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Sight, Sound & Story: Live continues!


Sight, Sound & Story's 2023 event series format is online.  Sight, Sound & Story has delayed its live in-person events (June's Post Summit & November's The Art of Cinematography) until 2023. 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 - Behind the Edit of "Hello Tomorrow!"

Moderator: Gordon Burkell (AOTG, Filmmaker U)

Panelists: Editor Todd Downing, ACE ("Russian Doll," "Mrs. America''), Editor Bill Henry, ACE ("Succession," "The Gilded Age"), and Editor Vanessa Procopio ("Gossip Girl," "Quantico'')

Inside Episode XXVIII: Join us for an exclusive panel discussion featuring the editing team behind AppleTV+'s captivating series, "Hello Tomorrow!" This Sight Sound & Story event will showcase a lineup of highly talented editors, including Bill Henry, ACE, Todd Downing, ACE, and Vanessa Procopio. The discussion, moderated by Gordon Burkell, will delve into the art and craft of editing, shedding light on the techniques, challenges, and creative decisions that shaped "Hello Tomorrow!" Whether you're an aspiring editor, a fan of "Hello Tomorrow!" or simply fascinated by the art of storytelling, this is an event not to be missed.

When: Thursday, June 29th, 2023

Time: 8:00PM ET / 5:00PM PT

General Admission:  FREE!

All registered attendees will receive a link and password for access on the day of the event approximately a half hour before event.


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Todd Downing, ACE, is a film and TV editor whose work spans various genres including, arthouse animation, slapstick comedy, to documentaries about the Syrian civil war. His credits include Hulu’s "Difficult People," "Frontline," Showtime’s "SMILF," TV Land’s "Younger," Netflix’s "Russian Doll" and FX’s "Mrs. America" with Cate Blanchett. Working in both the U.K. and the USA, he's been nominated for three BAFTAS, an ACE Eddie, and won two Royal Television Society awards. Dowling’s most recent work is on the Apple TV+ series "Hello Tomorrow!."


William Henry, ACE, is an Emmy award winning editor, recognized for his work on "Succession" (2018). His work includes "Monsterland" (2020), "Dickinson" (2019-2021), "The Gilded Age" (2022), and most recently "Hello Tomorrow!" (2023).


Vanessa Procopio is an Emmy nominated editor in the Outstanding Culinary Program category for her work on "Gourmet's Adventures with Ruth" (2009). Her other work includes "Quantico" (2015), "Instinct" (2019), "Gossip Girl"(2021). Her latest work is featured on the Apple TV+ series "Hello Tomorrow!."


Gordon Burkell is an editor who has been in the industry for 15 years, editing predominantly documentaries. He is the founder of, a site that shares and organizes new information and news for post professionals, recognized as one of the top sites for the film industry by MovieMaker Magazine. The site includes, Filmmaker U's The Cutting Room Podcast, and mobile apps to keep post professionals up to date on current post news. He is also the co-founder of Filmmaker U, the online series for filmmakers. Gordon currently teaches and hosts panels, events, and lectures at Ryerson University.


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*All speakers are schedule permitting.

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