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Saturday, October 31 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Independent Filmmaking: Storytelling Through Editing

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Film production takes many hours and many minds, but one of the most important roles often goes under-recognized: the editor. The editor's job is akin to that of the screenwriter as they are required to shape the story based on condensing many weeks of footage into something cohesive and succinct. Join us for a conversation about the critical questions all editors must ask and answer during the syncing, bridging, and slicing phase of any film, and how their role as a storyteller is pivotal to the post-production process.

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Jay Wade Edwards

producer/editor Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Squidbillies, Space Ghost Coast to Coast; writer/director Stomp! Shout! Scream!
Jay Wade Edwards is a Writer/Director of feature films, shorts, music videos, and most recently a digital servies for adultswim.com.  Most of his work involves Monsters.  Pants-wettingly scary monsters. Jay’s independently-produced feature, Stomp! Shout! Scream! (2005), premiered at the Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference.  The Austin Chronicle said, “Stomp! Shout! Scream! does it better than... Read More →
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Stephan Littger

writer/director/editor Her Composition
Stephan Littger grew up in Cologne and studied at Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and at Oxford (philosophy, economics, psychology, politics). He wrote his thesis on Nietzsche's vision for a speculative philosophy of the future. Stephan published his first book “The Director’s... Read More →
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Nevie Owens

In the beginning, editor Nevie Owens honed her skills by making bad movies shorter;now, 15 years later, Nevie has had the pleasure of working with acclaimed directors and on projects she is proud to show her grandparents. Whether it’s a music video, short, or feature Nevie approaches... Read More →
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Nina Vizcarrondo

editor A Single Frame
Nina Vizcarrondo is a filmmaker and editor based in Austin, TX. She worked as a finishing editor on "A Single Frame" and was awestruck to be following in the footsteps of the talented editors who came before her on the project. She got her start on the Sundance documentary “A Place... Read More →

Saturday October 31, 2015 4:30pm - 5:45pm CDT
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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