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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. Our guests include the industries best Editors, Cinematographers, Sound Designers, VFX Artists, VR creators, and Transmedia trailblazers.

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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. Our guests include the industries best Editors, Cinematographers, Sound Designers, VFX Artists, VR creators, and Transmedia trailblazers.

    EP. 5 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor Mary Jo Markey, ACE

    EP. 5 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor Mary Jo Markey, ACE

    Here's an in-depth look at the career of Editor Mary Jo Markey, ACE from our June 2019, Sight, Sound & Story Post Production Summit.

    With Bobbie O'Steen as the moderator, the two shared footage and talked about Markey's work on the groundbreaking television show "Lost," and her various collaborations with Director JJ Abrams including "Mission Impossible III," "Super 8," "Star Trek," "Star Trek Into Darkness," and "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens."

    Moderator: Bobbie O'Steen, "Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut"
    Speaker: Mary Jo Markey, ACE ("Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens," "Star Trek," "Mission Impossible III" )

    About Mary Jo Markey, ACE: Mary Jo is an accomplished editor in both film and television. After cutting a series of independent films and television movies, Markey began her collaboration with JJ Abrams as one of the editors of the TV series "Felicity" during its first three seasons (1998-2000). Markey then moved over to edit the first two seasons of "Alias," during which she received her first Emmy nomination. Later, in 2005, Markey won the Emmy for Drama Series Editing for her work on the "Lost" pilot. In 2006, Markey’s collaboration with JJ Abrams moved to the large screen with "Mission Impossible III." Their work together continued with the HBO pilot "Anatomy of Hope," 2009’s "Star Trek" (which led to an ACE Eddie nomination), the "Undercovers" pilot, "Super 8," and "Star Trek Into Darkness" in 201

    About Bobbie O’Steen: Bobbie is a writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art. She is an Emmy-nominated editor and author of two acclaimed books: "Cut to the Chase," based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen; and "The Invisible Cut," which deconstructs classic movie scenes through a cut-by-cut analysis. She is a frequent moderator for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest panels and host of her own “Inside the Cutting Room” event series.

    She has also taught at the American Film Institute, graduate film workshops at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has created an ongoing course, “Making the Cut,” based on her interviews with over sixty editors. O’Steen’s next project is a media-rich eBook called "Making the Cut at Pixar" about the editor's pioneering role in computer animation. To find out more information on her speaking events go to http://:www.bobbieosteen.com.

    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. For more information go to https://:www.SightSoundandStory.com.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    EP. 4 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor Anne Coates, ACE

    EP. 4 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor Anne Coates, ACE

    In this episode of the "Sight, Sound & Story" Podcast we will go Inside the Cutting Room with author and film historian Bobbie Osteen for a panel highlighting the career of legendary Oscar-winning feature film editor Anne Coates, ACE. Five Academy Award Nominations and one Academy Award, an editor of 54 films; Anne made huge waves thanks to her incredible eye for a good cut and her talent for adapting to the needs of a variety of directors.

    This is from our Post Production Summit on June 11th, 2016 in New York City.

    Moderator: Bobbie O'Steen, "Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut"
    Speaker: Anne V. Coates, ACE ("Lawrence of Arabia," "The Elephant Man," "Out of Sight," "Erin Brockovich")

    About Anne V. Coates, ACE: Anne was a renowned British editor who has worked on over sixty films, including the classic epic "Lawrence of Arabia," for which she received an Academy Award. She has garnered four additional Academy Award nominations for "Becket," "The Elephant Man," "In the Line of Fire," and "Out of Sight." She was awarded BAFTA’s highest honor, The Academy Fellowship, as well as the Career Achievement Award from American Cinema Editors - and in 2015 Coates was only the second editor besides Dede Allen to receive a career achievement award from the Los Angeles Film Critics Association.

    About Bobbie O’Steen: Bobbie is a writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art. She is an Emmy-nominated editor and author of two acclaimed books: "Cut to the Chase," based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen; and "The Invisible Cut," which deconstructs classic movie scenes through a cut-by-cut analysis. She is a frequent moderator for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest panels and host of her own “Inside the Cutting Room” event series.

    She has also taught at the American Film Institute, graduate film workshops at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has created an ongoing course, “Making the Cut,” based on her interviews with over sixty editors. O’Steen’s next project is a media-rich eBook called "Making the Cut at Pixar" about the editor's pioneering role in computer animation. To find out more information on her speaking events go to http://:www.bobbieosteen.com.

    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. For more information go to https://:www.SightSoundandStory.com.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    EP. 3 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor William Goldenberg, ACE

    EP. 3 - Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen Featuring Editor William Goldenberg, ACE

    In this episode of the "Sight, Sound & Story" Podcast we will go Inside the Cutting Room with author and film historian Bobbie Osteen for a panel highlighting the career of Oscar-winning feature film editor William Goldenberg, ACE. William has edited dramas like Seabiscuit," "The Imitation Game" and "The Insider," along with thrillers like "Argo" and "Zero Dark Thirty." And since those last two movies were released in the same year, that makes him one of the only editors to ever compete against himself for an Oscar! He started cutting on film and even though he cuts on digital now, that old school experience makes him a really thoughtful editor who doesn't make a cut without thinking about it first.

    This is from our Post Production Summit on June 13th, 2015 in New York City.

    Moderator: Bobbie O'Steen "Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut"
    Speaker: William Goldenberg, ACE" ("Argo," "Heat," "The Insider," "Zero Dark Thirty,""The Imitation Game")

    William Goldenberg, ACE, has more than twenty film and television credits since 1992. He won the Academy Award for Film Editing for the film "Argo," and has been nominated for "The Insider," "Seabiscuit," "Zero Dark Thirty," and "The Imitation Game." He has also received nominations for nine other editing-related awards. Goldenberg has had an extended, notable collaboration with the director Michael Mann including "Heat," "The Insider," "Ali," and "Miami Vice." Some of his other work includes "Unbroken," "Alive," "Pleasantville," "National Treasure," and "National Treasure: Book of Secrets," "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" and "Transformers: Age of Extinction," and "Gone Baby Gone."

    About Bobbie O’Steen: Bobbie is a writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art. She is an Emmy-nominated editor and author of two acclaimed books: "Cut to the Chase," based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen; and "The Invisible Cut," which deconstructs classic movie scenes through a cut-by-cut analysis. She is a frequent moderator for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest panels and host of her own “Inside the Cutting Room” event series.

    She has also taught at the American Film Institute, graduate film workshops at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and has created an ongoing course, “Making the Cut,” based on her interviews with over sixty editors. O’Steen’s next project is a media-rich eBook called "Making the Cut at Pixar" about the editor's pioneering role in computer animation. To find out more information on her speaking events go to http://:www.bobbieosteen.com.

    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. For more information go to https://:www.SightSoundandStory.com.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    EP. 2 - Bringing the Look of Cinema to the Small Screen with Cinematographer Rob McLachlan ASC, CSC

    EP. 2 - Bringing the Look of Cinema to the Small Screen with Cinematographer Rob McLachlan ASC, CSC

    The New Age of TV: Bringing the Look of Cinema to the Small Screen - Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography 2018

    Moderator: David Leitner (Director, Producer, and Cinematographer)
    Panelist: Robert McLachlan, ASC, CSC ("Game of Thrones," "Westworld," "Ray Donovan," "The Affair")

    Meet the Cinematographer who brought some of the most fantastical and gritty moments from "Game of Thrones" to life, Rob McLachlan ASC, CSC. Rob has directed one of the biggest budget episodes of television in history, "The Spoils of War" and one of the most viral moments of modern television "The Red Wedding." Here with David Leitner, Cinematographer of the critically acclaimed "Trembling Before G-d", serving as moderator, Rob dissects his most recent television work. Rob offers his generous insight into the choices behind his camerawork on "Ray Donovan," "WestWorld," and of course, "Game of Thrones."

    About Robert McLachlan, ASC, CSC: Robert was born in San Francisco. He became involved with photography and film at an early age thanks to an artistic father. Since then, Robert has moved on with unusual ease between television and theatrical films of all sizes. In the process, winning many awards and amassing hundreds of credits including close to 50 Theatrical and television movies; as well as over 550 episodes of Television that include "MacGyver" in the late ’80s and the groundbreaking, "Millennium" in the mid’90ss. Recently he shot what is regarded as the most famous episode of TV ever - best known as “The Red Wedding”, in addition to the biggest episode of TV ever made, "The Spoils of War." Both of these episodes are from the international phenomenon, "Game of Thrones." His other TV credits include "Westworld" for HBO and Showtime’s critically acclaimed, "Ray Donovan." Along the way, he has returned to wearing both Director and cinematographer hats on the movies "The Golden Compass" and "Dragonball Evolution" on their second units and more recently he has directed episodes of "Ray Donovan."

    About the Moderator: David Leitner is a director, producer, and Emmy-nominated DP (Chuck Close: Portrait in Progress), with over eighty credits in feature-length dramas and documentaries, including eight Sundance Film Festival premieres. These include his own Vienna is Different: 50 Years After the Anchluss, Alan Berliner’s Nobody’s Business, Sandi Dubowski’s Trembling Before G-d, the Oscar-nominated documentary For All Mankind, for which he spent nine months at NASA’s Johnson Space Center restoring original 16mm lunar footage, and Memories of Overdevelopment, a Cuban follow-up to 1968’s film classic, Memories of Underdevelopment. For over 25 years, as DP, he has photographed hour-long documentaries on iconic writers, artists, and architects for New York’s Checkerboard Film Foundation. Subjects include Brancusi, Picasso, James Salter, Joel Shapiro, Sir John Soane, Ellsworth Kelly, Milton Glaser, Daniel Libeskind, Dorothea Rockburne, Peter Eisenman, Roy Lichtenstein, Eric Fischl, Jeff Koons, Frank Stella, and Sol LeWitt. Leitner is also an author, columnist, motion picture technologist and industry consultant. From 1977-1985 he was Director of New Technology at DuArt Film & Video in New York, where he created innovations in optical printing, cine lens testing, film-to-tape transfer, and played a key role introducing Super 16 to the U.S. He is a Fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers.

    This year’s fourth annual Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography event we'll go behind the lens to better understand the challenges and decisions made by top visual artists in the realm of narrative TV, documentary and feature films. Our event series is where we hope many pieces of the creative puzzle fit together - a familiar enclave for the exchange of ideas and a celebration of this unique collaborati

    • 52 min
    EP. 1 - Behind the Lens: A Conversation with Visionary Cinematographer Bruce Logan, ASC

    EP. 1 - Behind the Lens: A Conversation with Visionary Cinematographer Bruce Logan, ASC

    "Behind the Lens: A Conversation About the Work and Vision of Cinematographer Bruce Logan, ASC"
    Moderator: Snehal Patel (Producer & Director, ZEISS - Sales Manager)
    Panelist: Bruce Logan, ASC ("Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope," "Tron, 2001: A Space Odyssey")

    Dive into our in-depth panel with Cinematographer Bruce Logan as he recounts his early days on seminal films including "2001: A Space Odyssey" and "Star Wars IV: A New Hope." This panel, moderated by Zeiss Cinema Sales Manager Snehal Patel, celebrates Bruce's past work with the stories behind the explosions that made "Star Wars" and "Blade Runner" into sci-fi classics.

    This seasoned veteran of the cinematographic arts has had an explosive career, and there's still more to come.

    About Bruce Logan, ASC: Bruce Logan, ASC is a two time Emmy Award-winning writer/director, a director of photography, editor, visual effects supervisor, and colorist. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the Director’s Guild of America, and the American Society of Cinematography.

    He has worked with such legendary directors as Stanley Kubrick, John Huston, Robert Wise, John Frankenheimer, William Friedkin, George Lucas, Jonathan Demme and Joel Schumacher, and Terry Gilliam. He is best known for his work on the seminal science fiction movies of the last half-century.

    Born in London, he became a self-taught animator and was hired by Stanley Kubrick to work on "2001: A Space Odyssey" gleaning his first screen credit. He came to California in 1968 and worked as a DP and Visual Effects Supervisor on films, including "Tron," "Star Wars -Episode IV: A New Hope," "Star Trek," "Airplane," "Firefox," "The Incredible Shrinking Woman," "I Never Promised You a Rose Garden," and "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas."

    Also, Bruce is a Director/DP of award-winning commercials for Pepsi, GE, Visa, and Chevrolet. He has also made music videos for Prince, Madonna, Rod Stewart, Aerosmith, Glenn Frey, Hank Williams, Jr. Bruce’s new film Lost Fare, which he wrote, directed and produced; had a theatrical run in August and was released last month on Amazon Prime and Google play.

    About Snehal Patel: Snehal Patel is a film and television professional with over two decades of experience creating content and adapting new technology. He started the first Canon Bootcamp in Los Angeles during the Canon 5D DSLR craze and has over twenty years of experience in cinema. Snehal has lived and worked in Chicago, Mumbai and Los Angeles as a freelance Producer & Director. He was a camera technical salesperson at ARRI, and currently works as the Sales Manager for Cine at ZEISS. He represents the Americas for ZEISS and is proud to call Hollywood his home.

    This year’s fourth annual Sight, Sound & Story: The Art of Cinematography event we'll go behind the lens to better understand the challenges and decisions made by top visual artists in the realm of narrative TV, documentary and feature films. Our event series is where we hope many pieces of the creative puzzle fit together - a familiar enclave for the exchange of ideas and a celebration of this unique collaborative process.

    For more information go to: SightSoundandStory.com.

    • 45 min

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