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America Cinema Editors Gather Expert Editors At EditFest LA This Saturday, August 1st

America Cinema Editors’ EditFest LA is back this Saturday, August 1st at Disney Studios, offering attendees an “energetic and enlightening experience” as they present experts from the world of post production.
EditFest LA brings together some of the top editors of today as they talk about their projects, both past and present. These editors include Academy Award Winner Tom Cross (Whiplash), Dan Lebental A.C.E. (Iron Man, Thor: The Dark World), Arthur Schmidt (Forrest Gump, Back To The Future, Cast Away), and more. Some of the day’s panels include:
“From the Cutting Room to the Red Carpet”
Moderated by Alan Heim, ACE
(President of ACE and Motion Picture Editors Guild)
(Oscar and ACE Award nominees discuss their prize-winning work)
Elisa Bonora, ACE – Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me
Tom Cross, ACE – Oscar winning editor of Whiplash
Catherine Haight, ACE – Transparent
Wyatt Smith, ACE – Into the Woods
11:45 am – 1:15 pm
“The Hero’s Journey: From Comicbook to Screen ”
Moderated by Michael Krulik
(Avid Technology-Principal Applications Specialist)
Jonathan Chibnall – Daredevil
Lisa Lassek – Avengers
Dan Lebental, ACE – Ant Man / Iron Man
Colby Parker, Jr, ACE – Ant Man
Fred Raskin, ACE – Guardians of the Galaxy
2:45 pm – 4:15pm
“A Look Back to the Future with Arthur Schmidt.”
Moderated by Bobbie O’Steen (Author of The Invisible Cut and Cut to the Chase)
Arthur Schmidt – Back to the Future, Castaway, Who Framed Roger Rabbit, Forrest Gump
EditFest LA will be held August 1st at Disney Studios Main Theatre, 500 S. Buena Vista Street Burbank, CA 91505. Tickets for EditFest are still available at varrying prices:

  • Basic Ticket: $400
  • Studet/Affiliate Ticket: $300
  • A.C.E. Member Ticket: $150

For more information and to purchase your ticket, visit

Written by Jake Fruia

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