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Conversations on the craft of filmmaking
Eddie Hamilton - Film Editor - Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2, X-Men: First Class, and Jadoo

Over many years in the industry, Eddie has cut over 20 feature films (both independent and major studio releases) in a wide variety of genres as well as TV dramas, documentaries and award-winning shorts. 

Eddie has given presentations on Avid Media Composer editing at NAB and IBC. He is a member of American Cinema Editors and BAFTA, and was on the feature film panel for EditFest London. 

Eddie's film projects include editing the popular Kick-Ass and Kick-Ass 2 films, X-Men: First Class, and the upcoming Jadoo, for writer/director, Amit Gupta.

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Bettina Bohler - Award Winning German Editor - The State I Am In, Unveiled, Yella, Jerichow, Yella, The Look, Barbara, and Hannah Arendt

Since 1985, Bettina has worked as an editor with several well-known German directors, on over fifty feature films, documentaries and television films. In her collaborations, she coined narrative rhythm and assembly structure and style of the Berlin School of film

Bettina's works are characterized by the invisible interface, which draws attention to story and atmosphere, and the assembly is in the background itself. In 2007 she was awarded the Bremen Film Award awarded for longstanding contributions to European cinema. 

Bettina's most recent collaboration with Christian Petzold was the feature Barbara following earlier films with him, The State I Am In and Yella, and Barbara was nominated for the German Film Award

Bettina followed this up with award winning Hannah Arendt for Margarethe von Trotta, about the influential and controversial German-Jewish philosopher and political theorist. 

Direct download: BettinaBoehler.mp3
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Reed Morano - Director of Photography - Frozen River, Little Birds, For Ellen, Shut Up and Play the Hits, The Magic of Belle Isle, The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, and Kill Your Darlings

Reed’s work includes the feature films: Frozen River, The Magic of Belle Isle, Yelling to the Sky, Little Birds, For Ellen, and Shut Up and Play the Hits.

Reed’s recent projects include: Kill Your Darlings, a 35mm period piece about the Beat poets set in 1943, starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Michael C. Hall, Dane DeHaan, Ben Foster, and Jack Huston and The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete, a story about two inner city boys who are left to fend for themselves after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

Upcoming, Reed completed the first season of Looking, an original HBO series, The Skeleton Twins, a drama for Craig Johnson, War Story, a dark drama for Mark Jackson, Autumn Blood shot in the Tyrolean Alps in Austria, and Rob Reiner's And So It Goes.

Direct download: ReedMorano.mp3
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Bradford Young - Cinematographer - White Lies, Black Sheep, Restless City, Pariah, Middle of Nowhere, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, & Mother of George

Bradford's feature films as director of photography include: White Lies, Black Sheep, Pariah, Restless City, Middle of Nowhere, Ain't Them Bodies Saints, and Mother of George.

Bradford
had earlier been cited as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film”, reflecting his work onflims like Mississippi Damned and Entre Nos.

Bradford has won Cinematography Awards at the Sundance Film Festival twice. In 2011, he won for his work on Pariah. Two years later, he won for his work on both the unconventional western Ain't Them Bodies Saints and Mother of George.

Mother of George is about, Adenike and Ayodele, a Nigerian couple living in Brooklyn, are having trouble conceiving a child, a problem that defies cultural expectations and leads Adenike to make a shocking decision that could either save or destroy her family.

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