Greg Finton, 2016 Mentor
Greg Finton, ACE, has worked as an editor in film and television for more than twenty-five years. His credits include: He Named Me Malala (2016 BAFTA nominee; ACE Eddie nominee), American High (2001 Emmy Award), It Might Get Loud (2009 IDA nominee, 2009 Satellite Award nominee), Waiting For Superman (2011 AFI Award; 2011 ACE Eddie nominee; 2010 Sundance Audience Award), and The World According To Dick Cheney, which he also co-directed.
Pedro Kos, 2016 Mentor
Pedro Kos is an award winning editor and director living in Los Angeles. Pedro edited Jehane Noujaim’s Academy Award and Spirit Award nominee, The Square which has also won the DGA and IDA Award for best Feature Documentary film, as well as the Documentary People’s Choice Award at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival. Pedro’s other work includes editing the Academy Award nominated documentary feature Waste Land, directed by Lucy Walker, for which he also won the Cinema Brazil Grand Prize for best documentary editing. The film went on to win Audience Awards at both the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and Berlin Film Festival. Pedro also edited Ms. Walker’s The Crash Reel, which won the Audience Award at the 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival. Prior to that he edited Jon Shenk’s The Island President (2011 Toronto Film Festival Documentary People’s Choice Award winner). Additional past work from Pedro includes Elemental, directed by Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee and Gayatri Roshan and Freida Mock’s Sing China!, on both of which he also served as 2nd Unit Director. In 2008, Pedro was the 2nd unit director on Jessica Sanders’ March Of The Living.
Pedro was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and raised both there and in New York City and Miami, Florida. He received his B.A. in Theater Directing from Yale University.
Kim Roberts, 2016 Mentor
Kim Roberts, ACE is an Emmy-winning editor of feature documentaries. Her recent work includes The Hunting Ground, American Revolutionary: the Evolution of Grace Lee Boggs, Waiting for 'Superman' (Paramount), Food, Inc. (nominated for a 2010 Oscar®), Autism the Musical (HBO), and Inequality for All (Radius). Kim won an Emmy for Autism the Musical, her third nomination. She was also nominated for an Eddie award for Food, Inc. and Waiting for ‘Superman’ from the American Cinema Editors. Her other films include: Oscar nominees and Sundance Grand Jury Prize winners Daughter from Danang and Long Night’s Journey Into Day; Last Call at the Oasis (Participant); Two Days in October (Peabody and Emmy winner ’06); Made in L.A. (Emmy winner ’09); The Fall of Fujimori (Sundance ’05); Lost Boys of Sudan (Independent Spirit Award ’04); Daddy & Papa (Sundance), and A Hard Straight (Grand Prize, SXSW). Kim received her Masters Degree in Documentary Film Production from Stanford University, where she won a Student Academy Award.