John Rosenberg, Film Editor

Resumé

  • Expert with AVID, Final Cut Pro and all film systems
  • Z-1 Editor - IATSE Local 700
  • Author - The Healthy Edit (2011), Focal Press
  • Instructor:
    • USC School of Cinematic Arts (2010 to present)
    • UCLA Extension (1996 to present) - "Developing the Narrative Sequence," an intensive editing workshop, "Fix It in Post: The Editor as Film Doctor", "Editing the Genre Film", "The Aesthetic Choice: Understanding Motion Picture Editing", "The Art and Craft of Film Editing" (online and classroom)
    • The Art Institute of California (2006 to present) - Advanced editing workshops

Recent Work:


THE GIFT OF FEAR, 2014
Jeff Apple Apple Space and Time

BRUSH WITH DANGER, 2013
Livia Zheng Sun and Moon Films

MORE THAN THE RAINBOW, 2011
Dan Wechsler Lespedi Productions

TIME AGAIN, 2009
Stars John T. Woods & Gigi Perreau
Ray Karwel Nasty Strangers, LLC

NOON WHISTLE, 2009
(Theatrical short)
Christopher Clements Cinergy Productions
PARTNERS IN RHYME, 2009
Country Music project with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Crystal Gayle, Englebert Humperdinck, etc.

Feature Motion Picture and Television Editor (partial list):


MORE THAN THE RAINBOW, 2011
Dan Wechsler Lespedi Productions

TIME AGAIN, 2009
Stars John T. Woods & Gigi Perreau
Ray Karwel Nasty Strangers, LLC

MAY DAY, 2006
Stars Geoffrey Lewis & Todd Bridges
Ron Ford Lynn Wenger Prod.
NET GAMES, 2004
Stars Ed Begley, Jr. & C. Thomas Howell
Andrew Van Slee First Look Entertainment
THE NEW GRIMMS FAIRY TALES, 2003
THE BLUE LIGHT(one hour TV pilot)
Stars Ernest Borgnine
Ernie Altbacker Alpine/Keegan
AN ANGEL ON ABBEY STREET, 2003
Stars Dick Van Patten & Bruce Young
Jed Nolan Alpine Pictures
TOTALLY BLONDE, 2002
Stars Krista Allen, Mindy Sterling & Colin Mochrie
Andrew Van Slee First Look Entertainment
THE CONVENT, 2000
Stars Adrienne Barbeau & Coolio
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
Mike Mendez Lions Gate Films
JOSEPH'S GIFT, 1999
Stars Robert Townsend, Freddy Rodriguez & Marcel Marceau
Philippe Mora Alpine Pictures
LANCELOT: Guardian of Time, 1999
(also credited as Creative Consultant)
Stars Marc Singer & John Saxon
Rubiano Cruz HBO
THE PASS, 1998
(aka HIGHWAY HITCHER)
Stars James LeGros, William Forseyth & Elizabeth Peña
Kurt Voss Dream Entertainment
THICK AND THIN, 1998
(aka Mercenary II)
Stars Robert Townsend & Nicholas Turturro
Philippe Mora Buena Vista
THE SUBSTITUTE II, 1997
Supervising editor (u/c)
Stars Treat Williams & B.D. Wong
Steven Pearl Artisan Entertainment
BELOW UTOPIA, 1997
(aka BODY COUNT)
Stars Ice T & Alyssa Milano
Kurt Voss Artisan/HBO
POISON IVY: The New Seduction, 1996
Stars Jaime Pressly
Kurt Voss New Line Cinema
DEAD BADGE, 1994
Stars Olympia Dukakis & M. Emmet Walsh
Doug Barr Cabin Fever/Showtime
PLAYMAKER, 1993
Stars Colin Firth & Jennifer Rubin
Yuri Zeltser Orion Pictures
LOST IN AFRICA, 1993
Official Selection - Paris Film Festival
Stewart Raffill Hemdale Pictures
MAN TROUBLE, 1992
Additional Editing (u/c)
Stars Jack Nicholson & Ellen Barkin
Bob Rafelson 20th Century Fox
MANNEQUIN 2, 1991
Stars Kristy Swanson, Meshach Taylor & Terry Kiser
"...a breezy teen-age comedy (with) a light, cheery style..." -- New York Times
Stewart Raffill 20th Century Fox
HORSEPLAYER, 1990
Stars Brad Dourif & Sammy Davis
"...good actors, good story and an imaginative use of the editing table." KABC-TV
Official Selection - Sundance Film Festival
Kurt Voss Republic Pictures
PRANCER, 1989
Co-Editor
Stars Sam Elliott & Cloris Leachman
"One of the Top 10 Classic Christmas Films of All Time --NBC News
John Hancock Orion Pictures
MAC AND ME, 1988
Associate Film Editor
Stewart Raffill Orion Pictures
MADE IN HEAVEN, 1987
Associate Film Editor
Stars Tim Hutton, Kelly McGillis, Ellen Barkin & Debra Winger
Alan Rudolph Lorimar Telepictures
TROUBLE IN MIND, 1986
Assistant Editor
Stars Kris Kristofferson, Keith Carradine, Genevieve Bujold & Divine
"One of the year's ten best." -- Los Angeles Times
Alan Rudolph Alive Films
MOVING VIOLATIONS, 1985
First Assistant Editor
Stars Jennifer Tilly, James Keach and Sally Kellerman
Neal Israel 20th Century Fox

Documentaries and Reality-based programs:


EXPEDITIONS TO THE EDGE, 2005
4 - one hour documentaries for television
  1. INTO GALERAS
  2. HOSTAGE MOUNTAIN
  3. LOST JUNGLE
  4. CAVE FLOOD
Philippe Denham National Geographic
PLAYBOY'S AMATEUR HOME VIDEOS, 1997
Series of one-hour shows
Pinto Productions Playboy Channel
DARE TO DREAM, 1996
Feature documentary with extensive 35mm footage from around the world,
photographed by Vilmos Zsigmond, ASC and others.
Gesine Thomson On the Edge Productions
PLAYBOY 360, 1991
Series of informational documentaries
Playboy Entertainment, Inc. Playboy Channel
LIVING IN SPACE, 1988
In-house promotional documentary
Debbie Glovin NASA Ames
CALIFORNIA STORIES, 1988
Consulting editor (uncredited)
Series of half-hour Emmy award winning documentary series
  1. CONTACT
  2. SPACE ART
  3. LIFE IN SPACE
Debbie Glovin KCET/PBS
PLANET EARTH, 1986
Consulting editor (uncredited)
National Emmy award winning series
  1. BLUE PLANET
  2. GIFTS FROM THE EARTH
Debbie Glovin WQED/PBS

Short Form:


NOON WHISTLE, 2009
(Theatrical short)
Christopher Clements Cinergy Productions
PARTNERS IN RHYME, 2009
Country Music project with Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Crystal Gayle, Englebert Humperdinck, etc.
LAST TEMPTATION OF TOMMY, 2005-6
    THE HIT ME
    GOING DOWN
    TICK TOCK(Short subjects )
Michael Steven Gregory Random Cove
GREATER RELATIONS
4 - :30 second spots
Greater Relations Worldwide
FIRST NATIONAL INFORMATION NETWORK
5 - :30 second spots
Alpine Pictures
THEATRICAL TRAILERS and PROMOS
Mannequin: On the Move R. J. Louis Productions
Strong Island Boys Dream Entertainment
My Brother Jack Dream Entertainment
Dare to Dream On the Edge Productions
The Convent Alpine Pictures
Love is the Drug Alpine Pictures
Daze of Summer Alpine Pictures
Tool Box Murders Alpine Pictures
Microwave Park Alpine Pictures