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Ideas Festival 2016: Tim Squyres

Main Library – Thursday, March 31 @ 7:00 pm. Oscar-nominated film editor Tim Squyres will talk about what film editors do, show before-and-after clips, and discuss how scenes are shot and what an editor can do to create different styles.  A Q&A session will follow.                  

Tim Squyres has edited 23 feature films, including 13 for director Ang Lee. Four have received Oscar nominations for Best Picture: “Life of Pi,” “Gosford Park,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” and “Sense and Sensibility.” Other films include “Unbroken,” “Rachel Getting Married,” “Syriana,” “The Ice Storm,” and “The Wedding Banquet.” His work has received two Oscar nominations for editing. He has also edited a wide variety of television and music video projects, and his documentary work includes collaborations with Bill Moyers, Michael Moore, Alex Gibney, and George Butler. Squyres and his family have lived in Maplewood for nearly thirty years.