1. Snapshot of the Invisible Artist 2. Motion Picture Editor and the Story (the Script) 3. The Motion Picture Editor / Director Partnership 4. The Motion Picture Editor and the Actor's Performance 5. The Motion Picture Editor and Cinematographer 6. Overview of the Editing Process 7. Narratives Editing: Principles and Techniques - Film Editing "Rules" 8. Forming the "Editor's Cut," Its Creative Opportunities 9. The Motion Picture Editor and Sound Design 10. The Motion Picture Editor and the Audience Appendix: Film Production's Historical Timeline About the Author
Michael Hoggan is the former President of the American Cinema Editors and currently a professor of film production and editing at California State University, Northridge. He has an extensive body of professional work from more than three decades as an editor, writer, producer, and director. He has received ACE Eddie and Emmy nominations, including Best Editing for Miami Vice and Homefront.