ART OF THE CUT with ACE EDDIE winner Tom Eagles, on “Jojo Rabbit”

Tom Eagles just won the 2020 ACE EDDIE for Best Editing – Comedy for his work on Jojo Rabbit. Eagles’ other work includes Hunt for the Wilderpeople and What We Do in the Shadows, both with director Taika Waititi. He also worked on the Spartacus TV mini-series and an episode of Ash vs. Evil Dead […]

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Congratulations to the ACE EDDIE WINNERS!

Friday night, January 18th, 2020 the American Cinema Editors announced its 2020 winners at a gala celebration of this critical element of the cinema process. Below are the winners with links to the Art of the Cut interviews. Podcasts of almost all linked interviews are also available. Art of the Cut congratulates all of the […]

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ART OF THE CUT with “Little Women”‘s editor, Nick Houy, ACE

Nick Houy, ACE won a Primetime Emmy for his work on HBO’s The Night Of. He was also nominated for an ACE Eddie for his work on Greta Gerwig’s previous film, Lady Bird and for an Independent Spirit Award for his editing of the feature film Mid-90s. He’s also cut episodes of the TV series, Billions. […]

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Congratulations to the 2020 Oscar nominees

The Academy announces 2020 Nominations Here are the 2020 Oscar nominations, including links to the interviews with the editor from Art of the Cut. Most interviews are about the actual films listed here. Some are from interviews about previous films (noted below). Best Picture “Ford v Ferrari” “The Irishman” (from an earlier film) “Jojo Rabbit” […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-nominee Nat Sanders, ACE on editing “Just Mercy”

Nat Sanders, ACE was nominated for an Oscar and an ACE Eddie for Moonlight. He also won an Independent Spirit Award for his work with director Destin Cretton on the feature film, Short Term 12. Nat’s other work includes If Beale Street Could Talk, The Glass Castle, and TV series Girls, Togetherness and The Biggest […]

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2019 Wisdom from Art of the Cut

If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, these images won’t be new to you – though I’ve never put them all in one spot before. If you don’t follow me on Twitter or Instagram, I pull little tidbits of wisdom out of the Art of the Cut interviews and post them there. Usually, there […]

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ART OF THE CUT with “Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker” editor, Maryann Brandon, ACE

Maryann Brandon, ACE is a Primetime Emmy nominee for Alias, ACE EDDIE nominated for Star Trek, How to Train Your Dragon, and for Star Wars Episode 7, for which she was also nominated for an Academy Award. Her filmography also includes Venom, J.J. Abrams’ Super 8, Dreamworks’ Kung Fu Panda, and Mission Impossible 3. Maryann […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Oscar-winner Lee Smith, ACE on “1917”

Lee Smith, ACE won an Oscar and ACE Eddie for cutting Dunkirk. He was also nominated for ACE Eddies and BAFTAs for Inception and The Dark Knight. And nominated for an Oscar and ACE Eddie for Master and Commander. His other films include Spectre, Interstellar, The Dark Knight Rises, X-Men: First Class, and The Prestige. […]

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ART OF THE CUT with “The Aeronauts” editor Mark Eckersley

Mark Eckersley is a London-based editor who has cut features including Dredd, Filth, The Woman in Black 2, and Wild Rose, among others. He has also edited episodes of the fantastic TV shows The Crown, Black Mirror and Peaky Blinders. Today we’re discussing his movie, The Aeronauts for director Tom Harper. I saw it in […]

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70th annual ACE EDDIEs announced

American Cinema Editors announced the nominees for the 70th Annual ACE Eddie Awards today. The awards will be voted on by December 16th and are announced on January 17th. The 2020 Eddies schedule is starting almost three weeks earlier than usual, due to the 2020 Oscars® moving up to Feb. 9, 2020. 8 of this […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Pete Beaudreau on editing “Queen and Slim”

Pete Beaudreau has been editing features since 2001. He’s best known for the films Beasts of No Nation, The Gambler, All is Lost, My Week with Marilyn, Margin Call and Gore Verbinski’s A Cure for Wellness. Pete has also worked on episodes of the TV series Maniac and The Affair. In this interview, we discuss […]

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ART OF THE CUT with Anne McCabe, ACE

In 2011, Anne was nominated for an ACE EDDIE for her editing of an episode of Nurse Jackie. In 2013, she won an ACE EDDIE for her editing of an episode of The Newsroom. Her other work includes the films Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Dirty Grandpa, Adventureland and the TV shows, Succession and Damages […]

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ART OF THE CUT with “Terminator: Dark Fate” editor Julian Clarke, ACE

Julian Clarke, ACE was nominated for a BAFTA, an ACE Eddie and an Oscar for his editing of District 9. He was nominated for an ACE Eddie for Deadpool and won an ACE Eddie for the pilot of The Handmaid’s Tale. His other work includes Skyscraper, Chappie, Project Almanac and Elysium. He also cut episodes […]

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ART OF THE CUT with editors of “Ford v. Ferrari”

Michael McCusker, ACE was nominated for an Oscar and won an ACE Eddie for editing Walk the Line (2005).  He was nominated for an Australian Screen Editor’s Award for his work on Australia (2008). And he won the Hollywood Film Awards’ Best Editor of the Year for his work on the film we’re discussing today, […]

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ART OF THE CUT with the editor of 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or winner “Parasite”

Parasite won the prestigious Cannes Palme d’Or in 2019. In this Art of the Cut interview, we discuss the unique methods and workflow used in production and post for that film with South Korean editor, Jinmo Yang. Jinmo has been nominated for several Blue Dragon and Grand Bell Awards for his work through the last […]

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