September 16, 2017

The Art of the Edit: 6 Lessons on Making the Cut as an Editor

Sit in on Adobe’s micro-session between some of Hollywood’s most talented editors as they discuss the ins and outs of the craft.

The Toronto International Film Festival held a special “MICROSESSION” at this year’s event called “The Art of the Edit” which allowed attendees to pick the brains of some of the most exciting editors in the industry. Hosted by Adobe, the panel, which included editors Billy Fox (Only the Brave, Straight Outta Compton, Footloose, Band of Brothers), Tyler Nelson (Mindhunter, Gone Girl, The Social Network), and Simone Smith (Never Steady, Never Still), discussed a wide range of topics but they all coalesced to reveal what it takes to be an editor that is both a masterful technician and an inspiring artist.

You can watch the hour-long discussion below, but continue on for our takeaways.

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Source: NoFilmSchool