The Editor's Cut

Canadian Cinema Editors

The Editor's Cut is a monthly Canadian Cinema Editors podcast exploring the art of picture editing in Canada. read less
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A Black Lady Sketch Show with Stephanie Filo, ACE
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A Black Lady Sketch Show with Stephanie Filo, ACE
Sarah Taylor, CCE sits down with Stephaine Filo, ACE to talk all things editing including her work on A BLACK LADY SKETCH SHOW, DAHMER – MONSTER: THE JEFFREY DAHMER STORY and WE GROWN NOW.  Stephanie Filo, ACE, is a 4-time Emmy winner, 7-time Emmy nominee, Peabody and ACE Eddie award winner who is celebrated for her work across film and television. Most recently, Stephanie made history as the first Picture Editor to be nominated for three editing Emmys in the same year across three different shows. Nominated for her work on Netflix’s Dahmer - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, created by Ryan Murphy; Hulu’s History of the World Part II, a sequel to Mel Brooks’ iconic original film; and Robin Thede’s groundbreaking HBO series A Black Lady Sketch Show, Stephanie’s nominations also make her the first Black editor to be nominated 3 times for Picture Editing in a single year. Stephanie has also been a part of other prior history-making Emmy wins as well. In 2020, for the news documentary Separated, she and Nzinga Blake became the first Sierra Leonean women to win an Emmy award. In 2021 she was awarded for Outstanding Picture Editing for Variety Programming, making herself and her team at the time the first all Women of Color editing team to win an Emmy. Just last year in 2022,  Stephanie was awarded for her work once again, making herself and her colleagues the first all-Black editing team to win an Emmy, as well as the first all-Black editing team to win an ACE Eddie award. Aside from editing television and film, Stephanie spends much of her spare time producing and editing social action campaigns and documentaries, primarily focused on the rights of women and girls worldwide. Some of her notable campaigns include her work with the United Nations, International Labour Organization, and the Obama White House Task Force's It's On Us campaign to combat campus sexual assault. Stephanie’s charitable work has been featured in Forbes Magazine, Entertainment Tonight, Telegraph UK, Yahoo, Al Jazeera, XWhy Magazine, and various others. Her work on the news documentary series Mental State earned her a news Emmy nomination for the episode "Aging Out" about youth aging out of the American foster care system. Stephanie also earned an Emmy win for her editing on the Mental State episode "Separated" which covered ICE deportations. Stephanie serves on the board for Girls Empowerment Sierra Leone, a social impact and feminist-based organization for Sierra Leonean girls aged 11-16. She is also one of the co-founders of End Ebola Now, an organization created in 2014 to spread accurate information and awareness about the Ebola Virus and its impact through artistic community activism. Stephanie is based in Los Angeles, CA and Sierra Leone, West Africa.
Joy Ride with Nena Erb, ACE
10-10-2023
Joy Ride with Nena Erb, ACE
In today’s episode Nena Erb, ACE joins Sarah Taylor to chat about her editing work on the hilarious film JOY RIDE. From first-time director Adele Lim (screenwriter of Raya and the Last Dragon, Crazy Rich Asians), JOY RIDE follows four Asian-American friends on a trip across Asia in search of one of their birth mothers, who end up on the journey of a lifetime.  You can check out the trailer here. The film stars Oscar nominee Stephanie Hsu, Critics Choice Award nominee Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, and Sabrina Wu. The film premiered at SXSW in 2023 to critical acclaim, now boasting a perfect score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. Nena Erb, ACE, is a picture editor based in Los Angeles. Raised in an Asian immigrant family, Nena's father wanted her to be a doctor and her mother wanted her to be a pianist with the LA Philharmonic. Nena wanted to be Andy Warhol. Armed with an art degree, a friend brought her into the industry and she started working in various capacities in production. It was her stint as an associate producer that opened her eyes to the impact of editing. It combined her love of photography and storytelling into one and she was hooked. Since then, Nena has edited projects for Warner Brothers, Apple, HBO, and others. In 2016, she received an Emmy award on HBO's documentary series PROJECT GREENLIGHT. In addition, she has received three ACE Eddie nominations; two for her work on HBO's comedy-drama series INSECURE and the third for CW's acclaimed series CRAZY EX-GIRLFRIEND. Nena received her second Emmy award in 2020 for her work on season 4 of INSECURE and a third Emmy nomination in 2022 for the final season. She recently finished JOY RIDE directed by Adele Lim for Lionsgate. Her parents no longer ask if she'd reconsider medical school.