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Craig McKay


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Craig McKay, born in New York State’s Hudson Valley, has twice been nominated for an Academy Award, for editing Oscar-winning directors Warren Beatty’s Reds and Jonathan Demme’s The Silence of the Lambs.

He has collaborated with the latter director on several other features, including the Academy Award-winning Melvin and Howard and Philadelphia. Mr. McKay’s many feature credits as film editor also include Terry George’s Some Mother’s Son; Liev Schreiber’s Everything is Illuminated; James Mangold’s Cop Land; and Andrew Jarecki’s upcoming All Good Things.

Mr. McKay won an Emmy Award for editing Marvin J. Chomsky’s miniseries Holocaust. Also for television, he has directed the Emmy Award-winning musical special Bubbe Meises: Bubbe Stories and the “The Red Shoes” short film segment of Subway Stories.

He was story consultant on, among other projects, Angus Gibson and Jo Menell’s Oscar-nominated Mandela and Joshua M. Greene’s Witness: Voices from the Holocaust. Another documentary he worked on was Hugo Berkeley and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi’s A Normal Life, as executive producer.

Mr. McKay has served as a creative advisor at the Sundance Institute’s Filmmakers Lab.

Craig McKay, nativo de Hudson Valley, Nueva York, fue dos veces nominado al Oscar: por Reds de Warren Beatty y por The Silence of the Lambs de Jonathan Demme.

Ha colaborado con el segundo director en otros largometrajes, incluso los recipientes del Oscar Melvin y Howard y Philadelphia. Los muchos créditos del Sr. McKay como editor incluyen Some Mother’s Son de Terry George, Everything is Illuminated  de Liev Schrieber, Cop Land de James Mangold, y All Good Things de Andrew Jarecki, que va a salir pronto.

Sr. McKay recibió un premio Emmy para editar la miniserie Holocaust de Marvin J. Chomsky.  También, para televisión, dirigió el recipiente del premio Emmy, la espécial musical Bubbe Meises: Bubbe Stories y “The Red Shoes”, segmento corto de Subway Stories.

Él era consultante de argumento en, entre otros proyectos, Mandela de Angus Gibson y Jo Menell, que fue nominada al Oscar y Witness: Voices from the Holocaust de Joshua M. Greene.  Otro documentario en que trabajó, como productor ejecutivo, era A Normal Life de Hugo Berkeley y Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi.

Sr. McKay ha sirvido como consejero creativo en el Laboratório de Cineastas del Instituto de Sundance.