Editing, Directing and more with Sam Pollard
Emmy winning and Oscar nominated Director, Producer and Editor, Sam Pollard has made impactful social issue documentaries and dramas for decades, while also mentoring emerging makers, and being a full time professor at NYU. He will show clips from some of his work and talk about how he approaches cutting a scene; how he talks to directors as an editor - and how he talks to editors as a director. Cosponsored with the Documentary Forum at The City College of New York. At City College Shepard Hall, Rm 290. 259 Convent Ave at 140th St.
Sam's credits are vast, but include: Clockers, Jungle Fever, 25th Hour, Soundbreaking, Venus and Serena, 4 Little Girls (editor); Mr. Soul!, Two Trains Runnin',American Masters (August Wilson, Marvin Gaye, Zora Neale Hurston), Slavery By Another Name (director); Brother's Hypnotic,Sinatra, The Blues, Eyes on the Prize (1 and 2) (producer)