The Filmmakers Podcast

”The Office”, ”Grey’s Anatomy”, “Curb Your Enthusiasm” – masterclass in directing & editing TV and documentaries with Roger Nygard

May 10, 2022

Today, we welcome director & editor Roger Nygard to the show! His long list of credits includes Trekkies (1997), The Office (2006), The Truth about Marriage (2018), Grey’s Anatomy (2018), Who is America (2018), Veep (2016), Curb Your Enthusiasm (2007), and many, many more.

Roger chatted with our host, Giles Alderson, about how he got into editing in the first place, how he directs and edits documentaries and how he raises money for his films, his pitching strategies, and his famous documentary Trekkies. He also talks about the difference between editing comedy vs drama as well as the difference between editing TV vs feature film, his editing process in general, and his new book, Cut to the monkey.

We had an amazing time with Roger. This conversation is a true masterclass for all directors, editors, documentary filmmakers and all filmmakers in general out there, really – it’s incredible. So, sit back, relax and enjoy this week’s episode with Roger Nygard.

 

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