Film Editors

The work of a film editor involves selecting shots, polishing the raw footage, and combining them into finished film/motion picture. An editor not only puts pieces/sequences of a film together and edited dialogue scenes, but also creatively co-ordinates with different departments of the film, including story, dialogue, music, etc. Know about famous film editors, such as Chris Wallace, Rian Johnson, Greg Gutfeld, Greg Daniels and Peter Boyle. This list of famous film editors includes people from United States, England, India, Germany, Israel and many more countries.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Rian Johnson

Rian Johnson
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: December 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 2 Chris Wallace

Chris Wallace
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: September 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
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 3 Joel Coen

Joel Coen
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: November 29, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 4 Greg Gutfeld

Greg Gutfeld
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: September 12, 1964
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
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 5 Peter Billingsley

Peter Billingsley
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: April 16, 1971
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

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 6 Rakesh Roshan

Rakesh Roshan
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: September 6, 1949
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Indian
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 7 Gaspar Noé

Gaspar Noé
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Argentinian
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 8 Feroz Khan

Feroz Khan
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 25, 1939
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: Indian
Died: April 27, 2009
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 9 Vince Offer

Vince Offer
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: April 25, 1964
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Israeli, American

 10 Alfonso Freeman

Alfonso Freeman
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: September 13, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
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 11 Lynn Shelton

Lynn Shelton
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: August 27, 1965
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: May 16, 2020

 12 Josh Trank

Josh Trank
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: February 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 13 Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Rainer Werner Fassbinder
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Famous As: Film maker
Birthdate: May 31, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German
Died: June 10, 1982

 14 Marcia Lucas

Marcia Lucas
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Famous As: Film Editor
Birthdate: October 4, 1945
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
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 15 Adam Wingard

Adam Wingard
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: December 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 16 Sticky Fingaz

Sticky Fingaz
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Famous As: Rapper
Birthdate: November 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American

 17 Russ Meyer

Russ Meyer
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: March 21, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: September 18, 2004

 18 Kyle Newman

Kyle Newman
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: March 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
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 19 Andrew Koenig

Andrew Koenig
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: August 17, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: February 14, 2010

 20 Ben Wheatley

Ben Wheatley
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: April 30, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: British

 21 Joe Dante

Joe Dante
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: November 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 22 Joe Abercrombie

Joe Abercrombie
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: December 31, 1974
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 23 Marc Wallice

Marc Wallice
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 24 Alma Reville

Alma Reville
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: August 14, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British, American
Died: July 6, 1982

 25 Liz Sagal

Liz Sagal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 9, 1961
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 26 Steven Zaillian

Steven Zaillian
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Famous As: Screenwriter
Birthdate: January 30, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 27 Seth Gordon

Seth Gordon
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 15, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 28 Lee Unkrich

Lee Unkrich
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 8, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 29 David Lowery

David Lowery
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 26, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 30 Alex Karpovsky

Alex Karpovsky
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: September 23, 1979
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 31 John Sayles

John Sayles
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: September 28, 1950
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 32 Hal Ashby

Hal Ashby
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: September 2, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: December 27, 1988

 33 Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt
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Famous As: Sound designer
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 34 Quinn Shephard

Quinn Shephard
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 28, 1995
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 35 Bimal Roy

Bimal Roy
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: July 12, 1909
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Bangladeshi, Indian
Died: January 8, 1966

 36 Kenji Mizoguchi

Kenji Mizoguchi
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: May 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Japanese
Died: August 24, 1956

 37 Kimee Balmilero

Kimee Balmilero
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 13, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 38 Ishirō Honda

Ishirō Honda
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: May 7, 1911
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: Japanese
Died: February 28, 1993

 39 Vijay Anand

Vijay Anand
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: January 22, 1934
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 23, 2004

 40 Hannah Lux Davis

Hannah Lux Davis
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Famous As: Music video director
Birthdate: May 17, 1986
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 41 B. Nagi Reddy

B. Nagi Reddy
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Famous As: Producer
Birthdate: December 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Indian
Died: February 25, 2004

 42 Sebastian Lelio

Sebastian Lelio
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: March 8, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Argentinian

 43 Charles Crichton

Charles Crichton
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Famous As: Director
Birthdate: August 6, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British
Died: September 14, 1999

 44 Mark Robson

Mark Robson
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: December 4, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Canadian, British
Died: June 20, 1978

 45 Martha Coolidge

Martha Coolidge
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: August 17, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 46 Shirley Clarke

Shirley Clarke
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Famous As: Filmmaker
Birthdate: October 2, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: September 23, 1997

 47 Christopher Smart

Christopher Smart
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: April 11, 1722
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British
Died: May 21, 1771

 48 Robert Parrish

Robert Parrish
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Famous As: Film director
Birthdate: January 4, 1916
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: December 4, 1995

 49 Clive Stanley Donner

Clive Stanley Donner
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Famous As: Film Director
Birthdate: January 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: British
Died: September 6, 2010

 50 Dede Allen

Dede Allen
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Famous As: Film Editor
Birthdate: December 3, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: April 17, 2010
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