Post-Production Professionals


The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation Presents

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This category consists of professions associated with television post-production. These include: editors, post-production managers, special effects creators, and title designers.

Highlights
Stanford Tischler on editing comedy
00:55
Andy Ackerman on how he got a job editing for WKRP in Cincinnati and winning an Emmy for the show
05:00
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on how to edit nitrate film
02:24
Neil Travis on how a director could err in not giving an editor creative freedom
00:34
John Soh on the craft of editing for television based on the work of Slavko Vorkapić
05:03
Sidney M. Katz on the kind of person it takes to be an editor
02:38
Who talked about this profession

Howard Anderson, Jr.

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Howard Anderson Jr. on his process for making a title card 
01:09
Howard Anderson Jr. on his style
00:27
Howard Anderson Jr. on advice to aspiring visual effects professionals 
00:52
Howard Anderson Jr. on the epitome of a special effect
00:48
Howard Anderson Jr. on working with editors, cinematographers, and directors
02:29

Reza Badiyi

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Reza Badiyi on his style for title visualization
00:55

Mili Lerner Bonsignori

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Mili Lerner Bonsignori on becoming one of four female editors in New York after World War II
02:18
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on how to edit nitrate film
02:24
Mili Lerner Bonsignori on the use of jump cuts on See It Now
01:29

Kelley Dixon

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Kelley Dixon on the duties of the assistant editor
03:11
Kelley Dixon on working in both film and video as an editor
02:28
Kelley Dixon on the equipment she worked on in her early years as an editor, and on her fifteen years as an assistant editor
02:34
Kelley Dixon on what makes a good editor
02:33
Kelley Dixon on tailoring her style to a specific show
02:30
Kelley Dixon on the various types of cuts an editor puts together
01:20
Kelley Dixon on the post-production process for Breaking Bad, and on the physical toll editing can take on an editor
04:28
Kelley Dixon on the pacing of Breaking Bad, and on collaborating with show creator Vince Gilligan on editing
04:25
Kelley Dixon on editing the Breaking Bad episode "Gliding Over All," and on the music of the show
13:28
Kelley Dixon on advice to aspiring editors
03:27
Kelley Dixon on what she loves about editing
01:41

Julian Gomez

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Julian Gomez on editing video tape before the advent of digital editing
03:00
Julian Gomez on editing music videos early in his career, and what he learned about editing in that time
07:28
Julian Gomez on editing Damon Wayans: The Last Stand, and on giving his creative input on projects he's editing
Julian Gomez on his editing style
04:23
Julian Gomez on the switch over to digital editing in the 1990s
02:20
Julian Gomez on editing Intimate Portrait, and on working with a co-editor
06:19
Julian Gomez on editing A Baby Story, and on working with an assistant editor
08:06
Julian Gomez on editing Modern Marvels, and on editing for specific audiences
02:34
Julian Gomez on the way editing on shows like Paradise Hotel is used to tell the story in a compelling way
05:55
Julian Gomez on what he likes about editing, and on the possibility of his getting into scripted television
04:46
Julian Gomez on how the field of editing has changed since he started, and on technological advancements in editing
12:35

Alan Jaggs

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Alan Jaggs on the Moviola editing machine
01:21
Alan Jaggs on on working with large staffs of people on an editing project
02:58
Alan Jaggs on advice to aspiring editors
00:47

Sidney M. Katz

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Sidney M. Katz on the kind of person it takes to be an editor
02:38
Sidney M. Katz on the difference between editing film and editing for television and various other projects he was involved in editing
03:08
Sidney M. Katz on advice to aspiring editors
00:38

Paul LaMastra

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Paul LaMastra on what an editor does
07:21
Paul LaMastra on advice to someone starting out in the television editing field
06:16

John A. Martinelli

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John Martinelli on "sequencing" in editing
01:07
John Martinelli on the craft of editing
05:44
John Martinelli on the process of editing
10:11

Millie Moore

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Millie Moore on what attracted her to editing and joining the A.C.E.
03:59
Millie Moore on editing films for Michael Pressman and the relationship between a director and an editor
09:33
Millie Moore on editing films for television and dealing with producers and Executives
03:45
Millie Moore on what she looks for in an actor's performance
01:21
Millie Moore on editing what seems like unusable footage (on "Starship Invasions")
03:22
Millie Moore on working with special effects and music
04:29
Millie Moore on advice to an aspiring editor
02:58
Millie Moore on how women editors have progressed through the years
01:50

Bernie Orenstein

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Bernie Orenstein on editing his television shows over the years
01:11

Ted Rich

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Ted Rich on what makes a good editor
06:57
Ted Rich on editing various Desilu productions and the process of editing on film
05:28
Ted Rich on the schedule of editing for Desilu
02:00
Ted Rich on mixing the sound for shows
01:16
Ted Rich on editing drama as compared to editing comedy
03:52
Ted Rich on the evolution of comedy and the evolution of editing from the '50s to the '60s
03:21
Ted Rich on editing ensembles 
03:38
Ted Rich on working with directors as an editor
03:48
Ted Rich on dealing with emergencies as an editor
04:20
Ted Rich on supervising editing as opposed to hands-on editing
02:20
Ted Rich on using stock footage
03:56
Ted Rich on advice to an aspiring editor
05:48

John Soh

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John Soh on the craft of editing for television based on the work of Slavko Vorkapić
05:03
John Soh on editing special effects
03:01
John Soh on working with composers as an editor
02:42
John Soh on advice to aspiring editors
04:20
John Soh on what he considers to be the best thing about film editing
02:31

Stanford Tischler

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Stanford Tishchler on the process of film editing in the 1950s
02:47
Stanford Tischler on editing comedy
00:55
Stanford Tischler on editing Westerns and his thoughts on editing
02:03
Stanford Tischler on advice to an aspiring editor
00:50

Neil Travis

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Neil Travis on the importance of rhythm and clarity in editing
01:39
Neil Travis on how each project should be approached differently
00:56
Neil Travis on his definition of editing
00:22
Neil Travis on how a director could err in not giving an editor creative freedom
00:34

George Watters

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George Watters on working with directors as an assistant editor at Universal
01:32
George Watters on an editing room in the '50s
05:29
George Watters on the differences between editing comedy and editing drama
02:23
George Watters on working with various producers at Paramount Television as Director of Post Production
01:55
George Watters on the format of the shows at Paramount Television when he was there and the editing equipment used
05:46
George Watters on advice to aspiring editors
01:06
George Watters on the key traits a person needs to be a successful editor
01:55