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Carlos Rojas

Carlos is a documentary editor based in New York City. He has edited They Took Them Alive (Full Frame 2017), Tre, Maison, Dasan (San Francisco 2018), for which he received the Karen Schmeer Award for Excellence in Documentary Editing at IFFBOSTON, The Great Hack (Sundance 2019), White Noise (AFI 2020), the Netflix documentary series We Are: The Brooklyn Saints (2021), and The Territory (Sundance 2022). Carlos began his career as assistant editor on Reportero, Kingdom of Shadows, Miss Sharon Jones! and Sembene! in addition to several animated feature films at Blue Sky Studios. He was a Contributing Editor at the Sundance Documentary Edit and Story Lab in 2013 and 2016, and advisor at the Sundance Art of Editing Lab in 2020 and the Sundance Edit and Story lab in 2022.

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Carla Gutierrez

Carla Gutierrez ACE is an Emmy and Eddie nominated documentary editor. She edited the Oscar nominated film RBG, about the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her fight for gender equality. RBG premiered at Sundance and was released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures. It won the National Board of Review Award for Best Documentary, the Critics' Choice Award for Best Political Documentary, and a DuPont-Columbia Award. Carla recently edited the feature documentary PRAY AWAY, which tells the story of the “pray the gay away” movement, for Multitude Films. PRAY AWAY premiered at Tribeca and was an official selection of the 2020 Telluride Film festival. Other work includes the Oscar nominated film LA CORONA (HBO); the Emmy nominated documentaries REPORTERO (POV), KINGDOM OF SHADOWS (POV) and FAREWELL FERRIS WHEEL (America Reframed); WHEN TWO WORLDS COLLIDE (Special Jury Award at Sundance and Cinema Eye Honors nomination); CHAVELA (Berlinale Premiere and winner of both the Audience and Grand Jury Awards at Outfest); THE LAST OUT (Special Jury Mention at Tribeca) Carla’s latest project is JULIA, a feature documentary about the great American cook and TV personality, Julia Child, for CNN Films, Imagine Entertainment and Storyville Films. JULIA will be theatrically released by Sony Picture Classics in 2021. Carla has been a creative adviser for the Sundance Edit Lab, and a mentor for the Firelight Producers’ Lab, The Karen Schmeer Diversity Program and the Tribeca Film Fellows program. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures and the American Cinema Editors. Carla received a Masters in Documentary Film from Stanford University.

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Chithra Jeyaram

Chithra is a director and editor who makes intimate documentaries about identity, human relationships, race, art, and health. A failed attempt to fund a film in India led her to quit a decade-long career as a Physical Therapist and get an MFA in film. Her documentary work is supported by Chicken and Egg Pictures, New York Women in Film Fund, BGDM Sustainability Grant, Jerome Foundation, Center for Asian American Media, New York State Council for the Arts, BAVC Media Maker Fellowship, Made in New York Fellowship, American Institute for Indian Studies, Lancet, Dance Films Association, and pitched at competitive industry events like the Gotham project forum, Sheffield Meet Market and DOC NYC. She edited an observational feature documentary Foreign Puzzle, a short documentary, 9 Degrees: https://vimeo.com/331829148, a short narrative, Look Like You, and a Sundance-supported mini-series about trans people of color in America that premiered on Revry TV. She also edited an episode for CBSN Originals, Speaking Frankly Series: Symbolic Justice. She was the assistant editor for the feature documentary, Wonderful Kingdom. She just finished editing an hour-long documentary titled Berber nights, a portrait of an 80-year-old artist and his tireless work to make Berber culture mainstream. She is currently editing a feature documentary titled Sex Work 101 (about the movement for the decriminalization of sex work in New York City) with the director Tami Gold.

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Carla Roda

Carla Roda is an award-winning editor from Barcelona, who has been based in Los Angeles since 2014. Most recently, she edited the documentary series “Menudo: Forever Young” for HBO Max, and the british documentary feature “KICKBACK” (Campfire Studios) about corruption within FIFA. Additional credits include the docuseries "Phenoms" (Fox Searchlight), official selection at Tribeca Film Festival, 2018, “The Green Wave” (Screen Media) which won Best Feature Documentary at the Los Angeles International Film Festival, "Our Quinceañera,” a two-time winner of the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature, “Vote Neil,” an Official Selection at Tribeca Film Festival, 2020 and the feature documentary "Invented Before You Were Born", Orson Wells Award Winner at the TIFF, 2022. In 2019, Carla was selected for The Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship, a program designed to cultivate the careers of editors from diverse backgrounds.

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Cha Quallis

Charnelle “Cha” Quallis (she/her) is a documentary film editor. She began her career editing creative and promotional content for broadcast and digital platforms at NBC Sports & Olympics. But after six years in sports production, she decided to follow her passion for documentary storytelling. Cha wanted to help tell—or retell—real, short and long form stories that could inspire and galvanize audiences. Stories that question the past and inform the future. She was excited by the opportunity to collaborate and craft stories with her peers, whilst using J cuts profusely (insert nerd emoji). Cha has since worked on a handful of PBS Frontline documentaries, including the 2019 duPont–Columbia Gold Baton winner, The Gang Crackdown. More recently, she was an editor on Crack: Cocaine, Corruption & Conspiracy and Boss: The Black Experience in Business, which won the Programmer’s Award at the Pan African Film Festival. In 2019, Cha was selected for the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship Diversity Program.

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Cheryl Beadling

Hi! I’m Cheryl! I’m a filmmaker that was born and raised in the Bay Area and I am currently based in New York. I have over a decade of experience in Post Production, working on various projects from feature documentaries to digital content for networks such as HBO, Netflix, and Facebook. I graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Cinema from San Francisco State University. I’m a proud member of the Brown Girls Doc Mafia and The Irregulars Collective.

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Courtney Staton

Courtney Symone Staton, from Greenville, North Carolina, is a Black, poet, educator, filmmaker, and impact producer dedicated to creating space for collective healing and liberation. Her debut documentary, participatory short Silence Sam, about the systemic silencing during the student-led movement to remove the Confederate monument “Silent Sam” from campus, came from the need to preserve her own story and the experiences of her peers. Her work has been screened at BlackStar Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, Indie Grits, and Cucalorus Film Festival, and has had impact-driven screenings with young activists and organizers across the South. A 2018 NeXt Doc Fellow, Courtney uses her work to drive viewers past the point of empathy to the point of healing and action.

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Cath Spangler

Cath Spangler is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker known for sophisticated, nuanced narratives. She specializes in editing, and also directs, produces and supervises. She has more than a decade of reporting experience through her previous jobs at The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, and Vox Media Studios. She always aims to craft honest stories with emotional resonance. She's now accepting work for August 2021 and beyond -- get in touch!

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Chelsi Bullard

Chelsi Bullard is a Memphis-born and Brooklyn-based filmmaker and editor with an unwavering desire to restore beauty, well-being and complexity in stories about Black folx. Editing credits include feature documentary THE RIGHT TO READ (Santa Barbara Int’l Film Festival, 2023 and SXSW EDU, 2023), the short documentary I IDENTIFY AS ME (Inside Out, 2022), and she co-edited the forthcoming feature documentary LOCKED OUT (directed by Luchina Fisher and Kate Davis). She was also an additional editor on the feature documentary NOT GOING QUIETLY (SXSW, 2021). She is currently directing her first feature documentary, but expects to be available for short-form editing in spring 2023. She is fluent in AVID and Premiere Pro. Chelsi is a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia, BIPOC Doc Editors and Alliance of Documentary Editors. She is an alum of the UnionDocs Collaborative Studio and School of Visual Arts (MFA, Social Documentary Filmmaking).

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Cindy Centeno

(sin-dee sen-teh-no) Cindy Centeno is a social justice-minded filmmaker, photographer, and media producer specializing in documentary + non-profit video storytelling. A daughter of Salvadoran immigrants and a first-generation American, her work is dedicated to ethically supporting and amplifying the voices + stories of people and communities that have been historically oppressed. Her mission is to inspire, build bridges + seek justice by way of ethical + human-centered storytelling.

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Christine Khalafian

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Christina Sun Kim

Christina Sun Kim has recently wrapped Miranda Yousef, ACE’s feature directorial debut for Tremolo Productions: ART FOR EVERYBODY (Official Selection, 2023 SXSW). She previously edited festival darling LIQUOR STORE DREAMS (Official selections: 2022 Tribeca Film Festival, 2022 BFI London Film Festival, 2022 Busan International Film Festival), directed by So Yun Um. Christina is a Los Angeles-based Korean American editor who grew up in the Midwest of the United States. TATTOOED UNDER FIRE (dir. Nancy Schiesari), an ITVS-funded film about Iraq veterans and their emotional scars, was her first full-length documentary. She has many years of experience producing short social justice documentaries and working with a network of community organizers throughout California. In 2020, she was named the 10th Karen Schmeer Emerging Editor Fellow, and she holds an MFA from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.

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Cyrus Dowlatshahi

Iranian-American documentary film editor based in the Chi.

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Corleone Ham

I am a 2nd Gen Cambodian American, who wants to share smiles and uplift important stories. I also aspire to be a 3D artist one day and am currently studying to do motion design and 3D animation on my own, during my freetime. I am a community organizer trying to become a filmmaker. I love editing and most of my time I spend editing for small businesses, non-profits, and organizations doing social impact storytelling in the Greater Los Angeles Area. I want to find a way to build stronger community and network with people who look like me and share experiences with me. I want to share stories that help to uplift the communities I work with. I became inspired to be a filmmaker from my experience working as a community organizer and youth leader since I was 14 years old. I never got a chance to go to film school, most of my experience came from teaching myself. I have spent the better of the last few years working by getting hired to tell short stories in Long Beach and Los Angeles with youth, families, activists, and community organizations. I have always been enthusiastic about the opportunity to work on a feature one day and if given one, would love to let my talents and drive shine through.

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Casey Chinn

Casey began editing documentaries in the late '90's with the 30 minute short, Hobo Jungles" directed by Sarah George. Since then he has edited six feature documentaries including festival winners, "Catching Out" (2003) and "The Breakfast of Champions" (2009). He has also edited an additional 7 short documentaries and often functions as the de-facto post-supervisor on the films he edits. As an old-school editor he often functions as a story producer, finding compelling story-arcs, writing narration and even shooting b-roll. While he has enjoyed delving into a myriad of topics on the documentaries he's edited, he's particularly drawn to music themed projects.

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Carlos Crooks

A commercial and film editor based in LA and SF. I'm represented at Stitch UK & US. Film allows us the opportunity to bring truth to the screen and push the boundaries of culture. For that, I'm glad to be in this industry and to with collaborate others to create excellent work.

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Chi-Ho Lee is a film and television editor with over twenty years of experience in broadcast television, fictional and documentary feature films, as well as museum films. His broadcast work has aired on PBS, AMC+, Sundance Channel, BBC, Smithsonian Channel, TV One, MTV, Animal Planet and NESN. Chi-Ho has also edited award-winning documentaries that have screened at film festivals throughout the US and internationally. In addition to his broadcast and feature work, Chi-Ho has edited numerous museum films for the Sant Ocean Hall at The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, The National WWII Museum, The Peabody Essex Museum, and New England Aquarium. He has also edited a collection of videos for the legendary musician James Taylor and Yo Yo Ma.

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Cierra Pacheco

Cierra’s career as a Video Editor began shortly after receiving her Master’s degree from New York University in 2011 when she was hired as an Assistant Editor at NBC. Here, she acquired the organizational and technical skills needed in post-production as well as honed in on her skills as an Editor. This resulted in her winning an Emmy in 2013 for her post-production work on NBC’s nationally syndicated T.V. show “George to the Rescue”. Since then she has worked on numerous T.V. and film productions, some with her mentor and renowned Film Editor, Sam Pollard, and his associates. As of October 2020 she transitioned to working mainly as an Editor where she was hired as the Lead Editor for Robert F. Kennedy’s feature documentary titled “Medical Racism: the New Apartheid”. Her most recent and noticeable accomplishment is her credit as an Associate Editor for the 2021 short documentary titled “Game Changer” that was featured in the Tribeca Film Festival the same year. As a Black American and Puerto Rican native New Yorker, these recent editing projects reignited her interest in documentary storytelling by individuals whose perspectives are not always compatible with mainstream societal attitudes and values.

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Calvin Choi

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Caroline Weaver

I am an editor originally from Houston, Texas and currently based in Portland, Oregon. During my time as a Radio-TV-Film major at The University of Texas at Austin, I worked as an assistant editor on a Fiege Films feature doc "In the Air", in which artists from the Gulf Coast use dance, spoken word, and visual art to tell stories of environmental injustice, survival, and alternative visions for the future. I shot and edited a short doc called "Mixed Feelings", about what it means to grow up mixed race in America and it features the experiences of my own family members. It was accepted to the 2019 Austin Asian American Film Festival. Professionally, I have edited various project for Blue Chalk Media as a Junior Editor including "The Divide: Confronting Racism in American Healthcare" for The Commonwealth Fund, "Helen's Story", a teen patient profile for Boston Children's Hospital, and multiple episodes of the digital series "American Veterans" for PBS Digital Studios.

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Camilo Molina

Visual storyteller based in New York City and Nashville, worked previously for Major League Soccer and CNN. Interested in stories of human interest, food culture, sports, and latinx profiles.

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Chelsea Hernandez

Chelsea is an Emmy-nominated Mexican-American filmmaker based in Austin, Texas. Named as DOC NYC's 2021 40 Under 40 Class, Chelsea has worked for ten years in the documentary television and film industry as an editor, director and producer on such projects like PBS national broadcast special, 'Fixing the Future', hosted by David Brancaccio of NPR's Marketplace and directed by Ellen Spiro (Body of War), 'United Tacos of America' an 8 episode series for El Rey Network and most recently on 'That Animal Rescue Show' a 10 episode series for CBS All Access executive produced by Richard Linklater. Beyond television work, Chelsea has directed and produced various documentary films including the 2018 SXSW Texas Short Jury Winner 'An Uncertain Future', a commissioned project with Field of Vision and Firelight Media. She made her feature directorial debut in 2019 with the award-winning documentary 'Building the American Dream' which premiered at SXSW 2019 and broadcast nationally on PBS in September 2020. She is a Warner150 Artist, a member of Brown Girls Doc Mafia, Documentary Producers Alliance, and a fellow of Firelight Media Doc Lab, Tribeca Edit Storylab, Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) National Mediamaker Program and NALIP Latino Media Market. Chelsea's editing experience is rooted in documentary television series. She is an 8-time Lone Star Emmy winning Editor for her editing work on PBS' Arts In Context docu-series from 2013-2015 which included editing three 1-hour specials and 26 half-hour episodes.

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Caron Creighton

Caron Creighton is an award winning journalist who has reported on Israel/Palestine, global African migration patterns, and the Bay Area's homelessness crisis. She holds Bachelor's degrees from Michigan State University, in both Arabic and Professional Writing, as well as a Master's in Journalism from UC Berkeley. She has worked for the Associated Press in Jerusalem where she focused her reporting on the struggles faced by Eritrean migrants in Israel. She also co-produced and directed a short film following a West African asylum seeker as he traveled from South America to the U.S. border. She currently works as a Producer/Editor for Citizen Film.

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César Martínez Barba

César Martínez Barba is a San Antonio, TX born filmmaker and editor living in NYC. He is a graduate of Occidental College with an Honors B.A. in Media Arts and Culture. César has been selected as a Sundance Institute 2020 Art of Editing Fellow, the Fall 2018 Social Justice Filmmaker Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center, a 2018 NeXt Doc Fellow, and is a member of the Brooklyn Filmmakers Collective. His editorial work has appeared on the Criterion Collection, BET, ABC, and at festivals such as HotDocs, SFFILM, and Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. His film ¡Chaporazzi! (2020) was broadcast on Season 2 of POV Shorts and his film Dial Home (2021) was distributed by The New Yorker.

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Catherine Herrera

Editing is like putting a puzzle together. The best part of the job is crafting, bringing to life & matching the vision of the Director and Production Team. In my career, I have worked as a photojournalist and editorial photographer for newspapers & magazines in the U.S. & Mexico, as an associate news and documentary producer on national broadcast documentaries. My films include the award-winning 'Alphabet People' (1994), 'From the Same Family: An Intimate View of Globalization (2001), 'Transition' (2006), 'Bridge Walkers Installation & Short Documentary (2012), 'Open Doors to a Healing' Audio Installation (2014), 'Sitting Ohlone' Public Art Performance, Photo & Video Installation (2015), 'The Martins Beach Project (2024). I have been editing a short documentary for Montalvo Arts Center and will have a residency in 2023. I am commissioned for clients and cultural institutions in partnership and often on community-driven and culturally sensitive productions seeking to bring new voices and experiences of BIPOC to audiences through novel and traditional distribution methods. My photography will exhibit in 2023 as part of a group show of indigenous artists in 'Landscapes of Survivance,' curated by Betsy Hawley. As an editor, I draw from these combined professional experiences and bring fresh perspective that springs from my culture, family and community. I am seeking funded projects that are looking for my unique set of skills, and are seeking to bring up editors willing to work in a dedicated balanced way. I look forward to collaborating on bring your vision to life and to the screen!

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Cristina Carrasco Hernández

Born in Caracas, Venezuela and recently based in Barcelona, Spain, Cristina began her career as an editor in the Venezuelan film and TV production company, La Pandilla Producciones. In 2007 she migrated to Argentina and there edited the comedy Re Loca, the second highest-grossing Argentinian film released in 2018. She also worked as co-editor of La Familia, premiered at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival’s Semaine de la Critique and Best Feature Film in the Latinamerican Biarritz Film Festival in 2017. Cristina has edited seven feature fiction films, four feature documentaries, and various TV documentaries and shows. Her collaboration with Simón Franco includes —Boca de Pozo, the opening film for Pantalla Pinamar, and Tiempos Menos Modernos, screened at Montreal, London Latin American, and Mannheim, among others. She is currently editing Raul Paz-Pastrana’s second documentary feature Backside. She has a BA in Communication from the Universidad Católica Andrés Bello in Caracas and a BA in Film Editing from the Escuela Nacional de Realización y Experimentación Cinematográfica in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Caroline Lee

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Celine Clarke

I'm passionate about editing documentaries because I love finding and crafting organic moments that draw out emotion in us. I'm interested in telling stories that inspire change. I most recently worked as an Additional Editor on The 1619 Project (Hulu). Prior to this I was a short form Editor at VICE.

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Chris Rogers

I am a Union editor. I have been working in film, television and streaming on reality and docu series for over 10 years. I have worked on shows for OWN, NatGeo, WEtv, TLC, CBS Sports, Spike, Fuse and Paramount/ViacomCBS to name a few. I also have worked as a Staff Lead Editor at Brave New Films for 2 years editing documentary features, shorts and series. I also have been an editor at AwesomenessTV/ViacomCBS for 3 years editing various types of reality, docu-series, and scripted shows. I am looking to expand my resume into more high profile scripted television series as well as tell deeper doc stories.

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Catalina Ausin

Catalina Ausin is a queer Mexican-American filmmaker. Catalina developed an eye for photography as a child while living in Mexico. Her passion for creating images led her to study cinematography at USC School of Cinematic Arts, and FAMU – The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague, Czech Republic. She was a fellow at Film Independent’s Project Involve Diverse Filmmaker Program. Catalina freelances as a producer and cinematographer and has shot and produced an array of narrative and documentary feature films focusing mostly on women, indigenous cultures and LGBTQ themed projects that have premiered at Sundance, SXSW, LA Film Festival, Outfest, and Frameline. She has collaborated on productions for HBO, Lionsgate, Paramount, IFC, Marvel, National Geographic, Participant, Discovery, Travel Channel, Brave New Films, Broadgreen Pictures, and Netflix amongst others. Catalina shares her passion by mentoring students in filmmaking. She has taught at USC’s Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts, New York Film Academy, Mary Pickford Institute, Mobile Film Classroom and Chiapas Photography Project, where she taught photography to indigenous Mayan women. She was the creative director and executive producer of Eco-Maya, a filmmaking workshop in Chiapas, Mexico. She has been closely collaborating with indigenous communities and documenting their ancient wisdom for a decade. She is currently working on a feature length documentary with indigenous elders across Mexico. Catalina’s bicultural roots provide her with a wider social and cultural perspective. As a filmmaker, she wants to direct projects that provide a social, cultural and spiritual awakening.

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Corey Ohama

I edit feature documentaries and shorts. My work has been shown on PBS/Independent Lens, and at festivals such as Tribeca, SXSW, CAAMFest, LAFF, and DOC-NYC. I use Premiere Pro CC. I love to work on docs related to history, sports (especially women's sports), immigration, social issues, and anything Asian American. Although I usually work remotely, I like to collaborate and prefer to have periodic in-person edit sessions with the director/team. I love participating in programs like the Brown Girls Doc Mafia Feedback Loop, and also working with a consulting editor.

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Christian Scanlon

Aspiring film/cinema editor. Previous experience on short videos and archival footage. TJ born, Colorado Raised, Dual Citizen

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