The A-List

The A-List

  • ‘Cinderella’ Editor Martin Walsh Points Out the Importance of Seeing the Bigger Picture

    Martin Walsh participated in our live Q&A panel session after the screening of Kenneth Branagh’s ‘Cinderella ‘in London, organized by AMPAS, Pinewood Studios Group and Avid. We sat down with Martin to discuss his approach to feature film editing.

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  • Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock Shares How Big Risks Can Lead to Big Rewards

    Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock On How Big Risks Can Lead to Big Rewards

    The always entertaining, and thoughtful, Morgan Spurlock shared his story on evolving and staying relevant in a changing media landscape during his keynote at Avid Connect 2015. See what you missed.

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  • The Hobbit: Behind the Scenes with Editors Jabez Olssen and Dan Best

    Jabez Olssen and Dan Best Take us Behind the Scenes of ‘The Hobbit’ Editorial

    The editing team from Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit’ trilogy joined us on stage at NAB 2015 to explore how they built Middle Earth with Media Composers.

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  • Mick Audsley Believes the ‘Power of Filmmaking’ is in Picture Editing

    We had the chance to interview Mick Audsley, whose editorial work includes more than 30 feature film credits, spanning almost 40 years in the film business.

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  • Exploring the Sounds of ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ with Re-Recording Mixer Will Files

    In this interview, Will Files, sound supervisor and re-recording mixer, talks about his work on the ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ and covers some of the technical aspects of pre-dubbing in Pro Tools, his use of plug-ins and how he approached mixing for Dolby Atmos.

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  • Ex Machina

    Mark Day Talks an Intelligent Cut on ‘Ex Machina’

    Learn about the highly esteemed film and television editor Mark Day, his work on Ex Machina and why after using Avid for the first time, he never looked back.

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  • The Rough Cut: Dan Lebental, Elf

    The Rough Cut: Dan Lebental

    Welcome to a special holiday edition of The Rough Cut. In this episode we catch up with editor Dan Lebental. Dan’s built a long-standing working relationship with director Jon Favreau, In 2003, they collaborated on a little holiday classic staring Will Ferrell. Enjoy this look back at Elf.

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  • Fury in the Editing Suite with Dody Dorn

    Filmmaking: A ‘Fury’ in the Editing Suite with Dody Dorn, ACE

    ACE Editor Dody Dorn’s journey is made up of a series of various roles, each a learning experience that’s taught her something different to take to the next project, including ‘Fury’ now in theaters.

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  • Looking Back at Breaking Bad

    The Chemistry Behind the Cut

    Vince Gilligan’s “Breaking Bad” was one of the most-watched shows on cable television. Some said it was the greatest television series of all time. Experience the chemistry behind the epic— meet the editors behind the iconic series.

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  • The Rough Cut: Mark Sanger

    The Rough Cut: Mark Sanger

    Acclaimed Editor Mark Sanger, ACE worked closely with director Alfonso Cuarón to create an unforgettable sensory experience for viewers with the film, Gravity. Watch this unique interview to explore how Sanger used Media Composer tools to shape the story.

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  • The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

    In this behind the scenes interview with Matt Feury, recorded at Avid headquarters, editor Alan E. Bell, ACE shares the details behind his unique workflow on “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire”, and offers valuable tips for a career in filmmaking.

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  • Follow the Path of Oscar Winning Editor Mark Sanger

    Follow the Path of Oscar® Winning Editor Mark Sanger

    We joined editor Mark Sanger on the road as he visited schools in Dubai, Paris, and Munich. Eager students welcomed him at each stop, seeking insight into his experience collaborating with Alfonso Cuarón and Tim Burton.

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