The A-List

The A-List

  • 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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  • The Expendables 3

    The Rough Cut: Sean Albertson and Paul Harb

    When it comes to editing top Hollywood film projects using Media Composer, Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. In this raw interview, get an inside look at their collaboration on the new Sylvester Stallone blockbuster The Expendables 3.

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  • Billy Goldenberg

    Filmmaking: Don’t Wait. Just Edit.

    If things had gone differently, William Goldenberg (known as Billy) would have been treating patients in 2012 instead of picking up the Academy Award for Film Editing for “Argo”. See what transformed Billy’s career learn what it takes to be a successful film editor.

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  • Inside 'The Expendables 3' Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    Inside ‘The Expendables 3’ Editing Room with Sean Albertson, ACE and Paul Harb

    When it comes to top Hollywood film projects, Sean Albertson, ACE, and Paul Harb have seen a ton of explosive action. Get an inside look at their collaboration in the editing suite on the latest Sylvester Stallone action film, The Expendables 3.

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  • IBC 2014: Media Mogul Robert Rodriguez Has Advice for Young Filmmakers at the IBC Show

    IBC 2014: Media Mogul Robert Rodriguez Has Advice for Young Filmmakers at the IBC Show

    In our exclusive live interview at IBC 2014, the acclaimed filmmaker joined Avid’s Matt Feury in conversation to discuss his career and the role Avid creative tools have played in his evolution into becoming one of the most dynamic figures working in media today.

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  • Filmmaking: How To Cut Scenes for both IMAX and 35mm Distribution with 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' Editor Alan E. Bell, ACE

    How To Cut Scenes for both IMAX and 35mm Distribution with ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Editor Alan E. Bell, ACE

    Director Francis Lawrence’s decision to shoot select scenes in IMAX added complexity to the final stage of the editing process. Learn how Bell and his team cut scenes for both IMAX and regular theaters.

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