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Thelma Schoonmaker on Editing a Crucial Scene in ‘Hugo’

Martin Scorsese’s longtime editor Thelma Schoonmaker dissects her work on an action-packed scene for Hugo. She says, “”Many, many, many thousands of decisions, that’s what goes on every day in an editing room. It’s hard to track it unless you’re sitting there. It was a matter of, How long are we going to let this go on? How many times are we going to cut to him, and what should he be doing each time we cut to him?”

Read it in full here on Fast Company‘s Co.Create.