EDITOR DISCUSSES METHODS OF WORKING WITH DE PALMA & OTHERS
Bill Pankow was interviewed for the latest episode of Movie Geeks United. Pankow talks about the process of editing when working on a film with De Palma, saying that De Palma lets the editors work on their own, then comes back when the assembly is done to sit and watch with them, review, discuss, and then let them work on their own again, etc. Pankow said he found this to be a very productive process. He said if scenes were storyboarded (as they usually were with De Palma), he liked to edit without looking at the storyboards, and then check afterward to see how close he got to them. After a while, he got very good at matching up with the storyboards without using them. This is a very interesting discussion conducted by Jamey DuVall, with Bobbie O'Steen, author of The Invisible Cut. Pankow and Jerry Greenberg, who is discussed in the interview, as well, will take part in a panel with O'Steen as part of an event called "Inside The Cutting Room," at the French Institute in New York City on June 8.