This is a great book, with the master class on film editing a bonus. (Film Review
For a truly rare treat, you must take the opportunity to read Some Cutting Remarks: Seventy Years a Film Editor
, the superb and entertaining recounts of the life of two-time Academy Award winner and honored ACE member, Ralph E. Winters. Part of the Scarecrow Press Filmmaker Series, Some Cutting Remarks
is an essential, entertaining look at the art of editing, as well as Hollywood life... (Cinema Editor
About the Author
earned two Academy Awards (for King Solomon's Mines
) and a total of six nominations for best editing. He served on the Board of Governors at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for ten years, and has also been a member of the Board of Directors for the American Cinema Editors and the Editors Guild. He was President of The Film Editors Guild. He has lectured in numerous seminar programs and was presented with the American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award in 1991.