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INTRODUCTION Until 2020, a minority of professional editors and assistant editors were consistently working from home. With the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the closure of studios and traditional office spaces, editing from home became mandatory for an increasing number of professional editors and assistant editors. The need to work from home hastened the development of technologies associated with remote editing and also created a new paradigm for editors, pushing to the foreground a variety of work-from-home issues for which there were no clear guidance. American Cinema Editors, recognizing the need for editors and assistant editors to have guidance related to work-from-home issues, conducted a survey of its members in October 2020. The purpose of the survey was to gain a better understanding of...

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MEW Workshop with Kevin Tent, ACE

The next installment of MEWShop’s Six Week Intensive Workshop will be taught LIVE online beginning on March 1st, 2021 and will be held Monday through Friday from 10 AM EST to 6 PM EST. "Having Kevin Tent, ACE join our next class is a special event for our students,” says MEWShop Director of Education Janet Dalton.  “His decades of experience in editing; as well as a director will give our students unparalleled insight.”  MEWShop’s early bird pricing for $500 off ends on February 19th. For more information on the Online Six Week Intensive Workshop or to register, please visit

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Message from the Board 4Q 2020

[vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592680641916{background-color: #000000 !important;}"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="20384" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row row_type="row" type="full_width" in_content_menu="" text_align="left" css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1592682899490{margin-right: 15px !important;background-color: #ffffff !important;}"][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1592679310198{padding-right: 20px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="24516" img_size="full" qode_css_animation="" css=".vc_custom_1606942220772{margin-bottom: 15px !important;}"][vc_column_text]Welcome to the latest issue of CinemaEditor. ACE is pleased to release the 2021 ACE Eddie Awards schedule, reflecting changes to the overall awards season calendar. As a result, you’ll see that this issue is themed “Awards 1.” The first quarter issue of 2021 will be renamed “Awards 2,” enabling ACE members to read about even more of the season’s movies. A few notes about next year’s Eddies: The presentation has been scheduled for April 18, though the format is still in discussion. Next, we’re happy to introduce a new...

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