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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Jim Lyons

Editor of the 4-time Academy Award nominated film Far From Heaven, Jim Lyon, has a natural approach to storytelling and incredible understanding of character make him an asset to any project. Working with Todd Haynes since the early nineties, Jim edited Poison, Safe, and the cult classic Velvet Goldmine (which he also co-wrote). He has also edited a number of other features, including Sofia Coppolaƌs The Virgin Suicides, The Chateau, Spring Forward and Prozac Nation.


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