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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Mary Manhardt

Mary Manhardt is a documentary film editor and consultant, specializing in verite. Her work has been screened at Sundance, the New York Film Festival, Hot Docs, SXSW, AFI/SilverDocs, Vancouver, Tribeca, LA and IDFA, and broadcast on HBO, PBS, MTV, ABC, and A&E. Among her credits: The Farm,The Execution of Wanda Jean, girlhood, Farmingville, Street Fight, American TeenRacing Dreams; Mystic Ball, Monica & David, Love, Etc., Wham! Bam! Islam!, A Son's Sacrifice,  Bronx PrincessCamp Victory, Afghanistan, Pelotero, American Promise; Medora, Tough LoveDo You Dream in Color?, The Babushkas of Chernobyl, and Tig,which premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival. She recently finished co-editing multiple episodes of Making a Murderer, a 10 part doc series for Netflix.  Mary won an Emmy award in 1999 for Picture Editing for The Farm, and was nominated again in 2015 for co-editing American Promise. American Promise won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance in 2013, and was an official selection of the 2013 New York Film Festival.