Hughes Winborne

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Hughes Winborne is a Hollywood film editor. He has edited 20 films, including Crash, for which he won an Oscar for film editing in the 78th Academy Awards. He also edited Sling Blade (1996) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).[1]

Hughes graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1975 (with a bachelor's degree in history). After working for several years, he enrolled in a film program at New York University and discovered film editing.[2]

Winborne has been elected as a member of the American Cinema Editors.[3]

Selected filmography[edit]

Year Title Notes
1988 Plagues Television film
1991 Contact: The Yanomami Indians of Brazil
1992 The Bet Short film
1994 The Last Good Time
1995 Drunks
1995 Low
1995 Comfortably Numb
1996 All She Ever Wanted Television film
1996 Sling Blade
1996 Her Desperate Choice Television film
1998 Curtain Call (alt. title: It All Came True)
1999 A Slipping-Down Life
1999 Buddy Boy
2000 Waterproof
2001 Nobody's Baby
2001 Walter and Henry Television film
2001 Wild Iris Television film
2002 Stark Raving Mad
2004 Employee of the Month
2004 Crash Academy Award for Best Film Editing
American Cinema Editors for Best Edited Feature Film - Dramatic
Nominated - BAFTA Award for Best Editing
2006 Even Money
2006 The Pursuit of Happyness
2007 The Great Debaters
2008 Seven Pounds
2010 Teen Patti
2010 180º
2011 Help, TheThe Help
2012 Item 47 Short film
2012 The Motel Life
2013 Charlie Countryman
2014 Guardians of the Galaxy Nominated - Saturn Award for Best Editing
2014 The Sleeping Shepherd
2015 Pixels


  1. ^ Armstrong, Matt (2004). "Crash Editor Hughes Winborne", Studio Daily, March 3, 2006; archived at Webcite from this original URL 2008-05-06.
  2. ^ Kaplowitz, Harry (2006). "Alumnus up for editing Oscar", The Daily Tar Heel February 3, 2006, archived at Webcite from this original URL 2008-05-06.
  3. ^ "American Cinema Editors > Members", webpage archived by WebCite from this original URL on 2008-03-04.

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