Hills Hotel, honored a number of films, most of which are also in the running for Oscars.In an unusual occurence, there was a tie for Best Edited Feature Film between BABEL...

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