2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
Saturday, October 25 • 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Independent Filmmaking Track: 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.


Kieran Fitzgerald

writer The Homesman, P.O.V.
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Marie-Lou Gingras

editor Once Upon A Crime: The Borrelli – Davis Conspiracy
Before embarking on a career as a film editor, Marie-Lou studied graphic design for six years in Montreal then went on to work as a web and graphic designer. A life long passion for filmmaking eventually lead Marie-Lou to the film program at the Emily Carr Institute in Vancouver where... Read More →

Saturday October 25, 2014 4:30pm - 5:45pm
InterContinental Stephen F Austin, Assembly Room

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