On March 31, Oscar-nominated film editor and Maplewood resident Tim Squyres (“Life of Pi,” “Gosford Park,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon,” and “Sense and Sensibility”) spoke about what film editors do and what it’s like to work with Oscar-winning director Ang Lee, as part of the ongoing 2016 Maplewood Ideas Festival.
Tim Squyres has edited 23 feature films, including 13 for Ang Lee. Four have received Oscar nominations for Best Picture: “Life of Pi,” “Gosford Park,” “Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon” and “Sense and Sensibility.” Other films include “Unbroken,” “Rachel Getting Married,” “Syriana,” “The Ice Storm,” and “The Wedding Banquet.”
His work has received two Oscar nominations for editing. He has also edited a wide variety of television and music video projects, and his documentary work includes collaborations with Bill Moyers, Michael Moore, Alex Gibney, and George Butler. Squyres and his family have lived in Maplewood for nearly 30 years.
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