"Ozark" Editor Cindy Mollo, ACE Talks with Filmmaker U!

May 17, 2022

Five-time Emmy nominated Editor Cindy Mollo, ACE talks with Filmmaker U about her work on "Book of Eli," "Mad Men," "House of Cards," and the hit Netflix show "Ozark"! 

Cindy Mollo, ACE, began her career editing the critically acclaimed dramas "Homicide: Life on the Street," and "Oz" for producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. She was nominated for an American Cinema Editors Eddie Award for her work on an episode of...

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"Spiderman: No Way Home" Editor Jeffrey Ford, ACE Talks Post with Filmmaker U

Mar 24, 2022
 
Blockbuster Editor Jeffrey Ford, ACE takes us on a deep dive into his storied career that started under the legendary Editor Richard Marks and continues on over eight Marvel Universe films including the mega hit "Spiderman: No Way Home.
 
Jeffrey Ford, ACE was born in Novato, California.  He attended high school in Troutdale, Oregon and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinema-Television...
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Filmmaker U Interview Series Hits 100th Episode Showcasing Film & TV Professionals

Nov 10, 2021

 

Filmmaker U, the online education series that brings the best in the industry to aspiring and working film & TV professionals, announced today that they have eclipsed 100 episodes for its weekly interview series. Each week Filmmaker U speaks with top industry experts in cinematography, directing, producing, editing, color, sound, music composition, and visual FX about their craft for broadcast on its facebook and YouTube...

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Filmmaker U Announces New Class on Documentary Film Editing with Oscar-nominated and Multiple Emmy-winning Director/Editor Sam Pollard

Sep 27, 2021

Filmmaker U (www.filmmakeru.com), the online education series that brings the best in the industry to aspiring filmmakers, announced today that acclaimed Director/Editor Sam Pollard will teach a course in Documentary film editing. Oscar-nominated and multiple Emmy-winning documentary Director/Editor Sam Pollard ("Four Little Girls," "When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts," "Sammy Davis Jr.: I've Gotta Be Me"), will...

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Meet the Emmy-nominated Editor Melissa McCoy, ACE and Emmy-winning Editor AJ Catoline, ACE, of "Ted Lasso"!

Sep 17, 2021

Last month we spoke with  Emmy-nominated Editor Melissa McCoy, ACE, and Emmy-winning Editor A.J. Catoline, ACE of the smash hit "Ted Lasso."   Go behind the scenes with these super talented editors!

Melissa McCoy, ACE, first fell in love with filmmaking, and editing specifically, while a student at Western Michigan University. She then made her way to California and earned a Master’s in Editing from Chapman...

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Meet the Emmy-nominated Editors of "A Black Lady Sketch Show

Aug 25, 2021

Recently Filmmaker U was able to speak with the Emmy-nominated Editors of "A Black Lady Sketch Show."  Editors Daysha Broadway, Jessica Hernández, and Stephanie Filo talk about their experience editing this comedic improvised hit show on HBO.

Daysha Broadway is a film & television Editor who has over 10 years experience working professionally in documentary, scripted, and unscripted television. A Los Angeles native, Daysha...

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Catching up with Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE

Jul 02, 2021

Kelley Dixon, ACE, the Emmy-winning Editor for the ground-breaking hit show "Breaking Bad" recently caught up with Filmmaker U to discuss her recent work, editing during the pandemic, and of course her acclaimed work on the hits "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Saul."

Kelley Dixon, ACE got her start in post-production in multiple capacities in the editing room on the features "Reservoir Dogs" and "Good Will Hunting" as well as...

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The Importance of Narrative Ellipsis For Editors

Jun 08, 2020

Written By Parker Mott | Twitter: @parkermott

 

Martin Scorsese famously said, “Cinema is a matter of what’s in the frame and what’s out”. However, narrative ellipsis- the subject of this article- primarily concerns “what’s out”. What filmmakers and editors choose to leave out of their film is equally as important as what they choose to keep. Actually, it may even be more important....

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Cobra Kai's Editor Zack Arnold on the Secrets of His Editing

Jun 01, 2020
 

 

 

During the COVID 19 quarantine, at Filmmaker U, we decided to launch a live talk series.  This series will bring in experts from the industry to discuss their work and to answer people's questions. To take part in upcoming events, join us on Facebook Live or Youtube Live Fridays at 2 PM EST | 11 AM PST.

Cobra Kai

Youtube's Cobra Kai focuses on Danny LaRusso Jonny Lawrence's martial arts rivalry 30...

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The Most Challenging Scene to Edit in Parasite: An Interview With Oscar Jinmo Yang

Feb 04, 2020

 

 

Jinmo Yang has been editing for ten years, and in that time he's established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of film editing. He's become South Korea's premiere editor, working on some of the most internationally successful films coming out of that industry. Yang's work includes the phenomenal Train to Busan, Okja, and of course Bong Joon Ho's Parasite, for which he is nominated for the Editing Oscar.

His...

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