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Job Ter Burg - Dutch Film Editor

Dutch Editor, Job Ter Burg started out as an editor for mostly television documentaries, but after his continued collaboration with film school class mate Martin Koolhoven on Dark Light and the highly awarded Suzy Q, he focused on editing feature films. 

After two nominations for Best Film Editing for his work on Godforsaken for Pieter Kuijpers and Schnitzel Paradise for Martin Koolhoven, Job became the lead film editor on the prestigious Black Book, Paul Verhoeven’s first Dutch film in 20 years.  

Black Book by Paul Verhoeven and Winter In Wartime by Martin Koolhoven were both shortlisted for the Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category.

Job was also awarded with the Golden Calf for Best Film Editing for work on Rudolf van den Berg’s film Tirza.

Job is co-founder and President of the Netherlands Association of Cinema Editors (NCE) and is a regular guest teacher, lecturer and editing coach.

Direct download: JobTerBurg.mp3
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Frankie Demarco - American Cinematographer for John Cameron Mitchell

Frankie Demarco is best known for his collaborative work as Director of Photography with John Cameron Mitchell on the films: Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Shortbus, and Academy Award nominated Rabbit Hole.

Frankie’s work over the years has also included: Jessica Yu’s comedy, Ping Pong Playa, comedies Beerfest and The Winning Season, the love story Peter and Vandy, and the documentaries, Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey, Lou Reed: Rock and Roll Heart, and How to Draw A Bunny.

Frankie has recently completed work on JC Chandor’s film Margin Call, a thriller that revolves around the key people at a investment bank over a 24-hour period during the early stages of the financial crisis.

Direct download: FrankieDemarco.mp3
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Floris Vos - Dutch Production Designer

Dutch Production Designer, Floris Vos studied as a furniture maker and worked as a set-builder for Dutch television. 

Floris then began working with productions designers on film work in different capacities on films for Peter GreenawayRobert Altman, and Sally Potter.

By 1997, Floris began working exclusively as a production designer, developing a steady working relationship with a select group of directors and production companies, including for photographer Erwin Olaf, directors Martin Koolhoven and Alejandro Agresti, and for IDTV Films (formerly Motel Films).

Floris has received awards in production design for a number of films that he has worked on, including Valentin, about an 8-year-old boy, raised by his grandmother, surrounded by problems in his family he finds only himself capable of solving set in the 1960s in Argentina, and Winter in Wartime, taking place at the end of World War II, about a 14-year-old boy that becomes involved with the Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded British soldier.

Direct download: FlorisVos.mp3
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Lee Chatametikool - Thai Film and Sound Editor - Tropical Malady, Syndromes and a Century, and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Lee Chatametikool, a Thai film editor who studied filmmaking in the United States, is the founder of the post-production company, Houdini Studio.

Lee is a frequent collaborator with Apichatpong Weerasethakul (known as Joe) and other Thai independent film directors, but has also worked on commercial films, including the hit Thai horror film, Shutter.

Lee has worked with Joe on four films: Blissfully Yours, Tropical Malady, Syndromes and a Century, and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives, each film having an unconventional use of the narrative film structure to tell a story. At the inaugural Asian Film Awards in Hong Kong, Lee won the Best Editor award for Syndromes and a Century.

Direct download: LeeChatametikool.mp3
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