Academy to Shine Spotlight on Editing Legend Anne Coates

Beverly Hills, CA (October 7, 2009) — The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ four-week exploration of the art and craft of film editing concludes with an evening dedicated to the work of editing legend Anne Coates on Wednesday, October 14, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.

“Perspectives on Editing – Anne Coates: Profile of an Editing Master” will feature a discussion with Coates, who received her first nomination and Oscar® for Film Editing for “Lawrence of Arabia” (1962). Since then she has received four additional nominations, for “Becket” (1964), “The Elephant Man” (1980), “In the Line of Fire” (1993) and “Out of Sight” (1998). The evening will be hosted by Academy Film Editors Branch governors Donn Cambern (“The Last Picture Show,” “The Bodyguard”) and Mark Goldblatt (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day,” “Starship Troopers”).

“Perspectives on Editing – Anne Coates: Profile of an Editing Master” is sold out. A standby line will form on the day of the event, and standby numbers will be assigned at approximately 5:30 p.m. Any available tickets will be distributed shortly before the program begins. Advance ticket holders should plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the event to ensure a seat in the theater.

The Academy’s Linwood Dunn Theater is located at 1313 Vine Street in Hollywood. For more information, call (310) 247-3600.


Contact Information

For more information, contact

Tarrah Lee Curtis
(310) 247-3090
tcurtis@oscars.org

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