Tec Alumni and Teacher's Films Featured at DOC NYC

We're happy to see that five TEC alumni and teacher projects were included in the DOC NYC lineup this year!

Amanda Knox | Edited by TEC alum Matt Hamachek

Chasing the Win | Directed by TEC alum Laura Sheehy

Circus Kid | Edited by TEC alum Sarah Devorkin

Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness | Edited by TEC alum Jeanne Applegate

O.J.: Made in America Edited by TEC teacher Bret Granato









TEC Alum film "Amanda Knox" streaming on Netflix and featured on Doc NYC's Short list

Amanda Knox, written and edited by TEC alum Matthew Hamachek, was released on Netflix last month and is to be featured at Doc NYC this year.

The New York Times has said, "The directors have produced a tightly edited, coherently structured and ultimately moving reassessment that burrows beneath the lurid in search of the illuminating."

You can read the full review here.

Showtimes and screening information can be found here.



TEC Alumni and Teacher's films featured in the Gotham Awards Nominations

We're happy to announce that several TEC alum and TEC teacher  films have been included in the Gotham Awards nominations this year:

Paterson | Edited by TEC teacher Affonso Gonçalves

Nominated for Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Actor (Adam Driver)

O.J.: Made in America | Edited by TEC teacher Bret Granato

Nominated for Best Documentary

The Witch | Edited by TEC alum Louise Ford

Nominated for Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award, Breakthrough Actor (Anya Taylor-Joy)

Love & Friendship | Edited by TEC alum Sophie Corra

Nominated for Best Screenplay, Best Actress (Kate Beckinsale)


We are very excited to announce that Geoffrey Richman will be teaching the narrative section of our October/November 2016 Six-Week class!

Geoffrey Richman, A.C.E. is the editor of Murderball, Sicko, and The Cove - the 2006, 2008, and 2010 Academy Award nominees for Best Feature Documentary, and Time Freak - the 2012 Academy Award nominee for Best Live-Action Short Film. The Cove went on to win the Academy Award, after becoming the first documentary ever to win all four guild awards (Producing, Directing, Writing, and Editing). At the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, Geoff was awarded the first-ever Special Jury Prize for Editing for his work on Murderball. The following year he returned to Sundance with a film he edited, God Grew Tired of Us, which won both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for Best Documentary. Other documentary credits include 21 Up America, The Order of Myths, The Great Invisible, The Supreme Price, and Racing Extinction, Louie Psihoyos's follow-up to The Cove; Other narrative credits include Peter and Vandy, The Virginity Hit, Wainy Days, Tony Kaye’s Detachment, Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me, and Terrence Malick's Knight of Cups. His most recent projects include the documentary Eating Animals, based on the book by Jonathan Safran Foer, and the Mike Birbiglia film Don’t Think Twice.

TEC Alum Film "My Art" at the Venice Film Festival

My Art, edited by TEC alum and teacher Betsy Kagen, premiered earlier this month at the Venice Film Festival. My Art was written and directed by Laurie Simmons, who also stars in the film with Lena Dunham, Robert Clohessy, John Rothman, Josh Safdie, Parker Posey, Blair Brown, and Barbara Sukowa. E. Nina Rothe of the Huffington Post describes the film as "beautiful, funny, charming and wonderful." Read the full article here