Tag: editor

#screensparks: joi mcmillon could be first african american woman nominated for editing oscar

Moonlight editor Joi McMillon could become the first African American woman to land an Oscar nomination. McMillon has already earned accolades for her work (she co-edited the film with Nate Sanders) on Barry Jenkins’ buzz-laden film this season, including being named best editor by the San Francisco Film Critics Circle and receiving a nomination at the Independent Spirit Awards next year. McMillon’s next film as editor…

#screensparks: gersh edits his way to a good year

Congrats to documentary editor and Sundance alum Andrew Gersh who has had a wonderful year following the success of his latest documentary Real Boy. The San Francisco-based Gersh won the Karen Schmeer Excellence in Documentary Editing Award at the 2016 Independent Film Festival Boston in May after Real Boy had its world premiere at The British Film Institute’s FLARE Festival. Andrew is also a former Sundance…