Editor Alexander Hall discusses the process of giving a documentary feel to a scripted work, as seen in "Treme." For more information on Editfest please go to editfest.com.
Alex Hall is a director, editor, and producer who has been working in film and television since 1994. He most recently worked on the first season of True Detective for HBO. He had been directing and editing the television series "Treme." Other recent editorial projects include Blue Bloods for CBS and the feature film "The Messenger," directed by Oren Moverman (2009 Sundance Film Festival, 2009 Berlin Film Festival). Alex began his editorial career in 1995 by cutting his first feature "Girlstown," directed by Jim McKay (winner of the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival). His numerous credits include HBO's "The Wire," ABC's "The Unusuals", and the HBO Film's "Angel Rodriguez and Everyday People." Alex was editor of the 2003 documentary "Sam Cook: Legend" (Grammy winner for Best Long Form Music Video), "Phish:IT" and numerous episodes of VH1's "Legends" series. His other feature film credits include: "Kiss Me Guido," "Taxman," "Our Song," and the documentary "Full Battle Rattle." As a producer, his credits include NBC's Emmy®-winning "Witnesses" and "Wiseguys: The History of the Mob," Fuses's "The Brooklyn Way" and A&E's "Inked."
"Treme" is an American television drama series created by David Simon and Eric Overmyer that aired on HBO. The series premiered on April 11, 2010, and concluded on December 29, 2013, comprising four seasons and 36 episodes. It takes its name from Tremé, a neighborhood of New Orleans. The series begins three months after Hurricane Katrina as the residents, including musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and other New Orleanians, try to rebuild their lives, their homes and their unique culture in the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane.
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