In every class I’ve taught I try my best to give the students a voice in the educational process by expressing their views, perceptions and observations. SVA is a place that allows the freedom and encouragement for everyone to learn.
B.F.A. in filmmaking, School of Visual Arts, Department of Film, Video and Animation
Author of numerous books including Selected Takes: Film Editors,By Design: Interviews with Film Production Designers,Sound-On-Film: Interviews with Creators of Film Sound,Stanley Kubrick – A Biography,Principal Photography: Interviews with Feature Film Cinematographers,The Encyclopedia American Independent Filmmaking,The Filmmaker’s Guide to Production Design,Becoming Film Literate: The Art and Craft of Motion Pictures,Martin Scorsese: A Biography,Gus Van Sant: His Own Private Cinema,The Coppolas: A Family Business.Evil in the Films of Martin Scorsese
Chapter in Evil in American Popular Culture,
Invisible or ‘Visible’ Editing: The Development of Editorial Styles and Strategies -Special Supplement: The Art and Craft of Film Editing – Cineaste Magazine,
Backstory 5: Interviews with Screenwriters of the 1990s -Tom Stoppard, Backstory 4: Interviews with Screenwriters of the 1970s and 1980s – Ruth Prawer Jhabvala,
“The Old Ultra-Violence: The Making of A Clockwork Orange.” American Cinematographer Magazine.
Recipient of Robert Wise American Cinema Editors (ACE) award: For Journalistic Illumination of the Art of Editing
American Maverick Filmmakers
The Art of Editing