|Born||August 1954 (age 61)
|Awards||ACE Eddie 1999 The Matrix|
Zach S. Staenberg, born August 1954, is a film editor best known for the Matrix Trilogy. Staenberg won an Academy Award and two ACE Eddie Award for the editing of The Matrix (1999) and for "HBO's Gotti" (1996) for which he was also nominated for an Emmy. The Matrix films were written and directed by the Wachowskis, with whom Staenberg has had an extended collaboration dating from 1996.
Staenberg has one son: Robert M. Staenberg.
The director and release-year of each film is given in parenthesis.
- Police Academy (Hugh Wilson-1984)
- Gotti (Robert Harmon-1996). Won ACE Eddie Award for "Best Edited Two-Hour Movie for Non-Commercial Television".
- Bound (Wachowskis-1996).
- Double Nevins (1997)
- [The Crazy Professor]] (1997)
- The Matrix (Wachowskis-1999). Won Oscar for Best Editing.
- Antitrust (Peter Howitt-2001)
- The Matrix Reloaded (Wachowskis-2003).
- The Matrix Revolutions (Wachowskis-2003).
- The Cutting Edge: The Magic of Movie Editing (actor-2004)
- The Matrix: Path of Neo (videogame) (Wachowskis-2005).
- Lord of War (Andrew Niccol-2005).
- Mongol (Sergei Bodrov-2007).
- Speed Racer (Wachowskis-2008)
- City of Ember (Gil Kenan-2009; co-edited with Adam P. Scott)
- Bunraku (Guy Moshe-2010).
- In Time (Niccol-2011)
- Ender's Game (Gavin Hood-2013)
- "American Cinema Editors > Members", webpage archived by WebCite from this original URL on 2008-03-04.
- "''Exclusive to THE MATRIX PATH OF NEO, the footage was edited by Zach Staenberg working side by side with the Wachowski Brothers.''". Uk.pc.gamespy.com. 2005-11-23. Retrieved 2012-09-11.
- van Hook, Andrea (2004). "Zach Staenberg on The Matrix Trilogy", The Editors Guild Magazine Vol. 25, No. 1 (January–February 2005), archived at Webcite from this URL on 2008-05-05.
- Zach Staenberg at the Internet Movie Database
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