‘The Suicide Squad’ Editor Fred Raskin on how the story takes its final shape in the editing room
In this episode, we bring you a masterclass in editing with BAFTA-nominated editor, Fred Raskin.Fred Raskin is best known for his collaborations with Quentin Tarantino on Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood, Kill Bill, and The Hateful Eight, Justin Lin on The Fast and the Furious films, and James Gunn on Guardians of the Galaxy 1 and 2. Speaking to two-time Canadian Screen Award-winning editor Mathew Hannam, at VIFF 2021, Raskin breaks down his process editing the superhero blockbuster The Suicide Squad – detailing how the story took its final shape in the editing room, his favourite scenes from the film, and his advice to emerging editors.This conversation was recorded on October 6, 2021.––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––This podcast is brought to you by the Vancouver International Film Festival.Presented on the traditional and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and sel̓íl̓witulh (Tsleil-Waututh) nations.The Greater Vancouver International Film Festival Society is a not-for-profit cultural organization that operates the internationally acclaimed Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF), the year-round programming of the theatres at the VIFF Centre and the online streaming platform, VIFF Connect. See what's playing now.As a nonprofit cultural organization, VIFF relies on community support to help make everything we do possible. You can show your love of cinema by making a tax-deductible gift to VIFF. goviff.org/donate
PUBLIC VERSION. Editor Fred Raskin (ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD, THE HATEFUL EIGHT, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, THE SUICIDE SQUAD) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his career journey so far. From an NYU student considering directing as a career… to his realization that his love of editing was a better and more realistic fit… to paying his dues (like many of this podcast’s previous guests) at the school of Troma… to working his way up as an assistant editor to some of the industry’s titans of the craft… to finding himself in the incredible position of working in the most creatively intimate position possible with filmmakers like Quentin Tarantino and James Gunn on some of the biggest films of the last decade. Dr. Arwen provides “Hollywood Therapy” for a filmmaker looking to do things the right way and the boys absolute geek out in one of the most enthusiastic conversations about post production that you’ll ever hear!
Art of the Cut, Ep. 123: "Suicide Squad" Editors Fred Raskin, ACE, and Chris Wagner
Art of the Cut
On today's episode of Art of the Cut, Steve talks with the dynamic editing duo behind James Gunn's superhero blockbuster, Suicide Squad. Fred Raskin is about due for his Art of the Cut Frequent Flier Card. I’ve interviewed him about his work on The Hateful Eight, Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Chris Wagner has edited an equally impressive list of major features, including Mission Impossible II, Die Another Day, and numerous films in the Fast and Furious franchise. Thanks to Frame.io for their support of Art of the Cut and their pledge to keep this content coming your way. Read this interview and many others at blog.frame.io, where you'll also find expert guides, tutorials, and insights from veteran filmmakers across the film and TV industry.
Editors on Editing: "The Suicide Squad" Editors Fred Raskin, ACE & Christian Wagner
Art of the Frame
Welcome to another episode of Editors on Editing, this week Glenn talks with editors Fred Raskin, ACE & Christian Wagner about the summer blockbuster "The Suicide Squad." Written and directed by James Gunn, "The Suicide Squad" follows supervillains Harley Quinn, Bloodsport, Peacemaker and a collection of nutty cons as they are dropped off at the remote, enemy-infused island of Corto Maltese. You likely know Fred from his work on films like "Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood”, “Guardians of the Galaxy 1&2”, “Django Unchained” and many more. Christian has had an extremely illustrious career having worked on films such as “Men in Black: International”, “Total Recall”, “Fast & Furious”, Die Another Day”, “Face/Off” and many many more. Enjoy the episode and make sure to check out “The Suicide Squad” on HBO Max and in theaters! Huge thanks to MASV for sponsoring this show. Make sure to go to massive.io/AOTF to get 100GB of FREE file transfers! Thanks again to ACE for partnering with us on this podcast, check out their website for more. Want to see more interviews from Glenn? Check out "Editors on Editing" here. The Art of the Frame podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor and many more platforms. If you like the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don't miss future episodes.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/artofthecut/support
William Hurt fighting a battalion of little green army men in a penthouse apartment? If you're not sold already we don't know what else to say. The boys are joined by Fred Raskin, the preferred editor for both Quentin Tarantino and James Gunn, to dive into this crazy episode from the Nightmares and Dreamscapes TV show, directed by Brian Henson.
6: "Once Upon a Time In... Hollywood" Editor Fred Raskin
Art of the Frame
*SPOILERS AHEAD!* This week, Steve had a chance to talk with Fred Raskin about editing "Once Upon a Time In... Hollywood". Fred first found editing success as an assistant editor on"Boogie Nights" and later on "Kill Bill vol. 1 & 2". In more recent years, Fred has edited block busters such as "Guardians of the Galaxy 1 & 2" and as Quentin Tarantino's editor on both "Django Unchained" and "The Hateful Eight". The Art of the Cut podcast is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Anchor and many more platforms. If you like the podcast, make sure to subscribe so you don't miss future episodes and tell an editor friend! --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/artofthecut/support
57. Editing A Quentin Tarantino Movie Is A Dream Job by Fred Raskin of THE HATEFUL EIGHT
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In today's special episode we discuss our love of all things Tarantino and end will an exclusive interview with Quentin's editor Fred Raskin. Raskin is known for editing three installments in the Fast and the Furious film series and Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained and the upcoming Hateful Eight. Hateful Eight comes out on the 25th in glorious 70 MM and it is a must see for any film fan in that format.
Episode 113 - Interview with Fred Raskin (Django Unchained, Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2, Boogie Nights)
The Cutting Room
From being an up and coming film editor on films such as Annapolis, Fast and the Furious Tokyo Drift and Fast Five to Quentin Tarantino’s man in the cutting room on Django Unchained. Fred Raskin has earned his stripes by assisting and as an additional editor on films such as Punch Drunk Love and Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2. Now he has earned his spot in one of the most exciting cutting rooms in the world. In this episode Raskin and Gordon talk about getting into the business, being a part of the Fast and the Furious series and of course teaming up with Quentin Tarantino.