After many years editing film, she learned to edit on Avid, and used it on the movie Wonder Boys. She said of editing digitally: The greatest disadvantage I can think of is that you don't screen your material as much as you used to. I'd do a lot of memorizing and somehow the availability of the exact pieces that I had memorized made the process seem, ironically, more immediate.
- NPR: The Legacy Of Film Editor Dede Allen (available at 7PM EDT)
- IFC: Dede Allen, 1923-2010
- Wikipedia: Dede Allen
- Associated Press: Pioneering film editor Dede Allen dies at 86
- Amazon: Dog Day Afternoon, The Breakfast Club, Wonder Boys, The Hustler
Intellect and taste count, but I cut with my feelings.