MOTION PICTURE EDITOR

instructor in editing, nyu tisch school of the arts

Selected Editing Credits

 
Artist Nick Cave and curator Denise Markonish watch as Cave’s “CLOUD” is lifted up in MASS MoCA Building 5

Artist Nick Cave and curator Denise Markonish watch as Cave’s “CLOUD” is lifted up in MASS MoCA Building 5

Museum Town Editor, Co-Writer. Feature documentary on the founding of MASS MoCA, the largest contemporary art museum in the world.
Directed by Jennifer Trainer. Produced by Rachel Chanoff and Noah Bashevkin. Premiere, South by Southwest 2019. Sarasota, Provincetown Festivals

 


A Woman Like Me Editorfeature hybrid documentary/drama directed by Alex Sichel and Elizabeth Giamatti. About a woman exploring Buddhism, fiction, and the imagination as a way of dealing with a diagnosis of terminal cancer. Featuring Lili Taylor. Special Jury Prize, South by Southwest 2015; Independent Spirit nominee, 2016. Theatrical release, 2015

Here One Day  Editor, feature documentary produced and directed by Kathy Leichter. DP Kirsten Johnson. Premiered at IDFA 2012. Multiple festival award-winner

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Grace Paley: Collected Shorts Editor, feature documentary on author Grace Paley. Lilly Rivlin, producer/ director. 4 back-to-back Audience Awards: Woodstock, Denver Int’l, Wash. Jewish Film Festival and NY Independent Film Festivals. Premiered at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, 2010

Oli Otya: Life and Death in Uganda Co-editor, feature documentary on American palliative doctors on a team in rural Uganda. Producer/ Director, Lucy Bruell. 2019. 

MARIEKE: Death and the Racer Editor and director, work-in-progress.

Heather Booth: Changing the World Editorfeature documentary directed by Lilly Rivlin on the “most influential woman you never heard of”, community organizer Heather Booth, 2017: SF Jewish Film Festival, Sarasota, Denver, Toronto Jewish Film festivals

Pipestone Editorfeature documentary directed by Craig Marsden on the small western Minnesota town of Pipestone and its astonishing Native American history, 2017

EARTHRISE. Editor, "Bronx River Cleanup" television documentary for Al Jazeera series on the environment. 2013

Electoral Dysfunction Editor, NY Times “Op-Docs” pieces cut from the feature doc, and PBS cut-down, with Mo Rocca. Bennett Singer and David Deschamps, producer-directors 2012

Auf Wiedersehen  Editor, feature documentary produced and directed by Linda Mills and Peter Goodrich. Philadelphia Int’l Film Festival, Prizewinner, LA and Jerusalem Jewish Film Festivals 2010

Let the Sunshine Invideo clip, over 2 million hits on Youtube

King Corn Editor, cut-down of feature doc, Aaron Woolf, producer/director, cut-down for theatrical release. 90 min., 2007

Fine Rain Editor, 1 hour doc on Chinese music and history, Meera Jaffrey, producer/ director  Merchant/ Ivory Productions, 2006

Can You Hear Me? Editor, feature documentary. Lilly Rivlin, producer/ director, on the Middle-East peace process. 50 min., 2006

Consultant, Sample Cuts, Panels

Cameraperson Consulting editorfeature documentary by Kirsten Johnson, 2016. Theatrical distribution Janus Films. Oscar documentary shortlist.

Advisor/ Consulting Producer, Cinefantasy Screenplay Competition, International Council for Film Television and Audiovisual Communication, UNESCO, Macau Film Festival, 2016

A Woman Like Me Editor, fundraising sample cut, 2014. Winner of a prestigious production grant from the Sundance Documentary Fund.

Sweetheart Deal Editorfundraising sample for a feature documentary directed by Elisa Haradon and Gabriel Miller; Peggy Case, Producer, 2015. This sample cut won a production grant from the Sundance Documentary Fund.

“The Art of Editing”: Panelist at the IFFB Film Festival, Boston, 2013

Esther Broner: A Weave of Women Editorial consultant. Feature documentary on author/ activist Esther Broner, Lilly Rivlin, producer. 2013

Editorial Consultant to documentary works-in-progress at the “Rough Cut Boutique”, Sarajevo Film Festival 2012

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