"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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"CODA" Cinematographer Paula Huidobro Talks About Filmmaking

Dec 03, 2021

Cinematographer Paula Huidobro talks with Filmmaker U about the challenges of shooting  the recent film "CODA." For this film, Paula had to work with deaf actors, shoot tons of scenes on a boat and many other unique scenarios!

 

Paula Huidobro was born in Mexico City. She attended the London International Film School and later on specialized in cinematography at The American Film Institute.

Her feature film debut as a...

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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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Behind the Scenes with Cinematographer & Digital Cinema Society Founder James Mathers

Jul 16, 2021

Veteran Filmmaker James Mathers recently spoke with Filmmaker U about his long career as a Cinematographer and his very important mini-doc for productions that he recently produced called "Getting Safely Back to Work in the Age of Covid."

James began his career in the entertainment industry as a child actor appearing in many films and TV series of the 1960’s. Behind the lens professional work started after he attended film...

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Academy Award-winning Sound Designer of "Hugo" Eugene Gearty Talks Sound in Film

Jun 18, 2021

 

Oscar-winning sound designer Eugene Gearty, joined Filmmaker U to discuss staying focused during the COVID-19 pandemic, getting the job you want, and to answer our questions about the world of Sound in film.  If you want to learn more directly from Eugene on his processes, his insights and his vast amount of experiences; check out our online class with Eugene here.

Starting in 1982 Eugene Gearty was one of the first digital...

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Color Grading and Career Advice with "Mad Max: Fury Road" Colorist Eric Whipp

Apr 26, 2021

 

Colorist Eric Whipp joined Gordon Burkell to answer questions about Mad Max: Fury Road, Color Correction, and give career advice.  Eric talks about his workflow while working remotely, as well as the delicate balance of working with clients.  If you want to learn more directly from Eric on his processes, his insights and his vast amount of experiences; check out our online class with Eric here.

Eric Whipp was born in...

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