Cut+Run creates editorial super group
February 20, 2019

Cut+Run creates editorial super group

LOS ANGELES — Cut+Run (, which has studios in London, New York, San Francisco, Austin and LA, has formed a creative supergroup by bringing on board editors Jay Nelson, Frank Effron, Gary Knight, Pete Koob and Robert Ryang as partners. Each editor brings a dynamic blend of talent and creative thinking.

Jay Nelson’s distinguished work has been seen during every Super Bowl in the last 10 years, including Grey Poupon's Emmy-nominated The Chase. Nelson edited the 2015 Sundance opening film The Bronze, co-wrote and co-edited the acclaimed feature documentary Wild In The Streets, and has contributed to such films as World War Z and Pirates of Somalia.

Frank Effron is a Shots Awards “Editor of the Year” shortlist contender who has be sought after for his diverse and compelling style.

Gary Knight has deep experience in advertising and music video editing, and has earned numerous accolades and awards. Some of his credits include work on MasterCard’s Can’t Judge a Book, Gillette's Olympic spot Perfect Isn't Pretty and the Adidas classic House Party. His music video work includes collaborations with director Chris Cunningham on Aphex Twins Come To Daddy, Bjork’s All is Full of Love and Madonna’s Frozen.

Pete Koob brings a passion for storytelling and music. He is the editor behind Adobe’s Click Baby Click and Zoosk’s romantic First Comes Like. Xfinity, CarMax and Mini have featured Koob’s comedic touch, while Xbox showcased his dark cinematic style with the State of Decay short films. 

And finally, Robert Ryang is known for both his evocative documentary work as well as his comedic timing. His collaboration with director Floyd Russ earned a commercial Emmy nod for Ad Council’s Fans of Love. Most recently, their work on the short film Zion premiered at Sundance, where it was acquired by Netflix and was shortlisted for a 2019 Academy Award.