Sight, Sound & Story Live – “Behind the Edit of Ted Lasso” on June 1st!


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New York, NY – May 25, 2023 - Sight, Sound & Story: Live invites you to an exclusive event where you can explore the behind-the-scenes editing process of the final season of the acclaimed series "Ted Lasso." Editors Melissa McCoy, ACE, and A.J. Catoline, ACE, will share their creative decisions and techniques that shaped the show's compelling narrative. Moderated by Chad Anderson, the event will showcase scenes and examples of the editors' extraordinary work.

By attending this event, you'll have the opportunity to gain firsthand insights from the editors themselves. They will discuss their approaches, the challenges they encountered, and the collaborative process involved in bringing "Ted Lasso" to life. This immersive experience will provide a deeper understanding of the editing techniques used to craft the show's distinct visual style and compelling storytelling.

Whether you're a dedicated fan of "Ted Lasso" or an aspiring editor seeking to learn from industry professionals, this event promises to be both enlightening and informative. Join "Sight, Sound & Story: Live" to gain an exclusive behind-the-scenes perspective on the editing process of the beloved series' final season.

All attendees who register for this event will receive a link and password 30 minutes prior to the event. The event will be available at 8:00 PM ET/ 5:00 PM PT on June 1st. This will gain free access for all attendees who register.

This event wouldn’t be possible without our Master Storyteller Sponsors: AJA Video Systems, American Cinema Editors & EditFest Global; as well as our Technology Sponsors: ZEISS, and Filmmaker U. We are also grateful for the continued support of our partners ProductionHUB, Digital Cinema Society, LAPPG, NYWIFT, Film Fatales, and The D-Word.

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About Our Panelists:
A.J. Catoline, ACE, is from Cape Cod, Massachusetts and is a graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and USC’s Master of Professional Writing Program. He serves on the Board of Directors of The Motion Picture Editors Guild and is a regular contributor to CineMontage Magazine. In addition to "Ted Lasso," his picture editing credits include "Speechless" (ABC), "Brockmire" (IFC) and" Black Jesus" (Adult Swim).

Melissa McCoy, ACE, first fell in love with filmmaking, and editing specifically, while a student at Western Michigan University. She then made her way to California and earned a Master’s in Editing from Chapman University Dodge College of Film & Media Arts. In 2007 she earned a coveted internship with ACE, which jump-started her career. In addition to "Ted Lasso," Melissa has also edited "Life Sentence" for the CW and the action-comedy series, "Whiskey Cavalier" on ABC.

Chad Anderson is a college professor, animation geek, poet, video editor & skateboarder from the Jersey Shore. He has worked on a range of editing and visual FX projects for corporate, educational, broadcast, non-profit and military organizations all over the country (and once in Korea). Previous clients have included E! Entertainment, "The Charlie Rose Show," the WB, The Count Basie Theatre and a film that went straight to video with John Stamos in it. He holds a master’s in education from NJCU and has been teaching for over 18 years. His favorite movie is "Joe Versus the Volcano