Oscar-winning editor Martin Walsh to receive lifetime honour at the cinematography festival in Poland.
British editor Martin Walsh is to receive a lifetime achievement award at cinematography festival Camerimage (Nov 15-22) in Bydgoszcz, Poland.
Walsh, who won an Academy Award for Best Film Editing in 2003 for Chicago, will be honoured with the Award to an Editor with Unique Visual Sensitivity.
After making his first foray into feature film editing on Sacred Heart (1985), The Wolves of Willoughby Chase (1989) and gangster drama The Krays (1990), he worked with director Iain Softley on Beatles drama Backbeat and Hackers, starring Angelina Jolie.
Films he has edited over the last 15 years include Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001), Chicago (2002), V For Vendetta (2005) and most recently Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014).
After working with director Kenneth Branagh on Jack Ryan, he is now editing Disney’s Cinderella, also directed by Branagh, due for release spring 2015.