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‘Moonlight’ Editors on How They Worked on Creating a Film Centered on Performances and Observations

CineMontage speaks to the editors of this year’s 5 Oscar-nominated films for Best Editing to get a feel for how they went about cutting their films, including


‘s Joi McMillon and Nat Sanders.

“[Director Barry Jenkins] captured so many precise and nuanced performances. You don’t want people to pay attention to your edits, but to immerse themselves in the performances and Barry’s observations,” says McMillon.

“It’s more of an observational film than one driven by plot. Barry was influenced by European and Asian filmmakers,” adds Sanders.

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