Tim Squyres

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Tim Squyres
Born (1959-03-29) 29 March 1959 (age 55)
Wenonah, New Jersey, U.S.A
Occupation Film editor

Timothy S. “Tim” Squyres (born March 29, 1959) is an American film editor with about 30 film credits.[1] Squyres has had an extended collaboration with the Taiwanese director Ang Lee, having edited all but one of Lee's feature films. His latest collaboration with Jonathan Demme on the film A Master Builder opened in New York during June 2014 and was based on the 19th century play by Henrik Ibsen.

Life and career[edit]

Squyres was born in Wenonah, New Jersey. He is the brother of Steve Squyres, professor of astronomy at Cornell University. Both brothers attended Cornell after attending Gateway Regional High School in New Jersey.

Squyres has edited all of Ang Lee's films except for Brokeback Mountain,[2] including The Wedding Banquet (1993), Eat Drink Man Woman (1994), Sense and Sensibility (1995), Ride with the Devil (1999), Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000), The Hire: Chosen (2001), Hulk (2003), Lust, Caution (2007), Taking Woodstock (2009), and, most recently, Life of Pi (2012). Squyres served as editor of Angelina Jolie's upcoming adaptation of Unbroken which will be released on December 25, 2014.

Squyres' work on Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) earned nominations for the Academy Award for Best Film Editing, the BAFTA Award for Best Editing, the American Cinema Editors Eddie Award, among other awards. His work on Gosford Park (directed by Robert Altman - 2001) was also nominated for an Eddie.[3] In 2012, he was also nominated for the Academy Award for Life of Pi.

Squyres has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tim Squyres at the Internet Movie Database
  2. ^ Marchant, Beth (August 28, 2009). "Taking Woodstock, Cut by Cut: Tim Squyres and Mike Fay talk about editing Ang Lee's latest film". Studio Monthly.  Squyres was unavailable for Brokeback Mountain due to a scheduling conflict with editing Syriana.
  3. ^ "Tim Squyres - Awards". imdb.com. 
  4. ^ "American Cinema Editors - Members", webpage archived by WebCite from this original URL on 2008-03-04.