Churgin, Lisa Zeno 1955–

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Churgin, Lisa Zeno 1955–

(Lisa Churgin)

PERSONAL

Born 1955.

Addresses: Agent—Mirisch Agency, 1801 Century Park E., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90067. Contact—c/o Motion Picture Editors Guild, 7715 Sunset Blvd., Suite 200, Hollywood, CA 90046.

Career: Film editor. Began career as assistant film editor. Sometimes credited as Lisa Churgin, especially prior to 1995.

Member: Motion Picture Editors Guild (president), American Cinema Editors.

Awards, Honors: Academy Award nomination, best editing, 2000, for The Cider House Rules; Golden Satellite Award nomination, International Press Academy, best film editing, 2004, for House of Sand and Fog.

CREDITS

Film Editor:

Solo, 1984.

Love at Large, Orion, 1990.

Closet Land, Universal, 1991.

Bob Roberts, PolyGram Filmed Entertainment, 1992.

Samantha, Academy, 1992.

Reality Bites, Universal, 1994.

Unstrung Heroes, Buena Vista, 1995.

Dead Man Walking, Paramount, 1995.

Gattaca, Columbia/Sony Pictures, 1997.

200 Cigarettes, Paramount, 1999.

The Cider House Rules, Miramax, 1999.

The Wedding Planner (also known as Wedding Planner—verliebt, verlobt, verplant), Sony Pictures Entertainment, 2001.

Moonlight Mile, Buena Vista, 2002.

Waking Up in Reno, Miramax, 2002.

House of Sand and Fog, DreamWorks, 2003.

Mozart and the Whale, Millennium Films/Modern Digital/North by Northwest Entertainment/Robert Lawrence Productions/Swingin' Productions, 2005.

Coeditor, In Her Shoes, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2005.

Coeditor, Embedded, Havoc, 2005.

Also film editor for The Last Kiss, DreamWorks.

Television Editor; Movies:

The Wrong Man, Showtime, 1993.

Television Editor; Miniseries:

"Apollo 1" and "The Original Wives Club," From the Earth to the Moon, HBO, 1998.

Television Editor; Specials:

Battle in the Erogenous Zone, Showtime, 1992.