MOTION PICTURE EDITOR
instructor in editing, nyu tisch school of the arts
Selected Editing Credits
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 Editor, feature 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
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 Editor, feature 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 Editor, feature 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 In, video 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 editor, feature 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 Editor, fundraising 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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