The A-List

The A-List

  • Assistant Editor Tom Doggart Keeps the Stop-Motion Comedy Flowing on ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’

    With more than a decade of animation experience, Assistant Editor Tom Doggart joined the team of ‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’, the successful hilarious stop-motion animated film.

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  • From Comicbook to Screen, Editors Discuss Working on Marvel Films and Series at EditFest L.A.

    At this year’s EditFest L.A., Avid hosted a must-see panel discussion where attendees learned about the challenges and triumphs editors face while creating Marvel films and television series.

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  • Top 5 Filmmaking Lessons I Learned From ‘Boyhood’ Editor Sandra Adair

    During NAB 2015, Editor Sandra Adair discussed what it took to shape ‘Boyhood’. Here are five lessons I picked up from this exclusive interview.

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  • First Assistant Editor Riccardo Bacigalupo Shares Tricks of the Trade in Post Production

    First Assistant Editor Riccardo Bacigalupo took a well earned break after having spent the last two and a half years on ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and ‘Kingsman’, giving us the opportunity to chat about his latest and upcoming projects.

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  • Editor Margaret Sixel Reveals How Every Shot Earned its Place in ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

    In this first article of our Summer Movie Magic series we interview editor Margaret Sixel, who was given the task to create ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ out of 470 hours of footage.

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  • ‘Paddington’ Editor Mark Everson on Cutting Comedy with a CGI Main Character

    London based Editor Mark Everson is known for cutting comedy and documentaries for television and feature films. In this article he explains how he faced the challenges of cutting comedy with a CGI main character for the recent hit movie ‘Paddington’.

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  • Marvel's The Avengers

    Marvel’s The Avengers

    Meet The Avengers team—editor Jeff Ford, assistant editors Robin Buday and Matt Schmidt—and hear how they helped create one of the most successful films of all time with the help of Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Avid shared storage.

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  • Iron Man 2

    Iron Man 2

    Go behind the scenes of Iron Man 2 with editors Dan Lebental and Richard Pearson. Hear how they collaborated on one of the most successful films in the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the help of Media Composer and Avid shared storage.

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  • ‘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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