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Sight, Sound & Story's 2021 event series format is now online.  Sight, Sound & Story has delayed its live in-person events (June's Post Summit & November's The Art of Cinematography) until 2022.  Until that time the event series will continue live online monthly.  This series will feature unique guests and subjects that will vary between editing, cinematography, and all aspects of filmmaking. Most importantly, these events will be live and free to the public.

Sight Sound & Story: Live: Inside the Cutting Room of Schitt's Creek"

Moderator: Bobbie O'Steen (Cut to the Chase," "The Invisible Cut")

Panelists: Trevor Ambrose (Schitt's Creek, Saturday Night Live, The Kids in the Hall) & Paul  Winestock, CCE (Schitt's Creek, Blood and Water, Young Drunk Punk)

Inside Episode IX: This panel focuses on the multi-Emmy winning series, Schitt's Creek, which made us laugh, cry, and captured our hearts completely at a time when we needed it most.  Join author and film historian Bobbie O'Steen for a discussion with Emmy-nominated editors Trevor Ambrose and Paul Winestock, CCE.  They will talk about how they helped shape and deepen the characters over time, how they crafted that delicate balance between comedy and drama, and reveal other ways that they contributed to this Canadian gem becoming one of the most surprising success stories in the history of television. 

When: Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Time: 5PM EDT / 2PM PDT

General Admission:  FREE!!




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Trevor Ambrose is a Film and Television Editor.  His film work includes the critically acclaimed Stepping Razor: Red X (The Peter Tosh Story) and Killing Patient Zero.

Currently, he has the pleasure of editing New Line/Warner Bros.’ 8-Bit Christmas.  His television credits include The Kids in the Hall, Saturday Night Live, Good God, and Schitt’s Creek for which he received a 2021 Emmy nomination.  Recently, Trevor had the honor of receiving his 2nd ACE EDDIE Award nomination for Schitt’s Creek series finale "Happy Ending."


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 editor and author of two acclaimed books about editing: "Cut to the Chase,” based on interviews with her late husband and colleague, legendary editor Sam O’Steen, about such landmark films as The Graduate and Chinatown; and “The Invisible Cut,” which deconstructs classic movie scenes through a cut-by-cut analysis.

Bobbie hosts an ongoing event series, “Inside the Cutting Room,” honoring editors
through screening and discussion at ACE’s EditFest, as well as Emerson College, NYU,
UCLA, NYIT, and 92nd St Y. She has taught at AFI, John Hopkins University, NYU’S
Tisch School of the Arts, and The New School.  She has also created a class series,
“Making the Cut” at Manhattan Edit Workshop, where she explores the editing process,
based on her interviews with over seventy editors.  She contributes commentary for The
Criterion Collection DVD/Blu-Ray releases and has written articles for such publications
as CinemaEditor Magazine, which named her “Film Editing’s Greatest Champion.”

Her latest book is an authoritative, media-rich eBook called "Making the Cut at Pixar"
about the editor's pioneering role in in computer animation.

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Paul Winestock, CCE, is an editor who dabbles in documentary, but primarily works in comedy and dramatic episodic programming.  Paul is co-founder of the Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE), a national organization aimed at promoting the craft of editing.  Paul joined Schitt’s Creek as it was entering its 4th season.  The next 3 seasons were a highlight in Paul’s career; he is fantastically proud to have been part of a remarkable team including Dan and Eugene Levy, and Trevor, and to have been part of this landmark show.

*All speakers are schedule permitting.


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