Academy Award Nominee Craig McKay to be Honored at the Beaufort International Film Festival

Craig McKay, Multiple Award Winning Film Editor, to Receive Jean Ribaut Award
Nov. 12, 2011 - PRLog -- Two time Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award Winner Craig McKay will received the prestigious Jean Ribaut Award for Film Editing at the 6th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival to be held February 15 - 19, 2012 in Beaufort, SC. Mr. McKay is an award-winning feature film editor, director, and executive producer. Recognized with two Oscar ® nominations for editing Reds and The Silence of the Lambs, and an Emmy and Eddie Award for editing the NBC mini-series Holocaust, he has edited more than fifty films including Philadelphia, The Conspirator, The Manchurian Candidate, Cop Land, Maid in Manhattan, and Robert Redford's The Conspirator.

His directing credits include the Emmy Award-winning Bubbe Meises, Bubbe Stories for PBS and HBO's Subway Stories The Red Shoes, written by John Guare. Story consultant credits include Bravo's Haiti: Dreams of Democracy, Academy Award-nominated Mandela, and PBS's award-winning Witness: Voices from the Holocaust.

McKay has served as a creative advisor at the Sundance Institute Filmmaker's Lab and is also an executive producer of the award-winning feature-length documentary A Normal Life.

He is a member of the DGA, AMPAS, WGAE and Local 700. McKay has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.

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