Kevin Tent

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Kevin Tent
Occupation Film editor, & director
Years active 1987 - Present

Kevin Tent is an American film editor. Tent's early life was spent near Buffalo, New York.[1] He began his career editing educational films, then moved into the world of low-budget horror films, working on several projects with legendary producer Roger Corman.[2] Tent has since gone on to edit many high-profile films. He is known for his long-standing partnership with filmmaker Alexander Payne. Tent has been nominated for three ACE Eddie Awards. He has been twice nominated for the ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical for Election and Sideways. His work on About Schmidt earned him a nomination for the ACE Eddie Award for Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic.[3] In addition to his career in editing, Tent also co-directed two films; 1990's Ultra Warrior, and 1993's Blackbelt II.[4]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Film Director Other notes
1990 Frankenhooker Frank Henenlotter
Basket Case 2 Frank Henenlotter
1996 Citizen Ruth Alexander Payne
1999 Election Alexander Payne ACE Eddie Award nomination
Girl, Interrupted James Mangold
2001 Blow Ted Demme
2002 About Schmidt Alexander Payne ACE Eddie Award nomination
2004 The Clearing Pieter Jan Brugge
Sideways Alexander Payne ACE Eddie Award nomination
2005 Monster-in-Law Robert Luketic
2006 RV Barry Sonnenfeld
2007 Mr. Woodcock Craig Gillespie
The Golden Compass Chris Weitz
2009 Hung (TV series) Alexander Payne Pilot episode
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Neal Brennan
2010 Shanghai Mikael Håfström
2011 The Descendants Alexander Payne Academy Award nomination
2013 Nebraska Alexander Payne

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