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Thelma Schoonmaker Profile

While doing graduate work at Columbia University,Thelma Schoonmaker answered an ad that offered on-the-job training as an assistant film editor. The exposure sparked a desire to learn more, and her career was set. During a summer course at New York University's film school she metMartin Scorsese. Within a fewyears she was editing Scorsese's first feature,Who's that Knocking at My Door. In 1981 she won the Academy Award,® the American Cinema Editors Eddie® and the BAFTA Award® for her editing of Scorsese's Raging Bull. Since then, she has worked on all of Scorsese's feature films.In addition to editing,she works to promote the films and writings of her late husband, Michael Powell.

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