Manhattan Edit Workshop is a proud member of a tight-knit local film community. Partnerships with strong organizations in every aspect of the filmmaking process help inform our own mission and ensure that the best ideas are the ones with the farthest reach.


AbelCine is an industry leader in the sales, rental, service and training of new acquisition tools for film, digital cinema, high-speed, 3D, broadcast, new media and communications. We serve professionals and serious content creators working at all levels of production.

AbelCine was founded in 1989 as a film camera service and repair company by brothers Pete and Rich Abel. Today, we are one of the industry’s most comprehensive sources for state-of-the-art camera equipment and accessories, all backed by our renowned technical support. From the time we opened our doors through today, customer service and technical support have been at the very heart of everything we believe and the services we offer.

American Cinema Editors (ACE) - An honorary society of motion picture editors founded in 1950.  Film editors are voted into membership on thebasis of their professional achievements, their dedication to the education of others and their commitment to the craft of editing. The objectives and purposes of the AMERICAN CINEMA EDITORS are to advance the art and science of the editing profession;  to increase the entertainment value of motion pictures by attaining artistic pre-eminence and scientific achievement in the creative art of editing;  to bring into close alliance those editors who desire to advance the prestige and dignity of the editing profession. Manhattan Edit Workshop is proud to co-produce ACE's annual EditFest NY event, that brings together the industry's top editors for world class seminars on editing in New York.

Artbeats offers a unique variety of royalty-free stock footage, at a quality that you won't find anywhere else. Our library encompasses an extensive array of NTSC, PAL, Hi-Definition, and RED Hi-Res clips. Our footage is royalty-free with unlimited use and licensed for broadcast worldwide, in perpetuity. Our License Agreement offers detailed information about approved usage.  Manhattan Edit Workshop proudly announces that students of our Six Week Intensive Program, now have access to footage from the amazing library of royalty-free stock footage from our valued partner Artbeats.


The Art of the Guillotine - A group of industry professionals who saw the film community's need for a comprehensive resource of techniques, tips, ideas and links for other Editors. The Art of the Guillotine encourages the interaction of all visitors to build a resource for ideas and inspiration. We extend an invitation to film editors worldwide to give us your input and feedback; what would you like to see on AOTG, help us build our community! We can't wait for you to join us in this on-going project! Please click here to check out videos from Manhattan Edit Workshop on the Editing Association Video Series presented by the Art of the Guillotine.

Association of Independent Creative Editors (AICE) - An international association which represents the interests of independent creative editorial, design, visual effects and post production companies and their editors, designers and artists.AICE is an organization that is dedicated to the advancement and promotion of these companies and their creative artists and of the significant role they play in the media creation process. With chapters in Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York, San Francisco and Toronto, AICE represents a significant segment of the vibrant post production sector and will continue to maintain its strong collective voice in the commercial advertising and marketing industry. AICE members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop.

B&H Photo, Video & Pro Audio - B&H is world renowned as the place to be for all your photo, video, pro audio and digital imaging needs. Once inside their 70,000 + sq. ft. Superstore, an incredible choice of specialized departments awaits you. The superstore is located on the West Side of Manhattan at 420 9th Avenue between 33rd and 34th streets. Manhattan Edit Workshop now proudly extends their signature certified training to B&H's long list of amazing products and services. Our certified training can be purchased online or in store from B&H directly, where classes are available year round, including weekday and weekends. To purchase vouchers please click here


theC47 is an online and offline resource for production based training, information and services.

Jem Schofield, founder of theC47 and the host of gearbox, is a producer, author and educator who teaches production and post-production solutions at workshops, trade shows and special events. He is also the co-founder and director of The Filmmaker's Intensive, an annual two week program that focuses on narrative filmmaking.


Class on Demand is the definitive authority in training materials covering the creative and media industry. Choose from our wide selection of award-winning tutorials conducted by industry experts. Packed full of tips and techniques, our hands-on approach will provide you with everything you need to know to be successful.  To see additional information please click here.



The Digital Cinema Society is a format agnostic educational cooperative dedicated to informing the entertainment industry about the integration of digital technology.  Member benefits include access to seminars and networking events, DCS on-line with “knowledge-on-demand” streaming educational content, member forums, and a monthly eNewsletter featuring unbiased analysis of the latest developments in Digital Cinema.




Footage Firm's footage is shot on professional cameras and equipment, and we utilize advanced methods for capturing, storing and distributing our content at the highest quality levels possible.  What sets the Footage Firm apart from the rest: While other companies may sell footage with quality comparable to ours, they charge hundreds of dollars for short clips.  Manhattan Edit Workshop proudly announces that students of our Six Week Intensive Program will now have access to footage from the amazing library of royalty-free stock footage from our valued partner Footage Firm.

G-Technology, now part of the Hitachi Global Storage Technologies family, manufactures the industry's most comprehensive line of external disk storage solutions designed for professional content creation applications. External harddrives have been kindly provided by G-Technology for our Six Week Intensive Workshop.



IFP - After debuting with a program in the 1979 New York Film Festival, the nonprofit IFP has evolved into the nation’s oldest and largest organization of independent filmmakers, and also the premier advocate for them. Since its start, IFP has supported the production of 7,000 films and provided resources to more than 20,000 filmmakers’ voices that otherwise might not have been heard. IFP believes that independent films broaden the palette of cinema, seeding the global culture with new ideas, kindling awareness, and fostering activism. IFP members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop.


The International Colorist Academy (ICA) has been founded by colorists, Kevin Shaw and Warren Eagles who between them have over 50 years of grading experience in all forms of the Color Correction industry. They can also boast over 25 years of training and demo experience. Kevin,  and Warren are currently working Colorists who have pooled their valuable experience in grading Commercials, DI, music and Drama projects, to create hands on colorist training courses. The ICA and Manhattan Edit Workshop are now partnering up to offer classes in New York City for Blackmagicdesign's Resolve.


Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship - A year-long experience that encourages and champions the talent of an emerging editor. The Fellowship creates opportunities to help cultivate an editor’s artistry and craft, and expand his or her professional and creative community. Awarded once a year, the Fellowship honors the memory of gifted editor Karen Schmeer (Fog of War; Fast, Cheap & Out of Control), who was killed in a hit-and-run car accident at age 39, on January 29, 2010. Manhattan Edit Workshop is proud to be a sponsor of this amazing program.

KB Covers is dedicated to providing the finest quality keyboard covers for Apple/Mac desktop and laptop computers. All our covers are ultra-thin and made with the highest quality silicone available. Our keyboard covers are made with stringent Quality Assurance methods, which help to ensure a tight fit, long-lasting durability, no paint cracking/chipping, a soft-feel, and ultimately a happy customer.


Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting - As the first film commission in the country, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre & Broadcasting is the one-stop shop for all production needs in New York City, including permits, free exterior locations and free police assistance. The agency markets NYC as a prime location, provides premiere customer service to production companies and facilitates production throughout the five boroughs. Whether production companies are shooting a feature film, a commercial, a television show or a music video, the Mayor's Office of Film, Theatre and Broadcasting serves as an invaluable resource to the New York City entertainment production industry.


The Moving Pictures Collective (MoPictive) - Established in September 2002 as the NYC Final Cut Pro Users Group, The Moving Pictures Collective continues to foster professional storytelling. MoPictive enhance their members abilities and broaden their overall knowledge and skill by keeping them on the leading edge in a rapidly changing film & video industry. MoPictive members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop.

Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) - A national labor organization currently representing over 6,200 freelance and staff post-production professionals. MPEG is the world's premiere craft guild that sets the standards for excellence in the post-production industry. The requirements to become a member of the Guild and placed on their Industry Experience Roster ensures the highest level of professionalism. MPEG members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop.


Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) - A non-profit organization whose mission is to provide a wealth of knowledge from award winning professionals to a diverse group of individuals, youth and career professionals alike; mentoring and educating the community about the artistic merit and technical advancements in sound and music editing; providing scholarships for the continuing advancement of motion picture sound in education; and helping to enhance the personal and professional lives of the men and women who practice this unique craft. Manhattan Edit Workshop is proud to co-produce MPSE's Sound Show Series in New York City.


Mytherapy is a boutique creative studio specialising in colour.  We are a team of colourists, colour scientists, motion picture retouchers and producers who use a visual language to create the ultimate emotional reaction in the viewer.  They collaborate with the world’s leading camera, software and hardware manufacturers developing the next generation of image manipulation tools and techniques.



Since its launch in 2009, NYC Production & Post News has answered a real need: to provide a regular home on the web for the New York City region's content creation communities. Motion media creatives finally have a site that they can turn to for breaking news, reviews, and in-depth articles on the most interesting creators, productions, and crucial technologies.


New York Women in Film & Television (NYWIFT) - A nonprofit membership organization for professional women in film, television and digital media. A champion of women's rights, achievements and points of view in the entertainment industry, NYWIFT is an educational forum for media professionals, and a network for the exchange of information and resources. NYWIFT members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops.


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ProductionHUB is an online marketplace that connects businesses with professional content creators and vendors to make their projects come to life – from production companies, post houses, and equipment vendors to crew, freelancers & everything in between.

Since its inception in 1998, ProductionHUB has been a B2B resource for professionals behind-the-scenes in media & entertainment; but with the popularity of video as a marketing tool, the business world has quickly adapted and ProductionHUB bridges this gap.

Every day, thousands of production professionals of all levels gain new jobs, clients, and projects. ProductionHUB has grown to become the world’s largest and most active production community search site, attracting more than 6 million searches annually.


Shooting People - Founded by filmmakers Jess Search and Cath Le Couteur, (for 60 filmmaker friends), SP started in the belief that the best way to get independent films made and out into the world was to learn from others doing it themselves - to share ideas, collaborators, knowledge picked up from shoots and other film experiences back in return. Shooting People members should inquire about special discounts available to them on certain events and workshops at Manhattan Edit Workshop.

Tekserve -  "All Things Apple—Only in New York. Only on 23rd.” Tekserve has been serving the local New York City community for over 20 years, offering the newest family of Macs, iPods, the iPad, plus the City’s best selection of accessories, cases, bags, and gear. Tekserve also offers while-youwait configuration; service and repairs; mobile broadband service; software; professional audio, video, and graphic solutions; rentals; seminars; training; data recovery; on-site service; and good advice. For more information, visit Manhattan Edit Workshop's certified training can be purchased online or in store at Tekserve.  You can purchase our training here.