MEWShop announces 'Sight, Sound & Story' line-up
April 29, 2014

MEWShop announces 'Sight, Sound & Story' line-up

NEW YORK — Manhattan Edit Workshop, an authorized digital training destination for post production and content creators, has announced its list of guest speakers and panelists for its one-day event, Sight, Sound & Story. The event is scheduled to take place on June 14th at the French Institute in mid-town Manhattan and will celebrate the art of post production. 

"This year, we're pulling out all the stops," says Josh Apter, founder and president of Manhattan Edit Workshop. "We'll see film scenes evolve and discuss that process live with the editors who shaped them. We'll also screen key scenes from The Wolf of Wall Street - from simple production sound to the final surround mix - with the team who crafted it. And to close this year’s extraordinary show, Michael Kahn, A.C.E. will look at iconic scenes and share stories from his more than 30-year collaboration with Steven Spielberg,”  

The following is a list of participants:

- Michael Berenbaum, A.C.E. – “Before Night Falls,” “Sex and the City,” “The Americans”
- Brad Buckwalter, editor – HBO’s “24/7” series
- Colin Beattie, post-production – 2014 Winter Olympics
- Eugene Gearty, MPSE – “Hugo,” “Life of Pi,” “Wolf of Wall Street,” “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind”
- Michael Kahn, A.C.E. – “Schindler’s List,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “Raiders of the Lost Ark”
- Gary Levy, editor – “Nurse Jackie,” Royal Pains”
- Sam Miille, sound editor - “Hugo,” “Life of Pi,” “Wolf of Wall Street”
- Cindy Mollo, A.C.E. – “House of Cards,” “The Book of Eli”
- Jonathan Oppenheim, editor – “Paris is Burning,” “Children Underground”
- Bobbie O’Steen, film historian and author of “Cut to the Chase”
- Phil Parrish, producer, director, editor – ESPN, CBS and NBC
- Meg Reticker, editor – “30 Rock,” “True Detective, “Bored to Death,” “The Wire”
- Garret Savage, editor & producer – “My Perestroika,” “The Fall”
- Maddy Shirazi, MPEG & MSPE – “Running on Empty,” “Bonfire of the Vanities,” “Valmont,” “No Nukes”
- Phil Stockton, MPSE – “Hugo,” “Shutter Island,” “Wolf of Wall Street,” “Life of Pi”
- David Teague, editor – “Mondays at Racine,” “Sun Come Up”
- Christian Winters, producer/editor – 2014 Winter Olympics and HBO’s “24/7” series

The French Institute is located at 55 East 59th Street. Admission is $89.00, with discounts and free passes to select partner organizations. A networking party with open bar, hors d’oeuvres and sponsored giveaways is included in the price. Visit Manhattan Edit Workshop online ( for further details.