Bob Eisenhardt

Editor

Bob Eisenhardt, Editor

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Thesis: Editing Lab

Bob Eisenhardt, A.C.E. is an Oscar nominee, two-time American Cinema Editors Eddie award winner, and three-time Emmy winner with over sixty films to his credit.

Bob edited FREE SOLO, the 2019 Oscar and BAFTA award winner, for which he received the ACE Eddie for Best Editing - Documentary. Other recent films include: SCOTTY AND THE SECRET HISTORY OF HOLLYWOOD; HBO’s EVERYTHING IS COPY: NORA EPHRON, SCRIPTED AND UNSCRIPTED, shown at the 2015 New York Film Festival and Primetime Emmy nominee, and winner of ACE Eddie for Best Editing – TV Documentary; and RESTLESS CREATURE: WENDY WHELAN, shown at the 2016 New York Film Festival. He also edited MERU, which won the Audience Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, the Cinema Eye Audience Award and was the opening night selection at the Full Frame Film Festival. Other recent films include WAGNER'S DREAM, which received an Emmy nomination for editing; VALENTINO: THE LAST EMPEROR; DIXIE CHICKS: SHUT UP & SING; and LIVING EMERGENCY: STORIES OF DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS. 

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IDA Spotlight: SocDoc Faculty Tips for New Projects
July 26, 2019

IDA Spotlight: SocDoc Faculty Tips for New Projects

One of our best jobs here at SVA's MFA in Social Documentary Program is advising our graduate students on their film ideas, helping them make their concepts strong. The idea stage can be invigorating, but successful films happen with thoughtful planning. We surveyed our esteemed faculty for suggestions on what filmmakers should consider as they embark on a new project. Read More
Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni
May 29, 2019

Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni

A great many SocDoc alumni films are recently streaming into the comfort of your home these days - so we compiled a list to make a TV party easy for you! Check out the work our alumni are making, and tell a friend. Read More
Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More