Artists in Residence

The Artist-in-Residence Program is a core component of Manhattan Edit Workshop's Six Week Art of Editing Course. Top film editors join the class to screen and discuss their work, while students share their edits for comments and critique.

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Alexander Hall

Alex Hall is a director, editor, and producer who has been working in film and television since 1994.  He most recently worked on the first season of True Detective for HBO.  He had been directing and editing the television series Treme. Other recent editorial projects include Blue Bloods for CBS and the feature film The Messenger, directed by Oren Moverman (2009 Sundance Film Festival, 2009 Berlin Film Festival).  Alex began his editorial career in 1995 by cutting his first feature Girlstown, directed by Jim McKay (winner of the Filmmakers Trophy at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival).  His numerous credits include HBO's The Wire, ABC's The Unusuals, and the HBO Films's Angel Rodriguez and Everyday People.  Alex was editor of the 2003 documentary Sam Cook: Legend (Grammy winner for Best Long Form Music Video), Phish:IT and numerous episodes of VH1's Legends series.  His other feature film credits include: Kiss Me Guido, Taxman, Our Song, and the documentary Full Battle Rattle.  As a producer, his credits include NBC's Emmy®-winning Witnesses and Wiseguys: The History of the Mob, Fuses's The Brooklyn Way and A&E's Inked.