Martin Scorsese’s editor is: Thelma Schoonmaker !

Meet Thelma Schoonmaker: She has edited all of Martin Scorsese’s films since Raging Bull and has won three Academy Awards. Scorsese even played matchmaker by setting up Michael Powell romantically with his friend Thelma Schoonmaker, A.C.E., who became Powell’s bride and Scorsese’s longtime editor. She has collaborated with Scorsese on more than 20 projects over a career spanning 44 year. Here is

Here she is, Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese and Michael Wadleigh in the editing room of Woodstock (1970), another project of hers.
Thank you Riad al Hachem for your inspiration. I am not the author of this image/unknown photographer.

Join us on Facebook for more cutting room photos, quotes and other goodies. For some behind the scenes photos of Taxi Driver, click here

Thelma Schoonmaker, Martin Scorsese et Michael Wadleigh

Published by


Hanin aka Kinofrau: 27 and counting, Ph.D in Film Theory & Art History in progress, from the Middle-(B)east, a specter that haunts Europe, equal-opportunity offender.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s