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CONTEMPLATING THE CUT 2018

  • Downtown Independent 251 S. Main St. Los Angeles, CA USA (map)

The Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship invite you to a day of in-depth, peer-to-peer conversation on the art and craft of editing feature nonfiction with some of the best editors working today.

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Schedule

1:00 p.m. - Registration

1:30 p.m. - Introductions

1:45 p.m. - Part I: Beginnings
Jeff Malmberg (Won't You Be My Neighbor?), Alex O'Flinn (The Rider), and Kim Roberts (Unrest), with moderator Claudia Puig, reflect on their creative process and break down examples of effective opening sequences in their work as well as work that has inspired them.

3:15 p.m. - Part II: Craft Conversations: Directing the Edit
Kate Amend (The Keepers), Erin Casper (Risk), Greg Finton (Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind), and moderator Pedro Kos (Bending the Arc) share insights on navigating a rapidly changing production landscape and making room for creative approaches to complex edits.

4:45 p.m. - Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m. - Reception