Editor Alan Heim, A.C.E. talks with author Bobbie O'Steen at EditFest NY 2010 about the art of "keeping the audience interested", using scenes from the feature film "Star 80. For more information on Editfest please go to editfest.com.
Alan Heim is an American film editor with more than thirty feature-film credits. He had an extended collaboration with the director Bob Fosse; Heim's editing of Fosse's film, "All That Jazz" (1979), was honored by the Academy Award for Best Film Editing, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing, and the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award. He was born in Bronx, New York. He was elected as a member of the American Cinema Editors, and served as the president of the organization from in 2006.
"Star 80" is a 1983 American film about the true story of Playboy Playmate of the Year Dorothy Stratten, who was murdered by her estranged husband Paul Snider in 1980. The film was directed by Bob Fosse, and starred Mariel Hemingway and Eric Roberts.
ACE is an honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950. Film editors are voted into membership on the basis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing. ACE, American Cinema Editors (americancinemaeditors.org/)
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About the moderator: Bobbie O’Steen is a New York-based writer and film historian, dedicated to sharing the editor’s invisible art with students, professionals, and the movie-going public. She is an Emmy-nominated film editor and the author of two acclaimed books about editing entitled "Cut to the Chase" and "The Invisible Cut." O’Steen is currently partnered with Manhattan Edit Workshop for her series “Inside the Cutting Room," and she also moderates panels for American Cinema Editors’ EditFest. To find out more information on her speaking events go to: bobbieosteen.com/.
"Alan Heim" n.d. In Wikipedia. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Heim
Featuring a clip from "Star 80" TM & © Warner Bros. (1983)
"Star 80" n.d. In Wikipedia. Retrieved September 10, 2014, from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_80