We Are Family: The Editors of Amazon's 'Transparent'

"Because there is more room in the post schedule, and we are not up against airdates, we have a lot more flexibility in the editing."
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As with the past three seasons of Amazon's

Transparent

, all 10 episodes of season four will be available for streaming September 22. This season has been edited by Hilda Rasula, Sunny Hodge and Christal Khatib.

"While this makes for some terrific binge watching, editorially speaking, this new model of episodic TV distribution changes everything," explains

Laura Almo

. "The entire season is delivered to Amazon at once, allowing the editorial team additional time to unlock shows, move things around, restructure and tweak things. 'Because there is more room in the post schedule, and we are not up against airdates, we have a lot more flexibility in the editing,' says Rasula. 'It’s a wonderful opportunity, story-wise, to move things around.'

"In fact, cutting

Transparent

is more akin to editing a five-hour film than 10 half-hour-ish episodes (Amazon is accommodating with running times, although generally each episode runs 25-30 minutes). 'Jill always said she thinks of each season of

Transparent

as a five-hour-long movie,' Rasula says." To read the full interview with the editors,

click here

.

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