Roger Ebert famously said that ‘editing is the soul of the cinema’. With films like Birdman seemingly employing one-take visuals, the role of the editor – and the impact he/she has upon the unfolding narrative – is more relevant than ever to emerging practitioners. Award-winning editor Réka Lemhényi joins us from her native Hungary to discuss in-depth editing techniques and her illustrious career, including her work on Free Fall, which is screening as part of this year’s programme. She has worked on a wide range of genres and formats from television to documentaries, as well as short and feature narratives. This event will appeal not only to post-production practitioners but also to directors looking for more insight into the ways in which editing can affect the unfolding narrative.