Oscar-nominated Dylan Tichenor, ACE, heads up this year’s lineup of celebrated editors, VR industry leaders and more.
Last Updated: May 17, 2017 3:20 pm GMT
(New York, NY--May 17, 2017) Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training hub for post-production and content creators, announces their all-star list of guest speakers and panelists for “Sight, Sound & Story” 2017. The annual one-day event is held this year on June 10, 2017 at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway, just footsteps from Columbus Circle and Lincoln Center. “Sight, Sound and Story” is a high-profile speaker series that brings audiences behind the scenes and face to face with the legends of visual story telling.
MEWShop President, Jason Banke comments, “Each year we strive to bring the best talent from Post Production directly to our live audience at “Sight, Sound and Story.” The event showcases a unique opportunity to learn directly from our industry’s leaders and experience the passion that goes into filmmaking, documentary editing, directing for TV, creating virtual reality experiences and more. Last year’s sold-out event was a huge success and we look forward to producing this exceptional experience for many years to come.”
Panel Topics This Year include; “Television's Cinematic Revolution,” “Deconstructing Documentary Films,” Cinematic 360/VR, and "Inside the Cutting Room with Bobbie O’Steen" featuring Dylan Tichenor, ACE ("There Will Be Blood," "Brokeback Mountain," "Boogie Nights," "The Town.")
This special one-day symposium features the some of the best in the business:
Ross Shain (Chief Marketing Officer at Boris FX & Imagineer Systems)
Josh Apter, owner of Manhattan Edit Workshop states "Our mission is to entertain, educate and provide our audience with unprecedented access and insight from some of today’s greatest story tellers." Registration for June 10, 2017
Make sure to secure your ticket before they sell out! Following the event is a networking/tech party sponsored by the American Cinema Editors (ACE) including hors d’oeuvres, drinks and giveaways. Event admission is $89.00 including access to the after-party, with discounts available at select partner organizations. To register, please click here.
Tickets also include a special attendee giveaway from Boris FX & Imagineer Systems!
MEWShop has partnered with Boris FX/Imagineer to giveaway a free, 3-month subscription license to professional visual effects tools. Choose between: Mocha VR, Boris Continuum and Sapphire
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About "Sight, Sound & Story" Speaker Series
Produced by Manhattan Edit Workshop, Sight, Sound & Story is an ongoing high-profile speaker series that brings audiences "behind the scenes" with legends of visual storytelling. Award-winning guests have included Michael Kahn, ACE ("Saving Private Ryan," "Raiders of the Lost Ark"), Anne V. Coates, ACE ("Lawrence of Arabia," "The Elephant Man"), William Goldenberg, ACE ("Argo," "Heat"), Alan Heim, ACE ("All That Jazz," "Network"), Jerry Greenberg, ACE ("Apocalypse Now," "The French Connection"), Sidney Wolinsky, ACE ("The Sopranos"), Susan Morse, ACE ("Manhattan"), Kelley Dixon, ACE ("Breaking Bad," "Better Call Saul"), Cindy Mollo, ACE ("House of Cards"), cinematographers Nancy Schreiber, ASC ("November," "The Nines") and Paul Koestner ("Louie"), visual FX artist Rob Legato ("The Jungle Book," "Hugo"), sound editors Phil Stockton, M.P.S.E. ("Life of Pi," "Hugo") and Eugene Gearty, M.P.S.E. ("The Departed," "Hugo"). View clips from last years Sight, Sound and Story: