DP/30: Thelma Schoonmaker cut The Wolf of Wall Street

She is the editing room Ginger Rogers to director Martin Scorsese’s Fred Astaire. The Wolf of Wall Street is her 17th feature with Scorsese in a 47-year working relationship, during which time she has taken home 3 Oscars. She talks to David Poland about cutting Wolf, cutting down Wolf, and the process she and Scorsese have for taking down most of their films from 1st cut to release cut.

Shot in New York City, at the Sikelia offices, in January 2014

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