Please check back for 2020 information.

EditFest Los Angeles

Disney Studios
500 S. Buena Vista Street
Burbank, CA 91505

2019 Schedule
Check in – coffee will be served


  • Tell guards you’re going to ACE Event at the main theatre.
  • You must be on guest list and have picture ID to enter.
  • Inside, check in and receive event packet in front of theatre.
  • Purchase raffle tickets for chance to win Avid Media Composer, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Premiere and more.
  • Proceeds go to ACE Educational Center (tax deductible).

9:40 am Blackmagic Presentation on DaVinci Resolve

10:00 am – 11:30 am

From the Cutting Room to the Red Carpet:
ACE Award nominees discuss their esteemed work


Moderated by Margot Nack (Sr. Manager at Adobe)

  1. Heather CappsPortlandia
  2. Nena Erb, ACE – Insecure
  3. Robert Fisher, ACE – Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
  4. Eric Kissack – The Good Place
  5. Cindy Mollo, ACE  – Ozark


11:45 am – 1:15 pm 

Reality vs. Scripted Editing: Demystifying the Difference

Moderated by Matt Feury
Avid: Senior Director | Artist Relations

  1. Maura Corey, ACE – Good Girls, America’s Got Talent
  2. Tom Costantino, ACE – The Orville, Intervention
  3. Jamie Nelsen, ACE – Black-ish, Project Runway
  4. Molly Shock, ACE – Naked and Afraid, RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars


1:15 pm – 2:30 pm – Break – Lunch included


2:30 pm – Raffle off prizes


2:45 pm – 4:15 pm 

Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen: A Conversation with Joe Walker, ACE
Author of The Invisible Cut & Cut to the Chase

Joe Walker, ACE Widows, Blade Runner 2049, Arrival, Sicario, 12 Years a Slave


4:20 pm – 5:45 pm 

The Lean Forward Moment: A Tribute to Norman Hollyn, ACE

Moderated by Alan Heim, ACE
President of the Motion Picture Editors Guild

  1. Ashley AlizorAssistant Editor
  2. Reine-Claire – Associate Professor, Practice of Cinematic Arts, USC
  3. Saira Haider – Creed II
  4. Thomas G. Miller, ACE 


6:00 pm – ACE After Party with  Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres
Converse one on one with the panelists and attendees outside the theatre on Dopey Drive