We're happy to announce that Betsy Kagen and Adam Bolt will be teaching in our upcoming Jan/Feb 2020 Six-Week class! Betsy Kagen will be the instructor for the narrative section and Adam Bolt the documentary instructor.
Betsy Kagen is a narrative and documentary film editor, who teaches at The Edit Center when she's not cutting features. Her most recent credits include Jenny Slate's Netflix comedy special Stage Fright, director Adam Leon's upcoming film starring Vanessa Kirby and Maya Hawke, Who We Are Now, which premiered at the 2017 Toronto Film Festival (starring Julianne Nicholson, Emma Roberts, Jimmy Smits, and Zachary Quinto), The King (directed by Eugene Jarecki), which premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival, and My Art (starring Laurie Simmons, Blair Brown, Parker Posey, and Lena Dunham), which premiered at the 2016 Venice Film Festival. Betsy is currently editing Padma Lakshmi's new series for Hulu.
Adam Bolt is a Brooklyn-based documentary filmmaker. His credits include: editor and co-writer, Inside Job, 2011 Academy Award winner for Best Documentary; editor, writer, and senior producer of Showtime’s Emmy-award-winning documentary series "Years of Living Dangerously"; and editor and co-producer of The Recruiter (HBO), which won a Columbia duPont award for excellence in broadcast journalism in 2010. Most recently, he directed and produced the documentary Human Nature, which premiered at the 2019 SXSW Film Festival and will be showing on BBC Storyville later this year.