John Rosenberg

John Rosenberg

Has edited over two dozen feature films for such companies as 20th Century Fox, New Line, Lorimar and LionsGate. He has also edited documentaries and reality-based shows from National Geographic to Playboy. His work has appeared in theaters worldwide as well as on HBO, National Geographic Channel, PBS, Starz and Showtime. Mr. Rosenberg’s feature work has spanned most genres, including the Jack Nicholson comedy Man Trouble, Mannequin: On the Move, Moving Violations, Totally Blonde, Mac and Me, The Convent, the cult thrillers Poison Ivy 3 with Jaime Pressly and Body Count with Alyssa Milano, the dramas Horseplayer and Made in Heaven, and the Christmas classic, Prancer. He has also headed post production for Live Entertainment (now Artisan/Lions Gate) and produced the TV pilot The Blue Light with Ernest Borgnine for Keenan Films. Mr. Rosenberg teaches a wide range of editing classes at UCLA Extension, including courses he developed on film doctoring and understanding genre, “Fix It in Post” and “Editing the Genre Film.” His other courses include: “The Art and Craft of Film Editing,” “The Aesthetic Choice: Understanding Motion Picture Editing” (online and classroom), “The Advanced Filmmakers Workshop (post-production),” and several hands-on workshops. His guest speakers, some of whom appear in this book, have included Conrad Buff (Titanic), Richard Chew (Star Wars), Arthur Coburn (Spiderman), William Goldenberg (National Treasure), Bruce Green (Princess Diaries), Richard Pearson (Quantum of Solace), and Jon Poll (Austin Powers trilogy). Mr. Rosenberg also teaches production, post production and an extensive variety of editing workshops at the Art Institute of California, the Independent Filmmakers Bootcamp, and the Learning Annex. He consistently receives top praise from students and department chairs. Mr. Rosenberg has extensive writing experience. He's written for documentaries and reality TV. His short stories appear in numerous literary journals, including The MacGuffin, Foliate Oak and First Class. His screenplays, Stan and Mary Take a Wife and The Blue Light, have been optioned and produced for film and television, respectively. Recently, he won the award for Most Outstanding Fiction at the Southern California Writers Conference.

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Editor of over 2 dozen feature films for such companies as 20th Century Fox, New Line, and LionsGate. He has also edited documentaries and reality-based shows that have appeared on HBO, National Geographic Channel, PBS, Starz and Showtime. Mr. Rosenberg teaches a wide range of editing classes at UCLA Extension, including courses he developed on film doctoring and understanding genre.

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John Rosenberg

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