Andrew Mondshein

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Andrew Steven Mondshein (born February 28, 1957)[1] is an American film editor and director with more than 25 motion picture credits.[2][3] He was widely recognized for his editing of the film The Sixth Sense (M. Night Shyamalan, 1999); he was nominated for the Academy Award, the BAFTA Award, the ACE Eddie, and he won the Satellite Award.

Life and career[edit]

Mondshein grew up on the east coast of the United States, and received a bachelor's degree from the University of Florida.[4] His first credits are as an assistant editor on two 1982 films directed by Sidney Lumet, Deathtrap and The Verdict. He went on to edit five of Lumet's films between 1984 and 1992. Mondshein was among the first film editors to adopt electronic techniques (on the film Power (Lumet-1986)).[4]

Mondshein has had a notable collaboration on eleven films with the Swedish director Lasse Hallström. Their collaboration commenced with Hallström's first English language film Once Around (1991). It includes Chocolat (2000), which was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, and for which Mondshein was nominated for a second Eddie. Their most recent collaboration is The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014). Because of his concurrent work on The Sixth Sense, Mondshein played only a peripheral role in Hallström's The Cider House Rules (1999); Lisa Zeno Churgin edited that film, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards including Film Editing.[5]

Mondshein has been elected to membership in the American Cinema Editors.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Feature Films[edit]

Year Film Director Other notes
1982 Deathtrap Sidney Lumet Assistant Editor
The Verdict
1983 Daniel
1984 Garbo Talks
1985 Desperately Seeking Susan Susan Seidelman
1986 Power Sidney Lumet
1987 Making Mr. Right Susan Seidelman
1988 Running on Empty Sidney Lumet
1989 Cookie Susan Seidelman
Family Business Sidney Lumet
1991 Once Around Lasse Hallström
1992 A Stranger Among Us Sidney Lumet
1993 What's Eating Gilbert Grape Lasse Hallström
1994 Jason's Lyric Doug McHenry
1995 To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar Beeban Kidron
1997 Swept from the Sea Co-edited with Alex Mackie
1998 Wide Awake M. Night Shyamalan
Return to Paradise Joseph Ruben Co-edited with Craig McKay
1999 The Sixth Sense M. Night Shyamalan Satellite Award for Best Editing
Nominated — Academy Award for Best Film Editing
Nominated — BAFTA Award for Best Editing
Nominated — American Cinema Editors Award for Best Edited Feature Film – Dramatic
Nominated — ACCA for Best Film Editing
2000 Chocolat Lasse Hallström Nominated — ACE Eddie for Best Edited Feature Film - Comedy or Musical
Lost Souls Janusz Kamiński Original film edited by Anne Goursaud. Serves as editor for re-cut of the film
2001 The Shipping News Lasse Hallström
2002 Analyze That Harold Ramis
2005 An Unfinished Life Lasse Hallström
Casanova
2006 The Hoax
2007 Feast of Love Robert Benton
2009 Cold Souls Sophie Barthes
Everybody's Fine Kirk Jones
2010 Remember Me Allen Coulter
2012 The Odd Life of Timothy Green Peter Hedges
2013 Safe Haven Lasse Hallström
2014 The Hundred-Foot Journey
2015 A Tale of Love and Darkness Natalie Portman
Freeheld Peter Sollett
2017 The Mummy Alex Kurtzman Co-edited with Gina Hirsch and Paul Hirsch
American Made Doug Liman Co-edited with Dylan Tichenor and Saar Klein
2019 Chaos Walking

Television[edit]

Year Title Distributor Episodes
1991 Women & Men 2 HBO Films N/A
1995 The Barefoot Executive Walt Disney Pictures N/A
1997 Dellaventura CBS Episode 4: "Joe Fallon's Daughter"
Episode 5: "Clean Slate"

Documentary[edit]

Year Title Director Other notes
2008 Flow: For Love of Water Irena Salina Co-edited with Caitlin Dixon and Madeleine Gavin

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Public Records Index
  2. ^ Andrew Mondshein on IMDb
  3. ^ "'Feast of Love':About the Filmmakers". 2007. Archived from the original on September 14, 2008. Retrieved September 1, 2008. Crew biographies on Feast of Love website.
  4. ^ a b Begley, Damian (March–April 2000). "Andrew Mondshein, Editing with a Sixth Sense". The Motion Picture Editors Guild Magazine. 21 (2). Archived from the original on August 29, 2008. Retrieved August 29, 2008.
  5. ^ Dewan, Vineet (February 23, 2001). "'Chocolat,' dead people and the Academy Awards". Yale Daily News.[permanent dead link] Interview with Mondshein.
  6. ^ "American Cinema Editors > Members". Archived from the original on March 4, 2008.

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