32 episodes

Cut to Reveal: two freelance editors, from different countries, who've never met in real life discussing editing, interviewing experts, and sharing their insights from a freelancer perspective. Join Piotr Toczynski and Ricky Cozzolino bi-weekly for a conversation about editing and filmmaking.

Cut to Reveal Ricky & Piotr

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

Cut to Reveal: two freelance editors, from different countries, who've never met in real life discussing editing, interviewing experts, and sharing their insights from a freelancer perspective. Join Piotr Toczynski and Ricky Cozzolino bi-weekly for a conversation about editing and filmmaking.

    Rodrigo Brazão - Editing Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

    Rodrigo Brazão - Editing Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me

    Rodrigo Brazão is an Emmy Award winning Brazilian/ Latino editor who recently helped cut Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me. Rodrigo has worked on some of the biggest shows in Brazil and many documentaries since coming to the states. One, "Dreams from the Deep End - Modupeola Fadugba ," he won an Emmy for! We talk with him about the challenges of moving from Brazil to the US and finding work, the feeling of winning an Emmy and how an editor is like an archeologist. Plus, how he doesn't like edit reels and much more! 

    Selena Gomez: My Mind & Me is out now on AppleTV.
    You can watch the trailer here: https://youtu.be/of32sI9jw5Q

    You can watch a sample of "Dreams from the Deep End," here - https://vimeo.com/359045960

    This is the last "limbo" episode before we get into Season 2. Get Hyped!

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    • 47 min
    Daysha Broadway: Editing "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody"

    Daysha Broadway: Editing "Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance with Somebody"

    Piotr talks with Daysha Broadway, the editor on the Whitney Houston biopic "I Wanna Dance with Somebody." According to her IMDB, this is her first lead on a feature. Previously, Daysha work primarily on episode television working on such titles as HBO's "Insecure," "9-1-1," "Between The World & Me" and "A Black Lady Sketch Show," which she won an Emmy for. Piotr and Daysha get deep into her process, what it was like switching gears from episodic to a feature and more! 
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     Also, the music we use is from Artlist! Check them out here: https://cuttothepoint.com/artlist 

    Sponsored by the Editing Chef program: https://cuttothepoint.thinkific.com/courses 

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    • 54 min
    Ep. 29: Jordan Peele's editor on cutting Us and Nope

    Ep. 29: Jordan Peele's editor on cutting Us and Nope

    We talk with Nicholas Monsour about collaborating with Jordan Peele on Us and Nope. How he prepares for each editing project and improvising in the edit bay. Nicholas as worked with Jordan since Key & Peele and up until "Us" cut mostly comedy. He gives us some insight on how similar cutting comedy and horror are. Also, we ask him about editing the first season of Cobra Kai.

    This is the last episode in Season 1 of Cut to Reveal. Let us know what topics, themes and guests you'd like us to have on the podcast for Season 2! 

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    Questions? Comments? Improvements? Episode ideas?
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     Also, the music we use is from Artlist! Check them out here: https://cuttothepoint.com/artlist 

    Sponsored by the Editing Chef program: https://cuttothepoint.thinkific.com/courses 

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    • 42 min
    Ep 28 | Mike Sale, ACE on editing Black Adam

    Ep 28 | Mike Sale, ACE on editing Black Adam

    Ep. 28 with Mike Sale, ACE on the importance of mentoring editors, lessons he learn as an assistant editor, nurturing the story UNDER the story to create something timeless & cutting Black Adam. Plus the impact that just a dash of comedy makes to any story. 
    Mike Sale ACE started his editing career in the late 80s assisting on The GarbagePail Kids Movie - arguable one of the worst movies of all time. A badge that he now where's with pride, the man could only go up from there and has cut & been involved in movies and series we all know and love: The Wonder Years, LA Law, Superbad, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Bridesmaids and Red Notice just to new a few. Eclectic, right? Hear about this and more in one of our favorite episodes to this day. 

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Ep. 27 | Halloween Special!

    Ep. 27 | Halloween Special!

    Welcome to the very first CTR holiday episode - the Halloween Special!  Piotr and Ricky are joined by editor Erwann Kerroc'h to talk about horror films, play a Halloween edition of The Game and Piotr reveals some exciting upgrades to The Editing Chef program.  Plus, we ponder why Halloween is so big in the US compared to Europe and Erwann shows us just how much we DON'T know about horror films.

    Check out the special Halloween SFX site from Soundly (while it lasts) here - https://getsoundly.com/spookly/?v=2022

    Here are links to some trailers of the movies we talked about:

    X -- https://youtu.be/Awg3cWuHfoc
    Silence of The Lambs -- https://youtu.be/W6Mm8Sbe__o
    Deadly Stream -- https://youtu.be/6NGnOyNhQ5w
    Barbarian -- https://youtu.be/Dr89pmKrqkI

    Enroll in The Editing Chef program: https://cuttothepoint.thinkific.com/courses

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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Ep. 26 | Thomas Percy Kim: DIY Filmmaking with weFunder

    Ep. 26 | Thomas Percy Kim: DIY Filmmaking with weFunder

    Thomas Percy Kim is an up-and-coming Korean-American filmmaker who's won film awards even before he was out of high school. Thomas shot his recent short film, "Buson, 1999" on location in Korea and he isn't even out of film school, yet! Now Thomas is taking his awarding withing short film, "Si" and making it into a feature titled "Isle Child" about the Korean-American experience. Piotr and Ricky talk with him about the challenges of editing your own films, relationships over networking and how WeFunder is helping him realize his feature film aspirations. Also, Thomas gives us some actionable tips for aspiring filmmakers. 

    Learn more about Thomas Percy Kim here: https://www.thomaspk.com/
    and about his WeFunder for "Isle Child" here: https://wefunder.com/islechild
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    Perhaps you have questions or comments on how to improve the podcast or episode ideas: Shoot us a message at podcast@cuttothepoint.com 
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    Sponsored by the Editing Chef program: https://cuttothepoint.thinkific.com/courses
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    • 37 min

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I’m not in the film industry, but enjoyed this peek behind the curtain of what happens in the editing world!

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