Kill the Editor

FULL-LENGTH. Ben, a young editor, has just landed his dream job to edit a documentary film at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.  The catch is: he only has one week to cut the previous five-hour version down to size and the egomaniacal, obsessive filmmaker, Cameron, doesn’t want to touch a frame.  And when Libby, the previous editor who was fired by Cameron, returns to reclaim her rightful position, Ben is...
FULL-LENGTH. Ben, a young editor, has just landed his dream job to edit a documentary film at the prestigious Cannes Film Festival.  The catch is: he only has one week to cut the previous five-hour version down to size and the egomaniacal, obsessive filmmaker, Cameron, doesn’t want to touch a frame.  And when Libby, the previous editor who was fired by Cameron, returns to reclaim her rightful position, Ben is forced to choose between them. Kill the Editor depicts a desperate, unrelenting, and hilarious portrait of the artistic process.
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Kill the Editor

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  • Jessica Moss:
    10 Sep. 2018
    Loved the dialogue in this fast-paced play, and the ideas and themes surrounding what it means to be an editor, to be able to edit any story, including the one you live in. Sharp and quick and of the moment.

Production History

  • Community Theater
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    Exit Theatre
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    2017