EditFest NY 2011

ACE EditFest NY 2011 is taking place June 10 - 11, 2011 at Director’s Guild of America efn-logoTheater in New York City.

The East Coast version of ACE’s popular EditFest LA series, EditFest NY features panels and Q&A sessions with top film and TV editors. This is an ideal event for  professional editors, production executives, network and studio staff, fledgling assistants and content creators, and film enthusiasts. 

Attendees will have the chance to mingle with, learn from and listen to the most respected and talented names in the industry, such as:


The Lean Forward Moment – Feature film editors discuss influential scenes from their favorite films. Moderated by Norman Hollyn (editor, author and head of USC Editing Track). Panelists are:
Sabine Hoffman, A.C.E. (The Ballad of Jack and Rose, The Girl is in Trouble)
Larry Silk, A.C.E. (Wild Man Blues, Pumping Iron)
Anne McCabe, A.C.E. (Adventureland, Nurse Jackie)
Josh Diamond (MBS Prods., I Think Bad Thoughts, Full of Regret)


The Documentary Edit: Finding the Moment – Documentary editors discuss writing with images. Moderator TBA. The panelists are:
Chad Beck, A.C.E. (Inside Job, The Recruiter)
Adam Bolt, A.C.E. (Inside Job, Page One: A Year Inside the New York Times)
Brad Fuller (Every Little Step, Countdown to Zero)
Aaron Yanes, A.C.E. (Tyson, 30 for 30, PollyWood)

Editing Animation: PixarToy Story 3 editor Ken Schretzmann, A.C.E., explains the Pixar process. Moderated by Bobbie O'Steen (author of The Invisible Cut and Cut to the Chase)

Greatest Movies You Never Saw – Moderated by Jeffrey Wolf, A.C.E.
Feature Editor Panel – Moderated by Vincent LoBrutto (author and Professor at SVA). Panelists are:
Peter Frank (Cadilac Records)
Malcolm Jamieson  (Down to the Bone)
Keith Reamer  (Amreeka)
David Zieff  (Metallica – Some kind of Monster)

Closing Night Feature Editor Panel – Moderator: Vincent LoBrutto. Panelists are:
Tina Hirsch, A.C.E. (The Twilight Zone, Gremlins)
Harry Keramidas, A.C.E (The Final Season, Back to the Future 1, 2 & 3)
Craig McKay, A.C.E. (The Conspirator, Philadelphia, Silence of the Lambs)
Barbara Tulliver, A.C.E. (Brooklyn’s Finest, State and Main, Signs)
Andrew Weisblum, A.C.E. (Black Swan, The Wrestler, Darjeeling Limited)


Workshops are:
Tapeless Workflow Masterclass
Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 Demo: Session One and Session Two

This is an event that‛s not to be missed by anyone with an interest in editing.

For more information, visit http://editfest.com.

EditFest NY
June 10 - 11, 2011

Director's Guild of America Theater
110 W57th Street
New York City