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Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats with film editor Robert Hoffman

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Robert Hoffman, Film Editor, credits include upcoming Lionsgate release  “Grace Unplugged,” “Syrup,” from Magnolia Pictures and the indie comedy-drama “Norman,” which won him an editing award from the Woodstock Film Festival.  Other editing credits include “What Doesn’t Kill You,” Showtime's "Fathers and Sons,” “The Air I Breathe,” and Terry Zwigoff’s "Bad Santa" and "Art School Confidential.” Hoffman has frequented the Sundance film festival, most recently with the 2010 premiere of "Skateland.” He was editor on Jane Weinstock’s "Easy"  on the Daniel Barnz feature “Phoebe in Wonderland”, and on “Art School Confidential”.  USC produced an indet film and hired Robert, as one of the apprentice editors. After graduating with an MFA in Production, he worked as an assistant editor.  He divided his time between post production supervising and cutting films like the mockumentary, "Rhinoskin: The Making of a Movie Star" Hoffman and Terry Zwigoff became fast friends and edited edited the director’s cut of "Bad Santa,” together. The director’s cut was honored by Roger Ebert at his 2006 Overlooked Film Festival where it received its first public screening. Hoffman also worked with Zwigoff editing some previously unused footage for the Criterion Collection’s release of his celebrated documentaries, “Louie Bluie” and “Crumb.” Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com