Sight, Sound & Story

Sight, Sound & Story "Sight, Sound & Story" Event Series MEWShop's on going speakers series from behind the scenes of post-production and production! Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), “Sight, Sound & Story” is an ongoing high-profile speaker series that brings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling.

Superstar and award-winning guests have included Michael Kahn, ACE (Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Lincoln), William Goldenberg, ACE (Argo, The Imitation Game, Zero Dark Thirty), Alan Heim, ACE (All That Jazz, Network), Jerry Greenberg, ACE (Apocalypse Now, The French Connection), Paul Koestner (Louie, Deadbeat, Better Things), Sidney Wolinsky, ACE (The Sopranos,

Superstar and award-winning guests have included Michael Kahn, ACE (Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Lincoln), William Goldenberg, ACE (Argo, The Imitation Game, Zero Dark Thirty), Alan Heim, ACE (All That Jazz, Network), Jerry Greenberg, ACE (Apocalypse Now, The French Connection), Paul Koestner (Louie, Deadbeat, Better Things), Sidney Wolinsky, ACE (The Sopranos,

Operating as usual

A look into composer David Newman's role in the remake of West Side Story and how he was brought on to stand guard over ...
12/20/2021
How David Newman Protected Leonard Bernstein with 'West Side Story'

A look into composer David Newman's role in the remake of West Side Story and how he was brought on to stand guard over Leonard Bernstein's music!

We chat with David Newman about his role in West Side Story and why he was hired to stand guard over Leonard Bernstein's music.

Learn Adobe After Effects online with Manhattan Edit Workshop's upcoming workshop!This three-day introductory class will...
12/17/2021

Learn Adobe After Effects online with Manhattan Edit Workshop's upcoming workshop!

This three-day introductory class will introduce you to the essentials of this powerful application for motion graphics and visual effects...

Topics include traditional After Effects workflow, basic Animation with effects and presets, introductory text animation, basic keying and 3D, rending and output!

See what you can learn on December 27th: https://buff.ly/2FzzHfL

Learn Adobe After Effects online with Manhattan Edit Workshop's upcoming workshop!

This three-day introductory class will introduce you to the essentials of this powerful application for motion graphics and visual effects...

Topics include traditional After Effects workflow, basic Animation with effects and presets, introductory text animation, basic keying and 3D, rending and output!

See what you can learn on December 27th: https://buff.ly/2FzzHfL

Director and Editor Jeremy Workman (Lily Topples the World, The World Before Your Feet), Cinematographer Matt Porwoll (C...
12/15/2021
Sight, Sound & Story: Live - Behind the Lens: Shooting the Documentary

Director and Editor Jeremy Workman (Lily Topples the World, The World Before Your Feet), Cinematographer Matt Porwoll (Cartel Land, Tiger, The Trade) & Cinematographer Claudia Raschke (RBG, Julia, Fauci) sit down to discuss documentary filmmaking!

Catch the replay of the full panel discussion here:

The monthly online event series Sight, Sound & Story: Live, continues in October with Matt Porwoll, Claudia Raschke & Jeremy WorkmanSight Sound & Story: Live...

Cinematographer Paula Huidobro unpacks the process of shooting "CODA", working with deaf actors, shooting scenes on a bo...
12/11/2021
Interview with

Cinematographer Paula Huidobro unpacks the process of shooting "CODA", working with deaf actors, shooting scenes on a boat, and much more!

Interview with "CODA" Cinematographer Paula Huidobro talking about her experiences shooting "Barry" and the Apple film "CODA".

Why DUNE was shot digitally, converted to film, and back to digital according to cinematographer Greig Fraser ACS ASC!
12/09/2021
Converting DUNE from digital to film (Show Short)

Why DUNE was shot digitally, converted to film, and back to digital according to cinematographer Greig Fraser ACS ASC!

DUNE cinematographer Greig Fraser ACS ASC explains why they decided to shoot digitally, convert that to film, and then back to digital. He also shares what t...

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST as they speak with the highly talented Director and Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Rus...
12/07/2021

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST as they speak with the highly talented Director and Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Russell! They'll dive into his recent work on major films and into some of his great experiences from the past 20 years! 🎥🎬

Join us here! https://buff.ly/3GiONTK

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST as they speak with the highly talented Director and Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Russell! They'll dive into his recent work on major films and into some of his great experiences from the past 20 years! 🎥🎬

Join us here! https://buff.ly/3GiONTK

Dean Cundey, ASC discussing the ways he tried to get cartoon characters to interact with real actors in a believable way...
11/29/2021
Sight, Sound & Story 2019 Behind the Lens with Dean Cundey ASC, Part VI

Dean Cundey, ASC discussing the ways he tried to get cartoon characters to interact with real actors in a believable way in "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"

In "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?," Dean Cundey, ASC looked for ways on set for the toons to interact with the space the same way that live actors would. Moving c...

Relaxing after Thanksgiving dinner? Catch the reply of our recent Sight, Sound & Story livestream panel "Making It Work:...
11/26/2021
Sight Sound & Story: Live: Making it Work: From Assistant Editor to Editor

Relaxing after Thanksgiving dinner? Catch the reply of our recent Sight, Sound & Story livestream panel "Making It Work: From Assistant Editor to Editor" and feed your creative brain!

The monthly online event series Sight, Sound & Story: Live, continues in August with Maya Mumma, Carla Gutierrez, Grace Mendenhall, Ted Raviv & Samali Bikang...

Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS talks about his work on "Dune", what he did to nail its look, and how that contrib...
11/24/2021
DP Greig Fraser on Dune’s Digital/Film Process and Look

Cinematographer Greig Fraser ASC, ACS talks about his work on "Dune", what he did to nail its look, and how that contributed to the world building process!

By Iain Blair Australian cinematographer Greig Fraser (ACS, ASC), whose film credits include Zero Dark Thirty, Bright Star and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, enjoyed the challenges that came with hi…

Filmmaker U catching up with Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE about her most recent work and editing...
11/18/2021
"Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE Joined Filmmaker U Live!

Filmmaker U catching up with Emmy-winning "Breaking Bad" Editor Kelley Dixon, ACE about her most recent work and editing during the pandemic!

Join us for a discussion with Emmy-winning Editor for the ground-breaking hit show "Breaking Bad", Kelley Dixon, ACE! We will catch up with Kelley and discus...

Filmmaker U eclipsed 100 episodes for its weekly interview series, bringing some of the best in the industry to aspiring...
11/17/2021
Filmmaker U Hits 100th Episode

Filmmaker U eclipsed 100 episodes for its weekly interview series, bringing some of the best in the industry to aspiring film & TV professionals!

The online seminar series was created to give aspiring and working filmmakers unprecedented access to the lost art of apprenticeship in the film industry!

Filmmaker U Interview Series Hits 100th Episode Showcasing Film & TV Professionals

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST for a chat with award-winning Director of Photography Mihai Malaimare Jr!They'll be di...
11/12/2021

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST for a chat with award-winning Director of Photography Mihai Malaimare Jr!

They'll be diving into his work on "Jojo Rabbit," "The Master," and his most recent film on Netflix's "The Harder They Fall!" https://buff.ly/3qvlMQ4

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EST for a chat with award-winning Director of Photography Mihai Malaimare Jr!

They'll be diving into his work on "Jojo Rabbit," "The Master," and his most recent film on Netflix's "The Harder They Fall!" https://buff.ly/3qvlMQ4

We are pleased to have Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC & Colorist Roman Hankewycz join us with Moderator Patrick Inhofer f...
11/11/2021
Sight, Sound & Story Live Making it Work: From Cinematographer to Colorist

We are pleased to have Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC & Colorist Roman Hankewycz join us with Moderator Patrick Inhofer for an evening all about filmmaking!

Tune in TONIGHT at 5pm EST as we explore how cinematographers and colorists work together in the filmmaking process and hear from our guests as they share their experiences! Register for free here:

Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues with with Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC & Colorist Roman Hankewycz with Moderator Patrick Inhofer

This Thursday, our monthly online event series Sight, Sound & Story: LIVE continues with Making it Work: From Cinematogr...
11/08/2021

This Thursday, our monthly online event series Sight, Sound & Story: LIVE continues with Making it Work: From Cinematographer to Colorist!

Join us for this livestream panel discussion where Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC and Colorist Roman Hankewycz discuss their collaboration to bring Rebecca Hall’s “Passing” a brilliantly stark color palette to elevate the story.

Edu will discuss his choice of lensing and their decision to shoot in color, though the finished film would be delivered in B&W, Dolby Vision.

Veteran Colorist and Educator Patrick Inhofer will moderate this in depth behind the scenes of one of the most distinctive looking films of the year!

Get your FREE ticket and join us on Thursday 11/11 at 5pm EST! https://buff.ly/30dVWoS

This Thursday, our monthly online event series Sight, Sound & Story: LIVE continues with Making it Work: From Cinematographer to Colorist!

Join us for this livestream panel discussion where Cinematographer Edu Grau, ASC and Colorist Roman Hankewycz discuss their collaboration to bring Rebecca Hall’s “Passing” a brilliantly stark color palette to elevate the story.

Edu will discuss his choice of lensing and their decision to shoot in color, though the finished film would be delivered in B&W, Dolby Vision.

Veteran Colorist and Educator Patrick Inhofer will moderate this in depth behind the scenes of one of the most distinctive looking films of the year!

Get your FREE ticket and join us on Thursday 11/11 at 5pm EST! https://buff.ly/30dVWoS

Learn the ins and outs of documentary filmmaking at @DOCNYCfest's 8-day conference for filmmakers and industry professio...
11/04/2021
DOC NYC PRO Fall 2021 - DOC NYC

Learn the ins and outs of documentary filmmaking at @DOCNYCfest's 8-day conference for filmmakers and industry professionals!

Hear expert insight from industry veterans on funding, producing, cinematography, editing, doc series, distribution, and MORE!

Day Passes are on sale now via the individual links below. Save with a 4- or 8-Pass Pack - more details are available at this link. Join us this Fall from

Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, ASC needed to think like a dancer so that he could effectively capture the work and process...
11/03/2021
How Documentary Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, ASC, Filmed like a Dancer for "Can You Bring It"

Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, ASC needed to think like a dancer so that he could effectively capture the work and process of American choreographer Bill T. Jones on film for "Can You Bring It"...

Here is how Tom did just that!

Cinematographer Tom Hurwitz, ASC needed to think like a dancer so that he could effectively capture the work and process of American choreographer Bill T. Jo...

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EDT for a BONUS CHAT with Emmy-Award Winning & Grammy-nominated Composer Jeff Russo!They'l...
11/02/2021

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EDT for a BONUS CHAT with Emmy-Award Winning & Grammy-nominated Composer Jeff Russo!

They'll unpack his process and his experiences working on hit shows like "Star Trek: Picard," "For All Mankind," "The Umbrella Academy," and more!

Tune in here: https://buff.ly/2ZMt9aE

Join Filmmaker U today at 2pm EDT for a BONUS CHAT with Emmy-Award Winning & Grammy-nominated Composer Jeff Russo!

They'll unpack his process and his experiences working on hit shows like "Star Trek: Picard," "For All Mankind," "The Umbrella Academy," and more!

Tune in here: https://buff.ly/2ZMt9aE

Getting your fill of horror movies on this Halloween weekend? /Film has a list that will truly scare you...
10/30/2021
Horror Movies Like The Exorcist That Will Truly Scare You

Getting your fill of horror movies on this Halloween weekend? /Film has a list that will truly scare you...

Friedkin's 1973 classic is one of the most chilling stories of demonic possession ever seen on screen. If you thought "The Exorcist" was scary, check these out.

TONIGHT! Join us for the special October edition of Sight, Sound & Story: Live “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films"...
10/28/2021

TONIGHT! Join us for the special October edition of Sight, Sound & Story: Live “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films" with Cinematographers James Kniest, Toby Oliver, ACS, Checco Varese, ASC & Jay Holben!

This is bound to be an EPIC evening as our panelists unpack creative process of capturing some of the most frightening scenes in filmmaking today!

Last chance to grab your free ticket and join us for the livestream event tonight at 5pm EDT! https://buff.ly/3b0hYgW

TONIGHT! Join us for the special October edition of Sight, Sound & Story: Live “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films" with Cinematographers James Kniest, Toby Oliver, ACS, Checco Varese, ASC & Jay Holben!

This is bound to be an EPIC evening as our panelists unpack creative process of capturing some of the most frightening scenes in filmmaking today!

Last chance to grab your free ticket and join us for the livestream event tonight at 5pm EDT! https://buff.ly/3b0hYgW

Tune in THIS WEEK for our special Halloween Live Event! We are pleased to present Sight, Sound & Story - “Behind the Len...
10/26/2021

Tune in THIS WEEK for our special Halloween Live Event! We are pleased to present Sight, Sound & Story - “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films”!

We have assembled an especially awesome cast for this one, featuring Cinematographers James Kniest ("Annabelle," "The Haunting of Bly Manor"), Toby Oliver, ACS ("Get Out," "Insidious: The Last Key") & Checco Varese, ASC ("Them: Covenant," "It: Chapter Two") who will discuss their creative process of capturing some of the most frightening scenes in filmmaking today.

Acclaimed director, producer, and author Jay Holben will help guide the conversation as well as show examples of their work!

Join us on October 28th at 5pm EDT for this free online event! Get your ticket here >>

Tune in THIS WEEK for our special Halloween Live Event! We are pleased to present Sight, Sound & Story - “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films”!

We have assembled an especially awesome cast for this one, featuring Cinematographers James Kniest ("Annabelle," "The Haunting of Bly Manor"), Toby Oliver, ACS ("Get Out," "Insidious: The Last Key") & Checco Varese, ASC ("Them: Covenant," "It: Chapter Two") who will discuss their creative process of capturing some of the most frightening scenes in filmmaking today.

Acclaimed director, producer, and author Jay Holben will help guide the conversation as well as show examples of their work!

Join us on October 28th at 5pm EDT for this free online event! Get your ticket here >>

10/22/2021

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Just in time for Halloween! Join us NEXT WEEK as Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues with “Behind the Lens: Capturing H...
10/21/2021
Sight, Sound & Story: Live “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films"

Just in time for Halloween! Join us NEXT WEEK as Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues with “Behind the Lens: Capturing Horror Films”!

Get into the Spirit of Halloween and go behind-the-scenes with some of today’s most innovative Cinematographers of the horror film genre...

Horror films rely heavily on the cinematographer to create the tone, mood and surreal imagery that frighten us to our core!

In this special conversation, Cinematographers James Kniest ("Annabelle," "The Haunting of Bly Manor"), Toby Oliver, ACS ("Get Out," "Insidious: The Last Key") & Checco Varese, ASC ("Them: Covenant," "It: Chapter Two") will discuss their creative process of capturing some of the most frightening scenes in filmmaking today. Acclaimed director, producer and author Jay Holben will help guide the conversation; as well as show examples of their work!

Join us on October 28th at 5pm EDT for this free online event! Get your ticket here >>

Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues with with Cinematographers James Kniest, Toby Oliver, ACS, Checco Varese, ASC & Jay Holben

Former Six-Week student and assistant editor Jonathan Proctor talks about his experiences with Manhattan Edit Workshop's...
10/20/2021
Manhattan Edit Workshop Six Week Workshop Student Profile: Jonathan Proctor

Former Six-Week student and assistant editor Jonathan Proctor talks about his experiences with Manhattan Edit Workshop's Six Week Intensive Program and his work on HBO's "Vinyl"!

The next editing workshop starts on November 1st! What can you learn?

Former Manhattan Edit Workshop Six-Week student and assistant editor Jonathan Proctor talks about his experiences with Mewshop's Six Week Intensive Program a...

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Sight, Sound & Story Speaker Series

Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), “Sight, Sound & Story” is an ongoing high-profile speaker series that brings audiences “behind the scenes” with legends of visual storytelling. Superstar and award-winning guests have included Michael Kahn, ACE (Saving Private Ryan, Schindler’s List, Raiders of the Lost Ark, Lincoln, The Post), William Goldenberg, ACE (Argo, The Imitation Game, Zero Dark Thirty), Anne V. Coates, ACE (Lawrence of Arabia, The Elephant Man, Unfaithful, Erin Brokovich), Alan Heim, ACE (All That Jazz, Network), Buddy Squires, ASC (Baseball, The Civil War, Central Park Five), Jerry Greenberg, ACE(Apocalypse Now, The French Connection), Dylan Tichenor, ACE (Boogie Nights, There Will Be Blood, Brokeback Mountain), Julio Macat, ASC (Home Alone, Wedding Crashers), Paul Koestner (Louie, Deadbeat, Better Things), Sidney Wolinsky, ACE (The Sopranos, The Strain, Ray Donovan, The Shape of Water), Bill Pankow, ACE (The Untouchables, Carlito’s Way), Vanja Černjul, ASC (30 Rock, Marco Polo), Cindy Mollo, ACE (House of Cards, Mad Men), Kelley Dixon, ACE (Breaking Bad, Better Call Saul), Nancy Schreiber, ASC (November, The Nines, The Comeback), Rob Legato (Avatar, Hugo), Bob Richman (An Inconvenient Truth, The September Issue), Joan Churchill, ASC (Shut Up & Sing, Kurt & Courtney), Phil Stockton, M.P.S.E. (Life of Pi, Hugo), Eugene Gearty, M.P.S.E. (The Departed, Hugo), and Susan Morse, ACE (Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters).

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