I had the opportunity a


I had the opportunity a couple of years ago to chat briefly with Thelma Schoonmaker. In our conversation she told me that when she edited and reviewed with Martin Scorsese his production of “Hugo,” much of their work was done in 2D, with reference to the 3D only after the edit was substantially completed.

While Ms. Schoonmaker did not say this expressly, I was left with the impression that for her, editing was editing — i.e., the development of story through the juxtaposition of images — while working with 3D was merely icing on the cake.

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