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.

Click a name below for a full Artist in Residence bio.

Suzy Elmiger

Suzy Elmiger ACE, is an accomplished editor who has worked with some of the most revered and respected directors of our time.  She was second editor on two films by the legendary Robert Altman: Short Cuts and Ready to Wear and edited three films for Alan Rudolph including Mrs. Parker and the Vicious Circle and Afterglow, both produced by Altman.  Suzy edited the Bruce Willis star-er Breakfast of Champions from the novel of the late, great Kurt Vonnegut.  Suzy has edited three films for Stanley Tucci including his debut Big Night, along with his follow ups Impostors and Joe Gould's Secret.

Suzy has  worked with James Toback, for whom she cut Harvard Man and When Will I Be Loved, with Dan Algrant on People I Know and on David Duchovny's feature film debut: House of D. Other projects include Milarepa the story of an eleventh century Tibetan Buddhist saint directed by a Bhutanese lama, Choling Rimpoche; Spinning into Butter starring Sarah Jessica Parker and directed by acclaimed theater director Mark Brokow and Accidental Husband directed by Griffin Dunne.  Most recently, Suzy cut a pilot for ABC Disney called See Kate Run directed by Dean Parisot.

For seven seasons, Suzy has been asked to serve as an advisor at the prestigious Sundance Director's Lab and is a regular guest lecturer at Tisch School of the Arts.