An Evening with Arthur Schmidt
Join us Wednesday, November 19, 2014 for a VERY special lacpug Meet.
We are excited to welcome legendary film editor Arthur Schmidt to lacpug for the entire evening.
Arthur Schmidt is a film editor with about 27 film credits between 1977 and 2005. Schmidt has had an long collaboration with director Robert Zemeckis that extended from Back to the Future (1985) to Cast Away (2000).
Schmidt received the Academy Award for Best Film Editing for Who Framed Roger Rabbit, (1988) and Forrest Gump (1994). In addition to these Oscars, Schmidt has won several "Eddies" from the American Cinema Editors for Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (with Craig Wood and Stephen E. Rivkin, 2003), Forrest Gump, and for a television special The Jericho Mile (1979). He has been nominated for major editing awards (including the BAFTA Award for Best Editing) for Coal Miner's Daughter (1980), Back to the Future (with Harry Keramidas, 1985), Last of the Mohicans (with Dov Hoenig, 1992), and Cast Away (2000).
Schmidt received the 2009 American Cinema Editors Career Achievement Award, which was presented to Schmidt by Robert Zemeckis.
A list of Schmidt’s film and TV credits can be found on IMDB.
NOTE: lacpug generally meets every 4th Wednesday of the Month
Meetings are open to public and ALL beginning through advanced Digital Story Tellers are welcome.