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Saar Klein (2014)

Saar Klein is an American film editor who has been nominated twice for Academy Awards, and who received an ACE Eddie Award for editing the latter film. Klein was born in Israel. He emigrated to the United States with his parents at the age of 10. In 1989, Klein received a bachelor's degree in psychology from Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York. Klein was offered an internship with editor Joe Hutshing on the film JFK; his first editing credit was for the 1993 film Heaven & Earth. The Thin Red Line, which was nominated for an editing Academy Award, was only his second credit as an editor. Klein shared this credit with Leslie Jones and Billy Weber; the film was directed by Terrence Malick. Klein and Joe Hutshing co-edited Almost Famous, which was directed by Cameron Crowe. Klein edited The Bourne Identity, which was the first in the series of films based on the novels of Robert Ludlum. Christopher Rouse, who worked as an additional editor on The Bourne Identity, edited the subsequent films that were directed by Paul Greengrass. Klein subsequently co-edited The New World; Malick's films have typically used several editors. Klein recently edited Jumper.

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About the Saar Klein Interview

I'm Saar Klein. I've been in the movie business for over 20 years, and finally made my first feature film with Wes Bentley, Jason Isaacs, and Vinessa Shaw - AFTER THE FALL. You can check out the trailer here and you can buy it on iTunes here - and if you happen to be in LA, it's playing for one week only starting this Saturday 12/20 at the Arena Theater in Hollywood.

You can check out the Hollywood screenings here!

I've had the good fortune to work on films like THE BOURNE IDENTITY, THE THIN RED LINE, and ALMOST FAMOUS.

Looking forward to taking your questions today - Victoria's helping me out.

Proof on my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/saar.klein.5

UPDATE:

OK guys - thanks so much for your great questions Please go see my film After The Fall if you can. it’s hard for small films to get noticed today. If you like my past work as an editor you may enjoy is as well . If you can' get to the theater in LA this week get it on iTunes. Hope to do this again sometime!

Saar Klein Dec 17, 2014