Thelma Schoonmaker Given Career Achievement Award at Eddie Awards

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Thelma Schoonmaker Courtesy of Hollywood Reporter

Alumna Thelma Schoonmaker was a Career Achievement honoree at the American Cinema Editors’ 67th annual Eddie Awards last week. Schoonmaker has been the longtime editor of Martin Scorsese, whom she met while at NYU Grad Film. She has edited 23 of his films over the years, winning numerous awards for her work. Scorsese presented the award to her saying that, "Ultimately it’s about trust and her fierceness to fight for the truth in the film." 

Read more about the awards here and read an interview with Schoonmaker about editing and collaborating here.