Director | Producer | Editor
In 2014 Frederick Wiseman received the 'Lifetime Achievement Award' at the '71st Venice International Film Festival'. It was only the second time that this honor was given to a documentary filmmaker after Joris Ivens had received it in 1988.
[on editing] My job as editor is to make the film as best I can from the rushes. What I think about the subject matter is what you see in the final film. At least 50% of editing has nothing to do with technique. I ask myself what it is I am seeing ...
Boston, Massachusetts, USA
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