How Do You Edit an Animated Film?

Here’s a question you may never have thought about before: what does an animation editor actually do? If scenes are just written and then animated, is their role any more than just connecting clips together? On the contrary, the role of an animation editor is actually one of the most important roles in shaping the film being made. Let’s dive in and explore the job.

For educational purposes only.


The Cutting Room: Ken Schretzmann- see podcast on iTunes
Moviola: John Venzon-
Westminster Town Hall: Pete Docter-
DP/30: Lee Unkrich-
Manhattan Edit Workshop: Andrew Weisblum-

Sources/Further Reading-

DisneyWar by James B. Stewart-
Cut and Drawn: An Animated Evening With Editors by Michael Kunkes-
Perspectives on Editing: An Animated Conversation by Michael Kunkes-

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