Hey there! I'm Cecilia Hyoun

Location: Los Angeles
Experience: 25 years
Title/Headline: Film Editor at Los Angeles, CA
Known for: Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky, Hot Tub Time Machine, Nina, The Gift, Far Cry 5: Inside Eden's Gate
Minimum time: 5 minutes

About Me

Ms. Hyoun has edited Cameron Crowe's Vanilla Sky (original scripted ending) as well as the Director's Cut version of Almost Famous. She's edited the unrated version of Hot Tub Time Machine along with deleted scenes and the deleted and extended scenes of Semi-Pro. Ms. Hyoun edited the independent films, The Gift, Reversion, and Nina (as additional editor) starring Zoe Saldana.

  • Feature Film
  • Feature Film Animation
  • Television
  • Assistant Editing
  • Asian American

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  • Open Ended Conversation

    Don’t know where to start or have multiple questions or topics you’ll like to discuss? Don’t worry about it, our expert has Open Ended Conversations so you can take as much time and go as in depth as you need so you can become your very best.

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  • How to Network for Jobs in Editorial

    A summary of ways to network for jobs in editorial, where freelancers rely greatly on word-of-mouth for work.

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  • I got my first post PA job! Now what?!

    A summary and introduction to best practices for a post PA in scripted feature and episodic edit rooms.

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  • I got my first assistant editor job! Now what?!

    A summary and introduction to best practices for assistant editing in a scripted feature or episodic edit room.

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  • I got my first editor job! Now what?!

    A summary and introduction to best practices for an editor in scripted feature and episodic edit rooms.

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  • Help me with my resume, please!

    What's on your resume? Will it land you the job you want? What are post producers, post supervisors, editors and even first assistant editors looking for when they ask for resumes?

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  • Mentorship

    If you are looking for a mentor, I have helped many learn the basics of the cutting room, while also teaching PAs and assistant editors how to develop resourcefulness so that they can face any challenge with confidence and appropriate humility. It's important to know things, and also important to know what you don't know. I am happy to help you along your edit room journey...

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  • Practice Interview

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  • Getting Your Foot In the Edit Room Door

    An introduction to the hard and soft skills expected from everyone who starts at the bottom rung in a professional scripted feature or episodic edit room. Callers can start working to build up their skills even before they apply for their first edit room job.

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  • What does the Assistant Editor do exactly?

    An introduction to what assistant editors do in scripted feature and episodic edit rooms.

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  • What does the Editor do exactly?

    An introduction of the editor's responsibilities in a scripted feature or episodic edit room.

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