Editor Tim Squyres, ACE on Editing "Hulk." From the Series: "Manhattan Edit Workshop Presents Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen" featuring editor Tim Squyres, ACE on November 8, 2012.
Tim Squyres is an American film editor with about 30 film credits. Squyres has had an extended collaboration with the Taiwanese director Ang Lee, having edited all but one of Lee's feature films. His latest collaboration with Jonathan Demme on the film “A Master Builder” opened in New York during June 2014 and was based on the 19th century play by Henrik Ibsen.
Squyres has edited all of Ang Lee's films except for “Brokeback Mountain,” including “The Wedding Banquet” (1993), “Eat Drink Man Woman” (1994), “Sense and Sensibility” (1995), “Ride with the Devil” (1999), “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000), “The Hire: Chosen” (2001), “Hulk” (2003), “Lust, Caution” (2007), “Taking Woodstock” (2009), and, most recently, “Life of Pi” (2012). Squyres served as editor of Angelina Jolie's upcoming adaptation of “Unbroken” which will be released on December 25, 2014.
Squyres' work on “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” (2000) earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing, the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award, among other awards. His work on “Gosford Park” (directed by Robert Altman - 2001) was also nominated for an Eddie. In 2012, he was also nominated for the Academy Award for “Life of Pi.”
About the moderator: Bobbie O’Steen is a New York-based writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art with students, professionals, and the movie-going public. She is an Emmy-nominated film editor and the author of two acclaimed books about editing entitled "Cut to the Chase" and "The Invisible Cut." O’Steen is currently partnered with Manhattan Edit Workshop for her series “Inside the Cutting Room," and she also moderates panels for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest. To find out more information on her speaking events go to: http://www.bobbieosteen.com/.
“Hulk” is a 2003 American superhero film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character of the same name. Ang Lee directed the film, which stars Eric Bana as Dr. Bruce Banner, as well as Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas, and Nick Nolte. The film explores the origins of Bruce Banner, who after a lab accident involving gamma radiation finds himself able to turn into a green-skinned monster when angry, while he is pursued by the United States military.
ACE, American Cinema Editors (http://americancinemaeditors.org/)
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