In Memoriam – John Martinelli, ACE

In Memoriam – John Martinelli, ACE

In Memoriam – John Martinelli, ACE     A veteran editor and five-time president of American Cinema Editors, John Martinelli, ACE, passed away on May 24, his 83rd birthday. He was also an MPEG, SAG and DGA member. He was born into editing, being the son...
In Memoriam – William Mills Anderson, ACE

In Memoriam – William Mills Anderson, ACE

In Memoriam – William Mills Anderson, ACE   William Mills Anderson, ACE – the award-winning  editor of films such as Peter Weir’s The Year of Living Dangerously and Dead Poets Society, the latter of which earned him a BAFTA nomination – passed away in Los...
In Memoriam – Mike Banas, ACE

In Memoriam – Mike Banas, ACE

In Memoriam – Mike Banas, ACE   Mike Banas, ACE, CCE died on Feb. 23 following a battle with cancer. He was 53. Born in Etobicoke, Ontario, Canada, Mike grew up in the punk and hardcore scene of the ’80s, was briefly a house painter, worked in Iceland gutting...

In Memoriam – George Ohanian, ACE

In Memoriam – George Ohanian, ACE   George Ohanian, ACE, passed away on April 20 in the comfort of his home in Glendale. He was 96. Born and raised in Hartford, Conn., Ohanian was a combat veteran of World War II and fought in the European Theatre and the...

In Memoriam – Jon Gregory, ACE

In Memoriam – Jon Gregory, ACE   Jon Gregory, ACE, Oscar®-nominated editor of Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri, passed away on Sept. 9 following a short illness. He was 77. Gregory worked with director Mike Leigh for over 30 years on films...

In Memoriam – Lewis Erskine, ACE

In Memoriam – Lewis Erskine, ACE   Lewis Erskine, ACE, a native New Yorker who loved music and poetry almost as much as he loved editing, passed away in the early hours of the morning of June 3, 2021, after a long battle with cancer. He was 64. Erskine is...