- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled a nominee spotlight celebrating the talented editors behind the five films nominated for Best Film Editing at the 95th Oscars.
- This year’s nominees are a diverse and impressive collection of films, showcasing the immense talent and artistry of their respective editors.
- The nominees include “The Banshees of Inisherin,” edited by Mikkel E.G. Nielsen; “Top Gun: Maverick,” edited by Eddie Hamilton; “Elvis,” edited by Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond; “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” edited by Paul Rogers; and “Tár,” edited by Monika Willi.
Artfully piecing together visuals, sound and music, film editors play a central role in shaping a film’s narrative, painstakingly crafting impactful stories to help captivate audiences.
Ahead of the 95th Oscars ceremony scheduled for this Sunday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has unveiled a nominee spotlight celebrating the talented editors behind the five films nominated for Best Film Editing.
This year’s nominees are a diverse and impressive collection of films, showcasing the immense talent and artistry of their respective editors.
The haunting yet hilarious The Banshees of Inisherin, edited by Mikkel E.G. Nielsen, is a standout example of how editing can enhance the emotional impact of a story.
The action-packed Top Gun: Maverick, edited by Eddie Hamilton, is a thrilling demonstration of how pacing and tone can drive a film’s narrative.
Elvis, a chronicle of the life of the iconic musician edited by Matt Villa and Jonathan Redmond, is a masterclass in how to craft a compelling biopic.
The visually stunning, heartfelt sci-fi adventure Everything Everywhere All At Once, edited by Paul Rogers, demonstrates how smart editing can create a cohesive, unified whole out of seeming chaos.
Finally, Tár, a powerful exploration of “cancel culture” edited by Monika Willi, is a testament to the editor’s ability to shape the tone and structure of a film.
Watch the video above celebrating these filmmaking talents. As we wait to see which film will take home the coveted statuette for Best Film Editing on Sunday, one thing is certain — the work of these talented editors has enriched and elevated each of the films they worked on.
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