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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Joe Klotz

Joe Klotz, ACE, is a graduate of Syracuse University.  Klotz fell into the film editing industry while trying to pay off student loans. After editing for local commercials, news stations, and television shows in New York City he moved into the world of film editing. Klotz was nominated for a 2009 Academy Award for Best Editing for Precious.  He also worked with director Lee Daniels on the acclaimed flim Lee Daniels' The Butler.  Some of Joe's other work includes Chappelle's Show, Rabbit Hole, Upright Citizen's Brigade, Choke, and Happyish