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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Curtiss Clayton

Curtiss Clayton began an early collaboration with writer/director Gus Van Sant and edited some of his most significant films including Drugstore Cowboy, My Own Private Idaho, and To Die For. He also collaborated with director Jonathan Kaplan on his films, Brokedown Palace and Unlawful Entry. He has edited six features, which debuted at the Sundance Film Festival including Buffalo 66, Sherrybaby, Polish Wedding, Female Perversions, Committed and A Matter of Degrees. He also co-edited The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford and the Seattle International Film Festival winner The Blue Tooth Virgin.