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Filmmaker U Interview

Cheryl spoke with Gordon Purkell of Filmmaker U about her career and all things editing as part of their YouTube series with various industry professionals.

The video is below:

Sohonet “Realise Your Vision” Profile

Cheryl was featured in the filmmaker gallery of Sohonet’s Realise Your Vision campaign.

In an in-depth article and video interview, Cheryl discussed the opportunities and difficulties technology and remote working solutions can offer the film industry.

Her article and interview can be accessed here.

Cinema Editor Magazine Profile

Cheryl was recently profiled in Cinema Editor magazine, the print magazine of the American Cinema Editors. The article “The New Normal” covers how a variety of editors are managing their workloads during the ongoing pandemic. Cheryl is featured alongside well known editors Steve Rivkin, Roger Barton and Tim Squyres, among others.

IGTV Interview with Marta Baidek

Marta Baidek has been doing a series of interviews with Film and Television professionals on Instagram TV. Her most recent interview is with Cheryl, where they discussed a typical day in the life of an editor, the impact of the pandemic on the industry, what it’s like to be a woman in the cutting room, along with lots of other advice and anecdotes. The Live interview can be viewed via the link below.

Art of the Cut Podcast and Interview

Cheryl was recently interviewed by Steve Hullfish for his interview series The Art of the Cut. She and fellow editor Jay Prychidny spoke at length about the process of cutting the TNT series Snowpiercer.

The interview is available both as a podcast and a print interview.

BFI Future Film Festival

The BFI Future Film Festival is the UK’s most important industry festival for filmmakers aged 16-25. Cheryl participated in this year’s 13th annual festival by speaking at the roundtable event “So You Want A Job In Post Production” along with many of her colleagues currently working Joss Whedon’s new show for HBO “The Nevers”.

Avid’s Art Of Editing Interview series

Along with many other talented editors who participated in ACE’s London EditFest, Cheryl is currently being featured in Avid’s Art Of Editing interview series.

Cheryl's interview is featured on Avid's website

The full interview can be viewed here

International Film Editors Forum in Cologne

This October Cheryl participated in the 2019 International Film Editors Forum, which took place this year at the Film Plus festival of editing in Cologne, Germany. Film Plus is the oldest film festival in Europe that focuses exclusively on the art of film editing.

The forum featured 40 editors hailing from 20 countries worldwide, including Dody Dorn and Tatiana S. Riegel.

The collective of editors who attended the International Film Editors Forum.

Australian Screen Editors Awards nominations announced

The Australian Screen Editors Guild have announced the nominees for their yearly “Ellie” awards for 2019. Cheryl has been nominated twice – both for her work on the final episode of Series 1 of Amazon’s Hanna in TV Drama and also for Welcome To The Powder Keg in Short Drama.

“The Australian Screen Editors Guild is dedicated to the pursuit and recognition of excellence in screen editing and all forms of motion picture post production.”

Full list of nominees is here.

The Screenster Podcast

Cheryl is featured in the latest episode of Georgie Grier’s The Screenster Podcast. Each episode of Screenster takes a close look at some aspect of the film and television industry. Cheryl and Georgie had a great discussion about the editing process and how the cutting room works. It’s a more general chat and not too technical so would be good for any film-loving folk who are curious how the process works.

Cheryl’s episode is on iTunes here