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Star Wars: The Acolyte Trailer debuts

In an age of light, a darkness rises.

Star Wars: The Acolyte, a new live action series from Lucasfilm and showrunner Leslye Headland (Russian Doll) will premiere on Disney+ on June 4! Cheryl edited Episodes 3 & 7 with director Kogonada and Episodes 6 & 8 with director Hanelle Culpepper. The series cast includes Amandla Stenberg (The Hate U Give), Lee Jung-jae (Squid Game), Manny Jacinto (The Good Place), Jodie Turner-Smith (Queen & Slim), Dafne Keen (His Dark Materials), Rebecca Henderson (Inventing Anna), Charlie Barnett (Russian Doll), Dean-Charles Chapman (1917) and Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix).

Trailer is below:

Filmmaking Conversations with Damien Swaby Podcast

Recently Cheryl spoke at length with filmmaker and podcaster Damien Swaby about her experiences editing on high budget television series and film. Podcast link is below.

CCE’s EditCon 2023

Cheryl moderated a spirited discussion with friend and fellow editor Jay Prychidny at Canadian Cinema Editors’ EditCon 2023. She also hosted a breakout room Q&A, fielding many questions about the craft of editing.

OnScreen: Roles in the Screen Sector

Cheryl spoke on a panel about Postproduction alongside Sound Editor Stefanie Ng and VFX artist and animator Jacob Luamanuvae-Su’a produced by the Miramar Creative Centre with the generous support of Wellington UNESCO City of Film.

LOTR: ROP panel at South Seas Film & TV School

South Seas Film & Television School in Auckland hosted a panel featuring key post production roles from the Amazon series Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power. Alongside her fellow editors and post production crew, Cheryl spoke on this panel for the students of South Seas Campus about the process of making and finishing this epic fantasy show.

Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power release day

Amazon’s sweeping and epic series The Lord Of The Rings: The Rings Of Power premieres exclusively on Amazon Prime today! Cheryl cut four episodes of the series, working with director Wayne Che Yip and show runners JD Payne and Patrick McKay.

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.

Official Trailer for HBO’s The Nevers

A touch of power can change the world. HBO’s The Nevers starts streaming April 11 on HBO Max. Cheryl cut episodes 3 and 4 of the new original series, starring Laura Donnelly, Ann Skelly, Olivia Williams, James Norton, Ben Chaplin and Nick Frost.

Trailer is below:

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.