Advisor Studio sessions feature intimate, moderated conversations with Sundance Advisors who are working artists and media industry professionals that contribute their expertise to the Collab community via courses, classes, office hours and events. In the Studio events, Advisors share field experiences and insights into their specific areas of craft, including writing, directing and producing for TV and film.
In this intimate conversation with film editor, writer and director Éva Gárdos (AN AMERICAN RHAPSODY, BASTARD OUT OF CAROLINA, BARFLY) we dive into the process of film editing. The event begins with a feedback session where Gárdos comments on a current Sundance Collab member’s work-in-progress short film. Gárdos then reveals how she gets started working with footage, the process she uses to craft a compelling scene and how she integrates notes and handles creative challenges. We also learn how to navigate the collaborative relationship between editor and director, get Gárdos’s guidance on editing your own project and hear about her transition to directing.
Artist's Chosen Interview:
Tools that I use for brainstorming and developing ideas:
- Museum exhibits
- Flicker - great source for images
- Google - great place for starting research
- The New Yorker
- People’s stories - everyone has one!
- Movies of all kinds
- Music! "I'm really liking a lot of rap these days, plus Trent Raznor and Franz Liszt."