The Edit Center

The Edit Center We're a film editing school in Brooklyn with an unrivaled track record. Our graduates have gone on to win recognition at Sundance, the Emmys & the Oscars.

The Edit Center is currently seeking narrative submissions for our summer sessions. Filmmakers accepted into our program...
05/01/2019
The Edit Center - Submit A Film

The Edit Center is currently seeking narrative submissions for our summer sessions. Filmmakers accepted into our program receive free rough cuts edited by our students, plus input from the award-winning editors who teach our classes and supervise the students’ work. (Past teachers include the editors of Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Tree of Life, "The Wire," and "Mad Men.").

If you have a film that could benefit from free post-production help, our application can be found here:
https://theeditcenter.com/submit-your-film

Useful and practical tips for any project you're editing! https://filmmakermagazine.com/106476-your-film-is-too-long-11-...
03/01/2019
11 Tips on How To Get Your Film to the Correct Runtime | Filmmaker Magazine

Useful and practical tips for any project you're editing!

https://filmmakermagazine.com/106476-your-film-is-too-long-11-tips-on-how-to-get-your-film-to-its-correct-runtime/#.XHmdDVNKjUJ

I know, it’s maddening. People watch 10-hour series that take five hours to get good, but your 101-minute comedy is too long. Michael Bay makes three-hour Transformers movies, but your 95-minute drama is too long. Critics love seven hours of Sátántangó, but your 18-minute short is too long. Sor...

In this written interview for Filmmaker Magazine, editor Eleanor Infante discusses her history with editing - from her s...
02/15/2019
“Sometimes the Craziest Feedback Leads to Some Really Great Ideas in the Editing Room”: Editor Eleanor Infante on Late Night | Filmmaker Magazine

In this written interview for Filmmaker Magazine, editor Eleanor Infante discusses her history with editing - from her start at school to cutting "Late Night" starring Mindy Kaling.

https://filmmakermagazine.com/106989-sometimes-the-craziest-feedback-leads-to-some-really-great-ideas-in-the-editing-room-editor-eleanor-infante-on-late-night/#.XGdPRpNKjUJ

One of the biggest acquisitions at this year's Sundance, Nisha Ganatra's Late Night tracks Molly (Mindy Kaling, who wrote the screenplay), a new staff writer on a long-running late night show hosted by Katherine Newbury (Emma Thompson). The film was purchased by Amazon for $13 million. Via email, it...

The Edit Center is excited to co-present a panel on Editing for Documentaries in partnership with DOC NYC and IFC Center...
02/14/2019
Editing for Documentaries Boot Camp

The Edit Center is excited to co-present a panel on Editing for Documentaries in partnership with DOC NYC and IFC Center at their Boot Camp on Tuesday, February 26. Featuring moderator Stella Quinn, the day will be full of advice from industry professionals on editing tips, tricks, and best practices. Tickets and information available here:

http://www.docnyc.net/news/editing-for-documentaries-boot-camp/

In this day-long boot camp from IFC Center and DOC NYC, we’ll hear from five documentary editors one-on-one with a moderator, sharing stories, clips

02/05/2019
IFC Pure Nonfiction's Winter 2019 season begins with TEC Class Film

Here's a chance to see United Skates, a 2016 TEC class film, before it's HBO premiere! @ The IFC Center tonight.

United Skates , a 2016 TEC Class film, will be screened at IFC Center on Tuesday, February 5th 2019 , as part of the Winter 2019 season of Pure Nonfiction. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Tina Brown and subject Reggie. Directed by Dyana Winkler & Tina Brown.

There's still time to sign up for our new course - The Art of VR - taught by Tim Chaffee, associate producer for The New...
01/04/2019
The Edit Center - VR Class

There's still time to sign up for our new course - The Art of VR - taught by Tim Chaffee, associate producer for The New York Times Immersive Video team!

Six Week Art of Editing alums are eligible for a 15% discount!

Join us on this two weekend course starting on January 12.

https://theeditcenter.com/vr-class

Virtual Reality offers a brand new storytelling medium, rooted in classic elements but with its own unique language. This two weekend workshop will not only teach you how to shoot, process, edit, and distribute VR content—it will also teach you how to plan projects that maximize the creative poten...

12/17/2018
FAIL STATE - Official Trailer #1 (2018) [HD]

"Fail State", executive produced by Dan Rather, premieres tonight at 9pm EST on Starz!

"Fail State" investigates American higher education and exposes the exploitation carried out by the for-profit colleges.

"Fail State" was brought to you by a team of TEC teachers and alums including Producers Adam Bolt and Alan Oxman, Editor and Writer Regina Sobel, Associate Editor/Researcher Isabel Ponte, First Assistant Editor Stella Quinn, Assistant Editors Andres Vergara and Kerri Green, and Technical AE Katrina Pastore.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S64WANCgMek

FAIL STATE now available to stream on-demand: https://failstatemovie.com/watch-the-film/ Watch the official trailer for #FailStateMovie Executive produced by...

Interview with TEC Alum Mollie Goldstein on Editing Netflix Original https://theeditcenter.com/news/2018/11/interview-wi...
11/27/2018
Interview with TEC Alum Mollie Goldstein on editing netflix original

Interview with TEC Alum Mollie Goldstein on Editing Netflix Original https://theeditcenter.com/news/2018/11/interview-with-tec-alum-mollie-goldstein

TEC Alum and TEC Instructor, Mollie Goldstein, sat down with James Collins at Mandy.com to discuss her experience working on the hit Netflix Original film,  Like Father. "I was cutting during production, which is always really important to me, because I consider a part of my job to g

The Edit Center is currently seeking narrative submissions for our January/February and March/April sessions. Filmmakers...
11/09/2018
Submit A Film

The Edit Center is currently seeking narrative submissions for our January/February and March/April sessions.

Filmmakers accepted into our program receive free rough cuts, plus input from the award-winning editors who teach our classes and supervise the students’ work (past teachers include the editors of Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Tree of Life, "The Wire," and "Mad Men.").

Past participants in our program include indie-film success stories like Winter's Bone (Oscar Nominee, Best Picture 2011) and Frozen River (Oscar Nominee, Best Original Screenplay 2009).

If you have a film that could benefit from free post-production help, our application can be found at the link below:

https://theeditcenter.com/submit-your-film/

Submit A Film

"16 Bars", January/February 2018 class film will have its premiere at the DOC NYC Film Festival in November!Congratulati...
10/15/2018

"16 Bars", January/February 2018 class film will have its premiere at the DOC NYC Film Festival in November!

Congratulations to all the alums involved!

16 Bars - Directed by Samuel Bathrick
Grammy-winning recording artist, Todd “Speech” Thomas, from the iconic activist hip-hop group Arrested Development, hosts a music workshop at a Virginia state penitentiary. The film follows four men as they delve into their painful past to inspire their music. "16 Bars" sheds light to the stories and talent locked behind bars.

Tickets to the premiere can be purchased in the following link:
http://www.docnyc.net/film/16-bars/

10/04/2018
306 HOLLYWOOD (Official Trailer)

Hello TEC family!

You're invited to a special screening of Sundance film "306 Hollywood" hosted by the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship and The Edit Center happening THIS Sunday, Oct 7 at 7pm at the Quad Cinema.

The film will be followed by a conversation on "New Approaches to the Documentary Edit" with Nyneve Laura Minnear (Editor - "306 Hollywood") and Maya Krinsky (Co-writer, Edit Team - Hale County This Morning, This Evening), moderated by KSFEF Fellow Colin Nusbaum (Editor - "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power").

"306 Hollywood" is a magical realist documentary of a brother and sister who undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother's New Jersey home in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind.

Tickets: On sale now on the Quad Website and Box Office

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUIThTQgX8w&feature=youtu.be

306Hollywood.com // Sundance opener 306 HOLLYWOOD in theaters this September! With boundless creativity and an irrepressible bouncing energy, 306 Hollywood m...

Announcing the Narrative and Documentary Teachers for Our October/November Six-Week Class https://theeditcenter.com/news...
09/26/2018
Announcing the Narrative and Documentary Teachers for Our October/November Six-Week Class

Announcing the Narrative and Documentary Teachers for Our October/November Six-Week Class https://theeditcenter.com/news/2018/9/announcing-the-narrative-and-documentary-teachers-for-our-octobernovember-six-week-class

We're happy to announce that Kate Sanford and Amy Foote will be teaching our January/February 2018 Six-Week class! Betsy Kagen  is a narrative and documentary film editor. Her most recent credits include  Who We Are Now , which premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival (starri

09/21/2018
VR Class

Our new class will take you into the world of VR production and editing. Tim Chafee, an associate producer for New York Time's Immersive Video team, will be leading the weekend classes starting on October 28th.

https://theeditcenter.com/vr-class

Learn narrative and documentary editing from top professionals while working on real films. Avid · Premiere · Final Cut Pro

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Brooklyn, NY
11215

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Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday 10:00 - 18:00
Friday 10:00 - 18:00

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