Cutting Room Signs Editor Vic Carreno


Last Updated: September 3, 2014 6:24 pm GMT
(NEW York, New York--September 3, 2014) Cutting Room, NY has added red-hot editor Vic Carreno to their roster. Coming to Cutting Room after serving as in-house editor at Red Tettemer O’Connell & Partners, Carreno has cut campaigns for the likes of Under Armour, Planet Fitness, Dial For Men and Right Guard, as well as two Super Bowl spots for Century 21. He also joins Cutting Room after cutting part of the buzzed-about Dockers “Dad Pants” campaign, which was featured everywhere from “Good Morning America” to FTW. Carreno’s reel spans from comedy dialogue and dramatic visual to pulse-quickening athletics spots.

Says Cutting Room Managing Partner Susan Willis, “We rarely bring editors from the outside as we like all of our cutters to be Cutting Room home grown and trained. After many, many meetings with Vic we knew we should make an exception for him. He has jumped right in and it is so great to have him here with us.”

Adds Carreno, “I’ve been a fan of Cutting Room’s work for years and I’m honored to now be a part of the team. The culture there is incredibly supportive and collaborative, and they work with some of the most exciting content creators in the business.”

His nearly 9 years cutting in-house at Red Tettemer O’Connell & Partners gave him a unique perspective on an agency’s creative process. Continues Carreno, “I have a deep appreciation for how much an idea evolves from concept through post to delivery. Because of this, I aim to be true to the core of what the creative team has generated with every cut.”

New Jersey-native Carreno first cut his teeth in the media industry at Banyan Productions, working on various TV series. Following Banyan, he served as an editorial apprentice to Oscar-winning editor Gerald B. Greenberg (The French Connection, Apocalypse Now) on the feature film Invincible, before transitioning to Red Tettemer O’Connell & Partners.

Cutting Room, New York, is an artist-owned and operated editorial and post-production powerhouse, led by Managing Partner Susan Willis, EP Melissa Lubin and Partner/Editor Chuck Willis. Extreme attention to every detail of the post process is the working credo at this full-service shop, along with an uncompromised effort to deliver highly personalized, unique client experiences. Cutting Room’s talent, location, infrastructure, and approach have generated a multitude of awards for their work; the shop has lent its expertise to nearly every major brand.

Cutting Room proudly apprentices a large team of skilled assistants, who support the company with unwavering dedication. Helping to maintain a family-like creative environment, their editors’ passion and mastery of the craft are happily passed on to these young men and women.

Cutting Room handles projects across all formats including broadcast, features, documentaries, virals and webisodes as well as VFX, sound design, and online services. Both ideas and careers come here to grow.


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