Making The Cut

  • Making The Cut: Tony Cranstoun, ACE — The Art Remains the Same

    Tony Cranstoun, ACE recalls the transition from film editing to digital, and the impact that nonlinear technology had on the industry.

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  • Making The Cut: Caroline Bleakley — Trust Your Instincts

    Caroline Bleakley edits television drama — trusting her instincts to taking time to review edit decisions.

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  • Making The Cut: Gordon Mason, ACE — Work, Work, Work

    Editor Gordon Mason, ACE discusses documentary editing work on projects such as Panorama and Who Do You Think You Are? at the American Cinema Editors Editfest 2017.

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  • Making The Cut: Jake Roberts, ACE — The Joy of Discovery

    Jake Roberts, ACE discusses his longtime use of Avid editing tools and how he still finds new functions that help him tell a better story.

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  • Making The Cut: Chris King, ACE — The Power Of a Simple Cut

    We talked with editor Chris King, ACE about the fluid nature of documentary narratives and the importance of finding a unique voice to tell a story.

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  • Making The Cut: Steven Worsley — Learning From Experience

    Steven Worsley discusses his recent drama projects, including War and Peace, and what he learned from being an edit assistant.

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  • Making The Cut: Pietro Scalia, ACE — Learning From a Master

    Multi-award winning editor Pietro Scalia, ACE, discusses his approach to film editing, which see him identifying his own emotional reactions within a scene.

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  • Making The Cut: Tim Porter, ACE, Talks Working With Avid on “Game of Thrones”

    For someone who admits that he never wanted to become an editor, Tim Porter, ACE, has amassed a pretty formidable list of editing credits over the last decade – including “Shameless”, “Doctor Who” and “Game of Thrones”.

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  • Making the Cut: Sarah Reimers Talks Her Love for Editing and Avid Media Composer

    With credits including “Brave”, “Finding Dory” and the recent, charming Pixar short film “Piper”, Sarah Reimers is now firmly established in the leading ranks of animation editing talent.

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  • Making The Cut: Gary Dollner Talks Editing Comedies

    From “I’m Alan Partridge”, “The Thick of It” and “Veep”, to Ricky Gervais’ “David Brent: Life on the Road”, editor Gary Dollner has worked on some of the most acclaimed comedies of the age.

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  • Making The Cut: Nathan Nugent Talks Avid Editing and the Challenge of Cutting “Room”

    Nathan Nugent, picture editor of “Room”, recalls that Avid Media Composer proved to be advantageous during both the 10 weeks of filming and the subsequent post-production period.

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  • Making the Cut: Sim Evans-Jones Talks Editing Shrek With Media Composer

    Sim Evans-Jones, ACE, commenced his higher-level training with a Communications Degree that exposed him to a variety of film-related practical disciplines, but as he recalls it was “the editing that clicked with me”.

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